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A Socio-technical Review of Five National Health Information Systems in Ireland using Agreed National Standards

Sarah Craig
2018 Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies  
This paper presents a review of five national health information systems in Ireland using a set of guiding principles and information governance standards that have been nationally agreed by the health  ...  The findings show that progress has been slow in the development of health information policy in Ireland and as a result, systems like those reviewed vary in how nationally agreed standards and principles  ...  Table 3 : 3 Statements of Purpose for the HRB's NHIS. A Socio-technical Review of Five National Health Information Systems in Ireland using Agreed National Standards  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006542503160321 dblp:conf/biostec/Craig18 fatcat:k7mo7327nfbrjaswqgmlaaij2m

Interpretations and variations of ISO 9000 in acute health care

2000 International Journal for Quality in Health Care  
The study was carried out via an assessment of the available guideline documents for the use of ISO 9000 in the acute health care sector.  ...  Of the 12 000 standards developed, it is promotes the use of the ISO 9000 series of quality management system standards on two primary points.  ...  have taken it upon interpretations for their own certification purposes {National themselves to create guidelines for use with ISO Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) [8], SGS Yarsley [11], 9000.  ... 
doi:10.1093/intqhc/12.3.203 pmid:10894191 fatcat:k6qibmx3qbgnjjdyq7cvau4q4i

Funders' responsibility to ensure value in research: a self-audit by the Health Research Board Ireland

Anne Cody, Maura Hiney, Patricia Clarke, Mairead O'Driscoll
2021 HRB Open Research  
As a public funder of health research, the Health Research Board (HRB) Ireland has an obligation to manage its funds well and to maximise the value of the research that it funds.  ...  The self-assessment reflects the state of HRB policies and practices in October 2019.  ...  In schemes aimed at informing health policy, it is mandatory to include knowledge users as co-applicants."  ... 
doi:10.12688/hrbopenres.13224.2 fatcat:dj5ci6r2zzbilj64o6yumdpjfa

Preparedness and management of global public health threats at points of entry in Ireland and the EU in the context of a potential Brexit

Máirín Boland, Mary O'Riordan
2019 Globalization and Health  
We describe current Health Services Executive port health structures in Ireland which address preparedness and management of human health threats at points of entry.  ...  It is imperative that the UK, Ireland and the EU work together to mitigate these risks using some agreed joint coordination mechanisms for a robust, harmonised approach to global public health threats  ...  Post-Brexit the IHR focal point could become the liaison point using the WHO Event Information System; this occurs in non-EU contact situations for Ireland currently.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12992-019-0496-4 fatcat:th7ddtatm5eg7ffmkibegpjieq

Governance of Maternity Services: Effects on the Management of Perinatal Deaths and Bereavement Services

Dr Änne Helps, Dr Sara Leitao, Dr Laura O'Byrne, Prof Richard Greene, Prof Keelin O'Donoghue
2021 Midwifery  
Conclusions and implications for practice The National Bereavement Care Standards were published in 2016 to address deficiencies identified in the enquiry reports and to standardise perinatal bereavement  ...  Inconsistencies remain in the definition and collection of national perinatal data, as well as concerns regarding the lack of local audit activities on pregnancy outcomes.  ...  Standards of maternity care are set out in Ireland by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) and the Department of Health, to ensure consistent, high-level maternity services nationally (Department  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.midw.2021.103049 pmid:34126337 fatcat:earewwj2vfen3b6o3ta75mcovu

A national model of remote care for assessing and providing opioid agonist treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic: a report

Des Crowley, Ide Delargy
2020 Harm Reduction Journal  
The Irish College of General Practitioners in conjunction with the National Health Service Executive office for Social Inclusion agreed a set of protocols to enable a system of remote consultation but  ...  lists and increase access to OAT in Ireland.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge our colleagues at the ICGP, HSE, Social Inclusion and working in the local HSE Addiction Services for their input and support.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12954-020-00394-z pmid:32680520 fatcat:ue3kqus4x5g3tfj3fslef6ohh4

Development of nursing quality care process metrics and indicators for intellectual disability services: a literature review and modified Delphi consensus study

Owen Doody, Fiona Murphy, Rosemary Lyons, Anne Gallen, Judy Ryan, Johanna Downey, Duygu Sezgin
2019 BMC Health Services Research  
In a national Nursing Quality Care-Metrics project for Irish intellectual disability services, a set of nursing quality care process metrics and associated indicators were established for intellectual  ...  These metrics while developed in Ireland have international relevance and their application and appropriateness in practice needs to be evaluated.  ...  against an agreed standard can be difficult.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-019-4749-y pmid:31783758 pmcid:PMC6883715 fatcat:izzmf5ly7ve4fa4kocpeuvdynq

Managing a National Health Repository

Aoife Lawton, Padraig Manning
2014 D-Lib Magazine  
The output of the repository is in line with the National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare [28] which specify the use of "quality information" as a standard for health services in Ireland.  ...  "Understanding the information needs of public health practitioners: a literature review to inform design of an interactive digital knowledge management system."  ... 
doi:10.1045/march2014-lawton fatcat:yixkopwa3fh7pfcq4vboxuvtza

A mixed-methods study of the implementation of medication adherence policy solutions: how do European countries compare?

