Category Archives: Ireland

The 10th National Health Summit (Dublin)

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

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E-government and older people in Ireland, North and South

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

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New Irish tech company wins pilot to replace hospital pagers with new app

One Irish startup has won a pilot with the largest hospital in the country to replace doctors’ pagers in hospitals. Read more: The Independent

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S3 places its chips on the future of TV and healthcare

Silicon Republic interviews John O’Brien, CEO of S3, about the company’s background and strategy. Read more

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Connected Health Innovation Centre: Call for New Members

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

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Technology can help both carers and patients

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

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No 4G for Ireland …yet!

The European Commission has revealed that three out of every four people living in the EU can’t access 4G/LTE (Long Term Evolution) mobile connections, which would enable significantly faster data rates for both uploading and downloading for computers, tablets and smartphones. EE, the … Continue reading

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Watch Health Hack Dublin

The Health Hack in Dublin, hosted by HISI & The Irish Computer Society has been consolidated into a documentary style video. You can watch it on HISI’s website here.

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NSA Leaks Raise Questions For Irish Data Security

Following Edward Snowden’s whistle blowing of the NSA’s Prisim program, the Health Informatics Society of Ireland (HISI) examines the implications of snoopers scooping up the data of Irish businesses, and looks at what can be done to limit the risks. Undoubtedly … Continue reading

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Fujitsu Launches Research Project to Provide Health Monitoring Technologies and Assisted Independent Living

Fujitsu Laboratories Limited and Fujitsu Ireland Ltd. today announced the launch of the KIDUKU Project, a research initiative that aims to provide “monitoring services and assisted independent living for senior citizens and patients who live in smart houses”. The project … Continue reading

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SilverCloud Health raises €1.5m to target global e-therapy market

Irish health-tech start-up, SilverCloud Health has just secured €1.5m of new equity funding. The company’s co-founder and CEO, Ken Cahill, spoke to Silicon Republic about their plans to disrupt the online health and wellness space with a new e-therapy platform, especially in … Continue reading

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Device to help children with Cystic Fibrosis wins Health Hack

The overall winning solution at the Health Hack Dublin event over the weekend was a device linked to a CFit iOS game aimed at helping children with Cystic Fibrosis to do vital exercise. The winning team ‘Kipster’ created a solution that … Continue reading

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Tech Companies Wanted to Develop ECG Monitoring System

- Call for expressions of Interest – The opportunity: The vision for this Connected Health initiative is to develop an ECG (electrocardiogram) monitoring system that enables ECG images and data to be wirelessly transmitted from ambulance/patient locations to the Emergency and … Continue reading

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Coding challenge Health Hack Dublin taking place in June

Business and Leadership have a feature on Dublin Health Hack, the coding challenge to seeks out innovative and inspiring health solutions. Taking place on 22 and 23 of June, Health Hack Dublin is aimed at producing high-quality software that has … Continue reading

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Cork tech event to focus on robotics, cloud and big data

Not-for-profit tech industry group it@cork is hosting a technology summit in Cork this Wednesday to home in on future trends in areas such as cloud computing, robotics, big data and digital media. Dubbed the European Technology Summit, the event will feature … Continue reading

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