Category Archives: mHealth

Welcome to the Machine

    As part of e-health week, a special screening and panel discussion of a new film which explores the nature of technology and what it means to be human will be screened on 14 May. Welcome to the Machine weaves interviews and profiles … Continue reading

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Making Connected Health a reality

This month’s Ulster Business contains a feature article about some ‘Connected Health’ developments in Northern Ireland.

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TMED Health Hack to explore digital solutions

The 5th Annual Translational Medicine Conference (TMED5) will take place on 2-3rd May this year. TMED5 will explore the challenges of delivering healthcare to an ageing population and showcase novel approaches in both disease prevention and management. The Conference will be preceded on … Continue reading

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HealthHack Dublin in association with eHealthWeek

Health Hack Dublin weekend brings together doctors, nurses, developers, designers, and other “geeks who love Healthcare” to create solutions to problems in the health space. Health hack events are ongoing and enjoy the support of prominent health care and technology … Continue reading

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New Developments in mHealth

Are you a mobile software professional, healthcare professional or entrepreneur interested in the new developments in mobile healthcare? If so then New Developments in mHealth is for you. New Developments in mHealth is the first in a new season of free regular networking events organised … Continue reading

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NOW OPEN: Social Innovation Camp NI Call for Ideas

Social Innovation Camp brings together software developers and designers with people who understand a social problem to help build web and mobile solutions to social challenges.  The Social Innovation Camp Northern Ireland Calls for Ideas is now open. The next UK … Continue reading

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Some recent start-up news in Irish health-tech …

  Esri Ireland wins digital health contest with its GIS expertise Esri Ireland, a software and services organization based in Dublin that specializes in geographic information systems (GIS) participated in a new digital health project that was launched by the Digital Hub … Continue reading

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Gamifying meditative breathing with the Zen biosensor

Zinc Software, a Dublin-based company that is developing next-generation heart sensors, has secured €650,000 in an investment round to bring its first product to market. The company is pioneering a wireless biosensor, termed ‘Zen’, that clips onto an ear lobe. Once … Continue reading

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Where tech meets social: how entrepreneurs use tech to drive social change

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) has been helping social enterprises across Ireland scale up for the past eight years. However, the organisation is seeing a shift towards technology social entrepreneurship. Silicon Republic talks to the founders of two social enterprises about … Continue reading

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Digital health start-ups converge in Dublin for three-month bootcamp

Eight ventures that are pioneering technologies in the digital health space are starting a three-month accelerator programme in Dublin. Eoghan Jennings, founder of Startupbootcamp Dublin, talks to Silicon Republic about how HealthXL will aim to help these start-ups bring their … Continue reading

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…Some catch up items

Some recent news items readers may be interested in…   Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Learn From Ulster Health Technology Leader – University of Ulster Press Release    Sligo IT team wins with support for social, physical health of elderly – The … Continue reading

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TECHXPLORE CONFERENCE

The widest range of speakers on digital technology ever assembled in Northern Ireland will gather for the first ever TechXplore technology expo in Belfast on Thursday 28th February. The event aims to enable and develop digital technology among businesses, the … Continue reading

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Teen e-therapy programme to tackle self-esteem issues

Bodywhys (the Eating Disorders Association of Ireland) has launched am e-therapy programme designed to promote self-esteem, coping skills and mental well-being with the aim of tackling the issue of eating disorders. SeeMySelf is designed to help young people understand how they … Continue reading

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Health 2.0 Dublin: “mHealth – Bridging the gap between patient and physician”

Health 2.0 promotes, showcases and catalyzes new technologies in health care. Through a worldwide series of conferences, code-a-thons, prize challenges, and more, the organisation has ‘leading market intelligence on new health technology companies’. The Dublin ‘chapter’ of the international movement, Health2Dublin, is one … Continue reading

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Ireland urged to move on mobile healthcare

Ireland should move quickly to develop its mobile healthcare industry and make a name for the country in the sector, a leading industry figure has said. Known as the mHealth sector, it utilises mobile technology to enable management of health … Continue reading

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