Black Pear Software have released two health care apps. The FIRSTLight app for iPhone and iPad is a decision support tool providing reliable drug information at the point of care.
The iRIS app for iPad has been developed with retinal specialists for wet AMD clinics, providing a complete clinic management and workflow system based on the myHealthFile platform. In creating these applications we have gained valuable experience in app development that we would like to share, including agile methods, prototyping and operating a distributed, cross-organisational team.
Dunmail has been involved in health informatics for more than 10 years after a career change from research science. As Technical Architect for Apollo Medical Systems Ltd he designed and implemented systems to extract and aggregate primary care data for national programs. In his current role at Black Pear Software he is designing systems to support next-generation healthcare requiring interoperable and mobile ICT.