We are a fully Irish owned & operated company specializing in mobile phone applications, Content Management Systems & bespoke Software Solutions

About Us

At MEG Support Tools we provide a platform of digital clinical support tools for busy healthcare workers which engage users, measure clinical effectiveness and improve patient outcomes.

We focus on improving antimicrobial stewardship by providing access to clinical guidance, improved hygiene auditing and compliance with protocols. We are replacing tedious paper based systems with easy to use digital auditing solutions so that the hospital of the future will be paper free. Our guidelines and hygiene auditing apps have been downloaded by tens of thousands of healthcare professionals and are used on a daily basis in Ireland, the UK and Australia.

Our software leads to increased efficiencies in the delivery of healthcare and ensures that healthcare workers have more time to spend with patients and improve patient outcomes.

Meet the Team

Kerrill Thornhill
Founder, CEO

Kerrill is the founder and Chief Executive Officer. He has over 20 years experience in business development and design engineering in Ireland, the UK and Australia. As managing director of MEG, he has scoped, designed and implemented a range of medical software solutions which are used in hospitals in the UK, Ireland, US and Australia. His forte is managing teams of software developers and designers and he has a keen interest in how technology can be used to improve the delivery of healthcare.

Specialties: Project management, product design, medical software, contract negotiation, recruitment, business development, marketing, sales

Eamonn Costello
Managing Director

Eamonn Costello has worked across product development, operations and sales intelecoms and e-commerce both in Ireland and the UK for the last 18 years, most recently as COO of XSellco, an e-commerce software as a service company. He also held senior roles in other software and telecom companies including eSellerPro and Tellabs. More recently moving into the development of medical technology, Eamonn has developed clinical support and audit tools for hospitals, specialising in patient engagement and medication adherence. While applying the learnings from previous digital industries, he delivers a high standard in connectivity and standardisation to connected health.

Specialties: Product design, project management, e-commerce, medical software, contract negotiation, recruitment and business development

Angela Cuthill
Marketing and Brand Leader

After graduating from a Masters degree in Sydney Australia, Angela relocated to Ireland in 2000 and has gained extensive experience in product development and branding; specialising within a creative SME native company environment. Angela’s most recent role has been as a creative and marketing lead at Artysmarty, the Irish craft women’s jewellery brand, creating a portfolio collection as well as working with clients such as The Victoria & Albert Museum, The British Library, Kilkenny stores, The National Gallery and OFFSET. Her role at Medical EGuides is focused on building a global brand for MEG's clinical tools platform of products and developing a strong customer base in Ireland and internationally.

Specialties: Product development, customer relations, business development, online marketing, sales and branding.

Michal Dabski
Chief Technical Officer

Michal is a passionate software engineer with 15 years experience who graduated from Dublin Institute of Technology first in class and has won multiple awards and competitions during his study (Best Final Year Project, Games Fleadth, etc.). He has been part of Medical eGuides team since 2013, currently overlooks the technical side of software projects as well as taking active part in software development as well. Michal is an avid cyclist, in his spare time he enjoys playing guitar, board games, traveling as well as tinkering on personal software projects, one of which is his game server Convoy Trucking.

Specialties: Django, Android, Python, iOS, Databases, Java, Linux

Kabita Shakya
Project Manager

With an extensive background in academia, Kabita is applying her expertise in managing and coordinating activities for the development of mobile apps and CMS in medical product portfolios. This includes project planning, development, monitoring and testing on an ad-hoc basis for the full product life cycle of software. Kabita completed her M. Eng. (by research) in Clinical Engineering from IT Blanchardstown with the research topic “End tidal CO2 simulator for the evaluation of clinical gas analysers” and her M. Sc. (by research) from DCU with the research topic “Content evaluation and tool development by knowledge management system” (research on: genetic and epigenetic factors that contribute to colon cancer). She has published papers from her research and has also completed an H. Dip. from DBS in web and cloud technologies.

Specialties: Research methodologies, C, C++, C#, VB, Python, Labview, Matlab, ASP.NET, Django; VCS: Git

Dean Sherwin
Software Developer

After completing a BA in Business, Dean Sherwin worked in the Travel and Visa industry for a number of years. Throughout this time, he took up web development as a hobby which eventually led to enrolment in a Higher Diploma in Web Development in GCD. Dean began working with Medical EGuides in 2016 and is mainly responsible for the Audit Tool applications as well as working across various other MEG products. Dean is a big fan of several Linux distributions and mainly works with Javascript (AngularJS), Python (Django), PHP (Laravel).

Specialties: Javascript, Python, Java

Benjamin Murray
Software Developer

After graduating with a degree in music from Trinity College Dublin, Ben worked for several non-governmental organisations assisting vulnerable migrants and refugees both in Ireland and across Europe. In 2016, he decided to cement a long-founded interest in software development and graduated first-class from Dublin Institute of Technology where his final project was an autonomous, semantically-generated craft beer search engine. Ben started with MEG in 2015 and divides his time equally between front-end and back-end development.

Specialties: Python, Django, Javascript, Java, C#, wire-framing, asset-design

Anna Gularska
Content Manager

Anna holds a Master’s Degree from the Institute of Library and Information Science, Higher grade, in Digital Libraries where her thesis was “Digital books for blind people”. She has also completed postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Management, Computer Science and Finance where she wrote on the role of the Mentor in the process of adapting a new employee to the workplace”. During her studies, Anna worked for the Scientific Information Dept. at Wroclaw University Library. Since graduation, she has been working in the IT sector. This has included work as an e-commerce administrator for Medicsoft company and as an IT Support Engineer (User Authorization Support) with the Infrastructure and Operation Department for Volvo IT. As a new challenge, Anna decided to gain experience in back-end software development, testing, application content management and project Management. Anna focuses on User Experience and high standard, bug-free product development.

Specialties: User support, testing, project management, e-commerce, content management, HTML5, CSS, C#, Python

Andrew Dabski
Software Developer

Having been immersed in computing since childhood, Andrew grew up as an ambitious student to the degree that he is now comfortable working in all major programming languages. Andrew is particularly interested in IT security, preferring to analyze and debug code rather than writing it himself. At MEG, Andrew works mainly in Django.

Specialties: PHP, Java, Prolog, C/C++, and Python.

Ivan Martínez
Software Developer

Ivan graduated with an honorific mention as a Higher Technician in Multi-Platform Applications Development in Spain. He started working at MedicalEGuides as an intern and, later on, stayed at the company as a freelance Software Developer. He is responsible for the Spanish versions of the apps developed at the company. As for personal achievements, Ivan obtained the first place at the regional phase of ProgramaMe 2015 edition, qualifying for the National phase. This is a contest based on solving mathematical problems with C++/Java algorithms which takes place in Spain.

Specialties: Android Development, Java.

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