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Bunia Technology Bootcamp

Kubernets Edu Community organised a technology bootcamp in Bunia/DRC at Universite Shalom de Bunia that traine

Shalom University in Bunia, in collaboration with Kubernets' Executive Chef, Professor Emmanuel Nimurungi Christian from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, is organizing specialized training in computer application programming from August 26 to September 20, 2019 at Campus Southard. This training is attended by the staff and students of UCBC, USB and several other organizations in the city of Bunia.

The purpose of the training is to help computer network managers design mobile applications, web applications and learn cloud technology using the GITHUB environment. The end of this training will be sanctioned by an international certificate in "Mobile Web" and "Mobile Application Development". Shalom University in Bunia is looking forward to this unusual training opportunity.
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The Challenge

Providing Individualised Services and Care in Epilepsy (PISCES) is a Lighthouse Project with a number of partners including HSE, eHealth Ireland, Epilepsy Ireland, RCSI and Beaumont. In the past there was no way for patients, academics or clinicians around Ireland to record their medical details electronically which created numerous problems.

The Solution

The PISCES Project is about using technologies to promote a model of precision, proactive and personalised healthcare for the more than 40,000 people with epilepsy across Ireland. The solution developed is an Electronic Patient Record (EPR) and Patient Portal App focused exclusively on the needs of epilepsy patients. The patient portal is a mobile-first, cloud-based solution. No matter where care is delivered, information can be collected, added to the care record and accessed by the care team regardless of geographic location or care setting. The project also involves the development of a BI solution which enables clinicians to securely use aggregated patient data to analyse and gather insights for the wider patient community to inform future care and population health.

“I think it definitely is a step of independence for a lot of people that don’t have that at all. They feel like they are kind of controlling in some way an illness that you can’t control at all.”

Clinicians now have a streamlined view of patient information through the Electronic Patient Record (EPR) – a single source of truth where all patient medical information can be recorded and accessed from anywhere nationwide. As part of the EPR, genetic data can be easily interpreted, and documenting decisions and agreed actions has been simplified.

Via: ErgoGroup.ie