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A full day of impact investment cases and discussions in Oxford

[Photograph: Anders Lundkvist] On the 24th of April, Oxford University together with RISE and West Midlands Academic Health Science Network arrange a day full of impact investment cases and discussions. During the day, people from Sweden, UK, Spain and Hungary participated. The agenda for the meeting was: 10:00   Health Impact Bond and Outcomes Contracts, Sweden (RISE) RISE will discuss setting up a diabetes prevention impact bond and the vision of establishing an impact investment market in Sweden 11:00   Making the business case…

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City of Rotterdam visit to Stockolm

Visit from Rotterdam team to Stockholm, 19-20 of February 2018 Monday the 19th and Tuesday the 20th of February, City of Rotterdam visited Stockholm as a kick-off to start their work with developing a Business Case as a base for a potential Health Impact Bond against diabetes type 2 in Rotterdam. Participants from Rotterdam were experts within 1) SIB, 2) policy public health and diabetes, 3) EU projects, and 4) the new project leader for Rotterdams part in the Health…

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GDPR workshops January 2018

GDPR workshops January 2018 The project is working with expert from Health Connect Partners on the coming law GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), who has held two days workshop with us to perform a data privacy assessment for the Health integrator. The workshop covered following topics: The politics and regulation of data  – how we go to the GDPR and its  core objectives: Legitimate processing Individual rights Transparency & Accountability Security & privacy Legitimate processing Consent Legitimate interests Secondary purposes…

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Impact exchange – Learn from the experts of Helsinki

Header image: Source: Helsinki Marketing, Photographer: Jussi Hellsten Impact exchange – Learn from the experts of Helsinki 12th of December, 2017 A snowy Tuesday in December just before Swedish traditional day of Lucia, the team went to Helsinki to learn from the experience of SITRA and Epicus who have setup several impact bonds in Finland. Participants came from Stockholm county council, RISE, IESE business school, Impact Invest Scandinavia and ALDC Partnership. Topic: Presentation of the Social Impact Bond on prevention of…

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Health Index meeting in Barcelona

Health index meeting in Barcelona, November  In November 28th-29th 2017, representatives from RISE and SLL in Sweden visited IESE and AQuAS in Barcelona, Spain, to discuss the Health Index development within the project. The agenda for the meeting covered topics such as: Payer perspective Health Index Target Population & Screening, experience from AQuAs Study, planned measurements and follow-ups Expected outcomes from the payer perspective Funder perspective The SIB Business Model and insights from other SIBs The operator’s perspective Putting it…

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The Stockholm County Council set ambition to launch the first Health Impact Bond

The Stockholm County Council set ambition to launch the first Health Impact Bond The Stockholm County Council has signed a letter of intent with the ambition to create the first Health Impact Bond for preventative health in EU. The purpose is to share the risk and value between different actors and support the development of innovative efforts to avoid greater costs in the future. The council pays for health outcomes according to a pre-defined heath index. Obesity, sedentary, smoking and…

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Invitation Impact Exchange

Are you eager to fix your society’s problems through a new and innovative public sector mechanism? Join our study trips on impact based financing to Oxford December 6th, Helsinki December 12th and Rotterdam early 2018. The trips are arranged within the Project Healthmovement financed by EIT Health, http://www.eithealth.eu More info and signup here: http://healthmovement.eu/social-impact-bonds/impact-exchange/

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Thesis about Health Impact Bond

Thesis about Health Impact Bond It is stated that healthcare sector is facing an economic crisis. This means that the current system can go broke since expenses are overcoming the economic power of society. Therefore, developing cost-effective initiatives, which produce good results without costing too much money, are an interesting perspective to explore. An example would be developing disease management projects, as a strategy to drive value and reduce costs. For this, a complete reformulation of the system must occur,…

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Measure your fitness with Healthmovement at Almedalen

During the first week of July, the Healthmovement exhibited in Almedalen, Sweden’s most important arena for politics and development. Together with a Health Trainer, participants could measure their fitness level/oxygen uptake during a bicycle test. Petra, Fredrik and Dag were also in place to inform about the project and create Contacts.The Healthmovement’s stand was located in RISE’s and MVTe’s tent in Hälsodalen (Health valley) and the event was a collaboration with Monark Exercise AB and GIH. The Health Trainer is educated at GIH. Krim…

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