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Driving developments in the field of traffic medicine

By sa | Mar 2, 2017 |

David Lynch reports on the growing area of traffic medicine ahead of an upcoming research day at the RCPI

Battlefront: Challenging a climate of inaction

By sa | Mar 2, 2017 |

Termed the biggest global health threat of the 21st Century, the impact of climate change threatens to undermine decades of medical progress in many countries. Bette Browne reports

A historical compendium

By sa | Feb 21, 2017 |

Medicine: The Definitive Illustrated History. Edited by Steve Parker

The Committee to end them all?

By sa | Feb 21, 2017 |

The most important Irish health policy initiative ever, or a ‘talking shop’ destined to fail? David Lynch takes a closer look at the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare

Measuring up: What next for competence assessment?

By sa | Feb 21, 2017 |

Doctors have a clear duty to be competent practitioners, but the exact means of assessing and maintaining competency remain matters of debate. Liz Farsaci reports

‘Dr AI’ will see you now

By sa | Feb 7, 2017 |

Artificial intelligence promises to bring seismic changes to health. David Lynch asks experts about the challenges and possibilities

Is Ireland spending enough on healthcare?

By sa | Feb 7, 2017 |

Paul Mulholland compares healthcare expenditure in Ireland with other European countries and examines the difficulty in assessing the spending requirements for the sector

Pixels and prescriptions: Teasing-out the future for telemedicine

By sa | Jan 24, 2017 |

With talks on the new GP contract expected to begin soon, the increasing role played by telemedicine in general practice could be on the agenda, writes David Lynch

Charting a digital revolution

By sa | Jan 10, 2017 |

Richard Corbridge, HSE Chief Information Officer and CEO of eHealth Ireland, reflects on the significant progress in Irish digital healthcare over the past 12 months and the opportunities ahead

Lobbying under the spotlight

By sa | Jan 10, 2017 |

A major political fight over the Government’s Public Health (Alcohol) Bill has brought concerns about lobbying to the fore, writes David Lynch

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