Events

  • Digital Health and Care Congress 2018. Technology and data.

    This two-day congress provides an established forum for health and care professionals to come together and learn from successful adoptions and practical implementations of digital health and care. The aim of the event is to share learning and encourage adoption, so your project should be active, showing digital technology in practice under one of the project themes above. Project themes Prevention and improving access to careProjects might include: self-care apps; digital access to rehabilitation services; patient access to care records or digital messaging to benefit public health. Cross-sector workingProjects might include: shared care records, interoperability and data sharing projects or technology to enable place-based working Care design and delivery Projects might include: improving the quality and experience of care for patients; ways of engaging clinicians and service users in design of care pathways or using digital technology to change the way care is  

  • International Summer School Integrated Care (ISSIC) 2018

    *** ISSIC will take place from the 24 June – 29 June  *** ***Register now and avail of a 10% reduction with our early bird promotion. This is available until Monday, 8 January 2018*** The International Summer School on Integrated Care, “Integrated Care in Theory and Practice” is organized by the Integrated Care Academy© and provides a one-week intensive training on theory and practice of integrated care. It is aimed at health and social care professionals, clinicians, researchers and managers who want to strengthen their understanding of integrated care, get a comprehensive overview of the state of the art in theory and practice, and hone their competencies in analyzing, designing, evaluating and practicing integrated care. The course has been developed for those who are tasked with designing, implementing, leading and/or managing integrated care and want to learn more about the tools and instruments which are available to them with evidence from around ...

  • 18th International Conference on Integrated Care (ICIC18)

    The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) in partnership with RIVM and Vilans presents the 18th International conference on Integrated Care “Value for People and Populations: Investing in Integrated Care” to take place in The NBC Congrescentrum, Utrecht, Netherlands 23 – 25 May 2018. The conference will bring together researchers, clinicians and managers from around the world who are engaged in the design and delivery of integrated health and social care. For more information, please visit the ICIC18 wesbsite: https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/icic18-18th-international-conference-on-integrated-care-utrecht     

  • SPICT International Conference 2018: Changing practice, promoting research and learning together

    The inaugural SPICT International Conference will be held on 2 February 2018 in Edinburgh, UK. It aims to share the experience between international teams that use the "Supportive and Palliative Care Indicators Tool" (SPICT) to identify patients approaching the end of their life, in order to improve access to palliative care. The conference will: - Review the evidence base for the SPICT™ 2017- Demonstrate how SPICT™ is being used in the UK, Europe and across the world - Highlight innovations in patient identification and care planning using SPICT™ and related resources - Share our experiences in research, development and education - Plan further developments and international collaborations For further information and to register, please visit: http://www.spict.org.uk/inaugural-spict-conference-2018/ 

  • Global Conference on Integrated Care 2018

    The Global Conference on Integrated Care (GCIC) 2018 is an international conference that will bring together clinicians, health and social care professionals and practitioners, and policymakers from around the world to share knowledge, experiences, ideas and innovations in integrated care delivery. The conference will be used as a platform to look beyond the immediate horizon, future-proof healthcare delivery, and strengthen relationships between policymakers and public users to enable successful care integration.A world-class programme of keynote lectures, plenary sessions and symposia has been designed to facilitate impactful knowledge exchange and foster fruitful dialogues with internationally renowned experts. It will cover the three key themes of:- Care Integration in Practice- Enabling Care Integration- Transcending Boundaries in Integrated Care Who should attend?- Clinicians, health and social care practitioners- Healthcare administrators- Academics and researchers For more information and registration, please visit: https://gcic2018.sg/ 

  • WEBINAR Integrated Care Matters Series - Carefirst Seniors & the Buurtzorg Model

    The International Foundation for Integrated Care is delighted to introduce the 2nd series of webinars on people-centred integrated care in practice. This series will have a particular focus on active and healthy ageing and preventing and managing frailty. The webinars will be hosted by IFIC Scotland in collaboration with the University of the West of Scotland, the Institute of Research and Innovation in Social Services, and the Health and Social Care Alliance.  This webinar in our second series of Integrated Care Matters will focus on Improving acute frailty in acute care in Scotland: from evidence to experience. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, 17th January at 12pm UK time and will last for one hour. The webinar is free to access but places are allocated on a first come basis to a limited number so make sure to book your place early. Hosts Professor Anne Hendry, Clinical Lead for ...

  • Webinar: Building a community of practice (HQO)

    Do you know other people that share a concern or passion for the same issues that you do? Do you think there is a better way to learn from each other? Are you looking for ways to find out who has already looked at the process you are trying to improve? Perhaps developing a Community of Practice can support your Quality improvement?A Community of practice is defined as: A group of people who share a concern or passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.” (Wenger, 2008)As a result of attending this webinar organized by Health Quality Ontario you will: - Understand the theory that guides effective communities of practice.- Recognize how communities of practice can support quality improvement and learning- Understand how communities of practice exist in many different contexts- Understand more about how you can initiate a community of ...

  • Universal Health Coverage Forum

    The Universal Health Coverage High-Level Forum (UHC Forum), jointly organized by the Government of Japan, the World Bank, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), UHC2030 and JICA, will be held at the Tokyo Prince Hotel in Japan. Goals and participants The UHC Forum aims to galvanize the health sector, countries, development partners, civil society and the private sector toward the common goal of UHC, including pandemic preparedness, and highlighting country success and breakthrough experiences to accelerate the progress of UHC. The agenda will include a mix of plenary and parallel sessions with expected attendance of more than 300 high-level policymakers (heads of state, ministers of health and finance) and experts including representatives from ministries of finance and health from low- and middle-income countries, experts from bilateral and multilateral institutions, civil society organizations, private sector institutions and academic institutions. For more information visit the UHC Forum ...

  • Webinar: Communities of Practice in Global Health

    This webinar is the first of a series organized by the Canadian Society for International Health’s newly established SDGs for Health Community of Practice, organized in cooperation with different partners. Communities of Practice have existed in the global health landscape for several years, yet many experts are still unclear on their program theory and possible contributions in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals. Dr. Sameera Hussain will begin with an introduction to the SDGs for Health CoP as a follow up to the recent Canadian Conference on Global Health, followed by Pr. Bruno Meessen, who will present some key concepts and principles. He will share his analysis on persisting gaps in knowledge management for global health. On the basis of his own experience, he will suggest possible ways forward for experts to invest time and enthusiasm in our CoP.  Bruno will then present The Collectivity, a new platform designed ...

  • Webinar: Making governance frameworks fit for practice

    On Tuesday 5 December the Health Systems Governance Collaborative is hosting a free online webinar titled "Simply in order to amplify: Making governance frameworks fit for practice". Featured presenters Dr. Robert Fryatt, International Health Divison, Abt Associates Inc, and Dr. Sara Bennett, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. Background It is increasingly recognized that governance has a big impact on health system functions and accountability. Historical factors, structural elements, and power dynamics all have a large role to play. Social sciences have been at the forefront of understanding and explaining how governance influences health systems and the types of reforms that are needed. But recent work suggests that many governance frameworks are too complex to be practical and inhibit rather than promote progress. So do we need to make things simpler? This webinar invites members from SHAPES, the Health Systems Governance Collaborative and anyone ...