The Basque Country, is an autonomous region in Northern Spain. The challenges for the healthcare authorities providing services to this population of 2.17 million citizens, include: ageing, long term illness and dependency. The region has developed a strategic vision to provide explicit support, leadership and capacities to transform the health and social care system towards integrated care. Continue reading . . . .
Informed by the outcomes of maturity assessment on strengths and weaknesses in integrated care in the Basque Country, dimensions were identified as priorities for facilitating knowledge transfer for coaching or improvement. Knowledge transfer and capacity-building activities were conducted in the Basque Country region including workshops on the Implementation of Electronic Health Records and Transforming local systems – “Participation and co-creation with citizens”.
The objectives of these workshops was to collect feedback from the Optimedis team (and their colleagues) on digital tools, identify key learning, explore specific topics for in-depth further knowledge exchange and build log-term strategic partnership to enhance learning and mutual exchange. Continue reading . . . .
Regional partner decided on systematic patient involvement as an improvement goal. Patient involvement will be reflected in the redesign of the care pathway for multimorbid patients. For this purpose, capacity building activities on stakeholder involvement and care pathway redesign were planned. Through SCIROCCO Exchange knowledge transfer activities, the implementation team expected to learn from the experience of the Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership in Scotland on their patient involvement implementation strategy. Continue reading . . . .