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Ireland has one of the highest death rates from asthma in Western Europe

It has been revealed that Ireland had the worst mortality rates when it comes to asthma in Western Europe. The Asthma Society of Ireland has warned that the country is “getting asthma management wrong” and that it is causing a serious economic burden. A new report from the organisation has shown that there were 421,000 specialist and 133,000… Read More »

Help from the comfort of your sitting room: Is this the next big thing in mental healthcare?

Let’s talk: But is virtual replacement the way forward? Help from the comfort of your sitting room: Is this the next big thing in mental healthcare? Independent.ie Talk to someone. So goes the oft-quoted refrain dispensed via mental health awareness campaigns. It’s sound advice for those experiencing mental health difficulties – the trouble is that… Read More »

How providers can gain value from real-time info in emergencies

At hospitals, the margin for error is razor thin, and during unexpected emergencies— from natural disasters to shootings—seconds can spell the difference between life and death. The faster hospital teams have access to relevant, high-quality information, the faster they can mobilize; the faster they mobilize, the quicker they can get to work saving lives. Yet,… Read More »