Kronikgune and Osakidetza are the two organisations representing the Basque Country in this project, which focuses on the development and usage of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) to improve care of multi-morbid patients. C3-Cloud (whose full name is “A Federated Collaborative Care & Cure Cloud Architecture for Addressing the Needs of Multi-morbidity and Managing Poly-pharmacy”) [...]
After the “Grant Agreement” signing, the kick-off meeting for the European project SCALING INTEGRATED CARE IN CONTEXT (SCIROCCO) took place in Luxembourg on 12th and 13th April. The Consortium in charge of the project, which will last 32 months, is led by Scotland's National Telehealth and Telecare Organisation NHS24. Scirocco aims to facilitate the implementation [...]
Kronikgune renewed its accreditation as Science/Technology Agency Integrated in the Basque Science, Technology and Innovation Network (RVCTI).
The Deputy Councillor for Technology, Innovation and Competitiveness published the decision whereby the Asociación Kronikgune is accredited as a Science/Technology Agent of the Basque Network in the category of Health R&D Organisation. The RVCTI was created on 29th April 1997, with the aim of developing a smart technology infrastructure, to network in a supplementary and [...]
Prominent presence of Kronikgune European projects at the 8th National Congress of Chronic Patient Healthcare
On 7th and 8th April 2016, Madrid (Palacio de Congresos) hosted the 8th National Congress of Chronic Patient Healthcare and the Third Active Patient National Conference, attended by a large number of professionals in the field. This year the motto was “Making Progress with Results”, with the aim of applying the theory to healthcare practice, [...]
The “Bidasoatik Mundura, Sasoi Erronka” programme has been running since September 2015 in ten schools in Bidasoa with the aim of promoting healthy life habits amongst adolescents aged 12-14 through games and activities. Schools are a great place to promote healthy habits because it is possible to reach the population of compulsory school age. With [...]
The CNIS (National Congress on Innovation and Public Services) Awards recognise the projects that are contributing the most to the Digital Transformation of Public Administrations and Services aimed at people. The European project CareWell, coordinated in Europe by Kronikgune, with the participation of Osakidetza (the Basque Healthcare Service), has won the “Most Innovative European Project” [...]
Osakidetza has implemented a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy programme for patients with mild depression under the European MasterMind project.
300 patients suffering from mild to moderate depression are expected to receive an eight-week on-line therapy treatment called “Beat your depression”, within a maximum of 12 weeks. “Beat your depression” is an on-line therapy programme designed for people with mild or moderate depression and aimed at learning new strategies to overcome illness and modify [...]
Osakidetza collected the finalist diploma in the Quality Innovation of the Year 2015 Award, for the Carewell project.
Dr. Marisa Merino, Managing Director of OSI Tolosaldea and chief researcher of the Carewell project in the Basque Country, received the international finalist award for the “Potential Innovation" category. On 27th January 2016, the IX innovation awards ceremony of Quality Innovation of the Year 2015 took place in Tallin (Estonia) where the European Carewell project developed [...]
Educational sessions for adolescents aged 12-14 and their families begin as part of the European project Pre-Start.
50 adolescents and their families have been included in a programme to promote health and a change of life habits. Three basic areas will be covered in this programme: eating, physical activity and emotional health. This programme has been developed as part of the European project called Pre-Start, Prevention Strategies for Adolescents at Risk of [...]
The “Appraisal Standard” tool is now available on the ASSEHS website to appraise stratification tools.
A tool has been developed as part of the ASSEHS project to appraise stratification techniques and compare the main stratification models. The “Appraisal Standard” tool offers information on stratification models specific to each health system, enables the comparison between different stratification models and helps to define suitable stratification models for each health system. This tool [...]