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MEDITECH’s Mobile Blood Bank Improves Speed, Safety of Donation Drives in Botswana

MEDITECH South Africa is improving safety and efficiency for Botswana’s blood donor drives by implementing a mobile laptop solution for blood bank.This offline technology helps support blood collection services across the region, where network connectivity is often scarce, and eliminates time spent processing unusable donated units based on ineligible donor status. It also enhances patient safety by preventing unusable blood from being ...

   Monday, July 24th


Bristol Hospital CEO Receives Grassroots Champion Award from AHA

The American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) presented Bristol Hospital President and CEO Kurt A. Barwis, FAHCE with the 2017 Connecticut Grassroots Champion award during the AHA’s 99th annual meeting in Washington, D.C. This award honors outstanding leaders who help educate elected officials on major industry issues, expand community support for hospitals, and become patient and hospital advocates.Barwis, ...

   Monday, July 24th


Press Release: MEDITECH’s Global Digital Exemplar Customers Leading UK’s Healthcare Revolution

Press release on behalf of MEDITECH.Congratulations to MEDITECH customers City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust and Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust on being named Global Digital Exemplars by the NHS.According to the NHS, global digital exemplars are internationally recognised NHS care providers known for delivering exceptional and efficient care through the world-class use of digital technology and information flows, both ...

   Friday, July 21st


ICT Professionalism, European Standards and the e-CF - have your say

Information session on EU professionalism developments, opportunities to contribute to European e-Competence Framework, and formation of TC 428 Mirror Committee.ICS and all its affiliated societies have been very active participants in the European Commission’s work on ICT professionalism, and all of its ramifications in education, professional development, career planning, e-leadership etc. Much of this work has centred on CEN, the European standards body, ...

   Thursday, July 13th


Here's to the next 50 years!

This is a very special year for ICS, where we celebrate our 50th year representing the IT profession in Ireland. And not only is it the 50th Anniversary of ICS but it’s also the 20th anniversary of ECDL in Ireland.To celebrate we have launched a 50th Anniversary micro-site to acknowledge the work of you, our members. If you have any suggestions for ...

   Wednesday, July 12th


HISI Conference 2017 - Call for Papers & Posters

The Health Informatics Society of Ireland invites you to become a HISI member (membership is free of charge to students) and submit your position papers, research findings, case experiences, challenges and factors thus contributing to a successful implementation of eGovernment, eHealth or eInclusion services in Ireland, Europe and beyond. HISI seeks high-quality paper and poster contributions for the 2017 HISI Annual Conference at Croke Park, ...

   Friday, June 23rd


Request for Tender: National Disability Authority & Irish Computer Society

119966 - Research to inform the development and delivery of Continuous Professional Development in Universal Design for IT Professionals suitable for accreditation and promotion by the Irish Computer SocietyPublication date:  21-06-2017Response deadline:  02-08-2017 12:00   Irish timeProcedure:  Open Procedure ( NON OJEU) post PINDescription: The National Disability Authority and the Irish Computer Society now invite responses from suitably qualified tenderers for research to inform the ...

   Thursday, June 22nd


We're Hiring: Marketing and Communications Executive

The Irish Computer Society (ICS)/ICS Skills is seeking a highly organized Marketing and Communications Executive with strong technical skills to assist in the planning and execution of our annual campaigns, press releases, social media, conferences and in-house industry events. The successful applicant will collaborate with colleagues to facilitate a wide variety of products, services, training and membership marketing ranging from internationally marketed collateral ...

   Wednesday, June 21st


MEDITECH’s Mobile Blood Bank Improves Speed, Safety of Donation Drives in Botswana

MEDITECH South Africa is improving safety and efficiency for Botswana’s blood donor drives by implementing a mobile laptop solution for blood bank.This offline technology helps support blood collection services across the region, where network connectivity is often scarce, and eliminates time spent processing unusable donated units based on ineligible donor status. It also enhances patient safety by preventing unusable blood from being ...

   Monday, July 24th


Bristol Hospital CEO Receives Grassroots Champion Award from AHA

The American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) presented Bristol Hospital President and CEO Kurt A. Barwis, FAHCE with the 2017 Connecticut Grassroots Champion award during the AHA’s 99th annual meeting in Washington, D.C. This award honors outstanding leaders who help educate elected officials on major industry issues, expand community support for hospitals, and become patient and hospital advocates.Barwis, ...

   Monday, July 24th


Press Release: MEDITECH’s Global Digital Exemplar Customers Leading UK’s Healthcare Revolution

Press release on behalf of MEDITECH.Congratulations to MEDITECH customers City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust and Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust on being named Global Digital Exemplars by the NHS.According to the NHS, global digital exemplars are internationally recognised NHS care providers known for delivering exceptional and efficient care through the world-class use of digital technology and information flows, both ...

   Friday, July 21st


CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark Reveals that 77% of ICT Professionals Face Competence Gap

Only 23% of ICT professionals have the competences associated with their jobs. This is one of the key findings of the CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark research, the results of which were just published on the CEPIS website.8 country reports are available for download, including Belgium, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, and Spain. We would like to thank these countries for their successful participation which ...

   Wednesday, July 19th


We're Hiring: Marketing and Events Executive

The Irish Computer Society are currently seeking a bright enthusiastic professional to fill the position of Events and Marketing Executive. This person will predominantly work on promoting and organising our ICS conferences.Duties:Create project plan for every event to outline tasks that need to be completed to ensure a successful event Create marketing and social media plans for every event to achieve your ...

   Thursday, July 13th


ICT Professionalism, European Standards and the e-CF - have your say

Information session on EU professionalism developments, opportunities to contribute to European e-Competence Framework, and formation of TC 428 Mirror Committee.ICS and all its affiliated societies have been very active participants in the European Commission’s work on ICT professionalism, and all of its ramifications in education, professional development, career planning, e-leadership etc. Much of this work has centred on CEN, the European standards body, ...

   Thursday, July 13th


Here's to the next 50 years!

This is a very special year for ICS, where we celebrate our 50th year representing the IT profession in Ireland. And not only is it the 50th Anniversary of ICS but it’s also the 20th anniversary of ECDL in Ireland.To celebrate we have launched a 50th Anniversary micro-site to acknowledge the work of you, our members. If you have any suggestions for ...

   Wednesday, July 12th


World Conference on Computing in Education (WCCE 2017) demands 7.5% GDP for Education Worldwide

Delegates from over 50 countries worldwide met at the World Conference on Computing in Education in Dublin Castle to discuss the future of education.The conference was formally opened by Minister for Education & Skills, Richard Bruton who underlined the importance of an education system which embraces technology and uses it to prepare students for the jobs of the future. Referring to his previous role as ...

   Friday, July 7th