IPCHS. Integrated People-Centred Health Services


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June 11, 2021 Europe Publication

Impact of Integrated Care on the Rate of Hospitalization for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions among Older Adults in Stockholm County: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis

Reducing avoidable hospital admissions is often viewed as a possible positive consequence of introducing integrated care (IC). The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of implementing IC in Norrtälje on the rate of admissions for ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSC).

Oct. 15, 2021 Europe Publication

Balancing Pragmatism and Sustainability: A Case Study of an Interorganisational Network to Improve Integrated Care for the Elderly

Networks constitute a promising strategy for interorganisational collaboration, but may fail due to network tensions. By investigating the activities and internal dynamics of a voluntary meso-level network operating in the intersection of health and social care, this study aims to enhance the understanding of the relationship between pragmatism and sustainability and the role network governance plays in this respect.

Nov. 28, 2022 Europe Publication

A comparison of three organisational levels in one health care region in Sweden implementing person-centred care: coupled, decoupled or recoupled in a complex organisation

Establishing more substantial patient involvement in the health care has become fundamental to Western health care services. Person-centred care (PCC) has been developed as a way of working that involve the patients and family members. However, the implementation of PCC in clinical practice has proven to be challenging. The aim of this study was to explore the congruence of managers’ perceptions and understanding of various aspects of PCC across three organisational levels in one health care region in Sweden in terms of coupling, decoupling and recoupling.