Europe

AMR Study

By Niamh Daly Day / August 26, 2022

Study on the barriers to effective development and implementation of national policies on antimicrobial resistance (2021/P1/02), for HaDEA (2022-2023) under Framework Contract SANTE/2021/OP/002 concerning the provision of services in the areas of evaluation, impact assessment, monitoring of implementation and other related services in relation to health and food policies.

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SUPER Project

By Niamh Daly Day / August 26, 2022

Supporting professionals working with and people living with Parkinson’s disease through an integrated care approach: a digital training program

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UNICA4EU

By Niamh Daly Day / August 25, 2022

UNICA4EU aims at helping children and adolescent with cancer through AI: benchmarking algorithms for early detection, diagnosis, treatment, risk scores and patient stratification to build a framework that can improve the stand of care and address unmet needs for patients, caregivers and clinicians.

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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
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DigiCare4You

By Miriam Galvin / August 19, 2021

DigiCare4You Consortium will jointly work with local stakeholders to deliver an intersectoral innovation involving digital tools for early screening, prevention and management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) and hypertension (HTN).

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EU4CHILD

By Miriam Galvin / June 24, 2021

EU4CHILD is meant to lay the foundations for the development of a multi-purpose crowdsourcing ecosystem for Pediatric Cancer Genomic Data inventory, able to support a set of AI-based services for several types of cancer detection, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment.

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INCAREHEART

By Miriam Galvin / June 24, 2021

Five INCAREHEART public procurers from five countries will jointly procure an ICT-enabled integrated care solution to effectively support the management of a multidisciplinary care and support model for people living with Chronic Heart Failure (CHF).

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CAREMATRIX

By Miriam Galvin / June 23, 2021

Pre-commercial procurement for integrated CARE solutions addressing the Multimorbidity mATRIX in ageing populations. Over 50m people suffer from multimorbidity (PMM) in Europe. Recent reviews find that PMM experience a range of system and professional-related issues with care delivery.

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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 – 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 – Plenary 1: A global approach to improving health outcomes beyond COVID 19 – where to next?

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Plenary 1: A global approach to improving health outcomes beyond COVID 19 – where to next? chaired by Prof Antonija Balenović and Prof Áine Carroll Presentations and Speakers: Use of cultural programmes to promote health (in the context of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Horticulture and other social programmes in Croatia) Dr Nina Obuljen-Koržinek A partnership… Read More

ICIC20 – Workshop – Evaluating Integrated Maternity Care in the Netherlands

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 2G - Workshop - Evaluating Integrated Maternity Care in the Netherlands Presentations and Speakers: Evaluating integrated maternity care in the Netherlands; the potentials of a nationwide data-infrastructure Dr Eline De Vries Explaining the data-infrastructure Dr Eline De Vries Using the data-infrastructure to evaluate integrated maternity care policies Ms Zoë Scheefhals 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

IFIC Ireland 2020 Year in Review

By Admin / December 23, 2020

In July, IFIC Ireland convened its first formal meeting of its Steering Group members. IFIC Ireland Steering Group will help take forward IFIC’s mission and aims across the region on a more sustained basis, and a commitment to advise, discuss and prioritize IFIC Ireland’s future activities in the region. The Steering Group will have a…

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VIDEO: Integrated people-centred health services (IPCHS) in Ireland: lessons learnt

By Miriam Galvin / December 1, 2020

The following presentation of Prof. Áine Carroll, IFIC Ireland co-director and IFIC Board member, describes current lessons learnt in the design and delivering of integrated people-centred health services in Ireland.

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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: Workforce Capacity and Capability

By Admin / September 21, 2020

Podcast Episode: Workforce Capacity and Capability Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Edelweiss Aldasaro, Maggie Langins, Antonija Balenović, Mark Taubert, Mayara Floss, Chris Wright Health and care workers are our greatest asset, working alongside family carers, community partners and local networks of support. However, without reforms, sustaining the workforce is also…

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PODCAST: Digital Solutions: Adoption, Adaptation and Their Role in post-Covid19 Health and Social Care

By Admin / September 21, 2020

Podcast Episode: Digital Solutions: Adoption, Adaptation and Their Role in post-Covid19 Health and Social Care Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Leo Lewis, Áine Carroll, Carolyn Steele Gray, Jay Shaw, Jordi Piera Jiménez, Martin Curley, Amanda Carty, Anne Marie Cunningham As each integrated care building block is reliant on information, digital…

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PODCAST: Driving and Accelerating a ‘One System’ Response

By Admin / September 21, 2020

Podcast Episode: Driving and Accelerating a ‘One System’ Response Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Jodeme Goldhar, Walter P. Wodchis, Stacey Daub, Rebecca Stoller, Dave Pearson, Bob Borden, Anne Wojtak, Tia Pham, Leo Lewis, Philliz Goh High performing health and social care systems provide exceptional care, quality and experiences for patients,…

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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: Building Integrated Care as the Cornerstone of Our New Reality

By Admin / September 21, 2020

Podcast Episode: Building Integrated Care as the Cornerstone of Our New Reality Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Fiona Lyne, Anne Hendry, Albert Alonso, Áine Carroll, Jodeme Goldhar, Helmut Hildebrandt, Robert Johnstone, Bert Vrijhoef, Jason Yap This Podcast episode documents IFIC’s special COVID19 webinar series “Care during and beyond the COVID-19…

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PODCAST: Experts of Integrated Care

