Category Archives: telehealth

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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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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Software can breathe new life into medical devices

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

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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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Innovating for Healthcare

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.

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Intelesens ‘zensor’ gets CE approval

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

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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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Robot doctor tends to Daisy Hill patients

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

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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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Northern Ireland Technology Showcase

Invest NI is holding a cross sector technology event to provide innovative and practical technology solutions to help local companies address business challenges. The idea behind the event is to provide ‘a platform for technology to enable Northern businesses to … Continue reading

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Connecting citizens, changing lives

The combination of innovative public services and BT’s open access fibre network has put Northern Ireland in the European fast lane. What to do next is the big challenge, according to the Chief Executive of BT Ireland, Colm O’Neill. Many years … Continue reading

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Appeal for unwanted disability, mobility, living aids

Northern Visions and Open Arts are planning a new project Sensorama exploring the role of science and technology in the lives of people with disabilities. Part of the project involves an installation, which will be exhibited at the Ulster Museum … Continue reading

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Promoting independence through housing/health partnerships

Agenda NI features a piece on the telecare and telehealth services offered by Fold Housing Association, Northern Ireland’s largest social enterprise, providing housing, care and support to 30,000 homes throughout Ireland. Read more

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