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Research student profile: Rik Dawson

By | 2021-08-30T15:49:13+10:00 August 30th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

This month we are pleased to feature PhD Candidate Rik Dawson. Rik is a gerontological physiotherapist, with over 25 years working in aged care who is passionate about exercise for older people. We asked Rik to tell us about himself and his research. Please tell us a little bit about yourself. I am currently enrolled in the PhD [...]

Five minutes with Associate Professor Jinman Kim

By | 2021-08-31T10:50:12+10:00 August 30th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

This month we are very pleased to profile Associate Professor Jinman Kim. Jinman is from the School of Computer Science at the University of Sydney, with a strong involvement in the healthcare setting. The DHIN is pleased to have Jinman as a new member of the Leadership Group. Please tell us a little bit about yourself. [...]

Useful, usable, and used: the role of Human Centred Design in the delivery of digital health products.

By | 2021-08-25T15:16:44+10:00 August 25th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , |

Please join us for the September DHIN Seminar. This month we are thrilled to have Dr Thomas Loveday, Director of Design at eHealth NSW, talk to us about the role of Human Centred Design in the delivery of digital health products. The talk: In 2019, eHealth NSW established the Design division as part of Clinical Engagement and [...]

Digital Health CRC and the University of Sydney July 2021

By | 2021-07-29T15:15:43+10:00 July 29th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

Clinical Decision Support Update provided by Dr Anna Janssen This month’s Digital Health CRC update is on the project ‘Using decision support for more responsive care, better patient outcomes, and greater efficiency'. The project is a collaboration between Industry partners Sydney Local Health District, Murrumbidgee Local Health District, Alcidion, and eHealth NSW, and University partners the University [...]

Research Student Profile: Selvana Awad

By | 2021-07-30T12:49:26+10:00 July 28th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

This month we are very pleased to profile PhD candidate Selvana Awad. Selvana is also currently working at eHealth NSW as the Usability and Safety Lead on the Clinical Engagement and Patient Safety team. Please tell us a little about yourself. I am a first year PhD student at the University of Sydney, completing my research [...]

Five minutes with Dr Kathleen Yin

By | 2021-08-08T15:49:22+10:00 July 28th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , |

This month we are very happy to profile Dr Kathleen Yin. Kathleen is an ardent advocate for the use of games as behavioural medicine and a tool for self-directed learning; she firmly believes in the need to engage with industry and end-users to optimise uptake of health apps and games. Please tell us a little bit [...]

Video games, exercise, and ‘keeping me sane’ during COVID-19

By | 2021-07-21T10:32:36+10:00 July 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Please join us for the launch of the DHIN Seminar Series with a timely talk by Dr Kathleen Yin, Centre for Health Informatics in the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University. The talk: Social distancing policies imposed in many countries during the COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to significant deterioration in mental health in general populations [...]

Research Student Profile: Carlos Ivan Mesa Castrillon

By | 2021-06-29T14:33:42+10:00 June 29th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

This month we profile PhD Candidate, and physiotherapist, Carlos Ivan Mesa Castrillon. Carlos is also a valued member of the Digital Health Early Career Research Community Working Group. Please tell us a little about yourself. I am a physiotherapist from Colombia and studied at Universidad CES, Medellin. I also lived in Brazil where I did a [...]

Five minutes with Laura Simmons

By | 2021-06-30T14:37:30+10:00 June 29th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , |

This month we are so pleased to profile Laura Simmons who shares with us her passion and work and lots of great resources. Laura is the CEO and founder of Theratrak (tech startup for Allied Healthcare) and a Paediatric Occupational Therapist. Theratrak was recently named runner up in the Australian healthcare week startup of the year [...]

Retrain Your Brain Program

By | 2021-05-31T14:07:12+10:00 May 31st, 2021|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

Re-Train Your Brain is a new online brain training program for people who drink to cope with anxiety. It involves targeting unconscious mental habits associated with drinking and anxiety through cognitive bias modification. The program is designed as an adjunct for people currently receiving in-clinic treatment.Background: Anxiety and alcohol use disorders commonly co-occur, resulting in a more [...]

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