Category Archives: Telemedicine

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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Health 2.0 Dublin: “mHealth – Bridging the gap between patient and physician”

Health 2.0 promotes, showcases and catalyzes new technologies in health care. Through a worldwide series of conferences, code-a-thons, prize challenges, and more, the organisation has ‘leading market intelligence on new health technology companies’. The Dublin ‘chapter’ of the international movement, Health2Dublin, is one … 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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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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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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Cardiology, Commerce and Collaboration Conference

  Location: Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre Date/time: Friday 08 February 2013, 09:00 – 16:30   As one of the world’s fastest growing leading edge industries, Life Sciences is one of the priority sectors that will drive the future growth … Continue reading

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NI Connected Health Eco Day

  Some news releases concerning the recent NI Connected Health Ecosystem Day:   • Health Minister welcomes Chilean Health Ministry to Northern Ireland – issued by the University of Ulster • Northern Ireland Addressing Healthcare Challenge – issued by the Department of Health, Social Services and … Continue reading

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Innovation in Health is a necessity not a luxury, says Poots

Embracing and encouraging research, innovation and new technology is central to reforming our Health and Social Care (HSC) service and bolstering our economy, Minister Edwin Poots said today. Briefing the Assembly on promoting innovation, the Health Minister said: “There are … Continue reading

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Connected Health: Are we at the Tipping Point, or Another False Dawn?

University of Ulster press release following Professor Norman Black’s talk ‘Connected Health: Are we at the Tipping Point, or Another False Dawn?’ the latest lecture in the NISP CONNECT, Frontiers in Science & Technology series which took place last Thursday November 29, … Continue reading

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KTN – Overview of assisted living sector in Northern Ireland

This case study provides an overview of the assisted living sector in Northern Ireland and is part of a wider UK Capability Map commissioned under the KT4i Project. The case study looks at the Demographics, Health Profile, Provision of Care … Continue reading

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Health Hack NI 2012

Health Hack NI is an opportunity for healthcare professionals working with developers and designers in an informal and non-commercial environment, to create innovative software that improves healthcare. The idea behind the event which will take place in Belfast next month, … Continue reading

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