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  • 31/10/2017 - 31/10/2017 - Community health services: Shifting the focus to out-of-hospital care (The Kings Fund)

    This one day conference will look at how the health and care system can make the best possible use of community health services to meet the changing needs of the population. The conference is aimed at: people working at a local strategic level who want to know how they can shift the focus of care from hospitals to community services – in line with the requirements set out in the NHS five year forward view people working in community health services that have responsibility for designing services for their population. Despite a long history of policy initiatives about moving care from hospital to community services, there has not yet been a step-change in the focus of delivery. Come to the event to find out what new changes are happening nationally to enable community services to take up their role in an integrated health and care system. Learn from evidence-based examples and ...

  • 6/11/2017 - 8/11/2017 - 1st Asia Pacific Conference on Integrated Care (APIC1)

    Inspiring new ideas and stronger partnerships for improving population health  The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) in partnership with the Children’s Health Queensland (CHQ) and Queensland Health’s Clinical Excellence Division, presents the 1st Asia Pacific Conference on Integrated Care “Inspiring new ideas and stronger partnerships for improving population health” to take place in Brisbane, Australia from 6-8 November 2017. The conference will bring together researchers, clinicians and managers from the Asia Pacific region and around the world who are engaged in the design and delivery of integrated health and care services. They will share experience and the latest evidence generated around the following key conference themes: New Models of Care Delivery; Child and Youth Health; Rural and Remote Health; Mental Health; and Engaging and Empowering Communities. The conference is expected to attract over 500 delegates from Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, China, Japan and other countries, who will ...

  • 6/11/2017 - 9/11/2017 - 41st World Hospital Congress

    The 41st World Hospital Congress (WHC) will take place on November 6-9, 2017 at the Taipei International Convention Centre, and will tackle the theme “Patient-friendly & Smarter Healthcare”. Healthcare leaders and professionals from both national healthcare organizations and hospitals will attend the congress to present case studies, implementation of new technologies and policies. Tackling current and emerging challengesThe conference is bringing on the forefront representatives of national organizations that will be presenting how in their respective countries they respond to the current and emerging challenges for providing quality and safe health services to the population. Taiwan will share “Patient-centered NHI Medi-Cloud System” and personalized “My Health Bank System”. Among many sessions, changes in health services delivery models will be presented like the experience of the Norwegian Patient Safety Campaign.Professionalization of healthcare management is a global priority after adopting a global directory on core competencies. The development of the web based ...

  • 13/11/2017 - 17/11/2017 - Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health: Building the health workforce of the future

    The global community is presented with an unprecedented challenge and an opportunity: to avert a potential 18 million health worker shortfall and shape increasing demand for additional health and social workforce jobs. In doing so, we will make progress towards universal health coverage and global health security while also contributing to gains across the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (e.g. quality education, gender equality, reduced inequalities, decent jobs and inclusive economic growth). Last year brought forward a wave of exciting opportunities to markedly change the global health workforce situation. The Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 and the UN High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth’s report, Working for Health and Growth present a vital road map to ensure an adequate, fit for purpose and sustainable workforce to address current and future needs. Together, they make the case for more and better investments, with ...

  • 23/05/2018 - 25/05/2018 - 18th International Conference on Integrated Care (ICIC18)

    The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) in partnership with RIVM, Vilans and the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, 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. Registration and Call for Papers details will be available September 2017.

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