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Dr. John Sheehan

DATE/TIME: AUG 19 @10:30AM

Dr. John J. Sheehan
Radiologist | Clinical Director & Advisor | Healthcare Technologist | AI & AR | Blackrock
Health | Mobile Medical Diagnostics | xWave Technologies | Digital Health Association
John is a graduate of RCSI and qualified as a Radiologist in 2005 . He did fellowships in MRI
(Body, Neuro & MSK) & Cardiovascular Imaging in Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago,
2006-2009 and was appointed Chief of Cardiovascular Imaging, NorthShore University Health
System, Chicago in 2009.
John currently practices as a Consultant Radiologist in Blackrock Health (Hermitage & Blackrock
Clinic’s) and Mobile Medical Diagnostics. His practice includes Diagnostic & Interventional
Radiology with cross sectional interests in cardiovascular, hepato-biliary, prostate, MSK and
John is the Clinical Director of Radiology in the Hermitage Clinic, Clinical Director of Mobile
Medical Diagnostics and Clinical Advisor to xWave Technologies (xRefer)
He has a passionate accumulated knowledge & experience in existing & emerging technologies
in radiology & wider healthcare, including cloud, AI and Augmented Reality, to help innovate &
influence technology policy, by integrating clinical, digital, healthcare providers & industry
John is a member and Clinical Vice Chair of the Digital Health Association (DHA) led by Prof.
Martin Curley, comprised of leading digital health entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, clinicians,
patients, academics & others. The charter of the group is to agree, align and accelerate Ireland’s
Digital Health Strategy & Action plan – Stay Left, Shift Left, 10x, enabling Ireland to leapfrog in
digital health & overall health maturity. Core of the strategy is that digital technology provides an
opportunity to provide 10x innovations or improvements, doing healthcare 10x better, faster,
cheaper & increased capacity. The ultimate aim is to make Ireland a European leader and Global
leader in Healthcare.