7th ISRICH conference
Pitesti, Romania, 17-18 May, 2013
The key themes of the 7th ISRICH conference were:
1- What is the role of relationships underlying the health of human individuals (mind, Self; body, behaviors), while embedded in a larger social and natural environment;
2- What are the values and cultural notions of human individuals and collectives that underlie the relationships of care and caring for health?
3-What is the role of relationships in the creation and functioning of our healthcare systems and organizations, embedded in social, economic and ecological systems? How to transform relationships to close the gaps in health, service delivery, knowledge and sustainability?
6th ISRICH conference
Paris, France, 25-27 April, 2012
The key themes of the 6th ISRICH conference were:
1- What are the consequences of the new world order when it comes to health?
2- What are the consequences of the specialization of territories or regions in each health care sector?
3- What are the new material and symbolic boundaries of care, and what is their impact on patients, health professionals, and the practice of health care itself?
5th ISRICH conference
Paris, France,5-6 May, 2011
The key themes of the 5th ISRICH conference were:
1-The consequences of the reorganization of the health systems through health institutions. Do these changes promote global cooperation or more competition between states?
2-Medical tourism and its implications for health systems for health professionals and patients
3-The new symbolic boundaries of care (prevention, wellness ...)
4th ISRICH conference
Paris, France, 13-14 may, 2010
The key themes of the 4th ISRICH conference were:
1-How do the demographic changes (aging of the population) affect the health care systems and the work of health professionals
2-What does a sustanaible health care system really mean?
3-How can we measure performance, effectiveness and sustainability of the health care systems as well as of its organizations?
4-How are new innovation and new knowledge created in Health care Systems ans how do they reach the patient?
Find the best papers of the 4th ISRICH conference in a special issue of the european review 'journal of social management' (available in 2011).
3rd ISRICH conference
Manchester, Uk, 4-5 june 2009
The key themes of the 3rd ISRICH conference were:
1-How is new knowledge created in Health care Systems ans how does it reach the patient?
2-How are new institutions in health care systems crafted in social-political system, and how do they impact on the diffusion of new knowledge?
3-How does the current financial and economic crises affect health care and health policy reforms?
The 2nd ISRICH conference
Saint Petersbourg (Russia), 8-9 may 2008
2nd Isrich conference interests were:
1-How is new knowledge created in health care systems and how does it reach the patient ?
2-How are new institutions in health care systems crafted in the socio-political system, and how do they impact on the diffusion of new knowledge ?
The first ISRICH conference
Budapest, 10th-12th May 2007
The European Research Group on Innovation and Change in Health Care Systems (ERGICHCS) has decided to create ISRICH.