Health & Social Care Reports

Pfalzklinikum

From tactics to practice: Pfalzklinikum updates its strategy work

A health and welfare institution’s unique features are no longer sufficient to grant its future success. Pfalzklinikum, service provider for mental health, has analysed...
Cancer

Development of integrated non-invasive methods for cancer diagnosis and treatment

Zhihui Wang1, Subrata Sen2, and Vittorio Cristini1 1Center for Precision Biomedicine, Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston...
Pfalzklinikum

Pfalzklinikum fur Psychiatrie und Neurologie Ador – Mental health on the doorstep

Pfalzklinikum offers more decentralised services for children and adolescents. Improving the mental health care on the spot, right where people live, work and spend their...
Pfalzklinikum

Pfalzklinikum fur Psychiatrie und Neurologie Ador – Financing, Participation, Berlin and the Palatinate

A critical look back on 2016’s policy developments. Largely unnoticed by the general public, two important federal laws were negotiated in Germany in the last...
Labrador Institute of Memorial University

Implementing a community-driven environment and health surveillance program with Inuit in Rigolet, Nunatsiavut

For Inuit across the Canadian North, notions of good wellbeing are multi-faceted – including physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual dimensions – and are...
SIforAGE

SIforAGE: Envisioning the new world for older people

SIforAGE is an European project of the VII Framework Programme, (Science-in-Society 2012-2016) which aims at promoting Active and Healthy Ageing (AHA) in society by...
Pfalzklinikum

Pfalzklinikum fur Psychiatrie und Neurologie Ador – Experts by experience

Intermediates between patients and therapists “Do you know what it’s like to hear voices, to have fear of death out of a sudden or to...
Pfalzklinikum

Projects by the Initiative ‘The Palatinate makes itself/you strong – ways to resilience’

The Palatinate makes itself/you strong – ways to resilience’ initiative was founded by Pfalzklinikum for psychiatry and neurology in the Palatinate, in Southwest Germany....
Escote

Health and social care services to living rooms

Eksote discusses Health and social care services for an ageing population... Eksote’s new models of mobile care and integrated service system.      The ER in Your Livingroom...
Escote

Health Care: Using lean to transform a hospital into a rehabilitation centre

South Karelia Social and Health Care District (Eksote) provides publicly funded social and health care to 133 000 citizens of South Karelia in South-Eastern...
BRIPPED Project

Intravenous Access

Obtaining vascular access is a critical first step in resuscitation and initiating treatment to patients presenting to the Emergency Department (ED). Patients may have...
Department of Paediatrics - University of Illionois at Chicago

A Public Health Approach to Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines child maltreatment as, “… the abuse and neglect that occurs to children under 18 years of age. It...
Cancer

Development of integrated non-invasive methods for cancer diagnosis and treatment

Stuart J. Corr1,2,3, Steven Curley1,4, Zhihui Wang5,6, and Vittorio Cristini5,6 1Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA 2Department...
Pfalzklinikum

Pfalzklinikum and the Alliance against Depression Landau-Südliche Weinstraße e.V.: Challenges in 2016

The targets of the Alliance’s work are information on depression and its treatment possibilities, destigmatization as well as information on concrete contact points and...
Pfalzklinikum

Peer work in mental health – The major break-through of obstinacy?

Now we see it happen again: an apparently new term appears in the sky of psychiatry: "peer work".  It means that now ill people...

Gynaecological cancers –prevention and early detection

Murat Gultekin, Vice-President of the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO) highlights the importance of early detection of gynaecological cancers for prevention According to World...
mental health

Connecting the dots between physical and mental health

Ophelie Martin, Communications Officer at Mental Health Europe shares insights on the link between physical and mental health, illustrating facts with her own personal...

Citizens with mental illness are helped by tele-rehabilitation using video technologies

Citizens with mental disorder face a number of challenges returning to everyday life following discharge from psychiatric hospital. The citizens often feel insecure, anxious,...
acute medicine

Research opportunities in Acute Medicine

Dinesen L1, 2, Poots AJ1, Bell D1, 2. 1.NIHR CLAHRC NW London, Imperial College London 2.Dept. Acute Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital What is Acute...
Cancer

Prediction of cancer treatment outcome using physics

Vittorio Cristini1,2, Eugene J. Koay3, and Zhihui Wang1,2 1Department of NanoMedicine and Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77054, USA 2Brown...

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