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March 21, 2019 Global Publication

Citizens as Active Participants in Integrated Care: Challenging the Field’s Dominant Paradigms

Policy makers, practitioners and academics often claim that care users and other citizens should be ‘at the center’ of care integration pursuits. Nonetheless, the field of integrated care tends to approach these constituents as passive recipients of professional and managerial efforts. This paper critically reflects on this discrepancy, which, it contend, indicates both a key objective and an ongoing challenge of care integration;  the need to reconcile the professional, organizational and institutional frameworks by which care work is structured with  the diversity and diffuseness that is inherent to pursuits of active user and citizen participation. 

Sept. 22, 2022 Global Event

Patient and public engagement in health services research, a Sahlgrenska Academy Science Seminar

Theme: Patient and public engagement in health services research Speaker: Dr Maria Santana, Associate Professor of Public Health, University of Calgary, Canada, and Advisor to GPCC. Host: Professor Joakim Öhlén, Centre Director GPCC.

Date and time: Thursday 29 September at 15.00-16.00 CET.

Place: Digitally via zoom or IRL at Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg. Attendance is cost free.

Dr Santana will provide an introduction to public and patient engagement in health research and examples on how this engagement has impacted health health care systems. In Canada, Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research was established to emphasize the importance for public and patients, researchers, healthcare providers and other decision-makers to work together in health service research as partners with the objective of improving health for Canadians.

Public and patients are individuals with personal experience of a health issue or health care situation, including family and friends, caregivers, and its communities. These individuals ...