We were mentioned by Silicon republic when we enetered the Virgin Voom awards and became 1st in our category in Ireland after a speedy and national public campaign! Many other national media outlets showcased my story (for free!) which really helped me meet my target!
I remember receiving a text message from a good friend, Dr John Fitzsimons, telling me to go on Twitter. To my surprise, my work was showcased in Qatar by no one other than the President and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Maureen Bisognano. I think the above image captures the endorsement nicely!
In 2015 I was delighted to be selected as a finalist for the IMPACT awards with SEI. "The Impact Programme aims to support social entrepreneurs who have developed effective solutions to particular social or environmental problems. Over the course of the Impact Programme we aim to help our Awardees develop a clear plan on how … Continue reading Social Entrepreneurs Ireland
My work was always about making our society a better place, and helping the most vulnerable people, especially patients. So it came as no surprise to me when An Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny, told everyone that "MediStori will save our health service millions". (He also called me "young" which I greatly appreciated!!) https://youtu.be/a2dKc57p4Cc
I was honoured to receive the national award for
When I talk to those in the tech industry, I usually get asked – “But why is the MediStori not an app?” And the answer is simple – I asked my customers what they wanted, and this is what I was told. Additionally, there is the major point that most acute hospitals and GP’s do not have public Wi-Fi access … Continue reading Speaking at MedTech (and many more!)
I was personally hand picked to be 1 of the 10,000 women across the world to be video interviewed by the CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE! This 3 minute video, includes me talking about my experiences of being a working mum & a carer of my three children & dad, but also includes a detailed account of … Continue reading Selected for Clinton Global Initiative
On January the 29th, 2015 I sat in the audience clapping for all the winners whose names were being pulled out for the Sccul Enterprise Awards in NUI, Galway. With over 160 businesses submitting entry's, I was delighted to have even made the shortlist.Little did I know, that that list was going to get even … Continue reading Winning Special Merit Sccul Award
In 2013, nearly 100 entrepreneurs applied for Phase One of Enterprise Ireland's prestigious New Frontiers programme in 2013. Thirty of these were selected and all of whom presented in a "Dragon Den" style pitch to get on to Phase 2. Our company, presenting the MediStori as our first product, were one of 13 to get … Continue reading Winning New Frontiers Investment with Enterprise Ireland
Pictured with Mr Stephen McMahon, IPA; Dr Rupert Fawdry, NHS, Mr Richard Corbridge, CIO HSE, Ms Deirdre Munro Founder Global Villages Last year was without a doubt an extremely turbulent year, not just in my own life, but also in the global world of politics; the world of entertainment (loss of so many famous people) and … Continue reading Launching my Research at the RCPI
In 2016 I ran a massive national public campaign which would allow me to present to some of the most prestigious investors and innovators in the world. In less than two weeks we reached over 21 million impressions on Twitter and many national and international media outlets ran our story (again, for free!!
At the end of Enterprise Irelands New Frontiers Programme, only a select few got on to the next round, Phase 3. This is where I became a finalist at this intensive stage to pitch to giants, KPMG. “Our next winner is a mum to three children, who each have chronic illnesses. Keeping an eye on … Continue reading Shortlisted for KPMG Awards
At 7am, on the morning I woke up to pitch on Dragons’ Den, I rang my husband and said I couldn’t do it. Told him I was coming home. Told him how scared I was that I would make a fool of myself. Worried about what people would think of me – would they think I … Continue reading We won investment on RTÉ Dragons DEN!
I have won so many awards over the years, many of which can be seen below! It takes a lot of work to get your message and story right, but when it does, we can reap the rewards (or awards as the case may be!)