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Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy

By | 2018-07-30T16:18:03+10:00 July 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

On the 4th of July, Health Minister Hon Greg Hunt MP launched Australia's  National Digital Health Strategy and Framework for Action. The strategy acknowledges digital health as a nationwide priority and outlines strategies for improving service delivery and health outcomes. The strategy has been developed by the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA). The ADHA was established [...]

Project Synergy

By | 2018-07-31T11:31:59+10:00 July 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

InnoWell is a joint venture between The University of Sydney and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) working on co-designing, building and implementing technology-enabled solutions for Australian mental health services reform. The technology solution is known as the Synergy Online System (Synergy). More specifically, Synergy is a customisable digital toolkit to assist assessment, monitoring and management of mental health issues [...]

Practice Analytics Profile: Associate Professor Rodrigo Cavalcanti

By | 2018-06-28T11:25:53+10:00 June 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

By Anna Janssen This month the Practice Analytics Node profiles Associate Professor Rodrigo Cavalcanti. Rodrigo is Associate Professor in General Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto. His research interests include trainee competence assessment, clinical reasoning and applications of cognitive load theory in medical education. Rodrigo was asked five quick questions about Practice Analytics: What does [...]

PhD Student Profile: Stephen McCloskey

By | 2018-06-27T14:13:41+10:00 June 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

This month we profile PhD student Stephen McCloskey. Stephen's research is a data-driven multidisciplinary project analysing sleep disorders using machine learning techniques to identify quantitative characteristics. Please tell us a little about yourself I am a current PhD student at University of Sydney that was born and raised in Sydney. I graduated in 2016 from University [...]

Five minutes with Nicholas Ho

By | 2018-06-28T09:22:31+10:00 June 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

This month we spent 5 minutes with Nicholas Ho. Nick is the translational data scientist at the Brain and Mind Centre. Can you please tell us about a day in your life? As the translational data scientist at the Brain and Mind Centre at the University of Sydney, I provide data science support for research projects [...]

Is New South Wales ready to harness the transformative power of data in health and medical research?

By | 2018-05-31T10:06:09+10:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Event Report By Anna Janssen This month Researcher Australia launched its inaugural speaker series event ‘Is New South Wales ready to harness the transformative power of data in health and medical research?' to a full house of health professionals and researchers. The event featured panellists Dr Jean-Frédéric Levesque, Professor Emily Banks, Dr Avi Ratnanesan and consumer representative [...]

Meet the DHIN Steering Commitee

By | 2018-06-01T10:19:02+10:00 May 29th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|

The DHIN Steering Committee is made up of representatives from each of the University of Sydney health faculties, Sydney Health Partners, the Australian Digital Health Agency, eHealth NSW, Centre for Translational Data Science, Brain and Mind Centre, Menzies, Local Health Districts and the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network. The Steering Committee meets quarterly and brings together key [...]

PhD Student Profile: Genevieve Johnsson

By | 2018-05-29T14:47:59+10:00 May 29th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

This month we profile PhD student Genevieve Johnsson. Genevieve is a psychologist with Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) who is currently completing a PhD focussing on tele-health. Please tell us a little about yourself I have been practising as a psychologist with Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) for the past nine years and am currently in the role of Senior Therapy Support - Innovation. My current [...]

A Newborn Bayesian

By | 2018-05-29T14:23:52+10:00 May 29th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Project Report: A Newborn Bayesian My name is Joseph Hanna and I’m currently working on a collaborative project involving members from the Kolling Institute of Medical Research (Kolling) and the Centre for Translational Data Science (CTDS). I’m a trainee biostatistician from the NSW Ministry of Health on a 6 month placement with the Kolling as part [...]

Five minutes with Jane Shrapnel

By | 2018-05-30T16:05:40+10:00 May 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

This month we talk to DHIN member and Data Scientist at the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network, Jane Shrapnel. Can you please tell us about a day in your life? I have just started using this new app which tells me my energy levels, stress levels and performance. It reads your heart rate and variability from your fingertip [...]

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