Tech Excellence Awards 2018

The Annual Tech Excellence Awards Ceremony 2018 held on the 24th May in the CityWest Hotel in Dublin. The evening, which was capped with stunning successes by HSE teams picking up two major awards, Jane Carolan (HBS) won the IT Professional of the year and the Public Sector project of the year was won by eHealth Ireland's Maternal and Newborn Clinical Management System project (MN-CMS). 

IT Professional of the year, Jane Carolan and team from HBS Julie Ryan, Wendy Walsh, and John Smith

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eHealth Ireland's  Maternal and Newborn Clinical Management System project (MN-CMS) team who won the award for public Sector Project of the year, from left to right Martin McNicholl (Cerner), Anne Rice (Cerner), Anne Marie Grimshaw (Cerner), Joan Malone (MN-CMS team, HSE), Orla Sheehan (NICU Lead, HSE), Fiona Lawlor (Project Manager, HSE), Brian Cleary (National Pharmacy Lead, HSE), David Clancy (Cerner), Matthew Pickett (Cerner)

IT Professional of the Year

Jane Carolan won this award which is given to the team or individual who has demonstrated outstanding management of technology.  Jane, in an interview with the host for the evening Sarah McInerney, thanked all the staff and colleagues who made the achievement possible.

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Public Sector Project of the Year


The Maternal and Newborn Clinical Management System project (MN-CMS) within eHealth Ireland picked up the Public Sector project of the year award. The MN-CMS aims to implement a an electronic health record for all women and babies in maternity services in Ireland. There are many benefits to this, including improved patient care and more efficient recording of information. To find out more see here

Nominees on the night

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Congratulations to all the nominees, including the team from Healthlink who were nominated for the public sector project of the year Award and to the team from eHealth Ireland who were nominated for the communications excellence award. The hard work and dedication of all involved was recognised on the night.

Sample of tweets from the night

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