Medea Academy

Medea Academy 2023

Home Integrated Care at the turning point: Innovation as the way forward for services sustainability

June 26-29, 2023 – Fattoria di Maiano, Florence (Italy)

Medea Academy 2022The COVID-19 pandemic has globally reinforced the necessity of strengthen care in territorial settings and joining up health and social care services, especially at home. What is the role of innovation and services transformation within this challenge? According to the priorities of Next Generation EU strategy, digital innovation has to be enhanced as enabling growth strategy of European societies, increasing services accessibility and sustainability. The Medea Academy will focus on how to design, assess and maximize the value generated through the innovation in health and social care.

The MEDEA Academy, co-organized by an international partnership, hosted in a wonderful location on the Tuscany’s hills just above Florence, is designed to offer a unique multidisciplinary training experience for early career researchers and stakeholders who are focusing on the different domains related to innovation in integrated care services. The Academy, through a multi-disciplinary and cross-sectors perspective, will deliver formal teaching, practical experiences and working groups over a period of 4 days around enabling technologies, health, social science, service policies and sustainability.

Training will be delivered by a multidisciplinary team of experts with a track record in research, co-design, implementation and evaluation of technology-based healthcare services. They will share their knowledge and expertise to co-design, deliver and assess the impact of innovative solutions and services. A number of exemplar Case Studies and best practices at local and European level will be discussed.

Due to the strong international connotation, its specific education format, the coaching and the intense working group activities, the Academy will strength the synergy between research and services communities and enable strategies to promote collaboration, best practice sharing and introduction of service innovation towards a more effective, sustainable, personalized home integrated care.


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Medea Academy - TestimonialsSerena Malloggi
“La MEDEA Accademy è stata un’ottima opportunità per affrontare il delicato tema dell’introduzione dell’innovazione nei contesti sociali e di cura. Questa summer school non solo fornisce delle solide basi teoriche sull’argomento ma soprattutto offre degli utili strumenti pratici per poter introdurre servizi innovativi nel proprio contesto lavorativo. A questo riguardo, i lavori di gruppo e le attività di focus group sono state per me estremamente formative.”.

Medea Academy - TestimonialsRory Coyne
“La MEDEA Academy è stata un’eccellente opportunità di apprendimento per me come studente di dottorato in Psicologia. Non avevo mai condotto un’intervista di focus group prima e la formazione e le risorse che ho acquisito mi hanno fornito le competenze necessarie per applicare con successo questo approccio”.

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