Affidea Concussion Services at the GAA & UPMC Concussion Network Training Event

Building on the national concussion symposia of the last two years, the recently launched UPMC Concussion Network and the GAA have created a training programme that will focus on diagnosis and evaluation tools for concussion, identifying types of concussions, and treatment and rehabilitation methods. The event, which took place on Saturday, November 10, in Croke Park adopted the “train-the-trainer” model in which GAA team doctors support the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion experts in delivering presentations,…

Spectrum Health grows partnership with Affidea Ireland with four new service locations at Affidea centres

Spectrum Health is expanding their current partnership with Affidea to open four new service locations within Affidea centres in Cork, Tallaght, Northwood and Waterford.   Spectrum Health is an Irish owned, allied healthcare company who have grown to over 35 locations nationwide, offering convenient and effective care to their patients with data portability between locations. Although they have a number of their own flagship clinics in Dublin and Cork, the majority of locations are housed…

Concussion: all you need to know to keep your child safe – UPMC Concussion Network & Affidea Concussion Services – The Irish Times

The story of Ben Robinson (14), who died after a school rugby match in Co Antrim in 2011, changed what the word “concussion” means to many parents on this island, writes Sheila Wayman in The Irish Times. Anybody who heard Ben’s parents sorrowfully recount the events around his death, could not help but think it could have been their child. And thanks to their campaigning, there is undoubtedly more awareness of the importance of recognising and…

The Rose family from Cork on Affidea’s first-of-its-kind concussion testing in Ireland

With all the controversy around concussion in recent years, it is great to have somewhere to go now where concussion can be managed by medical professionals who know exactly what they are dealing with. I want my kids to play rugby and GAA, but I also need to be conscious of the injuries that are associated with playing contact sports. Having this nationwide service available in Affidea clinics around the country is a great comfort….

First-of-its-kind in Ireland best-in-class concussion care at 9 Affidea Clinics nationwide

Concussion rates in Ireland are increasing, as the numbers of those playing contact sports increases and there is increased awareness about Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) due to accidents. And as the management of a concussion serves as the best form of prevention, we at Affidea have partnered with the world’s leading healthcare experts to form the UPMC Concussion Network. As the first of its kind in Ireland, the UPMC Concussion Network is a collaboration between…

UPMC, Affidea Ireland, Bon Secours Health System & ImPACT Applications create 1st Nationwide Concussion Network

UPMC announced today that it is partnering in Ireland with Affidea Ireland, the Bon Secours Health System Ltd. and ImPACT Applications Inc. to create the first countrywide network for the diagnosis and treatment of concussion in people of all ages. The UPMC Concussion Network will include clinicians specially trained in the model of targeted, individualised concussion care practiced at the world-renowned UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Programme. Micky Collins, Ph.D., executive and clinical director of the…

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