European conference held to produce new working plan for person-centred care

Inger Ekman has led two EU-projects since 2013 with the aim of testing person-centred care in Europe. On the 11th March a conference was held in order to produce a new plan for continued work.

Person-centred care 4 sustainable health systems – How to transform health care in the post-pandemic era was the title of the consensus conference was held on Thursday 11 March for the EU project CostCares. 28 European countries have participated in this project, which is a COST Action within the frame of EU Horizon 2020. CostCares, which has been running since 2017, has been chaired by senior professor Inger Ekman, GPCC’s former Center Director. The purpose of the project has been to test person-centered care in different countries in Europe with different health care systems to gain knowledge about how a future health care with high quality and cost control should be designed.

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March 16th, 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments
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The Second Annual COST Action 15222 Person-Centred Care (PCC) Training School

Update: Registration for the Training School and associated activities is free, but spaces are limited. Please see this page.

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Cost Action 15222 and Biocruces Bizkaia Health Research Institute are pleased to welcome renowned experts in the implementation of PCC to Bilbao, Spain, October 28-29, 2019. 15 international experts from 7 countries will lead the Second Annual COST Action 15222 Person-Centred Care (PCC) Training School. The Training School will examine how PCC is implemented in hospitals and primary care centers in various countries and at multiple system levels (micro, meso, and macro). Findings from research studies on intervention and […]

April 30th, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

Registration for the CostCares 2nd Annual Training School on PCC

The 2nd Annual Training School on PCC will be held at Dirección Territorial Del Departamento De Sanidad y Consumo Del Gobierno Vasco, Alameda Recalde, 39, Bilbao (Vizcaya) SPAIN on October 28 and 29, 2019. A revised program is available here.

Registration for the Training School and associated activities is free, but spaces are limited. Not all registrants may be able to participate and acceptance will be based on anticipated contribution.

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September 27th, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

A Dialogue about Person-centred Care between Brendan McCormack & Inger Ekman

Person-centred care has over the past few years gained in interest worldwide. Patients, health care professionals, politicians, health care organisations, the public and industry are interested in finding out more about what person-centred care means and what benefits it can bring.

Professors Brendan McCormack and Inger Ekman are well-known researchers in the field of person-centred care. Here they meet in a dialogue about the core of person-centred care and how it can be applied and implemented. The dialogue is moderated by Professor Joakim Öhlén, Sahlgrenska.

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September 19th, 2019|Categories: News, Photo|0 Comments
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