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Innovative approaches for chronic illness in public health and healthcare systems. Chronic diseases. Date: 19 -20 October 2010, Brussels 19 October: Two pre-events in collaboration with the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) and the European Respiratory Society (ERS)
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Date: 19 -20 October 2010, Brussels
19 October: Two pre-events in collaboration with the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) and the European Respiratory Society (ERS)
20 October: Ministerial conference
1 December: discussion in the European Parlement on the conclusions of the conference
Main objective : concrete initiatives to stimulate innovative approaches related to prevention of chronic diseases and to the organisation of healthcare systems
Participants: Member States, Commission, International organisations (WHO, OECD, …), Representatives of patient and professional organisations.
not limited to major chronic conditions
account for 45.9% of the global burden of disease
growing with the ageing population
86% of all deaths in 2005
expected increase of deaths due to chronic diseases by 17% between 2005 and 2015
need for a coherent and integrated approach
Patient involvement and perception
Perception of chronic ill people
Prevention of common risk factors
Life style and general environment
Innovative, effective and evaluated prevention policies
Health care systems
Challenges for primary care, hospital care and residential care
Patient related new technologies
Management of chronic diseases
Empowerment to increase awareness and information of all chronic diseases
Shared responsability and shared decision making
E-health (including social media) as a tool to increase patients empowerment
Improve patient friendly e-health applications
A collective, global and goal-oriented approach is needed within a HIAP framework
Need for involvement of the citizens/patients.
Prioritisation and setting targets is important to ensure consistency and continuity in policy and strategy
Importance of the commitment of stakeholders
Chronic disease requires a pro-active, planned, accountable, effective and comprehensive approach, which encompasses self care
Chronic care model is more than a disease management approach
The whole person approach is important: do not reduce chronic disease to only the medical aspects
New technologie approachintegrated in already available services
Patient/stakeholder involvement in developing chronic care policy
Role of Health in EU2020
Need for stronger EU collaboration on research for prevention and care of chronic illness.
Need for EU work on all chronic diseases
Patient involvement is key
Holistic approach to prevention: Make healthy choice easy
Better coordination of health care to allow patient participation