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Category Archives: telehealth
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
Health and Social Care is a significant driver for innovation and growth in Northern Ireland, a major new report has found. ‘The Economy and Jobs Initiative Task and Finish Group’ report was launched on Wednesday evening by Health Minister Edwin Poots … Continue reading
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
Efficient Electronic Care Records (ECR) can help us to monitor, predict, target and most importantly, vastly improve the healthcare delivered to people in Northern Ireland. That was the message from Health Minister Edwin Poots following a visit to Southwestern Medical Centre … Continue reading
This month’s Ulster Business contains a feature article about some ‘Connected Health’ developments in Northern Ireland.
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
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
County Clare based company Vitalograph specialises in cardio-respiratory technology, and provides equipment and clinical trials services to global pharmaceutical industries. The 50 year old company has developed new respiratory devices and software to support patients who are living with asthma or … Continue reading
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
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
C-TRIC, Northern Ireland’s only purpose built clinical research facility, has produced a report ‘Innovating for Healthcare’ which gives an overview of their involvement in areas such as connected health and personalised medicine. The report can be accessed here.
Intelesens announced today that its wearable, wi-fi monitor, zensor, which is designed specifically for monitoring patients outside of hospital was awarded CE Class 2a approval to be sold and deployed as a medical device in Europe. The zensor system facilitates monitoring of ECG, … Continue reading
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
UTV have included a short feature about the ‘Telepresence Robot’ being used by the Southern Health Trust. You can watch/read more here: Critically ill patients at Newry’s Daisy Hill Hospital could be treated by a robot doctor in a UK first
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