On 21st April, the SmartCare project third-year review took place in Brussels, where Kronikgune presented all the activities carried out over the previous year by the 13 Committed Regions of this Board. The aim of SmartCare is to define and drive the integration of health and socio-healthcare services to improve quality of life for chronic [...]
2016 started with strength at Kronikgune as ACT@Scale, Scirocco and C3-Cloud projects have joined the list of six European projects currently under development at the Centre, in co-operation with Osakidetza. In 2015, Kronikgune submitted new research project proposals for the calls for Horizon 2020, CHAFEA, Interreg, Joint Action schemes among others. A total of 13 [...]
On 14 and 15 March the Kick-off Meeting for the project in which Osakidetza and Kronikgune are participating took place in Luxembourg. ACT@Scale, Advanced Care Coordination (CC) & Telehealth (TH) Deployment at Scale, is a European project that aims to implement, develop and consolidate best practices in integrated care and telemonitoring. The project intends to [...]
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 [...]