Basque Country awarded the Seal of Excellence by the European Commission for fostering regional innovation in active and healthy ageing

By |2020-01-16T14:29:08+01:004 October 2019|

This award recognises the coordination and consistency of Basque institutions and organisations when meeting people's needs and improving their quality of life. The European Commission has given the Basque Country the highest possible rating, four stars, and the “Seal of Excellence” as a Reference Site for their outstanding work fostering regional innovation and active and [...]

6th Conference of the Health Services in Chronic Disease Research Network (REDISSEC)

By |2018-11-21T10:28:46+01:0021 November 2018|

On 25 October 2018 the 6th Conference of the Health Services in Chronic Disease Research Network (REDISSEC) took place in the Ernest Lluch Hall at the Carlos III Health Institute. The conference revolved around research in implementation in the context of healthcare. The aim is to work with healthcare decision-makers to work out how to [...]

ACT@Scale consortium held its third general meeting

By |2017-11-03T13:31:43+01:0026 October 2017|

The event which took place on 9th October was part of the Week of Health and INNovation (WHINN) held from 10th to 12th October 2017 in Odense (Denmark). The ACT@Scale project has been operational for 18 months. The overall goal is to scale-up good practices in Integrated Care and Telemonitoring. This intends to contribute to [...]

5th Conference of the Health Services in Chronic Disease Research Network (REDISSEC)

By |2017-10-26T15:23:21+01:0026 October 2017|

On 26th November 2017 the projects and results obtained to date by REDISSEC will be presented in the Ernest Lluch Room of the Institute of Health Carlos III, Madrid. This 5th conference intends to be a forum for sharing international insights involving Research on Healthcare Services and foster reflecting upon the possible future direction of [...]

ADVANTAGE Joint Action meets the group of experts to analyse the state of the art on frailty

By |2017-10-17T11:36:01+01:0017 October 2017|

The first meeting with the Panel of Experts of ADVANTAGE Joint Action was held on 25th and 26th September. The meeting took place at the headquarters of the Menorca Summer School of Public Health, in Llatzeret de Maó (Balearic Islands). ADVANTAGE is a project jointly founded under the EU Public Healthcare Programme 2014-2020 which intends [...]

Basque Country will participate in the workshop “Meeting the challenge of ageing” during the European Week of Regions and Cities 2017

By |2017-10-11T15:50:34+01:0011 October 2017|

From 9th to 12th October, Brussels will hold the European Week of Regions and Cities 2017 (EWRC 2017), co-organised by the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy of the European Commission (DG REGIO) and the Committee of the Regions (CoR). This event will mark the 15th anniversary of the EWRC. The meeting will be focused [...]

The Final Conference of the Carewell project was held

By |2017-03-14T13:53:34+01:0014 March 2017|

On the 28th of February, the closing conference for the Carewell European project was held at CosmoCaixa Barcelona. An event shared with the European project BeyondSilos, which is also ending. The conference was attended by over a hundred attendees; members of the consortium, professionals and directors of the regions that participated in the project, [...]

The European Carewell project has received two new awards

By |2016-06-27T11:50:21+01:0015 June 2016|

The 6th Q-epea Congress was acknowledged as the Best Good Practice of the year and received the Professor Barea Award also granted to the project by the Signo Foundation. Carewell, co-ordinated by Kronikgune at European level with the active participation of the Basque Health Service Osakidetza, received two new awards to be added to those granted [...]

European project C3-Cloud kicks off

By |2016-05-05T12:00:34+01:005 May 2016|

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”) [...]