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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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Healthmovement at EIT press event in Paris

The 30th of May and 1st of June  EIT Health arranged a meeting for journalists in Paris to present its importance in creating and implementing innovation within EU.  The Healthmovement was one of the showcase to demonstrate how risk and value can be shared more sustainable by using innovative financial contracting, Health Impact Bond. The ambition is to implement EUs first Health Impact Bond for preventive health in Stockholm during 2018. The project was presented by Jan Andersson, Director of…

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Design Sprint

Between the 8th-12th of May, Aslak and Fredrik lead a team of designers, developers, stakeholders and experts through a Design Sprint – a five-day process for answering critical business questions through design, prototyping, and testing ideas with customers. In order to develop the Health Movement offer, the team went through a whole design process in five days. Starting with mapping out the design challenge, sketching and evaluating solutions with the help of experts and stakeholders and iterating the ideas into…

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An investigative trip to Birmingham, England

An investigative trip to Birmingham, England Members of RISE and MSD travelled from Sweden to Birmingham on the 21st-22nd of April to visit the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN). This was to learn more about what has been achieved through social finance and regional social enterprises to deliver health and wellbeing programmes across the region. Birmingham, like Stockholm, has a population of 1.1 million and has a young, diverse population that is the largest outside of London. Fredrik and…

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City of Rotterdam shares their experience on social impact bonds

City of Rotterdam shares their experience on social impact bonds On February 23rd-24th the project team visited City of Rotterdam to learn from Rotterdam’s experience in setting up SIBs as well as one day to plan the Health movement project. Among other things the team got to meet with the originators of the first impact bond in the Netherlands which targets the challenge of getting young people from benefits into work, education or their own business. We met with among…

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Workshop in Stockholm with Social Finance Israel

Workshop in Stockholm with Social Finance Israel The Health Movement Project kick-started on January 11th-13th in Stockholm with a workshop together with representatives from Social Finance Israel (SFI). SFI is a financial intermediary that aims to provide both social and financial returns to investors. They are leading social-financial innovation in Israel to help tackle some of the country’s most urget social issues. As a part of this, SFI have developed a Social Impact Bond to tackle  type 2 diabetes in high-risk pre-diabetics, and shared their experiences with the Project Group during these…

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