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


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.