Population Health and Wellbeing

World Health Worker Week April 4 – 8, 2022
Build the Health Workforce Back Better

By Admin / April 7, 2022

Time is what the Health Workforce mostly need IFIC wants to join organisations and people around the world to celebrate the World Health Worker Week and acknowledge the efforts that our health and care workforce have been making to embrace the contemporary challenges of our care systems. Our workforce are bearing the brunt of the…

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ICIC20 – Capacity Building in Integrated Care – Session 4

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 8J - Capacity Building in Integrated Care - Session 4 Chaired by Andrew Terris Presentations and Speakers: The B3 Maturity Model, SCIROCCO Tool and SCIROCCO Knowledge Management Hub: facilitating the capacity-building support for integrated care Dr Tamara Alhambra-Borrás and Dr Cristina Adriana Alexandru Quality Assessment of Personalized Action Plans in Andalusia: supporting the Chrodis-Plus… Read More

ICIC20 – Improving integration for people with dementia and their families

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 8G - Improving integration for people with dementia and their families chaired by Mrs Leo Lewis and Dr. Nereide Curreri Presentations and Speakers: Self-management of dementia by family carers: A hybrid concept analysis Dr Sharyn Hunter VirtuAAL: Technological Solution based on Virtual Reality computer games for cognitive training for the elderly Ms Begoña García-Zapirain… Read More

ICIC20 – Empowering families and communities

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 8F - Empowering families and communities chaired by Viktoria Stein Presentations and Speakers: Baby Resuscitation: the impact and the hidden benefits Dr Anna McManus and Dr Yuheng Zhou Project “I Feel – Mental Hygiene and Emotional Literacy of Young People” – an example of intervention in the community Dr Ivana Portolan Pajić Empowering Parents… Read More

ICIC20 – Capacity Building in Integrated Care – Session 3

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 7J - Capacity Building in Integrated Care - Session 3 chaired by Dr Viktoria Stein Presentations and Speakers: Closing the organizational gap between formal- and informal care in neuro-oncology to achieve fully integrated care. Mr Eskil Degsell How can the cancer patient`s family be integrated in Integrated care? Ms Monica Solberg Integrated care for… Read More

ICIC20 – Integrated Care and Diabetes – Session 2

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 7I - Integrated Care and Diabetes - Session 2 chaired by Mrs Leo Lewis Presentations and Speakers: ICT based Empowerment of Diabetic Patients: the PROEMPOWER value-based procurement Mr Vincenzo De Luca Western Sydney Diabetes: An integrated program for diabetes prevention, management, and control in Sydney, Australia Prof Glen Maberly Piloting an Integrated Care Model… Read More

ICIC20 – Workshop – Integrated Personalized Diabetes Management goes Europe – Co-creating Approaches for Better Outcomes

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 7H - Workshop - Integrated Personalized Diabetes Management goes Europe – Co-creating Approaches for Better Outcomes Presentations and Speakers: Integrated Personalized Diabetes Management goes Europe – Co-creating Approaches for Better Outcomes Prof. Dr. Freimut Schliess, Dr. Dagmar Kownatka, Claus Cramer-Petersen and Karsten Vrangbæk Read More

ICIC20 – Supporting childhood development

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 7G - Supporting childhood development chaired by Alice Duthuille Presentations and Speakers: Challenges in Implementing and Enforcing Children’s Right to Health - a View from the Office of the Ombudsman for Children Mrs Helenca Pirnat Dragičević Investing in early years Prof Selma Šogorić Read More

ICIC20 – Supporting children and families with specific conditions

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 7F - Supporting children and families with specific conditions chaired by Jenny Miller Presentations and Speakers: Phase 2 of integrated care initiative aiming to improve management of paediatric asthma Ms Emma Dickins Scaling paediatric integrated care for chronic and medically complex children living in rural New South Wales, Australia Ms Emma Dickins Adolescent Depression… Read More

