General news

May 072014
Experior Medical Shares App Revenue with Belfast Trust

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and Experior Medical Ltd have recently signed a revenue sharing agreement in relation to a new medical training app clinical software tool, Experior Medical. Medical consultants in Belfast teamed up with IT specialists to develop a mobile training app that helps medics develop their skills, leading to more accurate diagnosis and better patient care.

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Apr 242014
South Eastern HSC Trust Launches Quality Improvement Innovation Centre

The new Quality Improvement Innovation Centre (QIIC) at the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust has been officially opened by Health Minister Edwin Poots. As well as providing leading edge technology and meeting space for staff, the centre will bring together expertise from across the organisation to support improvement activity which will, in turn, have a positive impact on patient and client care.

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Apr 182014
Health Minister Launches Two Northern Trust Software Systems

Health Minister Edwin Poots has launched two new hospital IT systems which will significantly improve patients’ health and save lives through the appropriate use of medications, including antibiotics. Developed by the Pharmacy and Medicines Management Department in the Northern Trust, the two systems are the Live Automated Microbiology Pharmacy Surveillance System (LAMPS) and the Electronic Medicines Reconciliation System (EMRS).

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Feb 142014
INVENT 2014 Open for Applications

The CONNECT programme at the Northern Ireland Science Park has announced that INVENT 2014, the successor to the £25k Awards, is now open for applications. Here’s the brief from NISP CONNECT. For over 400 years Northern Ireland innovation has been changing the world; the tractor, mobile defibrillators, whiskey distilling, even chocolate. What are the innovations from today that will be remembered 100 years from now?

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Nov 082013

The patent application filed by Belfast Health and Social Care Trust to protect its rapid meningitis diagnostic has been granted in the USA. Granted patent US8465927 – Detection of Neisseria meningitidis by loop mediated isothermal amplification – is licensed exclusively to HiberGene Diagnostics Ltd, a rapid molecular diagnostics company, for its meningococcal diagnostic.

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Jul 192013
HSC Finalist in NISP CONNECT £25k Award

An initiative emerging from the Western Health and Social Care Trust has reached the final stage of the £25k Awards administered by the Northern Ireland Science Park’s CONNECT programme. Digitease is based around outcomes from research and development to measure stiffness and lack of movement in human joints.

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Jun 202013

Entries to the IET Healthcare Technologies Innovation Award category are welcomed from academic, industrial, clinical, consulting and service organisations which have developed or demonstrated innovative technology in healthcare enabling technology or applications, or for the innovative use of existing technology in health management for assisted living, with for instance, innovations addressing the aging agenda or global health challenges.

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