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The future of AI in healthcare

By | 2019-07-16T10:57:09+10:00 July 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , |

Event update. On the 24th June Professor Tim Shaw presented on the future of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare. During the 30 minute webinar Professor Shaw highlighted and discussed the major trends and the impact of Artificial Intelligence on health and healthcare. Professor Shaw also provided insights from his recent visit to the World Medical Innovation Forum, [...]

Research student profile: Caitlin Hamilton

By | 2019-06-27T10:34:07+10:00 June 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , |

This month we profile PhD candidate Caitlin Hamilton. Caitlin is an occupational therapist who is currently completing her PhD on the topic of technology use in rehabilitation to improve physical function. We asked Caitlin a little bit about herself and her research. Please tell us a little about yourself Since graduating in 2008 as an occupational [...]

Five minutes with Dr Audrey P Wang

By | 2019-06-27T13:49:55+10:00 June 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

This month we spend five minutes with Dr Audrey P Wang. Audrey is a Senior Lecturer in Digital Health (Education), University of Sydney. Her role includes enabling digital health educational and research transformations within the University's Westmead Initiative, including new interdisciplinary models of care and education in our increasingly digitalised health ecosystem. Her PhD (Australian Pain [...]

Raising your research profile online and face-to-face

By | 2019-06-27T13:59:23+10:00 June 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

The eHealth and Healthcare Delivery Theme (FHS) and the DHIN would like to invite you to the first in the webinar series supporting Higher Degree Research students. Please join us for the inaugural webinar presentation on raising your research profile. Professor Tim Shaw and Dr Melanie Keep will share strategies and ideas on how to make [...]

Five minutes with Professor Heiko Spallek.

By | 2019-05-29T11:08:27+10:00 May 29th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

This month we profile Professor Heiko Spallek who was recently appointed Academic Lead Digital Health and Health Service Informatics for the Faculty of Medicine and Health (FMH). Heiko's new role is to provide leadership and guidance to ensure that digital health education and training is embedded in all FMH programs. Heiko is also the Head of [...]

Predictors of discharge against medical advice in a tertiary paediatric hospital

By | 2019-05-30T14:10:51+10:00 May 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

Patients who discharge against medical advice (DAMA) from hospital carry a significant risk of readmission and have increased rates of morbidity and mortality. Using five years of admissions and diagnosis data, we sought to identify the demographic, clinical and administrative characteristics of DAMA patients in the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network. Using a Bayesian logistic regression framework, [...]

Research student profile: Odette Hannah Trigger

By | 2019-05-27T14:25:45+10:00 May 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , |

This month we talk to Odette Hannah Trigger. Odette is currently a physiotherapy honours student working on the project #Fitspo: Are Instagram fitspiration images and videos actually motivating? We asked Odette about herself and her research. Please tell us a little about yourself I am a physiotherapy honours student at the University of Sydney. I also [...]

Research Student Profile: Candice Donnelly

By | 2019-04-30T10:58:57+10:00 April 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

This month we profile PhD candidate Candice Donnelly. Candice is a Senior Research Officer in the Research in Implementation Science and eHealth Group at the University of Sydney. We asked Candice about her PhD Mobilising clinical practice data to improve oncology care and what digital health means to her. Please tell us a little about yourself [...]

Report: World Medical Innovation Forum, AI in healthcare

By | 2019-04-29T16:53:07+10:00 April 29th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , |

By Professor Tim Shaw Between last year’s and this year’s conference I think it is clear that we are starting to come off the peak of the hype cycle regarding impact of AI and Digital Health. There was a definite focus on implementation of perhaps less blue sky but more immediately practical solutions to improve functioning [...]

Five minutes with Associate Professor Melissa Baysari

By | 2019-04-24T15:46:53+10:00 April 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , |

This month we spent some time with Associate Professor Melissa Baysari. Mel is an Associate Professor in Digital Health in the Faculty of Health Sciences at The University of Sydney. Can you please tell us about a day in your life? I am fairly new to the University of Sydney and have not yet established a [...]

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