Monthly Archives: August 2019

Collaboration can unlock the shared ambition of Ireland becoming a European leader in clinical trials

By |2019-08-28T07:59:59+01:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Dr Itziar Canamasas, Managing Director, Bayer Ltd and Chair of the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association’s (IPHA’s) Clinical Research Exchange Group Clinical trials give patients access to sometimes life-saving trials; they help set the standard of care for patients and they are also vital for boosting innovation; just three of the many reasons why a country should [...]

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Automation Is Key To Overall Quality Improvement Programmes

By |2019-08-21T09:54:44+01:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Ogie Sheehy, Founder & CEO ViClarity As healthcare continues to change, healthcare providers face a constant struggle to ensure quality improvement programmes are in place and are working sufficiently. It is estimated that hospitals must meet 341 healthcare compliance requirements annually. While these regulatory requirements are in place to ensure the safety and well-being of patients, [...]

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Staff shortages, a failure not to act now is not worth contemplating – A UK perspective

By |2019-08-14T08:48:04+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Peter Carter, Interim Chair North Middlesex Hospitals, former general secretary & CEO Royal College of Nursing The phenomena of a shortage of nurses in the National Health Service (NHS) of the UK are not new. In 1948 the year the NHS came into being there was funding for 85,000 nurses however there were 30,000 vacancies. Percentage [...]

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How data science can help doctors and clinic staff to spend less time on admin and more time on patients

By |2019-08-07T09:24:47+01:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Tony Ryan, Co-founder & CEO, MedVault Clinical staff today are spending more and more time on data entry and repetitive administrative work than ever before. This is not what doctors had in mind when they first started training and it is most certainly not the optimal state of affairs for patients. I think it is clear [...]

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