FHS Blog

Why the ‘Internet of Things’ enables sharing to become caring in the healthcare sector

By |2020-01-16T11:42:02+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: FHS Blog|

Sean Gulliford, Head of Connected Devices, Gemserv IMAGINE a world in which you never run out of milk because your fridge reorders it for you automatically or where don’t have to water the garden because your smart sprinkler assesses the weather and switches itself on when needed. That world isn’t too far away thanks [...]

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Space, time and money – the three-way challenge for health infrastructure

By |2019-12-20T14:46:13+00:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Authors: Deirdre Foley Woods, Healthcare Strategy & Planning, ETL Pollie Boyle, Associate Director, ETL Jack Goodall, Consultant, ETL The law of gravity tells us that what goes up must come down, except perhaps in the case of space standards in new hospitals which appear to have achieved escape velocity to climb  inexorably. This, we [...]

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Innovation in the Irish Healthcare system: just what we NEED

By |2019-12-12T16:00:29+00:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Dr. Tanya Mulcahy, National Manager, Health Innovation Hub Ireland (HIHI) Do this with your kids at the dinner table- ask them to identify one thing in life that they need, something that could be better if they had a way to do it, take note of their answers. At coffee, ask your [...]

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Understanding the Crisis in Global Healthcare

By |2019-11-27T10:16:14+00:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Deb Sutton, VP, Client Support, TeleTracking International Global economic and political turmoil and the climate change crisis may dominate headlines but arguably the biggest threat to global wellbeing is the state of our health care services. In the UK, 9.2% of all NHS posts are vacant, while the World Health Organisation estimates that, globally, [...]

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What is the Vaping (related-disorder) Code?

By |2019-11-20T21:07:46+00:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Dennis Barry, Managing Director & Owner, MedCode Healthcare Service I was having my morning coffee and reading the most topical news pieces and once again Vaping and its related illnesses are prominent. EVALI or “e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury” has fast become the most topical and potentially emergent public health scare in [...]

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The Story of Locum’s Nest – The Birth

By |2019-11-13T10:05:52+00:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Ahmed Shahrabani,  Co-Founder, Locum’s Nest Five years ago, on the medical wards of St Helier Hospital in South London each week played out like clockwork. Come Friday, the rota manager would come down to the wards and ask me, Nick, Paddy and the rest of the doctors on the wards if they minded picking [...]

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Cloud Computing, the why for Healthcare?

By |2019-11-07T11:42:15+00:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Jason McLaughlin,  Ortus Cloud Solutions, National Sales Manager At Ortus Managed IT & Cloud we work with many clients within the Healthcare sector, including the top two homecare providers in Ireland. We understand that there is a very real need to give nurses, physicians and care managers a lot more freedom by allowing them [...]

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Care closer to the home – Creating the community to get us there

By |2019-10-30T13:05:12+00:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Kelan Daly,  KPMG, Healthcare Consulting Director We all know that health systems around the world face intense pressure from escalating demand. Hospital emergency departments can vouch for this. We also know that there is evidence to suggest that many of these patients could be treated and cared for in settings outside the hospital. Many [...]

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The Carbon Footprint of Healthcare

By |2019-10-23T12:57:33+01:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Dave O’ Shaughnessy, Avaya, Healthcare Solutions Leader EMEA & APAC https://www.linkedin.com/in/daveoshaughnessy/ I’m now getting in trouble with my 13yo daughter, and it’s nothing to do with my Dad-Dancing or truly epic Dad-Jokes (I got fired from my lawn maintenance job - I was just not cutting it). It might surprise some that she’s annoyed [...]

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Catapulting a new service into the Irish Healthcare Sector

By |2019-10-16T22:16:36+01:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Catapulting a new service into the Irish Healthcare Sector – The roller -coaster first year Mary Jones, Founder & Managing Director, Mobile Medical Diagnostics I was recently asked if I would I do it all again, and in truth I know I would in a heartbeat. The last year has been a great adventure, [...]

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