Local company one of Top 100 companies globally in health technology
FULL Health Medical, a Mayo-based company with operations in the UK and Ireland, have been announced in the annual Global Digital Health 100 by medical journal, The Journal of mHealth.
Speaking of the news, Ballintubber native and CEO of Full Health Medical, Paul McCarthy, stated: “This recognition is a major achievement for us. With over 47,500 health apps on the iTtunes store alone, to be listed amongst some of the top health-tech innovators in the world, alongside Fitbit for example, is tremendous.
“From a Mayo perspective, we are very passionate about expanding our base in Castlebar and bringing more high value jobs to the county. We can only achieve our mission with incredible talent and we’re particularly interested in attracting candidates in the fields of software development, software quality, enterprise sales and marketing.”
The Global Digital Health 100 is one of the HealthTech industry's foremost technology award programmes, celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship. It recognises and supports health technology companies that are demonstrating the greatest potential to change the way that healthcare is delivered.
In order to rank nominees, the Journal of mHealth used a judging criteria that included 10 different qualitative and quantitative evaluation metrics. This included the nominee’s disruptive impact, proof of concept, technology innovation, social value, effectiveness, execution of strategy, industry integration and the ability to scale.
Matthew Driver, managing editor of The Journal of mHealth, said: “The diversity of this year’s list stands out immediately. With innovations targeting just about every corner of healthcare, the honouree companies offer technologies across a range of categories including clinical solutions, wearable technologies, healthcare applications, medical devices, virtual reality and data analytics. These are all solutions and services that are transforming, or have the potential to transform, and disrupt the way in which healthcare is delivered.”
Full Health Medical is a software platform designed to streamline care to facilitate preventative medicine on a global scale. They are solving what they see as the single biggest problem in medicine – the problem of communication.
Their reporting tools empower patients to understand complex medical data through medical data interpretation and the provision of context for how those medical results will impact upon an individual’s day-to-day life.
Full Health Medical work with partners such as health clinics, pharmacies, insurers and employers, offering smart health benefits.
The Global Health 100 list can be viewed at https://thejournalofmhealth.com/digital-health-100/.
The company's website is www.fullhealthmedical.com.