eHealth Innovations for Home and Community Care

eHealth Ireland Ecosystem considers Innovations for Home and Community Care

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The eHealth Ireland Ecosystem was held on the 11th April at NetwellCASALA, PJ Carroll Building, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Rd, Dundalk, Co Louth https://bit.ly/2GA9mga and  explored the challenges and opportunities related to:

eHealth Innovations for Home & Community Care

Agenda (Please click on Workshop Title to view the Presentation)

09:00 

Workshop 1: Supporting Industry and Economic Development to Propel Innovation

Kevin Ryan, Senior Development Adviser, HPSU Accelerate - Industrial & Life Sciences, Enterprise Ireland 

Clare Harney, CEO & CIO, Health Founders | Jinga Life

Stephen Moore, AJQ Software

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09:00 

Workshop 2: The NEST: Showcasing Innovation in eHealth Home and Community Care

Dr. Julie Doyle, Senior Researcher, NetwellCASALA, Dundalk Institute of Technology  

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10:00 

Welcome & Introductions  

Yvonne Goff, Chief Clinical Information Officer, HSE

Dr. Michael Mulvey, President, Dundalk Institute of Technology

Brian O’Connor, Chair, European Connected Health Alliance 

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10.10

Keynote: The Challenges and Opportunities of Delivering Healthcare Innovations 

Alan Price, ICT Delivery Director - Social Care, Mental Health and Health and Wellbeing, HSE

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10:30

Panel: The Challenges and Opportunities of Delivering Healthcare Innovations

Moderated by Suzanne Smith, Researcher Dundalk Institute of Technology

Dr. Ann Coyle, General Manager Health and Wellbeing, HSE Community Health Organisation

Dr. John Dismore, Asst Prof, Digital Integrated Care & Health Innovation, Trinity College Dublin

Sheila McGuinness, COO, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland Hospitals Group

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10:50

The Single Assessment Tool (SAT): A National Clinical Information System to Support Older Persons Care

Dr. Natalie Vereker,  National Specialist, Services for Older People, HSE

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11:05

Networking Coffee & Exhibitions

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11:40

The Demographic Challenge as an Opportunity for the Digital Single Market (Delivered by Video Link)

Horst Kraemer, Programme Officer DG-Connect, European Commission

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12:00

ECHAlliance International Ecosystem Network Update on potential areas for cooperation

Brian O’Connor, Chair, European Connected Health Alliance

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12:10

Integrated Care as a Framework for Better Community Care - Technology as an Enabler

PJ Harnett, National Programme Manager, Integrated Care Programme for Older People, HSE

Owen O’Doherty, CEO, Carefolk

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12:30

Breaking the Silos - Age Friendly Counties, Health & Wellbeing and Technology for Communities

Moderated by Suzanne Smith, Researcher Dundalk Institute of Technology

Mary Deery,  Age Friendly Programme Manager, Louth County Council 

Miriam McKenna, CEO, Flexibus LocalLink

Sean Moynihan, CEO, ALONE

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13:00

Catalyzing change – Local Action Research and innovation in Home and Community

Rodd Bond, Head of NetwellCASALA, Research Centre for Ageing at DkIT

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13:20

Ecosystem - soft closing     

Brian O’Connor, Chair, European Connected Health Alliance

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13:30

Networking Lunch & Exhibitions

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14:00

Workshop 3: Behaviour Change for a Digital Integrated Care System Supporting Multi-morbidity

Dr. John Dinsmore, Asst Prof, Digital Integrated Care & Health Innovation, Trinity College Dublin

Dr. Julie Doyle, Research Fellow, NetwellCASALA

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Workshop 4: Enablers and Obstacles to Remote Monitoring Technology Usage in Home and Community Cardiac Care

Dr Paul Beaney, Project Manager ECME, Ulster University

Dr Oonagh Giggins, Research Fellow, NetwellCASALA

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Workshop 5: How Technology can Empower Communities to Support Older People at Home

Sean Moynihan, CEO, ALONE

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Workshop 6: SAT: Assessment and Care of Older People using the Single Assessment Tool

Dr. Natalie Vereker, National Specialist, Services for Older People, HSE Ireland

Linda McDermott-Scales, SAT National Education & Development Manager, Services for Older People, HSE Ireland

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Workshop 7: Using Technology to Empower Patients to Manage their Health at Home

Alan Connor, Programme Manager, mPower, NHS Scotland

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Thank you to our hosts.

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Since its foundation, the eHealth Ireland Ecosystem has delivered a comprehensive programme of events, consultations, roundtables, and general collaboration around topics such as ePharmacy, Mental Health and Wellbeing, Innovation, and more.

By bringing together stakeholders from across the eHealth spectrum, we can continue to break down silos and develop lasting collaborations that will transform healthcare delivery, create economic growth, and realise the objectives of the Health Service Executive to transform relationships in the delivery of healthcare, in a technology-enabled environment.