Resilient Communities and New Alliances

The role of hospitals in the integrated care systems of the future across the orld

The role of hospitals in the integrated care systems of the future across the world

By Admin / November 16, 2021
Integrated care has historically been defined conceptually by the problems it has aimed to solve, namely fragmentation of services, health systems not designed for the needs of an aging population living with multiple chronic diseases, and under-resourced primary care. Download the publication PDF Strategy A4 PDF Read More
Slaintecare Paper

Sláintecare – Delivering the promise of universal person-centred care in Ireland

By Admin / October 6, 2021
At the International Foundation for Integrated Care, we have many years of experience sharing and generating knowledge on integrated person-centred care: why it’s important, what it can achieve and what it needs to be successful. The recent resignation of the two most senior members of the team implementing the Sláintecare reform programme in Ireland has… Read More

Our Strategy 2022–2026 – Accelerating the movement for change

By Admin / October 1, 2021
During 2022 and 2023 IFIC will consolidate its position as the leading integrated care knowledge network globally and secure a financially and operationally sustainable future. Over the next 5 years IFIC will grow the movement for change globally with a particular focus on growth in non-English speaking countries and those at an early stage of… Read More
Legislating for integrated care in the UK: Lessons from abroad

Legislating for integrated care in the UK: Lessons from abroad

By Admin / April 15, 2021
The UK Government’s recently published White Paper Integration and innovation: working together to improve health and social care for all which applies to England, prompted us to think about what lessons we could share from other systems legislative change initiatives as the government develops the detail of the Bill and local health and care systems… 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 – Self-management and Co-production – Session 4

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 8D - Self-management and Co-production - Session 4 chaired by Lisa Kidd Presentations and Speakers: From Good to Great – insights, learnings and a change of perspective on patient involvement at Karolinska University Hospital (KUH) Mrs Anna Blommengren and Mr Eskil Degsell Developing a discrete choice experiment to understand preferences for self-management support from… Read More

ICIC20 – Workshop – Integrating complex services through a Primary Care Model

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 8B - Workshop - Integrating complex services through a Primary Care Model Presentations and Speakers: Integrating Complex Services Through Primary Care: Research Results and Implementation in Practice Dr Chad Boult Guided Care: Comprehensive Care for Persons with Chronic Conditions Dr Chad Boult Comprehensive Care –Multimorbid Adult Program (CC-MAP) Prof Efrat Shadmi Promoting the Adoption… Read More

ICIC20 – Palliative and End of Life Care – Session 2

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 8A - Palliative and End of Life Care - Session 2 - in association with the Palliative and End of Life Care SIG chaired by Anne Mills Presentations and Speakers: Attitudes and knowledge about palliative care among citizens of Croatia: a case study of two cities with and without established palliative care service Prof… 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 – Self-management and Co-production – Session 3

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 7D - Self-management and Co-production - Session 3 chaired by Mrs Sara Redmond Presentations and Speakers: Researching what matters to people: Developing Core Outcome Sets for Self-Management Interventions in Chronic Diseases Ms Marta Ballester Santiago Involving young people with a chronic condition in participatory research and implementation projects: what is the impact? Ms Femke… Read More

ICIC20 – Workshop – Immersive experience in Co-production

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 7B - Workshop - Immersive experience in Co-production Presentations and Speakers: Immersive experience in Co-production Mr Geoff Dennis and Mrs Natasha Berthollier Read More

ICIC20 – Palliative and End of Life Care – Session 1

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 7A - Palliative and End of Life Care - Session 1 chaired by Mrs Anne Mills Presentations and Speakers: Development of a transitional cross-boundary supportive care service for advanced heart failure patients Ms Clea Atkinson and Prof. Zaheer Yousef Needs assessment for person-centred palliative and end of life care in the Isle of Man… Read More

ICIC20 – Self-management and Co-production – Session 2

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 6D - Self-management and Co-production - Session 2 chaired by Ms Mandy Andrew Presentations and Speakers: Post operative exercise guidance app (BAPSApp Wales) for breast cancer patients empowers patients and reduces problems with positioning for radiotherapy Ms Donna Egbeare and Mrs Kate Baker An eHealth application to support vulnerable mother and child dyads: design… Read More

ICIC20 – Workshop – Health systems and services focused on people and their communities

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 5H - Workshop - Health systems and services focused on people and their communities Presentations and Speakers: Health systems centered on people and communities, a necessary movement in the Americas Dr Osvaldo Artaza Reality of health systems in Latin America, lessons learned in the Covid-19 pandemic Dr Osvaldo Artaza From Alma Ata to Astana,… 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 – Self-management and Co-production – Session 1

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 5D - Self-management and Co-production - Session 1 chaired by Ms Mandy Andrew and Mr Robert Johnstone Presentations and Speakers: Partnering to spread & scale: How two health systems came together to better the integrated care experience Mr Shiran Isaacksz and Dr Carolyn Gosse Co- Production and Participatory Evaluation in combination - Is this… Read More

ICIC20 – New community structures and roles

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 5B - New community structures and roles chaired by Prof Donata Kurpas Presentations and Speakers: Time for a shift in power: A people-driven approach to integrated community care Mrs Luisa Marino How to manipulate friends and influence practice: using a narrative microbiology report to change clinical behaviours through the application of complexity science Mr… Read More

ICIC20 – Involving patients and citizens in health records

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 4J - Involving patients and citizens in health records chaired by Dr Jason Yap Presentations and Speakers: How does the use of patient-accessible health records contribute to patient centered care? A scoping review. Mrs Janine Benjamins Creating User Involving Cross-sectoral Collaborative Models. An action research project in patient care progress across sectors, involving citizens,… 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 – Workshop – Advancing Integrated Care Models: emerging insights from a multi-site demonstration

