A festival of eHealth!

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A year ago we were invited to be involved in the Future Health summit for the first time. We built a house as the theme for the event, from blue print to decoration eHealth experts from across the EU used the story of creating a new build as an analogy to describe how eHealth Ireland Read the full article…

It’s time staff go front of screen on social media.

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It’s better for everyone – the brand, the customer and your organization. I attended the biggest social media marketing conference in San Diego recently and its clear the tempo and direction of social media is changing. If you thought the digital age had been and gone, well you are gravely mistaken. “This is the fastest Read the full article…

Mix tape management…

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On days like yesterday I am so pleased I am a bit of a music geek, I love making musical lists, the best 75 songs of Bowie, the best 10 Stone Roses songs and yesterday morning way more important than any list ever before, the best 50 Prince songs. The day the world lost Prince Read the full article…

CIO as a team leader…

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Originally written for and published by Horizon Business Innovation The role of CIO is more and more about leading a team, and a team of diverse skills and capabilities at that. Healthcare CIOs are used to the term multidisciplinary team, it is intrinsic to integrated care delivery one of the key benefits of technology in Read the full article…

The future is bright and the future of healthcare is data…

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In healthcare we have landed on the moon many times with small steps for man and giant leaps for mankind. Data is the next big Neil Armstrong moment for healthcare! In 1853, Florence Nightingale started what we know today as the modern profession of nursing. Interestingly she also helped popularise the graphical presentation of statistical Read the full article…

Connecting the team… (#ONEeHI)

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Twice a year I have the great honour of being able to bring the eHealth Ireland team together to spend a day thinking. No, really thinking! The team spend every working moment executing and delivering, to grow our influence and ensure the needs of the healthcare system are met. To create connections the team needs Read the full article…

Innovate and Entrepreneur – Conflation that shouldn’t happen…

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Originally published via Horizon Business Innovation The point in which the IT industry began to conflate the words innovation and entrepreneur bothers me as a CIO in the public sector. On a regular basis public sector technology picks up negative commentary on two fronts; firstly it is not innovative and agile enough and secondly that Read the full article…

The Bright side…

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First published as a blog article on in the Health Management Institute of Ireland Journal. One of the most critical parts that must be carefully considered when creating an eHealth fabric for any care delivery system is not the latest innovation but actually how will the system react under the worst case scenario. Many systems Read the full article…

Innovation Ireland…

Vertical Innovation

Originally published by HIMSS Europe as a guest blog in December 2015. No more than any other business or service area supported by technology health needs innovation. Simply following the horizontal innovation path will not bring the type of different approaches needed to truly enable the health systems of the globe to be reformed so Read the full article…

Social and Cultural Review 2015

2015

It’s that most wonderful time of year again, Christmas is done, and for the last three years I have looked forward to writing down the fun stuff that has added a bit of magic to everyday of the year. It has been a year of exploration; I guess it was always going to be, moving Read the full article…

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