IPCHS. Integrated People-Centred Health Services


Contents tagged: interdisciplinary

Jan. 10, 2023 Western Pacific Publication

What do consumer and providers view as important for integrated care? A qualitative study

Integrated care is a model recognised internationally, however, there is limited evidence about its usability in the community. This study aimed to elicit community and provider views about integrated care and how implementation could meet their healthcare needs in a new hospital.

July 31, 2023 Global Publication

The Integrated Care Workforce: What does it Need? Who does it Take?

The health and care workforce was under pressure long before the pandemic due to the development of new technologies, recurring policy reforms and dwindling ressources. It has though taken the outcry in the aftermath of COVID-19 for researchers and policymakers to realise that something fundamental needs to change. In the integrated care literature and in this journal, the fact that integrated care implementation does not work without the involvement and support of the workforce has been a recurring theme, but also little heeded. Concepts like the Quadruple Aim or the WHO European Framework for Action for integrated health services delivery have helped to shift the focus on workforce planning, education and training or role definitions for integrated care.