Digital health company HealthBeacon has announced the creation of 20 new jobs at its Dublin base.
The new jobs, announced as part of a visit led by An Taoiseach to Chicago, support the launch of HealthBeacon’s technology expansion into North America.
The new roles will be include IT roles, software developers, project management and customer service executives and will bring the total HealthBeacon headcount to 37.
“We are delighted that the growth of HealthBeacon in Ireland will enable our expansion into North America, creating a hub that delivers key Irish technology to the healthcare market,” Jim Joyce, ceo of HealthBeacon, said.
HealthBeacon connects real life data about a patient’s behaviour and can provide powerful clinical insights and targeted interventions to improve treatment and outcomes.
The technology, which is currently available in Europe, will expand its’ operations into the USA over the next two years driving medical technology growth and development between the countries.
The expansion of the platform will provide access to the technology globally in Europe, North America, South America and the Middle East.
Commenting on the job announcement, An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny said the expansion of HealthBeacon “underlines Ireland’s position as a hub for high-end technology.” Mr Kenny went on to say that the Government would continue to make policies to ensure that businesses such as HealthBeacon could continue to thrive in Ireland.