A telemedicine workshop was held at the National Maritime College of Ireland, Ringaskiddy, Cork, Ireland on the 27th of November as part of the SMACS project.
This workshop had a very interesting agenda as outlined below including sessions on maritime and land telemedicine with stakeholders from hospitals, Irish navy and army, maritime training organisations, technology providers and research groups in the field.
Dr. John Barrett presenting SMACS
Programme Telemedicine Workshop –NMCI Wednesday 27th November 2013
0930 -1000 Registration
1000-1005 Welcome and Safety brief – Main Auditorium
1005-1015 Overview of SMACS project
1015-1115 Session 1 – Maritime focus Telemedicine
Dr Jason van der Velde – Medico Cork
Capt. Peter Walters – end user perspective
Lt Cdr Erika Downing – Data sharing
1115 1145 Coffee break
1145 -1245 Session 2 – Land focus Telemedicine
Cdr John Murphy – Army requirement for Tele medicine
Mr John Murphy – Communications in remote areas
Mr Colm Megan – HSE end user perspective
1345 – 1500 2 workshops Workshop one focus on land based telemedicine, Workshop two focus on Maritime telemedicine.
1500 -1530 Presentation of workshop findings
1530 -1600 General discussion on way forward