31 Oct

HealthBeacon Builds Presence in Asia

HealthBeacon started off in Ireland piloting its technology with the local Irish divisions of pharmaceutical giants. These same great clients networked us into their global organisation which led to deployment of our HealthBeacon Medication Management technology across 10 Countries: USA, Canada, across the EU, South Africa, Baltics, Brazil, Israel and South Africa. We had to develop global organisational muscles early in our life, our clients made it a prerequisite. Now we are heading to Asia!

We will be featured on two panels at large Digital Health events in both Mumbai and Singapore.

The first will be a global gathering for HealthXL presented by Abbott and featuring panelists and speakers that include Arun Kumar, Head of South Asia for Bayer and Dr Arvind Sivaramakrishnan, Chief Information Officer at Apollo Hospitals

The second event is a panel about Digitising Patient Care featuring Jim Joyce, Everett Leonidas from Aviva Ventures which will be moderated by Susanna Hasenoehrl of Joice Nutrition and hosted by SG Innovate in Singapore.

In collaboration with these two great organisations, HealthXL and SG Innovate, we will begin  introducing ourselves and our technology into the Singapore, Australian and Indian markets. These three markets will become our first wave of Asia-Pac HealthBeacon deployments.

Operating a young technology company across 10 countries from our two office locations,  Dublin and Boston required us to leverage scaling technology platforms, find excellent local partners, build scalable roll-out processes that are all driven by a team that thinks globally.

 

HealthXL Global Gathering Mumbai

Date/Venue: 1st November 2018, 9:00am- 4:00pm

Bandra Kurla Complex Mumbai

Topics: 

  • Patient Centricity
  • Non-Communicable DiseaseDigital
  • Health Investments in India
  • Big Data to Improve Patient Outcomes

 

 

 

Digitising Patient Care- SG Innovate

Date/ Venue: 8th November 2018, 5:00pm- 7:00pm

32 Carpenter Street, Singapore 059911

In the midst of a patient data revolution, this panel will discuss the importance of caring for and facilitating patient data in a way that makes sense. Medtech and digital therapeutics are increasingly focused on patient centricity and care. Our leading experts will be focused on providing a vision for the future of patient care in a digital world.

 

 

25 Oct

HealthBeacon Sponsors Ireland’s Cancer Fund for Children

HealthBeacon will be supporting the Cancer Fund for Children as the “Speakeasy” Sponsor at this years’ Gala Ball. The Gala Ball is part of a 5-year program that aims to raise €1m for the Cancer Fund for Children. They are in large part supported by Ireland’s Digital Economy with its inaugural 2017 Gala Ball raising more than €137,000. The goal is to build a brand new therapeutic centre for children diagnosed with cancer, and their families, in Ireland.

Cancer Fund for Children has been supporting families for over forty years. They offer practical, emotional and financial help and also include stress-relieving, nurturing breaks at their therapeutic centre Daisy Lodge in County Down. Unfortunately, the overwhelming need has the centre operating at full capacity and created a long wait list for families.

This fundraising program will bring Daisy Lodge Connacht to the west of Ireland. This worthy project is supported by prominent Irish citizens such as professional golfer Rory McIlroy and will be attended by over 300 people including Paul Harrington, Bobby Kerr, Holly Carpenter and Eddie Irvine.

“HealthBeacon is delighted to be sponsoring this great event and worthy cause. The Cancer Fund for Children has ambitious plans for their new therapeutic centre in Mayo. This site will be entirely dedicated to support children and their families that have been diagnosed with cancer.” Jim Joyce, CEO HealthBeacon

For more information on the project, please see https://cancerfundforchildren.com/event/great-gatsby-gala-ball/

24 Oct

HealthBeacon attends Johnson & Johnson, JLABS CEO Summit

HealthBeacon are delighted to attend the 2nd annual JLABs CEO Summit in sunny La Jolla, San Diego. 

The event has gathered partners of Johnson & Johnson’s, JLABs group for two days of networking and information exchange as well as talks and panel discussions with industry leaders. 

HealthBeacon has been part of the global JLABs network after being chosen as the winner of the Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS and Janssen Supply Chain Group, LLC (JSC) Patient Adherence QuickFire Challenge earlier this year.

Since winning the QuickFire Challenge, HealthBeacon has achieved FDA clearance for it’s smart sharps bin and launched in an additional four markets including the U.S. so there is a lot to catch up on with old friends and new at the event. 

This coupled with the growth of our product portfolio and data analytics platform offers a clear point of intersection within the JLABs ecosystem.

Having completed day one of the event which was focussed on JPAL & Investor Partnering we are excited to partake in the CEO Summit main program which began tonight featuring talks from J&J executives, JLABS CEOs, investors and industry leaders, and continues on Wednesday 24th.

 

10 Oct

HealthBeacon appoints Alan Dalton, Senior Manager of Contracts and Reimbursement

HealthBeacon today announced that Alan Dalton, formerly of VHI, Ireland’s largest private health insurer, has joined the HealthBeacon team as the senior manager of contracts and reimbursement.  Alan brings expert experience in both new businesses contracting and private health insurance reimbursement.

In his time with VHI, he negotiated contracts with hospital providers and medical device companies and supported the corporate proposition strategy team in VHI. Part of his role also included managing and driving the VHI service projects within the medical division and working closely with stakeholders of product development, marketing, legal, IT and finance.

Prior to his work with VHI, Alan spent over two years in Sydney working with the Evolution Healthcare Group, a private hospital operator in Australia and New Zealand, where he worked alongside the Executive Chairman in negotiating and developing agreements with device and pharma companies to drive value for the Evolution Group.

In his role, Alan will develop and introduce reimbursement models for both existing and new markets working alongside pharmaceutical and healthcare clients.

HealthBeacon is delighted to have Alan join the team and we look forward to the expertise he brings to our clients and partners.

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