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self-management interventions should be included in clinical guidelines?

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self-management interventions are most cost-effective in practice?

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self-management interventions work best for my condition?

What is the COMPAR-EU project?

What is the COMPAR-EU project?

COMPAR-EU is a multimethod, inter-disciplinary project that will contribute to bridging the gap between current knowledge and practice of self-management interventions. COMPAR-EU aims to identify, compare, and rank the most effective and cost-effective self-management interventions (SMIs) for adults in Europe living with one of the four high-priority chronic conditions: type 2 diabetes, obesity, chronic obstructive pulmonary

disease, and heart failure. The project will provide support for policymakers, guideline developers and professionals to make informed decisions on the adoption of the most suitable self-management interventions through an IT platform, featuring decision-making tools adapted to the needs of a wide range of end users (including researchers, patients, and industry).

An EU-Funded Project Supporting Self-Management

Find out more about the project in this video.

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Key elements & benefits of patient self-management

Thanks to all interviewee who participated in this video that we have recorded at the European PatientsĀ“ Forum Congress 2019.

News

New COMPAR-EU leaflet on recommendations for the future, the platform and Self-Management Europe

The COMPAR-EU project team recently the second leaflet containing new updates on the work on the project and an outlook [...]

The COMPAR-EU platform launched

Evidence for existing self-management interventions (SMIs) is increasing exponentially, as is the need for strategies and tools to facilitate their [...]

Invitation: COMPAR-EU workshop May 2022, digital

The COMPAR-EU project team invites you to join a workshop on Exploring market opportunities of self-management tools. It will take [...]

Events

COMPAR-EU Final Research Conference

During the last 5 years, COMPAR-EU has identified, compared, and [...]

COMPAR-EU Final Conference Advocacy Event

The European Patiens Forum will host the COMPAR-EU Final Conference [...]

Blog

Final Research Conference – Presenting key findings, the main product and having meaningful discussions

From 26-27.10.22 we organized our final research conference in Palma. Here we presented the key findings of our project, and we also launched the main product of our study, an innovative information technology platform featuring self-management tools. Leading researchers in the field held keynote presentations and young researchers presented their work in a poster presentation.

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Scientific Articles

Aug
2022

Effectiveness of eHealth Self-management Interventions in Patients With Heart Failure: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Heart failure (HF) is a common clinical syndrome associated with substantial morbidity, a heavy economic burden, and high risk of readmission. eHealth self-management interventions may be an effective way to improve HF clinical outcomes. Objective: The aim of this study was to systematically review the evidence for the effectiveness of eHealth self-management in patients with HF.

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Work Packages

COMPAR-EU is based on a multimethod, interdisciplinary approach. The project exists of three main phases and is divided into ten work packages (WP), integrating partners from Belgium, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands and Spain.

*WP1 and WP10 are not presented in the figure as they draw on the entire project. The objective of WP1 is to ensure compliance with the ethics requirements. WP10 addresses the overall strategic project coordination and management.

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