World Health Innovation Summit: The Platform for Patients and Professionals, with the Purpose to Partner.

With hundreds of health events being launched every single day across the world, I often hear people say, “Oh, conferences – they’re just a money making racket” or “Health professionals feel they have to go to them, to earn learning credits”, or “They’re just excuses to get out of work and go out on the town afterwards”. Often when I talk to patients like me, they tell me that the topics of discussion at health conferences and such, can often be too “disconnected from reality, from a users perspective” or that they don’t benefit personally from such events . Well, after listening to all these type of comments andRead More…

Virgin Awards: Update 2 – Silicon Republic, HER.ie, iRadio and WHIS are talking about MediStori!

So just nine short days ago I bit my lip and thought “Can I do this?” I was so hesitant. But then I remembered an image that a good friend had once messaged me: And so – I did it – I entered the Virgin Media #VOOM Awards!  Little did I know what a journey it would be in such a short time! Currently I am now in the top 12 Irish businesses in the running and am now at the top of the GROW category for Ireland. How do I know this – because Silicon Republic told us so! Link here: https://goo.gl/qBKCk3 Additionally national radioRead More…

The Patient’s Perspective on eHealth Ireland’s Ecosystem.

Last month, I was both delighted, and honoured, to be invited to keynote the 4th National eHealth Ireland Ecosystem meeting, as chaired by the first CIO of the HSE,Mr Richard Corbridge. When I was told that this particular get together was focusing on an initiative called the “Lighthouse Project” my first thought was – “I can’t wait to see their projects!” and this was immediately followed by – “I wonder how the audience, who are working on much needed electronic health records in Ireland, will react when I tell them I developed paper based health records!?!” I also thought what an appropriate name for such projects – I thought of beingRead More…