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Author Archives: Toni Bunting
The recent DHSSPS Press Release on 2nd European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing Conference can be accessed here.
The Patient and Client Council would like to understand the experiences of people who have or are currently using the Telemonitoring NI service and would be very interested to get your feedback. If you receive this service, have received it … Continue reading
A company which employs skin sensor technology to monitor the impact of marketing and advertising has just received investment topping £600,000. Neuromarketing pioneer Sensum has secured early-stage funding to help advertisers gauge the effectiveness of their campaigns through new-age technological … Continue reading
Julia O’Rourke has just won the Clinical Innovation Award 2013, sponsored by Enterprise Ireland and Cleveland Clinic, for technology called REMPAD, which supports ‘reminiscence activity’ for older people and those with dementia. She spoke to Silicon Republic’s Claire O’Connell about the … Continue reading
One Irish startup has won a pilot with the largest hospital in the country to replace doctors’ pagers in hospitals. Read more: The Independent
Here’s some catch-up news from the third EU-US Connected Health Conference, which was part of the recent Connected Health Week in Boston: Stormont adds weight to US push for improved healthcare – Belfast Telegraph Health Minister Promotes Northern Ireland For ‘Connected … Continue reading
Five companies developing healthcare and lifestyle projects pitched against each other in the final of the TMED Health Challenge 2013, which took place as part of this year’s CultureTECH festival. The TMED Health Challenge 2013 developed in partnership with C-TRIC, … Continue reading
The ActivAge conference is a joint initiative between The Digital Hub and Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing (MISA) at St. James’s Hospital in Dublin. The conference will explore the role of technology in supporting healthy ageing. It will bring together clinicians, tech innovators, entrepreneurs, … Continue reading
Silicon Republic interviews John O’Brien, CEO of S3, about the company’s background and strategy. Read more
A Queen’s University Belfast team which is developing a range of novel medical diagnostic tests is the overall winner of the 25k Awards 2013, sponsored by Bank of Ireland. The awards are made under the NISP CONNECT entrepreneurship programme, which … Continue reading
In February 2012 we reported on the formation of a ‘Connected Health Innovation Centre’ (CHIC) for Northern Ireland. This week the centre was officially launched by Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster. CHIC is supported by a £5 million R&D grant from … Continue reading
During a recent visit to the South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen the Minister Edwin Poots took the opportunity to view the hospital’s new Electronic Document Management (EDM) system. The system is the first of its kind in Northern Ireland and commenced as … Continue reading
Time is running out if your company is interested in participating in Northern Ireland’s Connected Health Innovation Centre (CHIC). The funding for CHIC is now in place and companies who would like to take part are invited to apply to become … Continue reading
Ofcom’s Communications 2013 Market Report, published today, has shown a startling explosion in the use of tablet computers and smartphones in Northern Ireland. The research declared NI the tablet computer capital of the UK, with almost one in three households now owning one. That … Continue reading
An article in Monday’s Independent featured an article about the benefits of ‘assistive technology’, in an interview with Judy Williams whose dad was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and dementia in 2006. Read more: The Independent