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18th Internat. Conference for Integrated Care: “Value for People and Populations: Investing in Integrated Care”

23 May 2018 | 8:00 - 25 May 2018 | 17:00

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 researchers, clinicians and managers from around the world who are engaged in the design and delivery of integrated health and social care. They shared experience and the latest evidence about integrating Public Health, Health and Social Care and the New roles and Possibilities for Hospitals, producing Positive and Curative Integrated Mental and Physical Care, mobilising key enablers like policy making and Mobile and Digital Health Solutions, and investment in an Integrated Care Workforce, clinical leadership and coproduction with individuals, careers, communities and populations. The Integrated Care Academy© Award for Best Paper and Posters will be presented at the conference. All papers presented as oral presentations or posters at the conference will be published in the International Journal of Integrated Care (IJIC).

SCIROCCO Project Workshop under preparation, cf. Abstract: Assessing the maturity of integrated care systems as a means to accelerate adoption: experiences and lessons in using the SCIROCCO tool across Europe (under Theme “Value-Based Integrated Care”)

ICIC 2018 Themes

Value-Based Integrated Care

  • Enhancing the value of care to people
  • Restructuring care delivery across sectors
  • Improving system efficiency and health outcomes
  • Measuring & evaluating costs and outcomes
  • Utilising health care information technology

Population Health Management

  • Tackling inequalities and the social determinants of health
  • Improving population health outcomes
  • Accountable Care Organisations (ACOs)
  • Risk stratification & Big Data
  • Strategy development, partnerships & leadership

Engaging and Empowering People and Communities

  • Positive Health
  • Co-designing care delivery with the community
  • Health literacy and supported self-management
  • Community capacity building: the role of informal carers and volunteers
  • Patients as Owners of their Health Care Data

Funding Integrated Care

  • New models of funding and payments
  • Social investment in health
  • Outcomes-based commissioning
  • Measuring & evaluating costs and outcomes
  • Business models

Vulnerable Populations and Populations at Risk

  • Frail Elderly, Dementia and& End of Life Care
  • Children and Young People
  • Mental Health Care
  • People with Complex Co-morbidity
  • Drug and Alcohol Users
  • Refugee and Asylum Seekers
  • Remote and Rural Populations
  • Indigenous Communities, Ethnic and Racial Minorities

Primary Care in an Integrated System

  • Multidisciplinary Primary and Community Care Teams
  • Care co-ordination & care transitions
  • Intermediate care
  • Innovation in General Practice and Community Services
  • Integration between hospital, community and primary care services
  • The role of Pharmacy and Pharmacists


23 May 2018 | 8:00
25 May 2018 | 17:00
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NBC Congress Centre, Utrecht in the Netherlands
Blokhoeve 1
Nieuwegein, 3438 LC Netherlands
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