Irish Platform for Patient Organisations, Science & Industry

In the second episode of our series, Digital Health: Putting People First, IPPOSI CEO Derick Mitchell interviewed Dr Grainne Courtney, HIV and Genitourinary consultant at St James’s Hospital and the HSE and former Chief Clinical Information Officer at St James’s. They discussed Grainne’s role as CCIO in delivering an electronic patient record for in-patients at St. James’s, the healthcare benefits for both clinicians and patients of moving from paper to electronic records, our Citizens’ Jury on Access to Health Information, and what Grainne hopes to see in the future regarding a patient portal in Ireland. If you are interested in the topics of digital health and health data, be sure to tune into this series and watch this space for our next episode on the Epilepsy Patient Portal Project featuring Prof Colin Doherty, Consultant Neurologist and Director of the Epilepsy Service at St James’s Hospital.

To listen to the episode, click here.

The IPPOSI 2021 Digital Discussion and podcast series was made possible through a combination of IPPOSI resources and a number of unrestricted grants from the following IPPOSI Industry members: Astellas Pharma Ireland, Pfizer Ireland, and Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Ireland). 

12 August 2022
 

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