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The Role of Academia in Reorientation Models of Care—Insights on eHealth

by 1,* and 2,*
Centre for eIntegrated Care (CeIC), Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland
The ADAPT Centre, O Reilly Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Informatics 2019, 6(3), 37;
Received: 15 May 2019 / Revised: 26 August 2019 / Accepted: 27 August 2019 / Published: 1 September 2019
This paper provides a summary of progress on implementation research conducted to deliver evidence-based informatics infrastructure and guidance resources to advance integrated care in Ireland. (1) Background: The International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP©) R&D centre has progressed with its agenda to advance informatics theory and optimise the nursing contribution within eHealth Ireland. The centre has evolved as a formal multi-disciplinary research centre in Dublin City University expanding its research activity to become the Centre for eIntegrated Care (CeIC). The mission of the CeIC is to advance eIntegrated care in order to improve health and wellbeing of citizens; (2) Methods: In this paper, CeIC offers insights into the specific approaches adopted to realise this vision using Innovation 2.0 and Open Science as an emerging paradigm and rigorous methodology to drive transformational change; (3) Conclusions; we provide here a summary of our activity and discuss our experiences to date. We present detail on our progress through three core viewpoints namely (1) the individual and stakeholder engagement; (2) the development of technology infrastructure and (3) the political process considering the academic role in advancing informatics research. Our conclusions suggest that one needs to intrinsically link all three perspectives and provide focused interactions in order to bring about sustainable change for progression of eHealth. View Full-Text
Keywords: integrated care; informatics; innovation; health integrated care; informatics; innovation; health
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