Dr Robert Kelly
Director of Clinical Innovation and former Head of Cardiology at Beacon Hospital, Dublin
Dr Robert Kelly is a practising Cardiologist in Ireland for last 10 years. Dr Kelly puts stents in arteries and treats people who have concerns about their risk of developing heart disease or dying from it. Dr Kelly has trained in UK, USA and Ireland. and is also a Digital healthcare entrepreneur.
Dr Kelly advises start ups in medical and disruptive innovation capacity and is a medical advisor to VideoDoc (telemedicine) and Vtuls (connected health + wellness). Dr Kelly has an advisory role to Katawave (business imagination) innovation company working in life sciences, pharmaceutical and medtech areas.
Currently, Dr Kelly serves as the Director of Clinical Innovation and former Head of Cardiology at Beacon Hospital, Dublin. He has recently completed a study of 320 patients using non-invasive heart monitoring to detect their risk for future stroke.
Dr Kelly has a particular interest around best use of health monitoring and clinical risk prediction (death, heart attacks and strokes) using IOT, sensors, big data and artificial intelligence. The IOT highlights great opportunities to advance the field of health monitoring for everyone and once aligned with important clinical needs and ongoing patient problems this technology can improve those issues for millions of people in an instant easy and readily accessible way.