ICanFunction (mICF) presented at Stanford MedicineX

MedicineX is the most discussed health care conference in the world. In 5 conferences over 20 million people were reached! We were extremely pleased to be accepted at Stanford MedicineX 2016 as this is a conference that aligns perfectly with our philosophy – We put the person into personalized medicine. Olaf with Lieutenant Colonel Downing …

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mICF Oral Ignite! at Stanford Medicine X, Silicon valley

mICF was selected to present an Oral Ignite! Session at Stanford Medicine X in Silicon Valley. You are invited to join Dr. Olaf Kraus de Camargo ( Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University, Canada), who will enthuse you with his talk “The ICanFunction international partnership – from diagnosis to function”

Holding thumbs: Fogarty funding opportunity

In August 2016 a small working group of the mICF partnership submitted a grant application to the U.S. based federal agency, National Institutes of Health entitled “ICanFunction mHealth Solution (mICF): Improving mental health of vulnerable youth in South Africa by mapping narratives of context and functioning to ICF.” If successfully funded, a mental health mICF …

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First mICF proof of concept

A prototype of a patient-driven ICF-based assessment tool is being developed for persons with severe disabilities so that they can self-report their life situation.   A Finnish team is developing the first mICF proof of concept in their “Feasibility Study of a Patient-driven Mobile ICF-based  ICanFunction Assessment Tool (mICF)”. This one-year project (2016-2017) aims to design …

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A new dynamic tool for mICF content development – the Term Editor

The Term Editor is an open source software suited for developing and maintaining terminologies, ontologies and information structures. The mICF content in Term editor includes ICF (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health) terms, natural language terms (i.e. related terms and synonyms) and terms from instruments to measure functioning in different languages.