By Admin / September 21, 2020

Podcast Episode: Experts of Integrated Care Podcast Series: Integrated Care Today Presenters: Orla Snook O’Carroll, Áine Carroll, PJ Harnett, Anne Hendry Hear the experts views on Integrated Care and what it means for them. Prof. Áine Carroll, PJ Harnett and Prof. Anne Hendry talk to IFIC’s Orla Snook O’Carroll at a recent IFIC Ireland Accelerated…

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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: Care during and beyond the COVID-19 Crisis: Building integrated care as the cornerstone of our new reality – Atención Integrada en Iberoamérica piedra angular de la nueva realidad

By Admin / August 5, 2020

La actual pandemia de COVID-19 ha impactado rápidamente nuestras vidas, particularmente, está creando un desafío sin precedentes para nuestros sistemas de salud y sociales en todo el mundo. En este contexto todos los países están tomando numerosas me

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WEBINAR: Care during and beyond the COVID-19 Crisis: Building integrated care as the cornerstone of our new reality – Care during and beyond the COVID-19 Crisis: Workforce Capacity and Capability

By Admin / July 9, 2020

Health and care workers are our greatest asset, working alongside family carers, community partners and local networks of support. However, without reforms, sustaining the workforce is also one of our greatest challenges. Core competencies for integ

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WEBINAR: Care during and beyond the COVID-19 Crisis: Building integrated care as the cornerstone of our new reality – Driving and Accelerating a ‘One System’ Response: Why COVID-19 has Shone a Spotl

By Admin / May 27, 2020

High performing health and social care systems provide exceptional care, quality and experiences for patients, caregivers and providers. Pivotal to this, is how we work across health and social care as one team. The need for integrated care is a glob

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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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Project ValueCare

By Miriam Galvin / May 1, 2020

Project ValueCare is an EU funded project which aims to deliver personalised integrated (health and social) care services, better outcomes for older people and improved care experience. It also aims to improve staff satisfaction and greater efficiency in the use of resources and coordination of care.

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PROCare4Life

By Miriam Galvin / May 1, 2020

PROCare4Life is an EU funded project proposing an integrated scalable and interactive care ecosystem, easily adapted to several chronic diseases, care institutions and end-user needs, benefiting patients, caregivers and health professionals.

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VIGOUR

By Miriam Galvin / May 1, 2020

VIGOUR effectively supports care authorities in progressing the transformation of their health and care systems to provide sustainable models for integrated care which will facilitate identification of good practice and scaling-up.

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TransForm

By Miriam Galvin / May 1, 2020

The focus of TransForm goes beyond the most common interpretations placed on integrated care. Rather, TransForm seeks to examine how co-productive partnerships that empower people in local communities can be developed through cross-sectoral collaborations.

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

By Admin / April 8, 2020

This webinar will enable health and care decision-makers and managers to hear about the integrated care approaches implemented and considerations made to address people’s continued care and support needs beyond the public health issues and crisis man

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WEBINAR: IFIC Ireland – Making Integrated Care Happen – Session 2 – Palliative & End-of-Life Care in Ireland in partnership with the Iri

By Admin / March 10, 2020

IFIC Ireland and the Irish Hospice Foundation are delighted to partner on the second webinar in our 2020 series focussed on Palliative and End-of-Life Care in Ireland. Rebecca Lloyd, Public Engagement Officer for the Irish Hospice Foundation will spe

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 4 – Place based approaches – What can we learn from innovation in small islands?

By Admin / February 19, 2020

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/ific-scotland-integrated-care-matters-webinar-series-4#1583755604360-79b1ce8b-6b00

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WEBINAR: IFIC Ireland – Making Integrated Care Happen – Session 1 – Social Prescribing: Initiatives on the Island of Ireland

By Admin / February 18, 2020

Social prescribing, sometimes referred to as community referral, is a means of enabling GPs, nurses and other primary care professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services. Recognising that people’s health is determined primar

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WEBINAR: IFIC Canada Virtual Community Webinar Series – Scale and Spread of Integrated Care

By Admin / January 22, 2020

As many health systems around the world seek to shift from islands of excellence to integrated systems of care, the question often arises of how to effectively scale up and spread such systems. Within our next Integrated Care Virtual Community sessio

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 4 – Appropriate Polypharmacy & Adherence

By Admin / January 22, 2020

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/ific-scotland-integrated-care-matters-webinar-series-4#1580819241642-071b6998-5ab3

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ICIC20 accepted as an official event of the Croatian presidency of the EU

By Miriam Galvin / January 9, 2020

For the first time since it joined the European Union, Croatia took over the presidency of the Council of the Union on 1 January 2020. During a six-month period, Croatia will lead the work of the Council, building co-operation and agreement between member states. With their slogan “A strong Europe in a world of challenges” the country wants to focus on sustainable development, a networked economy, safety and positioning Europe as a global leader.

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CANCERLESS

By Miriam Galvin / January 5, 2020

The aim of the CANCERLESS project is to deliver an innovative solution as an aggregate intervention based on the combination of the tested Patient Navigator Model and Patient Empowerment Model to create the Health Navigator Model for Europe.

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ROSIA

By Miriam Galvin / January 4, 2020

ROSIA (Remote Rehabilitation Service for Isolated Areas) proposes to generate a flexible and scalable value-based model of care, organized around self-management, or self-care of rehabilitation at home, designed from a tailored integrated care model which optimizes the quality of care and the use of clinical resources.

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