ICIC20 – Working with Vulnerable Populations – Session 2

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 6F - Working with Vulnerable Populations – Session 2 chaired by Edelweiss Aldasoro Presentations and Speakers: Impact of a local health and hospital service placing a Community Link Worker in a high need social housing area of inner Sydney, Australia Ms Lisa Parcsi and Margo Barr Impact of IPCHS on health care costs in… Read More

ICIC20 – Design, assessment and implementation of services for people with mental health conditions

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 6E - Design, assessment and implementation of services for people with mental health conditions chaired by Dr Jason Yap Presentations and Speakers: Initial Results of the Design and Implementation of an Integrated Perinatal Mental Health Partnership Dr Cara English, Ms Diane Ortega and Mrs Belinda Hodder Equally Well. A collective impact approach to integration… Read More

ICIC20 – Working with Vulnerable Populations – Session 1

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 5F - Working with Vulnerable Populations - Session 1 chared by Edelweiss Aldasoro Presentations and Speakers: THE ROLE OF THE PATRONAGE NURSE IN CARE FOR THE HOMELESS Ms Vanda Cattonaro Investigating the post-migration risk factors of unaccompanied minor refugees’ mental health – From a systems perspective in Austria Dr Arleta Anna Franczukowska and Dr.… Read More

ICIC20 – Improving the integration experience of people with mental health conditions

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 5E - Improving the integration experience of people with mental health conditions chaired by Mrs Leo Lewis Presentations and Speakers: Mental health and well-being in rural communities - factors associated with suicide, and integrated responses Ms Robyn Considine FULL OUTCOME REPORT from the IBBIS randomized controlled trial [DK]: Integrated vocational rehabilitation and mental health… Read More

ICIC20 – Digital platforms supporting an ageing society

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 4I - Digital platforms supporting an ageing society chaired by Mrs Sonja Müller Presentations and Speakers: The European Blueprint on Digital Transformation of Health and Care for the Ageing Society Ms Jess Vogt SMILE – Supporting multi-morbidity self-care through Integration, Learning and eHealth Ms Mary Burke The C3-Cloud Approach to Clinical and Technical Co-production… Read More

ICIC20 – Experiences in delivering models of Integrated Care – Session 3

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 4F - Experiences in delivering models of Integrated Care - Session 3 chaired by Andrew Terris Presentations and Speakers: Transforming Together: a Pathfinder for Integrated Care in Brazil Prof Anne Hendry Evaluation of Complex Interventions in Hard to Serve Regions - Lessons Learned from a German Innovation Fund Project Prof Volker Amelung Top managers’… Read More

ICIC20 – Plenary 4: Improving Integrated Care outcomes across the whole life course

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Plenary 4: Improving Integrated Care outcomes across the whole life course chaired by Dr Jason Yap and Prof Ana Stavljenić Rukavina Presentations and Speakers: In celebration of 20 years of the International Foundation for Integrated Care Prof Nick Goodwin Multidisciplinary and intersectoral child-protection system: Good practice model in long-term health and well-being Prof Gordana Buljan… Read More

ICIC20 – Plenary 3: Integrated care approaches for improving experiences for patients and the workforce

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Plenary 3: Integrated care approaches for improving experiences for patients and the workforce chaired by Edelweiss Aldasoro and Prof Venija Cerovecki Presentations and Speakers: Caring for veterans: Croatia’s experience of providing holistic care in the aftermath of war Prof Marijana Braš Lessons from working with indigenous communities and other vulnerable populations in Australia Danny Vadesz… Read More

ICIC20 – Experiences in delivering models of Integrated Care – Session 2

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 3F - Experiences in delivering models of Integrated Care - Session 2 chaired by Prof Áine Carroll Presentations and Speakers: Always look on the bright side of life? Managing tensions inherent to collaborations – A tensions-based view on networks of integrated care Ms Anna-Sophia Bilgeri Trust in intersectoral integrated services: a qualitative investigation of… Read More

ICIC20 – Workshop – House of Care: Enabling integrated care

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 3A - Workshop - House of Care: Enabling integrated care Presentations and Speakers: House of Care: Enabling integrated care through collaborative care and support planning in different context and cultures Prof Anne Hendry Scotland's House of Care Ms Margaret McKeith House of integrated care in Litoral Norte, Brazil Prof Anne Hendry Island Plan for… Read More

