May and June have been busy months for us at EHFF and rather than produce a series of news items, here is a summary covering five European events we contributed to during the period.
‘Chrodis Plus’ JA General Assembly and conference Budapest May 13/14.
As per the previous news item dated March 25th, regarding our first joint meeting with the Chrodis+ WP7 team to one of their pilot sites, EHFF participated in a workshop session on May 13, reporting from its team of Basia Kutryba, Ales Bourek, Rui Loureiro and David Somekh on our early findings from all five site visits looking at the implementation of the QCR quality tool. The presentation is here.
European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA) B3 Action area (integrated care) meeting Brussels May 22
As followers of our newsfeed will know, EHFF has been an active participant in the patient empowerment sub-group of B3 since 2013. Lars Kayser from Copenhagen University, Cecilia Vera from the Technical institute of Madrid and DS from EHFF recently published a study based on this work namely
Journal: BMC Health Services Research DOI: 10.1186/s12913-019-4082-5
Title: A new understanding of health- related empowerment in the context of active and healthy ageing.
At the Brussels meeting, which covered the current agenda for patient empowerment, especially digital contributions, DS presented the work of the Cempac project, in particular the online education on empowerment for citizen/patients which was about to go live at that time. The presentation is here.
CEMPaC meeting of Advisory Board, Berlin May 16
Subsequent to the news item dated 7th November 2018, about the previous meeting of the Advisory group in Copenhagen. The project continues to advance satisfactorily and will soon reach its half-way mark. At the Berlin meeting Jim, Phillips, co-Director of CEMPaC presented their progress report. The minutes of the meeting are here.
UCLAN (University of Central Lancashire) Conference on remote and rural medicine, Penrith (UK) June 11/13
Following discussions with the Dean, Cathy Jackson, brokered by our Advisory Board member Prof Mike Bewick last year, EHFF was invited to speak at UCLAN’s first conference on remote and rural medicine. The topic offered was on digital applications for personalised medicine, professional and ethical issues. A copy of the presentation is here.
EHMA annual conference: Espoo, Finland, June 17/19
Since 2015 EHFF has been an EHMA partner organisation and has regularly attended and made presentations at their annual conference. This year Matthijs Zwier and David Somekh both attended and contributed. Other EHFF community members, such as Kristine Sorenson, Pranav Somaiya and Kaisa Immonen also made presentations on behalf of their respective organisations.
Matthijs and David moderated an abstract session on Governance and also moderated an interactive session on Digital Transformation. Their presentation is here.