IPCHS. Integrated People-Centred Health Services


Contents tagged: intersectoral partnerships

Nov. 11, 2016 Europe Publication

New care models. Emerging innovations in governance and organisational form

Because the vanguards have shown just how important is to build collaborative relationships between the organisations and leaders involved in developing new care models as well as the technical elements; This report looks at the different approaches being taken by MCP (multispecialty community provider) and PACS (primary and acute care system) vanguards to contracting, governance and other organisational infrastructure. It focuses on development at five sites: Dudley, Sandwell and West Birmingham, Salford; Northumberland; and South Somerset. 

Nov. 14, 2020 Global Publication

Integrated Care and Geriatrics: A Call to Renovation from the COVID-19 Pandemic

We are experiencing an unprecedented demographic change, in terms of speed. The population over 65 years of age corresponds to approximately 9% of the world population (Population Division of the Department of Economics and Social Affairs of the United Nations).
We know that the elderly population has a high risk of suffering from serious diseases.

Long-term care facilities (LTCFs) of geriatric care has been traditionally marginalized within healthcare networks. LTCFs have constantly been living in the ambiguity that their residential nature does not fit with the relevant clinical burden of care of their frail and complex residents.

Covid 19 presents us with a challenge: to establish an integrated system that includes LTFCs. This editorial makes a call to which we must go.