NMCI telemedicine workshop on Nov 27th

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

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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

Q&A session

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

Q&A session

1245-1345   Lunch

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


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