Lighthouse project shortlisted for Irish Healthcare Awards

IHA_SHORTLISTED_rgbeHealthIreland is absolutely delighted that the Epilepsy Lighthouse Project, has been shortlisted for the 2017 Irish Healthcare Awards. The PISCES (Providing Individualised Services and Care in Epilepsy) project was nominated for best use of Information Technology. Congratulations to all involved! 

Hosted by Irish Medical Times and its publisher MPI Media, the Irish Healthcare Awards celebrate innovation, excellence and achievement in the Irish health system and recognise projects and individuals that have made a positive contribution to patient care.

Now in their 16th year, this year has seen the introduction of a number of new categories, to further reflect the breadth of innovation, excellence and achievements of all those working in the health service. The shortlist can be viewed here

Winners will be announced at an event in the Mansion House on the 16th November  and we look forward to hearing the outcome for this fantastic project. 

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The Epilepsy Lighthouse Project is a nationwide project which aims to use eHealth technologies to enable proactive, precision, and personalized (3P) care for people with epilepsy in Ireland.  The project, based at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), is creating the conditions for bringing genomics into the clinical pathway (precision), promote patient/family/carer engagement using portal technology for reporting health outcomes (proactive) and use population data analytics to inform individualised evidence-based care plans (personalised) It has addressed a major issue in the misdiagnosis of Epilepsy which is a Global issue. The Lighthouse team in Beaumont Hospital sought a major collaboration between software engineers, neurologists and genetic scientists the results being worldclass use of technology putting the patient at the centre.