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Saolta Hospital Group partners with NUI Galway to roll out innovative Clinical Placement Digital Health Solution

A University Hospital Galway Medical Consultant has developed a “Clinical Pass” smartphone app to allow healthcare students across the region to undertake clinical placement. Prof Derek O’Keeffe Consultant Physician University Hospital Galway, working with colleagues in the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences in NUI Galway and Renville Informatics has developed a smartphone based Clinical Pass App to facilitate clinical placement for health care students.

Health Innovation Hub Ireland Opens in the West

Saolta University Health Care Group, NUI Galway and HSE have announced the opening of the newly established ‘Health Innovation Hub Ireland’ based in Galway, which will work with both the Irish health sector and Irish businesses to improve healthcare services. This is a joint national initiative between the Department of Health and the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation with a national oversight group chaired by Enterprise Ireland.