Research partners set up a new European Research and Innovation Centre on Patient Empowerment and Self-Management: Self-Management Europe. Self-Management Europe will be a spin-off the EU funded research collaboration COMPAR-EU project.
Under the title "From rural Germany, Integrated Care grows into a global model", the renowned US journal "Health Affairs " reports on the german regional care systems Healthy Kinzigtal and Healthy Werra-Meißner District.
In this issue you read amongst other topics about the activities of the regional health networks around the pandemic and a report on the launch of a patient empowerment platform in the Werra-Meissner district. In an interview, you will find out more about the new role for pharmacists in regional integrated care and the development of a major project supported by Optimedis in France.
OptiMedis and The International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services participated in an international “pop-up coalition” that developed new Person-Centered Guidelines for Preserving Family Presence in Challenging Times.
In the last months, the COMPAR-EU partners, including OptiMedis, were working closely together to advance their work on the specification and functionality of their final product: the COMPAR-EU platform. For the development of the platform, the COMPAR-EU team is searching for an IT company to support their ambition.
A population health model for people with type 2 diabetes won Hampshire System Integrator the System Leadership Initiative of the Year category at the 2019 Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards. Jennifer Trueland from HSJ explores the approach underpinning their success.
The first in IFIC’s “Care during and beyond the COVID-19 Crisis – Building integrated care as the cornerstone of our new reality” webinar series took place on Wednesday, 8th April and was attended by 250 delegates representing 40 countries.
After optical, technical and content revision, the new website from the International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals & Health Services (HPH), managed by OptiMedis, is launched. You can access the website at the known web-address www.hphnet.org.
The year 2020 will bring change to the Board of OptiMedis AG: after more than ten years at OptiMedis, Deputy Chairman of the Board Dr Alexander Pimperl takes on new professional challenges as Director Data Insights & Business Intelligence at AstraZeneca Germany.
In this issue you read amongst other topics about our new activities to establish population-based integrated care in the state of Hesse, Germany, and soon in Saverne and a district of Strasbourg, France. We are also pleased to report that our Jount Venture OptiMedis-COBIC UK and partners received the HSJ award for the best system integrator initiative in the UK. And we're involved in three new research projects funded by the German Ministry of Health, the EU and OECD that put the patient at the centre of the attention.