Melissa Brunner is a speech pathologist currently enrolled in her PhD which investigates the use of Twitter for communication and information exchange for those with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). In this interview, we explore how she ended up in this field, why it's important, and the challenges she has faced to date. Can you tell us [...]
Anna Janssen is a PhD candidate within Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney. Her PhD is focused on the use of digital games in health education. She is also employed as a Health Technologist in the Research in Implementation Science and eHealth Group, within the Faculty of Health Sciences. In this interview we explore [...]
The MOOC, "eHealth: More than just an electronic record!", is multidisciplinary in nature, and aims to equip the global audience of health clinicians, students, managers, administrators, and researchers to reflect on the overall impact of eHealth on the integration of care. It explores the breadth of technology application, current and emerging trends, and showcases both local [...]
In this video interview, Cheryl McCullagh describes "My Health Memory", a digital data portal that connects patient data for providers and consumers at the Sydney Children's Hospital Network (SCHN). Cheryl is a Registered Nurse and is the Directory of Clinical Integration at SCHN. https://youtu.be/iwcFO0tnbxA
Melanie Keep is an early career researcher at the University of Sydney. Her focuses include eHealth, technology to improve healthcare, and supporting the student experience. In this interview, Mel highlights her experiences in teaching eHealth to undergraduate students, with tips for those interested in branching out into this area. Interviewer: Thanks for taking the time to [...]
Researchers at the University of Sydney are currently developing a tool to understand eHealth readiness in Australia. This study is still in progress, and any health professionals are invited to complete a 10-minute online survey to contribute an opinion. Survey applicants will also be entered to win one of ten gift vouchers.
Patient data is integral to making improvements in both health care and outcomes. But many challenges make it difficult to obtain patient data, secure it, and use it effectively.
When it comes to the realm of digital health, common language around terminology does not exist. eHealth, mHealth, and even digital health are just some of the terms used interchangeably to describe the intersection of technology and healthcare in some way. Which leads one to ask, which term is best, and does it even matter? Terminology debates: The [...]