Wendy Clyne, Sarah McLachlan
2015 Patient Preference and Adherence  
Objectives: We describe a key informant study that invited national medicines policy leads for the European Union member states to self-assess the level of implementation of medicines adherence initiatives  ...  Methods: Ten national policy leads (and the Netherlands) completed a self-assessment survey, and seven (Estonia, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, Malta, and the Netherlands) engaged in a follow-up  ...  Acknowledgments We are grateful to the medicines policy officials, named and anonymous, for their participation in the study: Girtel Liidemann, Ministry of Social Affairs, Estonia; Professor Maria Orbetzova  ... 
doi:10.2147/ppa.s85408 pmid:26604703 pmcid:PMC4629975 fatcat:7phvpwlgbrddhj3vya3byoqhjm

Using administrative health data for palliative and end of life care research in Ireland: potential and challenges

Maria Kelly, Katie M O'Brien, Ailish Hannigan
2021 HRB Open Research  
The ad hoc development of the health system in Ireland has resulted in i) a fragmented information infrastructure resulting in gaps in data collections particularly in the primary and community care sector  ...  of administrative health and social care data for PEoLC research in Ireland.  ...  The 2020 HSE National Service Plan commits to progressing procurement of an electronic health record (EHR) solution in the National Children's Hospital which will inform the procurement of an EHR solution  ... 
doi:10.12688/hrbopenres.13215.2 fatcat:hl32g343tjggjjk4fhkvistigm

Demographic factors and attitudes that influence the support of the general public for the introduction of universal healthcare in Ireland: A national survey

Catherine D. Darker, Erica Donnelly-Swift, Lucy Whiston
2018 Health Policy  
This research was funded by the Adelaide Health Foundation, which is a not-for-profit health charity. More:  ...  These are broken down by support for the introduction of UHC in Ireland. An overview of opinions relating to UHC in Ireland are also illustrated.  ...  Social class The social grading classification system from The British National Readership Survey (NRS) has been well established and used since the 1960s and was employed in this study (48).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.healthpol.2017.11.009 pmid:29198852 fatcat:cihxumgvojcnphiv732wqvekaa

Using an e-Delphi technique in achieving consensus across disciplines for developing best practice in day surgery in Ireland

Babak Meshkat, Seamus Cowman, Georgina Gethin, Kiaran Ryan, Miriam Wiley, Aoifa Brick, Erik Clarke, Eadhbhard Mulligan
2014 Journal of Hospital Administration  
However, standards from one health jurisdiction are not readily transferable to others as national health strategy, policy and funding are influencing factors.  ...  Conclusion: By using an e-Delphi process of gaining consensus among experts working in day surgical services, a list of best practice statements were developed.  ...  A survey across public and private hospitals in Ireland, identified seven barriers to development and optimisation of day surgery [2] . Among these was the lack of nationally agreed standards.  ... 
doi:10.5430/jha.v3n4p1 fatcat:kq5kztouxzhixgk4k3eudzsdka

The Five Nations model for prison health surveillance: lessons from practice across the UK and Republic of Ireland

2019 Journal of public health  
prison health surveillance systems that could inform local provision, guide national policy and enable cross-border comparisons.  ...  Surveillance systems to monitor health and well-being trends in prisons are lacking, presenting a challenge to services planners, and policy makers who often lack evidence to inform decisions.  ...  Acknowledgements The contributions of all members of the Five Nations Health and Justice Collaboration are noted, particular thanks to B.M., R.G., D.R., E.K. and M.C. References  ... 
doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdz122 pmid:31728521 pmcid:PMC7685851 fatcat:aypfw4yaeng2fl32kljta6ue4q


Judith Strawbridge, James Barlow, Aisling O'Leary, Muirne Spooner, Eric Clarke, Richard Arnett, Chris Langley, Keith Wilson, Paul Gallagher
2017 American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education  
The National Pharmacy Internship Program was perceived to be an improvement on the previous preregistration year.  ...  To design, deliver, and evaluate a National Pharmacy Internship Program that met the educational requirements of pharmacy graduates to register as competent pharmacists and earned graduates a master's  ...  Martin Cunningham, Student Academic and Regulatory Affairs Office, RCSI, for data extraction regarding the performance of students in the MPharm program, and to the PSI for oversight of the NPIP program  ... 
doi:10.5688/ajpe6678 pmid:31223152 pmcid:PMC6581339 fatcat:6vjgbc7tzfgwfkkfj2maccsesq

General practitioners' attitudes and preparedness towards Clinical Decision Support in e-Prescribing (CDS-eP) adoption in the West of Ireland: a cross sectional study

Chee Peng Hor, James M O'Donnell, Andrew W Murphy, Timothy O'Brien, Thomas JB Kropmans
2010 BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making  
These merit further exploration, taking into consideration the structure of the Irish primary health care system, before CDS-eP can be recommended for routine clinical use in the West of Ireland.  ...  The survey domains encompassed general information of individual's practice, current use of CDS and the practitioner's attitudes towards adoption of CDS-eP.  ...  John from the Department of General Practice, National University of Ireland, Galway for her assistance in handling the questionnaires.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1472-6947-10-2 pmid:20067624 pmcid:PMC2824732 fatcat:2xk4dm3yv5bivldd3vtuamlkf4
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