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Health Informatics Society of Ireland Annual Conference 2014

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

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ICH-ECO quarterly gathering

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.

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NI’s Competence Centre launched in Connected Health

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

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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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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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NI Task And Finish Group Recommendations

The NI Task and Finish Group was established under the remit of the Connected Health and Prosperity Board, to aid the exploitation of opportunities from Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland. The group’s final report is now available from the European Connected Health … Continue reading

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eHealth week offers opportunity to showcase NI, says Poots

We must seize the opportunities offered by eHealth Week to promote innovation, economic growth and employment in Northern Ireland. That was the key message today from Health Minister Edwin Poots ahead of a round of high-profile engagements in Belfast and Dublin … Continue reading

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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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Sleep monitoring system: Paving the way for better sleep in Alzheimer’s?

A new sleep pattern monitoring system has been developed by UK researchers to help spot sleep disturbance in people diagnosed with early dementia. The system, known as PAViS, could be used remotely by healthcare workers to view sleep profiles and analyse sleep … Continue reading

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Technology must play a central role in future healthcare delivery

Technology must play a central role in future healthcare delivery in order to contain costs, improve access and enhance the quality of patient care. That was the message from the Health Minister Edwin Poots during a visit to Consillium Technologies … 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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Sensormind and Vodafone shortlisted for Best Mobile Health Product or Service at Global Mobile Awards

Irish connected health start-up Sensormind has been shortlisted in partnership with Vodafone for the Best Mobile Health Product or Service award at the 18th Global Mobile Awards at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Read more: Silicon Republic

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NI Connected Health and Prosperity Event – Brussels

Some links can be found below with regard to last week’s ‘Northern Ireland Connected Health and Prosperity Event’ at the European Parliament in Brussels. During the two day event, Health Minister Edwin Poots and Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster announced the … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Comes to Ireland 2013

The 5th annual ‘Global Technology Leaders Summit’ will take place on January 22nd at Cork City Hall, with the ‘hottest Irish start-ups showcasing their companies and technologies’. Technology CEOs and investors from Asia, Russia and the US will be in … Continue reading

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Irish government reverses elderly personal alarm decision

The Government has reversed the controversial decision to halve spending this year on personal security alarms for older people. The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny told RTÉ’s “This Week” programme that everyone aged over 65 would be eligible to apply for a grant … Continue reading

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