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).