The European Hospital and Healthcare Federation visits ihcare, during the 35º HOPE Exchange Programme

by ihCare on 16 May, 2016 , Comments Off on The European Hospital and Healthcare Federation visits ihcare, during the 35º HOPE Exchange Programme

ihcare has received the visit of European Hospital and Healthcare Federation, during the 35º HOPE Exchange Programme with the theme “Innovation in hospitals and healthcare: the way forward” , with Coimbra Hospital and University Centre as partner.

With innovation as motte, ihcare had the opportunity to present showercare® to experts in health and responsible in hospital from different European countries, as an innovative solution in the area of health, particularly as an effective means in the fight against healthcare associated infections and significantly improved comfort and well-being of patients.

“This solution definitively will be an added value for health professionals,” considered the Finnish Mika Heikkila, nurse specialist in Intensive Care. “The Finnish market is waiting the arrival of showercare®” she adds. In addition to the Finnish market, also the Polish market showed interest in showercare®, “would be very important to have this solution in our hospitals,” said Lukask Panasiuk, Polish representative in HOPE.

The feedback obtained by HOPE is a statement of ihcare as a recognised innovator by merit in the development of new solutions that contribute to the improvement of health care worldwide.

HOPE – European Hospital and Healthcare Federation-  mission is to promote improvements in the health of citizens throughout the countries of the European Union and a uniformly high standard of hospital care throughout the EU and to foster efficiency, effectiveness and humanity in the organisation and operation of hospital services and of the health systems within which they function.

The 35 HOPE Exchange Programme is taking place in Portugal until June 5, sponsored by HOPE and jointly organized by the Portuguese Association for Hospital Development (APDH) and the Central Administration of the Health System (ACSS).

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ihcare becomes a member of Health Cluster Portugal

by ihCare on 16 November, 2015 , No comments

ihcare is the latest member of the Health Cluster Portugal, which is presented as a pole of competitiveness and technology in the health sector.

On the 9th of November, ihcare was presented as a new member of the Health Cluster Portugal. The Health Cluster Portugal is an association that brings together only the most innovative organizations in the field of new technologies and solutions development for the health sector. It aims to rise Portugal to the highest competitive level in the research, development and commercialization of health-related products and services, targeting the most relevant international markets, based on the recognition of its excellence, technological level and competences in the field of innovation.

ihcare focus on the development and commercialization of innovative healthcare solutions, providing significant improvement for patient in-bed hygiene comfort and general well-being while offering effective means to address Hospital Acquired Infections. This partnership is a statement of ihcare as a recognized innovator by merit in the development of new solutions that contribute to the improvment of health care worldwide.

The collaboration between ihcare and the Health Cluster Portugal presents itself as an opportunity to create the optimal conditions for the development and pursuit of its objectives in the field of innovation and development of solutions of excellence in health care.

To know more about Health Cluster Portugal: http://healthportugal.com/

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Portugal becomes member of M8 Alliance, the group of the bests in the world in health sector

by ihCare on 12 October, 2015 , No comments

Health Minister says it is an exceptional moment for the portuguese medicine. Portugal was unanimously accepted in the M8 Alliance, considered the health G8. The dean of the University of Coimbra says this recognition opens the door to the investigation.

The portuguese application was accepted unanimously at the meeting of the World Health Summit, taking place in Berlin.

The dean of the University of Coimbra was pleased with the entry of Portugal in the group of the world’s best in healthcare.Speaking to the TSF, João Gabriel Silva points out that this recognitions

Speaking to the TSF, João Gabriel Silva points out that this recognitions is opening doors to the portuguese research worldwide.

The Health Minister, Paulo Macedo, points out that Portugal with this entry begins to participate in an important forum for discussion and thought on health, with the recognition of two highly prestigious institutions.
Portugal was represented by the consortium’s of Centro Hospital e Universitário de Coimbra and University of Coimbra. Paulo Macedo believes that the entry into the M8 Alliance is to give scale to the research projects and national innovation.

The entry of Portugal in the M8 Alliance, the G8 Health, can give “the scale research projects and national innovation, contributing decisively to a more competitive health economy”, says the government.
The M8 Alliance’s main mission is to improve health globally, and until now had 17 members from 13 different countries.

