Health Innovation Hub Ireland publications

From HIHI innovation research and reports to our innovation studies in peer review publications, HIHI provides a unique insight into Irish healthcare innovation.

Peer reviewed

Statistically significant improvement in peristomal skin condition due to adhesive breakdown prevention by novel barrier ring with assisted flow

Journal: Gastrointestinal NursingVol. 20, No. 8 (Published online 11 Nov 2022)

Authors: Mary Quigley, Parvathy Unnithan, Noreen Lynch, Helen Purtill, Martin Buckley, Emmet Andrews, Myles Joyce, Tanya Mulcahy, Taylor Duckworth

Evaluation of a Novel Ostomy Barrier Ring with Assisted Flow for Individuals with an Ileostomy

Journal: ‘Advances in skin and wound care’ (April, 2021)

Authors: Mary Quigley, CNS; Ailish Hannigan, PhD, BSc; Catherine Dowling, CNS; AnneMarie Stuart, CNS; Siobhan McGovern, CNS; Larry Untoy, CNS; Myles Joyce, MD, MMedSci, FRCS (Gen); John Larkin, PhD, FRCSI; and Dara Kavanagh, MCh, FRCSI

Armed to escape COVID-19: the impact of COVID-19 on a mixed methods feasibility study of a weight management, education and physical function programme for patients with knee osteoarthritis at the primary/secondary care interface.

Journal: ‘Primary Health Care Research and Development’ (April, 2021).

Authors: Brenda Monaghan , Lara Bourton Cassidy, Aaron A. Glynn, M.V. Hurley, Pauline Kacprzak, Maria Kelly, Keelan O’ Connor, Jane O. Flynn, Fiona Keelan, Ruth Reidy, Sarah Jane Rodgers and Tara Cusack10


‘Buying All-Island in Healthcare – North and South’. All-Island Medtech SMEs (AIMS) Framework of Recommendations for Healthcare Innovation Procurement across the island of Ireland.

Author: Eimear Galvin, with review and input from Dr Tanya Mulcahy, Dr Siobhan McGrath (HIRANI) (NI specific additions), Prof Joann Rhodes (HIRANI), Professor Ciara Heavin (University College Cork) and the members of the AIMS Advisory Committee.

Empowering a culture of innovation in Irish hospitals’, a critical evaluation of three innovation methodologies.

Author: Eimear Galvin

Commercialising connected health products in the Irish public health system – key barriers and enablers.

Author: Eimear Galvin

Connected Health ROI – return on innovation – through IP.

Author: Eimear Galvin

Healthcare Technology International Perspective Report

Authors: Dr Michael Twomey – Health Innovation Hub Ireland – 1/16/2022

HIHI research

Investigation of the Universal Design of Fall Detection Technologies in the Smart Home and their Impact on Lifetime Communities.

Authors: Jane O’Flynn, Prof. Dirk Pesch, Patrick Mulvihill, Dr. Kieran Delaney, Sarah Hayes, Michelle O’Keeffe.