Killarney, February 7th 2017: Irish Medical Device Company, Portable Medical Technology, has finalized a partnership with the European Oncology Nursing Society to make it’s flagship product, ONCOassist available to over 20,000 oncology nurses throughout Europe.
ONCOassist is a CE approved decision support application for oncology professionals. It offers oncology nurses and doctors easy access to the decision support tools and information they need via smartphone and tablet application. It is one of the first apps on the market to come with the required regulatory approval enabling it to be used in a hospital setting.
ONCOassist Co-founder Kevin Bambury commenting on the agreement said “ONCOassist’s suite of CE approved decision support tools is used on a daily basis by medical oncologists globally, and through this new agreement with the European Oncology Nursing Society we will expand our reach beyond medical oncologists to oncology nurses. These are very exciting times for ONCOassist.”
Erik Van Muilekom Past President of the European Oncology Nursing Society commented, “ONCOassist is a very useful tool for oncology nurses to use on a daily basis. ONCOassist offers tools like steroid and opiate equivalency converters which are extremely useful, and are now available in a safe, validated format on your smartphone or tablet.”
“There is currently no CE approved app like ONCOassist available for oncology professionals on the market. Decisions are made daily in hospitals around the world using apps that do not have the required regulatory approval. We are delighted to add the 20,000 EONS members to our growing fast growing user base.” said Co-Founder and CEO Eoin O’Carroll.
Welcoming the announcement MEP Sean Kelly stated, “This is an important development for innovative small business in Ireland, given the potential significance of this novel technology, the results of which include saving lives. I look forward to following the results of this innovative technology in the future. It is further evidence of the importance of innovative local companies to the long-term development of the regional economy and I’m delighted to see a partnership with a European Association. This cooperation is the very essence of what EU means and shows the benefit of being a Member of the EU. ”
ONCOassist is based in Killarney, Co. Kerry, it was founded by Kevin Bambury, Eoin O’Carroll and Dr. Richard Bambury who are all graduates of University College Cork. It has been funded by Enterprise Ireland and Chicago based VC Healthbox. It counts 9 out of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies in the world amongst its customers and plans to grow its staff in early 2017.
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For more information, contact
Kevin Bambury – Portable Medical Technology
+ 353 21 731 9541
ONCOassist is a clinical decision support app for oncology professionals. It contains all the clinical tools oncology professionals need in an easy to use and interactive format. It is offered as a member benefit by the European Society of Medical Oncology and has rapidly growing global userbase. ONCOassist was found in 2012 by Kevin Bambury, Eoin O’Carroll and Dr Richard Bambury.
About European Oncology Nursing Society
The European Oncology Nursing Society is a pan-European organisation dedicated to the support and development of cancer nurses.
Through our individual members and national societies we engage in projects to help nurses develop their skills, network with each other and raise the profile of cancer nursing across Europe. EONS is an independent, not-for-profit, voluntary organisation.