Dr. Niamh Lennox-Chhugani, CEO of the International Foundation for Integrated Care explains the 9 Pillars of Integrated Care.
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This film weaves together and amplifies the stories from individuals and groups intentionally leading change, wherever they are situated in their respective ‘system’. It reveals some of the many ways that these changemakers have managed to significantly impact their health care environments and improve health outcomes, often through relatively small, local interventions. Their experiences span subjects such as improving patient safety and reducing patient harm; preventing the death of newborns through a model that places parents at the centre of specialized care; transforming mental health programming; addressing the root causes of teenage suicide; saving the lives of babies born with ...Read more
PROCare4Life, personalised integrated care promoting quality of life for older people, is an EU funded project proposing an integrated, scalable and interactive care ecosystem, easily adapted to several chronic diseases, care institutions and end-user needs.
To help in the dissemination of the project, PROCare4Life has created a series of animation, where Maria, the protagonist, and her informal caregivers start using the PROCare app as advised by professionals, and the PROCare system is recommended to her group of friends of the same age who have other conditions, recognising the benefits of PROCare4Life. The series will follow different episodes of their life ...Read more
Last 22nd of June 2021, WHO, UNICEF and the Mnistry of Health Care of Kazakhstan hosted a global ministerial event which aimed to:
IFIC Ireland's webinar series 2021 ‘Realising Integrated Care’ forms one of the key delivery mechanisms enabling knowledge mobilisation across all stakeholders with an interest in developing and implementing integrated care within the healthcare systems on the island of Ireland.
The proliferation of remote health monitoring options, reduced cost and time to delivery for mobile apps combined with a pressing need to reduce physical and social contacts in the time of a pandemic, has lead to swift implementation of innovative solutions. This panel. from webinar held last July 7, considers how remote monitoring can benefit and/or challenge patients and ...Read more
As part of the VIGOUR project, Sonja Lindner from the Medical University of Graz along with VIGOUR project partners have published a paper titled Can Integrated Care Help in Meeting the Challenges Posed on Our Health Care Systems by COVID-19? Some Preliminary Lessons Learned from the European VIGOUR Project, published in the International Journal of Integrated Care.
In this podcast we hear all about the writing of the paper with the Vigour project partners and, of course, what integrated care means to Sonja Lindner.Read more
The innovation center of the city council of Valencia, Las Naves, in coordination with the Covenant on Demographic Change, organized the event “INTEGRATED CARE IN EUROPE: KEYS, CHALLENGES AND BEST PRACTICES” to spread the knowledge of Integrated Care and its benefits on the elderly.
The catastrophic events of the passed year have led to a neglect of chronic conditions. A decline has been detected in the physical, mental, and emotional health of our older citizens in Europe. Now more than ever, there is a need for an integrated approach to care, shifting the focus from a silo-based approach to social ...
Universal health coverage is a priority to end the global health crisis and build a safer and healthier future.
The State of UHC Commitment review asks a simple question: Are governments taking action towards meeting their UHC commitments? This synthesis presents findings and trends from around the world in people’s lived experiences during this trying time.
The current state of UHC presents huge challenges. In many countries, poor and vulnerable groups are once again being left behind, and inequities are widening due to the COVID-19 crisis. People are anxious about their health, their finances and their futures, and trust ...Read more
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Health and care workers are our greatest asset, working alongside family carers, community partners and local networks of support. However, without reforms, sustaining the workforce is also one of our greatest challenges.
Core competencies for integrated care are highly relational: patient advocacy, communication, interdisciplinary working, people-centred care, and continuous learning. Leading and managing transformational change is a collective responsibility and sustainable improvements will only take place if a flexible approach to driving the change is embedded. Enabling individuals and the system to be their own change agents will create an environment ...Read more