In January 2011, a National Electronic General GP Referral Pilot Project was established to achieve an electronic referral pathway between GPs and seven pilot hospitals. The Cork and Kerry Reconfiguration Team managed the pilot on behalf of the Clinical Programmes and Strategy Directorate (CPSD) Primary Care Programme. The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, incorporating the National Children’s Hospital (now Tallaght Hospital, Dublin) was included in the pilot, along with the six acute hospitals in Cork and Kerry. Read more
eHealth Ireland Ecosystem
GPs across the country can now refer patients into every acute hospital electronically, following the completion of phase one of the HSE National eReferral Programme. Over 10,550 eReferrals were received in hospitals in May, up significantly from the 2,289 received in August 2015, when the new process was initiated. Using the e-referral solution, a GP can submit a referral electronically, directly from their practice management system to the hospital in question using the HIQA-approved referral form and immediately receive an acknowledgement confirming receipt. Read more
IMSTA have announced the award categories for their annual ceremony, being held on Thursday 6th October 2016 at the Croke Park Conference Centre.
HISI are delighted to sponsor the eHealth/Digital Award again this year. Read more
eHealth Ireland elected on the Digital Health Advisory Panel & Features in the top 100 health influencers globally
HSE Chief Information Officer Richard Corbridge and Chief Clinical Information Officer eHealth Ireland Yvonne Goff have been appointed to the UK and Ireland Digital Health Council for their respective areas.
The CCIO and Health CIO Networks, hosted by Digital Health, have developed into a lively online community of Health IT leaders, focused on collaboration and best practice exchange.
The network comprises a series of several special interest group and overlapping communities (or networks) of interest, the best established of which are the CCIO Network and Health CIO Network. The networks have recently gained substantial support from HSCIC and NHS Englandwho have joined to help grow and engage with the community. Read more
The eHealth Ireland Eco-System was a year old last week, a great achievement for the team to go from the germ of an idea to the formation of a self-supporting Eco-System that has seen the meeting of many ideas and organisations that have been able to be another hand on the tiller, steering the eHealth Ireland agenda.
As part of the birthday celebration meeting we have invited a different keynote speaker from a background outside of health, Niall Harbison, founder of Lovin’ Dublin, inspired the audience with his vision for an integrated Health system. Niall opened his presentation with a slide stating “The world is changing so fast” he brought the audience through a whistle stop tour of what it means to be in Social and Digital Media today in 2016 with a great emphasis on being mobile first. Read more
GPs across the country can now refer patients into every acute hospital electronically following the completion of phase one of the HSE National eReferral Programme. Over 10,550 eReferrals were received in hospitals in May, up significantly from the 2,289 received in August 2015 when the new process was initiated. Read more
Over one hundred and sixty delegates met at the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin 4 on Wednesday 29th of June for the fifth eHealth Ireland Ecosystem event which also marked the one year anniversary of the launch of the eHealth Ireland Ecosystem. The Ecosystem has established itself quickly over the last 12 months, bringing together a wide range of stakeholders to generate a high quality set of recommendations for advancing the eHealth Strategy in Ireland. Read more
The Health Informatics Society of Ireland invites you to become a HISI member (membership is free of charge to students) and submit your position papers, research findings, case experiences, challenges and factors thus contributing to a successful implementation of eGovernment, eHealth or eInclusion services in Ireland, Europe and beyond.
HISI seeks high-quality paper and poster contributions for the 2016 HISI Annual Conference at The Aviva Stadium, Dublin on November 16th & 17th which will present the best in Irish Health Informatics research into eHealth, mHealth and Health Interoperability. HISI invites contributions of both an empirical and theoretical nature, from a legal, societal, cultural, commercial, organisational and/or technical perspective. While identification of problem areas and challenges is important, contributions that also contribute towards solving challenges are preferred. Read more
History of the eHealth Ireland Ecosystem
On June 29th 2015 the inaugural eHealth Ireland Ecosystem meeting took place. The aim of the eHealth Ireland Ecosystem is to break down silos, transform healthcare delivery, and create economic growth. In the past twelve months the Ecosystem has delivered a comprehensive programme of events, consultations, roundtables and collaboration among its stakeholders.
The HSE and Department of Health are delighted to announce the fourth official meeting of the eHealth Ireland Ecosystem on the 1st of March 2016 at the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin 4. The event is facilitated by the Health Informatics Society of Ireland (HISI) and the European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance). Read more