Preventative Analytics: Big Data and Health

Wearable technology has an intimacy with the user that offers huge possibilities for the medical profession. The ultimate mobile technology can be worn around the wrist or clipped onto the ear (there’s even a contact lens device in development) and it can be with the patient all day or at least the active part of the… [Read More]

eHealth In Ireland – The Inside Story

After Ireland’s supernova implosion 5 years ago, talk around the economy has been a lot more sober. A continuing thread in this conversation has been that The Republic’s economy needs to emulate small, successful continental countries like Finland, Denmark or Switzerland. They have populations comparable to Ireland's but since 1945 they've managed to thrive and avoid mass… [Read More]

Digital Health and Ireland’s Start-up Boom

Back in May 2012 on The Guardian TechWeek Podcast, John Sculley ex-Apple CEO and an executive with unrivalled standing in Silicon Valley predicted that cloud technology would enable a revolution in the Healthcare industry. This is a timely development as aging populations in western societies are putting more strain on the health systems in the… [Read More]