Symposium: ‘Toward an ecological healthcare’, Cronache di Medicina Narrative, Milan

Words, environments and resources for a supportable system. These are the themes adopted for the event organised by ISTUD Foundation. The event will occur on 13th December 2016 from 5 PM to 7 PM, at Palazzo delle Stelline, corso Magenta 61, Milan.

Toward an ecological healthcare” is a concept that means a system of cares that is respectful of people in their wholeness, from patients to relatives, from doctors to all the other experts of care.

In this healthcare eco-system, medical humanities bring efficacy and efficiency, recognised basics by the World Health Organization inside policies of September 2016:

Cultural context for health: the use of narrative method research in health sector

Through concrete examples that turn from the importance of narrative medicine in the construction of relational eco-systems between patients and caregiver and relatives, to the architecture to build healthcare eco-system like factor of care, to the healthcare managements that have to choose in a “ecologic” and sustainable way the organization strategies, the event wish to increase the perspectives of this healthcare that is now facing, for cuts at the public spending, for promotional campaign with an unclear interpretation and a demographic ageing not only of the patients but also of the caregivers, with an average age of the medical class of 51 years, a period of crisis and therefor potentiality of renovation.

This is the draft program of the event “Toward an ecological healthcare”:

17.00 – 17.15: Maria Giulia Marini, responsible of the Healthcare and Well-being area of ISTUD

Why Medical Humanities

17.15 – 17.30: Stefania Polvani, coordinator of the Narrative Medicine Lab. in the ASL of Florence

The soul of the OMNI observatory of Narrative Medicine and Medical Humanities

17.30 – 17.45: Laura Mazzanti, department of Medical and Surgical Science, University of Bologna

The “CRESCERE” case: the informed consensus about child care with a deficit of the growth hormone and the role of the narrative medicine

17.45 – 18.00: The politics of World Health Organization: connection with the author Trish Greenhalgh

Dialog with the participants

18.15 – 18.30: Luigi Reale, coordinator of Healthcare and Well-being area of ISTUD

Ecologic healthcare and difensive medicine

18.30 – 18.45: The architecture of beauty that produce health

18.45 – 19.00: Dialog with the participants

The event is oriented to all those people that have an active role with the healthcare and the well-being: healthcare managements, departments, associations of patients, doctors, nurses and all the others medical professions, and the companies that work in the world of healthcare and of the life sciences. Participation and registration for the event are free. For more information, visit the event webpages.

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