ICIC18 – 18th International Conference on Integrated Care, 23-25 May, Utrecht

Value for People and Populations: Investing in Integrated Care The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) in partnership with RIVM and Vilans presents the 18th International conference on Integrated Care “Value for People and Populations: Investing in Integrated Care” to take place in The NBC Congrescentrum, Utrecht, Netherlands 23 – 25 May 2018. The conference will bring together

Lecture at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 18th April 2018

Selected session 18.04.2018 “The proliferation of Accountable Care models – an inside perspective into the black box of a shared savings contract”. Dr. Oliver Gröne, Vice Chairman of the Board, OptiMedis AG Abstract ACOs bring together multiple providers and are held accountable for financial and quality outcomes for a defined population. Various countries are supporting reforms towards such [...]

Through the patient’s eyes: 25 years of quality and safety research and the challenges ahead

Since the publication of the seminal book "Through the Patient’s Eyes: Understanding and Promoting Patient-Centered Care" health care systems evolved throughout the world. Patient-centered care has become a guiding strategy of reforming health services and the patient safety movement released substantial resources to improve patient safety and involve patients in improvement efforts. So, [...]

Digital & Health Innovation Centre: New evaluation process to test innovations in care

Digital & Health Innovation Centre: New evaluation process to test innovations in care

OptiMedis AG wants to make it easier for promising innovations in healthcare to be translated into routine care provision. It has established a Digital & Health Innovation Centre that evaluates innovations like health apps, online interventions or health programmes and tests them in real-world scenarios. The aim is to complement the classic evaluation processes in the healthcare [...]

OptiMedium December 2017

OptiMedium December 2017

In this OptiMedium you will get a taste for what 2018 will bring for OptiMedis: establishing the Digital & Health Innovation Centre (a new Business Unit at OptiMedis), developing detailed plans for implementing sustainable integrated care in the Greater Rhine-Neckar Region of Germany with its 2.4 million residents, starting four new EU research projects early 2018, and much more to [...]

Training Network for Healthcare Performance Intelligence Professionals: European Commission funds 13 PhD candidates – 2 positions available at OptiMedis

A new generation of healthcare professionals is needed to support healthcare systems to achieve a balance between improving the health of populations, delivering quality care for individuals, and containing costs. To meet this need, a European “Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks” grant has been awarded to the Healthcare Performance Intelligence Professional (HealthPros) [...]