Work package 7 members at the kick-off meeting of CHRODIS+


WORK PACKAGE 7 – PREVENTION AND CARE

MAIN TASKS & TIMELINE

 

Task 1 – Baseline analysis and defining pilot actions design

Leader: International Centre of Excellence in Chronicity Research (KRONIKGUNE) – Spain

Baseline and context analysis will be performed by WP7 partners, to reveal gaps, key enablers and positive forces that support the applicability of the Quality Criteria and Recommendation (QCR) tool, and actual/ potential barriers that need to be recognized and addressed, and to evaluate their transferability across countries. It will also enable partners of WP to share their vision, ideas, knowledge, expertise and experiences in a structured way.

 

Task 2 – Piloting of the Quality Criteria and Recommendation tool through pilot actions across different countries.

Leader: National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) – Slovenia

Task 2.1 – Implementation of JA-CHRODIS Recommendations – learning from pilot actions across several EU countries.

Task leader: National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ)

QCR tool based on the JA-CHRODIS Recommendations will be tested in a series of pilot actions, to improve and evaluate existing practices. For better tool’s applicability evaluation across the EU, different tool domains will be implemented in different countries. This will provide rich information on the barriers and facilitators related to any of the specific QCR as well as the contextual elements of each of the health care systems where they are to be implemented.

Task 2.2 Workshop on interim follow-up of pilot actions and study visits.

Task leader: European Patient Forum (EPF).

Workshop and study visits themselves are planned in early phase of pilot actions to foster the activities via knowledge and experience exchange. Both workshop and study visits will be designed from a patient/person perspective to assess if pilot activities meet patients’/persons’ expectations with special emphasis on the respective QCR tool, on empowering the target population as well as the education and training to promote empowerment. A summary report on the workshop and study visits will be produced.

The main outcome of task 2 is the definition of the Guide for the implementation of QCR tool (Deliverable 7.2) to improve the quality of care for people with chronic diseases. The deliverable will describe the overall implementation activity including potential for spread to other contexts, indicate implications for practice, and suggested next steps for fostering quality of care for people with chronic diseases. The document will report on the key lessons learnt, including enablers and barriers, from implementation of QCR tool.

 

Task 3 – Pilots on the Implementation of mHealth tools for fostering quality of care of patient with chronic diseases.

Leader: University of Ulm (UULM) – Germany

Three different partner’s sites (Cantabrian Health Service – CSC in Spain, National Center of Public Health and Analyses – NCPHA in Bulgaria, and University Hospital Regensburg – UHREG in Germany) will conduct three pilots on mobile IT tools for self-empowering the CD patients. IT can play a role in better self-management of chronic diseases giving patients the opportunity to be involved in their own healthcare process facilitating behavioural changes.  

 

Task 4 – Guide for the implementation of the Quality Criteria and Recommendation tool

Leader: National Institute of Health (ISS)  – Italy

This task aims to support WP7 partners in the reporting of baseline and context analyses regarding the applicability and transferability of the QCR tool, and in preparing the Individual Pilot Action Reports.

The main outcome is the definition of the report on pilot actions design (Deliverable 7.1) that describes baseline and context analyses, and design for each pilot action implementation, and provides a framework for the implementation of actions using JA-CHRODIS QCR tool.

 

Timeline related to deliverables/milestones

  • September 2017- Kick-off meeting to support coordination and cooperation among partners, to create a common vision, and to discuss and agree on work organization, decision-making process, communication and dissemination activities.
  • November 2018 – Workshop on interim follow up to share experiences, discuss interim analyses, describe study visits, and support networking among partners.
  • D7.1 – Pilot action design: a blue print for action
    • April 2019 – WP7 conference to present and discuss the results of the first phase of the implementation activities, and to support coordination and cooperation among partners.
    • April 2020 – Final WP conference with partners, experts, patients, policymakers and other stakeholders, to present the deliverables and share the results of the WP.
  • D7.2 – Guide for the implementation of JA-CHRODIS QCR tool to improve the quality of care for people with chronic diseases – Lessons learnt based on experiences in pilot actions in at least 3 countries.

 

WORK PACKAGE 7 MEMBERS

  • WP Leader: National Institute of Health (ISS), Italy. Marina Maggini, marina.maggini@iss.it
  • WP Co-Leader: National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ), Slovenia. Jelka Zaletel, jelka.zaletel@kclj.si
  • International Centre of Excellence in Chronicity Research (KRONIKGUNE), Spain
  • European Patient Forum (EPF)
  • University of Ulm (UULM), Germany
  • Croatian Institute of Public Health (CIPH), Croatia
  • University Hospital Regensburg (UHREG), Germany
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Greece
  • Center for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH), Greece
  • Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (OVGU), Germany
  • Cantabrian Health Service (CSC), Spain
  • National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland
  • National Center of Public Health and Analyses (NCPHA), Bulgaria
  • Faculty of Medicine at the University of Belgrade (UBEO), Serbia

 

WORK PACKAGE 7 IMPLEMENTERS

  • Slovenia – National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) – General Hospital Novo Mesto, and at the Primary Healthcare Centre Novo Mesto
  • Serbia – Faculty of medicine, University of Belgrade (UBEO) – Primary Care Units with close cooperation with Institute of Public Health of Serbia and Ministry of Health Republic of Serbia
  • Croatia – Primary Health Care Centers (PHCC) in collaboration with the Croatian Institute of Public Health (CIPH)
  • Finland – National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Primary health care and Family Federation of Finland
  • Greece – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Specialised Care management and Integrated Care Call Centre
  • Spain – Cantabrian Health Service (CSC)
  • Bulgaria – National Center of Public Health and Analyses (NCPHA)
  • Germany – University Hospital Regensburg (UHREG)
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