Exchange Event - Mutual Learning Strategies and Tools
The event is taking place in the framework of ENGAGED, a thematic network in the field of active and healthy ageing. It aims at discussing regional practices for eHealth that encompass clinical issues, the workforce, community engagement and business models. Presentations and discussions will particularly highlight solutions and tools for best practices on implementation and upscaling. Background Information
Regional innovation clusters Kent has been selected as a United Kingdom national pioneer from over 100 expressions of interest: thirteen other sites have received the award. The opportunity provided by being a pioneer site is quite unique. It offers the opportunity to redesign the region's care system by putting the patient or the citizen at the centre, incorporating appropriate technology and do this at pace and scale. The future of the European Innovation Partnership in supporting these solutions and tools The presence of European Commission representatives at this event will provide an invaluable opportunity to explore the most effective way to coordinate efforts. This will ultimately help to deliver better healthcare and more effective eHealth services by putting the citizen at the centre.
The focus will be on both present and future eHealth tools and solutions.
Identification of implementation tools and scaling up strategies in:
1. Health and Care Workforce Integration
2. Community Management
3. Business Models
Identification of solutions used at regional level to foster innovation
1. Technology to empower the citizen in monitoring and information sharing, monitoring systems, and information platforms (such as Patients Know Best, Yecco);
2. Persons with dementia as a key clinical cohort to act as an indicator of change;
3. System outcome measures to show change in system with three key elements --‐ clinical / professional, experience and financial linked to peer review across and within regions,;
4. Culture change for citizens, as well as health and social care professionals;
5. Workforce changes for current and future workforces linked to training and education;
6. Exchange of students and trainees (on the basis of academic/professional specialization).
NOTICE: The quantitative data that will be presented during the event have been gathered through an online questionnaire developed under the European project ENGAGED.