“Being part of this association, which sit the largest academies in the world and where is generated thinking on the main issues and trends in this sector, Portugal shall take part in another important debate and strategic thinking forum about global health” defended the Health Minister Paulo Macedo, in declarations to the Lusa agency.

The minister emphasizes that Portugal can now contribute all their knowledge in specific areas and differentiates in scientific excellence Forum and can give scale to research projects and national innovation, contributing decisively to a more competitive health economy. ”

“Through the consortium of the University of Coimbra and the Hospital Center and University of Coimbra, Portugal becomes the 14th country to join this restricted forum. It highlights the fact that the General Assembly of the M8 Alliance has unanimously voted the admission of the application of Coimbra. The M8 Alliance brings together 17 of the most prestigious universities and hospitals and of the world and is the most important sponsor of the World Health Conference “he said.

Paulo Macedo says also that the admission of Portugal is “a time of exceptional significance for the Portuguese medicine because it represents international recognition of two secular and highly prestigious institutions. This step of the internationalization of one of the units excellence in health care takes place in the same week that Portugal has appointed its first referral centers with European standards. These achievements come demonstrate the vitality and the quality of the NHS today” he said.

The application of Portugal, which was accepted unanimously and had been very well received by decision makers to July 16, during a visit to Germany of a Portuguese delegation and the Minister of the Portuguese Health, Paulo Macedo, saw now complete all process, during the General Assembly of the World Health Summit, in Berlin.

The M8 Alliance promotes translational research and innovation in the approach to care, targeting the development of effective health systems in disease prevention.

This network is the basis of academic excellence and which is based the organization of the World Health Summit, an annual forum for dialogue on health care.

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Ambassador in Germany says that Portugal is a country which one can trust

by ihCare on 13 August, 2015 , No comments

The ambassador of Portugal in Germany, Luís de Almeida Sampaio, assured this Wednesday to an audience of german managers and academics during the years of financial assistance “Portugal has shown that is a country in which one can trust completely.”

At the opening of a conference on health economics in Rostock, in northern Germany, the Portuguese ambassador emphasized that “the most valuable commodity on any stock exchange, rather than oil or gold, is the trust and credibility”.

“We won the most difficult battle, which was the restoration of the credibility,” said Luís de Almeida Sampaio, who in his speech stressed that Portugal has other critical factors of differentiation.

One such factor is political stability. “There are no surprises that may come from Portugal, regardless of the results of the October elections this year”, he said. The ambassador also mentioned the “remarkable social cohesion” and “almost perfect combination of quality training and adaptable workforce” as other factors of differentiation of Portugal.

In health economics conference which started on Wednesday in Rostock, Portugal is the guest country. The Portuguese delegation has about 30 participants, which include representatives of a dozen companies in the Centre region. The Health Minister Paulo Macedo, is one of the conference speakers.

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Portugal and Germany firm cooperation protocol in the Health sector

by ihCare on 13 August, 2015 , No comments

The commission of Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional do Centro (CCDRC) and the german institution Biocon Valley signed on Wednesday in Rostock, in northern Germany, a letter of intent for cooperation in health, through the exchange of research experiences, hospital care and techonological infrastructure. The agreement was signed during the 11th Economics Conference of Health of the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, where Portugal is the guest country. The Health Minister Paulo Macedo, participated in the opening of the conference and followed the signing of the document.

The agreement was signed during the 11th Economics Conference of Health of the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, where Portugal is the guest country. The Health Minister Paulo Macedo, participated in the opening of the conference and followed the signing of the document.The partnership developed between the CCDR and Biocon Valley, a German organization dedicated to promoting research projects in health, seek to exploit the similarities between the Central Portugal region and the region in which this German institution is located.

The partnership developed between the CCDR and Biocon Valley, a German organization dedicated to promoting research projects in health, seek to exploit the similarities between the Central Portugal region and the region in which this German institution is located.In Health Economics conference in Rostock also participate a dozen Portuguese companies looking for expansion opportunities in the German market. The list includes the Bluepharma, BMD, Coimbra Genomics, Genepredit, Glamhealth, IHCare, Intellicare, LABFit, Sensing and Future Take the Wind.

In Health Economics conference in Rostock also participate a dozen Portuguese companies looking for expansion opportunities in the German market. The list includes the Bluepharma, BMD, Coimbra Genomics, Genepredit, Glamhealth, IHCare, Intellicare, LABFit, Sensing and Future Take the Wind.

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