ICIC20 – Experiences in delivering models of Integrated Care – Session 1

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 2F - Experiences in delivering models of Integrated Care - Session 1 chaired by Dr. Edelweiss Aldasoro Presentations and Speakers: Regional approaches for integrating health and social services in Finland Prof Ilmo Keskimäki Lessons from the Basque Country; Contrasting Basque Integrated Care Health Policy with the New NHS Long Term Plan Dr Tim Robbins… Read More

ICIC20 – Assessment for Ageing and Frailty

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 2A - Assessment for Ageing and Frailty chaired by Prof Anne Hendry. Presentations and Speakers: Who is safe? Welfare technology and the feeling of safety for older adults receiving reablement services at their homes and older adults with dementia living at their homes. Experiences from Norway. Dr Mariya Bikova Co-creating towards next-generation frailty assessment… Read More

ICIC20 – Workshop – Multidisciplinary policies and practices to support and empower informal carers in Europe

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 1J - Workshop - Multidisciplinary policies and practices to support and empower informal carers in Europe Presentations and Speakers: Multidisciplinary policies and practices to support and empower informal carers in Europe Mr Stecy Yghemonos Promoting the needs and added value of informal carers across the EU Mr Stecy Yghemonos Working together to identify, support… Read More

ICIC20 – Management of risk factors

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 1G - Management of risk factors Presentations and Speakers: Monitoring integrated care for childhood overweight and obesity Ms Leandra Koetsier Program "6-10-14 for Health" - as an example of an interdisciplinary model of care for a patient with excess body weight Dr Piotr Popowski EVALUATION OF THE PROJECT ADVISORY ON DIET IN THE CITY… Read More

ICIC20 – Integrated Care and Diabetes – Session 1

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 1D - Integrated Care and Diabetes – Session 1 Presentations and Speakers: Development and evaluation of a decision support system for integration of primary diabetes and periodontal healthcare Dr Kirsten Smits Periodontal treatment and diabetes-related healthcare costs: Results from a large retrospective study Dr Kirsten Smits Read More

ICIC20 – Promoting Healthy Ageing

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 1A - Promoting Healthy Ageing chaired by Mrs Janette Barrie Presentations and Speakers: EnBuenaEdad: Promotion of healthy aging through digital solutions Dr Ana M Carriazo The EMBOLDEN study: Enhancing physical and community mobility in older adults with health inequities using community co-design Dr Rebecca Ganann AgeWell: A Unique Care Model for Older People in… Read More

ICIC20 – Workshop – Integration and Quality of Care – 10 year evaluation of Gesundes Kinzigtal

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 1B - Workshop - Integration and Quality of Care - 10 year evaluation of Gesundes Kinzigtal Presentations and Speakers: Integration and quality of care – 10 year evaluation of the “Gesundes Kinzigtal” integrated care scheme in Germany: a workshop on background, methods and results. Dr Helmut Hildebrandt and Mr Ingo Meyer Read More

VIDEO: ICIC19 Interviews On Population Health Management

By Admin / December 23, 2020
Population Health Management Population Health Management is a patient centred, data driven approach to ensure sustainability of health care systems and is a highly relevant research theme worldwide. During ICIC19 which took place earlier in the year some of the experts in attendance discussed this innovative approach. Watch the below series of interviews as such… Read More

WEBINAR: IFIC Ireland – Making Integrated Care Happen – Session 3 – Inclusion Health and Understanding the Social Determinants of Health

By Admin / August 11, 2020

Inclusion health is a service, research, and policy agenda that aims to prevent and redress health and social inequities among the most vulnerable and excluded populations. Addressing social inequalities to ensure the best health outcomes for populat

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WEBINAR: IFIC Ireland – Advancing Integrated Care – Session 6 – Innovative Approaches to Delivering Integrated Care

By Admin / December 10, 2019

In the last of our series we will look at population health management and Dr Oliver Gröne, Vice Chairman of the Board at OptiMedis AG will present the systems and processes required to achieve the greatest improvements in health and care based on hi

