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Developing a framework to guide managers on the key factors for success

Developing a framework to guide managers on the key factors for success in integrated care initiatives

One of the key outcomes of Project INTEGRATE will be to provide managers and policy-makers with guidance on how to implement and sustain integrated care initiatives in practice. This is an important aspiration of the research since lessons from experience highlight significant difficulties across Europe in moving from the pilot phases of integrated care projects that are often limited to specific geographical localities or which fail to progress effectively as the key components in building integrated care systems are overlooked.

Implementation of integrated care for diabetes mellitus type 2 by two Dutch care groups: a case study

Implementation of integrated care for diabetes mellitus type 2 by two Dutch care groups: a case study

Even though previous research has demonstrated improved outcomes of integrated care initiatives, it is not clear why and when integrated care works. This study aims to contribute to filling this knowledge gap by examining the implementation of integrated care for type 2 diabetes by two Dutch care groups. By Loraine Busetto, Katrien Luijkx, Anna Huizing […]

Olena Tigova

Olena Tigova

Olena is currently involved in the IESE Scientific Coordination team of two European Commission FP7 projects (Project INTEGRATE and AdHopHTA) collaborating with diverse institutions across Europe. She has previous research experience on health inequalities at the Center for Research on Health and Economics (UPF, Barcelona) and at the Center for Health Equity Studies (Stockholm University, […]

Loraine Busetto on the changing role of health professionals in integrated chronic care

Loraine Busetto is a PhD student at Tranzo Scientific Center for Care and Welfare at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. Tilburg University is leading research in phase 2 of Project INTEGRATE on Human Resource Management and workforce changes. The research is about changes for health professionals in integrated care interventions for people with a chronic condition […]