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.

See the video of the discussion on the official gu.se page.



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

The Cost Action 15222 COST CARES, will, together with Gothenburg Centre for Person Centred Care (GPCC), organize a Training School October 15-17, 2018, in Gothenburg Sweden on the topic of how to enable efficient Person Centred Care (PCC) and Health promotion (HP).

Indicate your interest of participating by completing this on-line form.

Please find attached the following documents:

April 15th, 2018|Categories: Photo, training school|0 Comments

Special Issue “Health Assessment in the Big Data Era”


Dear Colleagues,

Healthcare represents an important data source for different purposes, such as supporting diagnostic processes, predicting epidemics, improving quality of life, and avoiding preventable casualties. Traditional Machine Learning or statistical methods for data processing and analysis are no longer sufficient, as they are adapted to new conditions or replaced by novel methods suitable for large volumes of offline data or online continuous data streams. The main objective of this Special Issue is to collect papers with different views and approaches to this domain; methods motivated by the need to improve Healthcare, reduce costs, […]

June 8th, 2018|Categories: Photo|0 Comments

Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) call

COST (www.cost.eu) is the longest-running European framework supporting trans-national cooperation among researchers, engineers and scholars across Europe. COST Action CA15222 (http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/ca/CA15222) aims at gathering a critical mass of international researchers and coordinating them as a team that develops and evaluates a transdisciplinary framework for health care, consisting of novel concepts, methodologies and technologies.


1) What Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) are

Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) are exchange visits aimed at supporting individual mobility, strengthening existing networks and fostering collaboration between researchers. A STSM should specifically contribute to the scientific objectives of the COST Action, whilst at the same time allowing those […]

November 3rd, 2014|Categories: stsm call|0 Comments
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