‘It’s All In Your Head!’ There are many examples of what happens to patients when medical science hasn’t caught up, as in the case of Multiple Sclerosis when, just a few decades ago, patients were told they were suffering from hysterical paralysis, or when people have been told that stomach ulcers were caused by stress. …

by Heather Smith

‘Highlighting Cross Border Collaborations in Digital Health’ 22nd January 2020 @ Carrickdale Hotel, Dundalk, Co. Louth Sponsored by  The fourth joint ECHAlliance eHealth Ireland and Northern Ireland Connected Health Ecosystems Gathering took place to an audience of over 200 interested stakeholders registered from across the health ecosystem spectrum. The size of the audience and potential …

by Heather Smith

22nd January 2020Carrickdale Hotel, Dundalk, Ireland CROSS BORDER COLLABORATION – Pitching Panel 08:45 – 09:25 Pitching Panel – Advice from North / South perspectives This pitching opportunity enables businesses from across the island to share their ideas and innovations to a panel of experienced stakeholders. Advice can be given on specific aspects of products, services, …

by Francesco Condello

ECHAlliance welcomes the restoration of devolved Government in Northern Ireland and the commitment to invest in the Health & Social Care System. We will support our many members there including our Foundation Member the Department of Health in their plans to improve services.

by Heather Smith

A world first was achieved over 24 hours from 27 November 2019 to 28 November 2019 when ecosystems from across the 5 nations of England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales came together to ‘learn and grow’. Among the broad range of innovative case studies were RiTTA, a Chatbot supporting chemotherapy patients; examples of the …

by Heather Smith

The Department of Health NI will be holding an event to showcase reform in Northern Ireland’s (NI) health and care services. Healthcare representatives will discuss the Multi-Disciplinary Team approach to transformation and the Community Paramedic project which was recently shortlisted for the REGIOSTARS award. The event will be held on Tue 8 October 2019 @ 17.00 – …

by Heather Smith

The latest Northern Ireland Connected Health Ecosystem Gathering took place in the magnificent setting of the City Hall, Belfast on Tuesday 3rd September 2019, the theme of which was ‘Supporting front line professionals and patients’. Jointly hosted by Belfast City Council and the Business Services Organisation, Health and Social Care Board, NI, the audience was welcomed …

by Heather Smith

The most recent Northern Ireland Connected Health Ecosystem (NICHECO) was held at Ulster University, Derry City, on Thursday 9 May. the theme of which was ‘Supporting Active Ageing through wearables and devices’ and the gathering was hosted by the Smart sENsor Devices fOr rehabilitation and Connected health (SENDoc). The audience heard updates from: The Department …

by Matt Grek

Northern Ireland Connected Health Ecosystem Gathering was held on April 27.  Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) hosted the conference on behalf of the Northern Ireland Connected Health Ecosystem, a member of the ECHAlliance International Connected Health Ecosystem Network. Entitled ‘Social Care & Connected Health Matters’, it brought together a range of speakers from across …

by Matt Grek