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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

2nd World congress on integrated care

 

Overview

The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) is presenting this congress. The theme will be 21st century integrated care: serving citizens, patients and communities. The conference has been developed in partnership with Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health of The University of Newcastle and is kindly supported by New South Wales Health.

Conference themes and sub-themes

  1. integration of population, acute and chronic care:
    coordination and continuity of care between primary, community and hospital-based care,
    integrating population health, health promotion and health and social care services,
    integration of disease/vertical programs into primary health care/community care and homecare,
    the costs and cost effectiveness of integrated acute and chronic care.
  2. integration of mental and physical health care:
    mental health care in primary and community-based settings;
    management of people with comorbidity;
    supporting holistic and people-centred care
    integration of care for older people, people experiencing disabilities and those at the end of life
    the costs and cost-effectiveness of integrated mental and physical health care
  3. technologies and platforms underpinning integrated care
    ICT technologies underpinning integrated service delivery
    finances and the economics in integrated care
    legal and organizational frameworks
    leadership, change management and quality improvement in integrated care
  4. co-producing health with citizens, patients and communities
    providing integrated care for hard to reach groups (e.g. to Indigenous peoples, rural communities, low economic groups and vulnerable populations)
    capacity building, engagement and empowerment of key stakeholders (individuals, populations, health ad care workforce, consumer's and industry)
    transparency and accountability
    tackling health inequities and social determinants of health.

Deadline for abstract submission Friday 18 July 2014.

Early bird registration ends Thursday 31 July 2014.

Deadline for registrations Thursday 20 November 2014.

Contacts

Ms Fiona Lyne
International Foundation for Integrated Care
Email: fionalyne@integratedcarefoundation.org

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Last updated: 24 July 2014
 
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