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
Technology is transforming the business world, and many are moving towards the digital. According to recent study by Gartner, however, a large selection of businesses, despite claiming to understand the importance of this move, have yet to act on their intentions.
YouGov surveyed 422 business executives from organisations with profits in excess of $1bn and found that organisations were not catching up to digital transformation fast enough. Just 14% report to have fully migrated according to their intended business plan. Almost half (48%) have migrated to some of their intended areas. 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.
Mary Cleary was appointed Chair Elect of the CEN Workshop on ICT Skills at a meeting in Paris last week. Having been nominated by CEPIS, it was confirmed that she will take up the position with effect from 1st October, 2016, taking over from Dudley Dolan, who has held the position since 2010.
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
Mary Cleary has been awarded for her work on the Health Informatics Conference ‘HIMSS 2013’, at the inaugural Conference Ambassador Recognition Awards ceremony, which took place at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham on January 21st. Read more
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Ireland is changing, and in order to meet its aspirations and be a world class centre for tech companies of tomorrow, it needs to inspire young people, both male and female to engage in technology. Read more
Ciara Stack Choose IT, Digital Inclusion, Digital Literacy, Education, European e-Competence Framework, Graduate Development Programme, Health ICT, Health IT, Health Technology, ICT Professionalism, IT Professionals Day, Leadership Development Programme, News, Online Learning, STEM, Tech Week, Technology
Career Zoo has been launched recently by its director Brian Ó hOisín and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton, with strong interest in jobs in the technology sector, the event promises to deliver on the demand. Read more
Irish PhD student Siobhán O’Connor will showcase the Supporting LIFE app at the annual TEDMED conference taking place in Washington in September this year. Read more