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Prominent presence of Kronikgune European projects at the 8th National Congress of Chronic Patient Healthcare

2016-05-16T11:33:17+00:0012 April 2016|Kronikgune News|

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, [...]

“Bidasoatik Mundura, Sasoi Erronka” programme highly successful in Bidasoa region schools

2016-03-22T16:41:46+00:0029 March 2016|Kronikgune News|

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 [...]

CareWell project wins CNIS 2016 Award for the “Most Innovative European Project”.

2016-03-10T08:35:22+00:0010 March 2016|Kronikgune News|

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.

2016-02-05T16:44:27+00:008 February 2016|Kronikgune News|

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.

2016-02-05T16:34:00+00:004 February 2016|Kronikgune News|

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.

2016-03-14T12:24:15+00:003 February 2016|Kronikgune News|

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.

2016-01-29T09:26:33+00:0029 January 2016|Kronikgune News|

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 [...]

3rd Conference of the Health Services and Chronic Diseases Research Network (REDISSEC)

2015-12-23T14:25:29+00:0023 December 2015|Kronikgune News|

On 26th November 2015, the National Healthcare School in Madrid will host the event for the third year in a row, at which the projects and results obtained to date will be presented.  This network of researchers made up of 14 research groups from 8 autonomous communities, was founded with the aim of improving the [...]

Osakidetza and Kronikgune are invited to the 4th Conference of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing to present the implementation of the United4Health (U4H) project on a large-scale.

2015-12-23T14:13:54+00:0023 December 2015|Kronikgune News|

On 9th and 10th December, Brussels will host the Annual Conference of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP-AHA), which will be devoted to "Accelerating market uptake of innovation for active and healthy ageing across Europe". The EIP-AHA ("European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing") is now at a crucial stage [...]

Carewell, finalist in the “Quality Innovation of the Year 2015”

2015-12-23T13:35:07+00:0023 December 2015|Kronikgune News|

On 27th January 2016, Tallinn (Estonia) will host the 9th innovation award ceremony, in which the European Carewell project, along with a further 5 finalist Basque entities will opt for the Innovation Awards of the Year in the six categories.     The “Quality Innovation of the Year” Competition was created in 2007 in Finland with [...]