We are a group of dedicated Health IS researchers with a common interest to maximise the benefit of adopting Information Systems (IS) within community and hospital healthcare. We build on and apply lessons learnt in the business, financial, government and public sectors to identify and implement Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) that reduce costs and improve patients outcomes. We are actively researching in the eHealth and mHealth areas. Ireland’s only dedicated Health Information Systems research centre focusing on People, Process and Technology. Successfully attracted project funding from Wellcome Trust, Enterprise Ireland, Science Foundation Ireland, EU FP7, H2020, Irish Research Council & Health Research Board.


  • Designing IT driven solutions to enhance both patient and clinician experience.
  • Developing mHealth touch points to increase the efficiency of healthcare resource utilisation
  • Implementing data analytics and visualisation techniques to support clinical decision making (evidence-based decision making).
  • Carving out a route to market for the commercialisation of new healthcare products and services.


The HISRC’s mission is to accelerate the development of patient centric care in local, national and global communities through cutting edge research, design and implementation of next generation healthcare solutions.



Project Description Development started on the Perinatal Alert and Decision support Application (PANDA) research proposal in 2015 and will be submitted for consideration as an SFI Spokes Project in the INFANT centre [...]

miChild– Child Health Information Tracking App

miChild– Child Health Information Tracking App is a UCC Strategic Research Fund funded project, led by the HISRC (UCC). A universal child health record is not yet available in Ireland. It is unlikely [...]

Electronic Early Warning Score / Wireless Ward

The app is Android based and currently runs on a 7 inch tablet. Patient data are stored securely in a local server or optionally in the cloud. The application as it exists is [...]


Child mortality and morbidity is a concern in many developing countries. In Nigeria, the under-five mortality rate in 2011 was 124 per 1000 births. While the number of child mortalities in Nigeria reduced [...]


Project Description ‘LEANBH’ is a pilot research project providing remote healthcare monitoring to expectant mothers to improve the detection and treatment of hypertension during pregnancy. The goal of the Leanbh project is [...]


CIMULACT (Citizen and Multi-Actor Consultation on Horizon 2020) is a Horizon 2020 funded project which aims to engage citizens in the future of health technologies. The CIMULACT project has as a main objective [...]