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 4H - Workshop - Advancing Integrated Care Models: emerging insights from a multi-site demonstration Presentations and Speakers: Advancing Integrated Models - emerging insights from a multi-site demonstration focused on implementing "next-generation" approaches to person-centered care for individuals with complex health and social needs. Ms Susan Mende Panel Discussion: Ms Meryl Schulman Ms Diana Hartley-Kim… Read More

ICIC20 – Compassionate Communities – in association with Compassionate Communities SIG

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 4D - Compassionate Communities - in association with Compassionate Communities SIG chaired by Ms Alison Bunce and Ms Mandy Andrew Presentations and Speakers: High Five: creating compassion and mental wellbeing in young people in Scotland and Brazil Ms Alison Bunce A compassionate communities’ programme to support volunteers to be carers at the end of… Read More

ICIC20 – Models of Care for Ageing and Frailty – in association with Ageing and Frailty SIG

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 4A - Models of Care for Ageing and Frailty - in association with Ageing and Frailty SIG chaired by Dr Ana M Carriazo Presentations and Speakers: Effectiveness of appropriate care pathways for frail older adults: a pilot study in Valencia (Spain) Dr Tamara Alhambra-Borrás Integrated Care for Older Adults: a struggle for sustained implementation… 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 – Plenary 2: Use of AI and digital tools in the people-centred integrated care

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Plenary 2: Use of AI and digital tools in the people-centred integrated care chaired by Mrs Leo Lewis and Asst Prof Zlata Ožvačić Adžić Presentations and Speakers: Between Redemption and Damnation; Hype & Reality of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Research and Practice Mr Ingo Meyer How data and AI have become game changers in prediction-based,… Read More

ICIC20 – Digital Health: Scaling up and Capacity Building

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 3I - Digital Health: Scaling up and Capacity Building chaired by Carmen Paputa Dutu Presentations and Speakers: DigitalHealthEurope twinnings to scale up innovative person-centred integrated care solutions Mr Strahil Birov DIGITAL HEALTH EUROPE: Assessing and supporting capacity-building for ICT-enabled integrated care twinning projects Ms Nieves Ehrenberg Coll CITIZENS’ CO-DESIGN FOR IMPLEMENTING VALUE-BASED IN INTEGRATED… Read More

ICIC20 – Workshop – Achieving Scale: Using an Integrated Comprehensive Care Model

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 3H - Workshop - Achieving Scale: Using an Integrated Comprehensive Care Model Presentations and Speakers: Achieving Scale – Using an Integrated Comprehensive Care Model to Transform the Patient & Provider Experience Ms Melissa Chang Achieving Scale – Using an Integrated Comprehensive Care Model to Transform the Patient & Provider Experience Ms Carrie Anne Beltzner Read More

ICIC20 – Remembering the person

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 3G - Remembering the person chaired by Mr Alejandro Gil-Salmerón Presentations and Speakers: Forget dementia, remember the person! Mr Olivier Constant Big Data, Healthcare System and Audience fragmentation: current and future trends and possibilities for media reporting on healthcare topics Ms Leali Osmančević Computational model for comprehensive medical care and monitoring of patients with… 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 – 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 – Person-centred Care, Theory and Integrated Care Transformation

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 1E - Person-centred Care, Theory and Integrated Care Transformation chaired by Dr Edelweiss Aldasoro Presentations and Speakers: Collaborative project: health systems and services centered on people and their communities Dr Osvaldo Artaza The benefits of person centered care for professionals, patients and informal caregivers Dr Jane Murray Cramm Success Factors for more Prudent, Integrated… 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

Volunteers and Voluntary Sector

By Admin / January 4, 2021

Volunteers and Voluntary Sector SIG aims to engage a diverse community of individuals interested in understanding and enhancing the role and contributions of non-state actors (NSAs)/non-state providers (NSPs) as partners in integrated care.

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PODCAST: Scale-up and Spread of Social Prescribing in Northern Ireland

By Admin / September 21, 2020

Podcast Episode: Scale-up and Spread of Social Prescribing in Northern Ireland Podcast Series: Vigour Presenters: Orla Snook O’Carroll, Martin Hayes Social Prescribing in Northern Ireland. Access the podcast at https://soundcloud.com/user-466443701/the-vigour-podcast-martin-hayes-discusses-the-scale-up-and-spread-of-social-prescribing-in-northern-ireland

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PODCAST: People as Partners in Care

By Admin / September 21, 2020

Podcast Episode: People as Partners in Care Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Anne Hendry, Audrey Birt, Graham Kramer, Roseann Logan, Larissa Verissimo, Donald Macaskill, Anne Mills There is a growing imperative to place people and communities, and what matter to them, at the centre of health and care services. The…

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PODCAST: Supporting Reilient Communities in Times of Public Health Crisis

By Admin / September 21, 2020

Podcast Episode: Supporting Reilient Communities in Times of Public Health Crisis Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Nick Goodwin, Ricardo Fábrega, David Perkins, Jason Cheah, Ghislaine Rouly, Antoine Boivin, Vince Barry Community resilience refers to the sustained ability of a community to respond to, withstand and recover from shocks and stressors.…

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WEBINAR: Care during and beyond the COVID-19 Crisis: Building integrated care as the cornerstone of our new reality – People as Partners in Care

By Admin / May 6, 2020

There is a growing imperative to place people and communities, and what matter to them, at the centre of health and care services. The World Health Organisation (WHO) emphasises the need to engage and empower people as partners in creating and mainta

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DigitalHealthEurope

By Miriam Galvin / May 1, 2020

DigitalHealthEurope will provide comprehensive, integrated and centralised support to the Digital Health and Care Innovation initiative in the context of the Digital Single Market Strategy.

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