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IJIC Special Collection on Project Integrate

IJIC Special Collection on Project Integrate

This special collection seeks to support the dissemination and learning from the Project by providing summaries and links to the published works of the academics involved, including to original papers published in IJIC. Specifically, the special collection focuses on the core work undertaken in the final phases of the research programme that investigated factors in […]

Financial Models for Care Integration

Financial Models for Care Integration

Financial Models for Care Integration Healthcare systems across the world are facing an augmenting burden of chronic disease. The need for better integration of care systems and patient pathways has been increasingly recognised in the last decades. Existing care systems in Europe have proven difficult to navigate in particular for patients with complex health issues […]

Context, mechanisms and outcomes of integrated care for diabetes mellitus type 2: a systematic review (Part 2)

Context, mechanisms and outcomes of integrated care for diabetes mellitus type 2: a systematic review (Part 2)

Integrated care interventions for chronic conditions can lead to improved outcomes, but it is not clear when and why this is the case. This study aims to answer the following two research questions: What are the context, mechanisms and outcomes of integrated care for people with type 2 diabetes? What are the relationships between context, […]

Intervention types and outcomes of integrated care for diabetes mellitus type 2: a systematic review (Part 1)

Intervention types and outcomes of integrated care for diabetes mellitus type 2: a systematic review (Part 1)

The delivery of integrated care is a priority in many countries’ efforts to improve health outcomes for people at risk of or with diabetes. This study aims to provide an overview of the different types of integrated care interventions for type 2 diabetes and to report their outcomes.   Abstract Rationale, aims and objectives: The […]

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 […]