FHS Blog

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+00:00October 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+00:00October 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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How does a sewing box help create psychological safety, readiness for change and innovation?

By |2019-10-10T18:55:10+00:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Maria O’ Loughlin, Assistant National Director Organisational Digital Change, Health Business Services, HSE Would it surprise or shock you to learn, that I cried talking about a sewing box in front of 37 people, most of whom I only met 20 minutes before, well it surprised me! But more about this and how this all [...]

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Time – The World’s Most Valuable Currency

By |2019-10-03T09:31:28+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Tony Heffernan, Founder BUMBLEance Children's Ambulance & Saoirse Foundation The constant drive to improve performance, processes and deliver greater efficiencies is a common trend across all previous posts of this blog. We all appreciate the pace that which healthcare is ever-changing, the constant need to embrace new technology, big data, innovation and compliance, all of which [...]

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Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare

By |2019-09-24T19:37:44+00:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

Greg Martin, MD, MPH, MBA The emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) technology is set to transform almost every aspect of healthcare and will translate into improvements in health outcomes that will be akin to the discovery of penicillin. However, as we hurtle toward this promised utopia with heart-thumping enthusiasm, it might be worth taking a moment [...]

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Future Health Summit 2020 update

By |2019-09-18T08:54:39+00:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

David Neville, CEO & Founder of Future Health Summit and Investnet limited This week to celebrate 3 months of our Future Health Summit Blog I thought I’d give you an update on the event itself. Firstly, though I’d like to thank all our contributors so far, as we’ve had fantastic readership and feedback from our audience, [...]

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Slaintecare

By |2019-09-11T13:57:08+00:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: FHS Blog|

James Sheehan, Orthopaedic surgeon, engineer, businessman and entrepreneur   Whenever we appear to have a crisis in healthcare, and politicians appear under pressure, they commission yet another health report. The latest report is Sláintecare, drawn up by 14 representatives of all the major political parties. No country to date has satisfied the insatiable needs of modern [...]

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