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Category Archives: Ireland
The 19th HISI Annual Conference and Scientific Symposium will be held over two days, on 19-20 November 2014 in Dublin Castle Conference Centre. The agenda will focus on “how technology is changing healthcare, and applying its uses for the enhancement of service delivery and patient car
The next Northern Ireland Connected Health Ecosystem (NICH-ECO) quarterly gathering is on October 2, 2014. A range of activities are planned to promote interaction and networking. The Agenda can be viewed here.
Hosted by the Northern Ireland Confederation for Health and Social Care, an eHealth Conference, eHealth and Care in Northern Ireland: Celebrating success, planning for the future will be held over 8th/9th October 2014. Among other eHealth topics, attendees can find out
Kildare company HealthComms has signed a contract for its MyHomeReach software, with an organisation in Melbourne, which brings the number of users of its MyHomeReach software in Australia to 500. The company aims to increase this to 50,000 over the next two years. The HealthCo
The upcoming 6th Annual Translational Medicine Conference (TMED6) will focus on ‘Personalising Health and Care’ by exploring ‘the challenges and opportunities created through the development of new technologies and approach
All acute hospitals in Cork and Kerry have introduced an electronic system for GPs referring patients for public outpatient hospital appointments as part of a Health Service Executive national pilot project. Read more: The Irish Times
An app to help people with Parkinson’s Disease has been developed. By using an auditory cue it can overcome one of the symptoms of Parkinson’s
The team at AMBER, the Science Foundation Ireland-funded materials science centre, and the School of Physics TCD, working with researchers from the University of Surrey, have discovered a method of creating wearable sensors from shop-bought rubber bands.
2014 marks the 8th Annual Irish Human Computer Interaction (iHCI) conference, Ireland’s leading forum for work in all areas of Human Computer Interaction. The conference theme is “Shaping our Digital Lives” which reflects how technology influences our home, work, play, and … Continue reading
The Irish Government has just announced that a National Health Innovation Hub will be established in 2014, following the success of a Demonstrator project in Cork and an independent evaluation of its role. The Hub aims to support Irish businesses in the … Continue reading
The first commercial telescopic eye implant outside the USA trials sector, has been implanted in an 80 year old Sligo man’s eye. The tiny telescopic implant uses sophisticated micro-optical technology to magnify central vision images. This provides improved ‘straight ahead’ vision. Read more: … Continue reading
Ireland’s most important annual healthcare management summit brings together the range of stakeholders in the management and delivery of Ireland’s health service to discuss and debate the ever-changing healthcare environment. In 2014, they will have three separate tracks: Health Insurance, Hospital … Continue reading
This report entitled “E-government and older people in Ireland, North and South” finds that while the numbers of older people with access to and using the internet are increasing, the numbers remain low in comparison to other age groups. 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
Silicon Republic interviews John O’Brien, CEO of S3, about the company’s background and strategy. Read more