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VIDEO: ICIC19 Interviews On Population Health Management

By Miriam Galvin / October 15, 2019
Population Health Management Population Health Management is a patient centred, data driven approach to ensure sustainability of health care systems and is a highly relevant research theme worldwide. During ICIC19 which took place earlier in the year some of the experts in attendance discussed this innovative approach. Watch the below series of interviews as such… Read More

CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The unmet Rehabilitation needs in an Inclusion Health Integrated Care Programme for Homeless Adults

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

The unmet Rehabilitation needs in an Inclusion Health Integrated Care Programme for Homeless Adults in Dublin, Ireland
Aine Carroll, University College Dublin, IE
Siobhan O’Brien, University College Dublin, IE
Deirdre Harrington, National Rehabilita

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The Development of an Inclusion Health Integrated Care Programme for Homeless Adults in Dublin, Irel

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

The Development of an Inclusion Health Integrated Care Programme for Homeless Adults in Dublin, Ireland
Clíona Ní Cheallaigh, St James’s Hospital; Trinity College, IE
Ann-Marie Lawlee, St James’s Hospital, IE
Jess Sears, DEPAUL, IE
Joanne Dowds, St

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A mixed methods exploration of the housing needs of older people in social housing, comparing standard and “sheltered” housing models

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

A mixed methods exploration of the housing needs of older people in social housing, comparing standard and “sheltered” housing models
Authors: Suzanne Timmons , Lorna Kenny, Mary Rose Day, Cathal O’Connell, Joe Finnerty, Siobhan Fox
Abstract
Introduc

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Implementation of Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS)

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Implementation of Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS)
Authors: Gary Steven Norman , Aisling Heffernan
Abstract
Permanent childhood hearing impairment (PCHI) is the commonest birth condition with a prevalence of 1-3/1000. This rises to 10/1000

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Innovative co-design of integrated services designed to improve access to health care

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Innovative co-design of integrated services designed to improve access to health care
Authors: Fiona O’Reilly , Joseph Doyle, Eamon Keenan
Abstract
An introduction: (comprising background and problem statement) Homeless people suffer higher mortality

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Integrating the diagnosis and treatment of nicotine addiction into healthcare in Ireland – from policy to practice

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Integrating the diagnosis and treatment of nicotine addiction into healthcare in Ireland – from policy to practice
Authors: Miriam Gunning , Martina Blake, Geraldine Cully, Paul Kavanagh, Sally Downing
Abstract
Smoking is a leading cause of preventab

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Hepcheck Dublin: Homeless, Hep C & Competing Priorities

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Hepcheck Dublin: Homeless, Hep C & Competing Priorities
Authors: John S. Lambert , Carol Murphy, Dee S. Menezes, Walter Cullen, Tina McHugh, Austin O’Carroll
Abstract
Background and Aims: The Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a leading cause of chronic live

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: IT innovation to improve participation in cervical screening with CervicalCheck, the National Cervical Screening Programme

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

IT innovation to improve participation in cervical screening with CervicalCheck, the National Cervical Screening Programme
Authors: Helen Byrne , Patricia Fitzpatrick, Therese Mooney, Grainne Flannelly
Abstract
Introduction: CervicalCheck – The Natio

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Clinical findings on Body Mass Index in an Intellectual Disability Population and the effect of a healthy lifestyle intervention clinic

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Clinical findings on Body Mass Index in an Intellectual Disability Population and the effect of a healthy lifestyle intervention clinic
Authors: Patricia Josephine Boylan , Donal O’Shea, Connor Woods, Brendan McCormack
Abstract
Background: Persons wi

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing an Implementation Plan for the Health Behaviour Change Framework – Making Every Contact Count

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

Developing an Implementation Plan for the Health Behaviour Change Framework – Making Every Contact Count
Authors: Aileen Mary Scott , Maria O’Brien, Mairead Gleeson, Orlaith O’Reilly
Abstract
Introduction: Ireland, in common with other developed coun

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