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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 [...]

Five minutes with Dr Christina Marel

By | 2019-03-26T15:17:44+10:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , |

This month we spend five minutes with Dr Christina Marel.  Christina is Program Lead for Treatment and Translation in Complex Populations at The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use Can you please tell us about a day in your life? Every day is different, but most begin at The Matilda Centre for [...]

Opening the Vault: Clinical Analytics

By | 2018-11-26T09:59:08+10:00 November 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , |

How do we drive the future of clinical analytics embedded in practice? This interactive workshop will focus on the collaboration required between The University, Sydney Health Partners, and our service partners, in developing world-class shared clinical analytic capability. We will have examples from within Sydney Health Partners and input from our key stakeholders including eHealth NSW. Dr [...]

Project update: SPEED-EXTRACT

By | 2018-10-31T13:35:08+10:00 October 30th, 2018|Categories: Featured Work|Tags: , , |

SPEED-EXTRACT (STEMI  Patient  ElEctronic  Data  EXTRACTion)   SPEED-EXTRACT is a proof-of-concept project demonstrating that better use of data can improve patient health outcomes and reduce clinical variation. The project brings together a multidisciplinary team to bring to bear valuable insights from ever increasing amounts of heterogeneous clinical data and information stored in Electronic Medical Records. The overarching [...]

Five minutes with Dr Charmaine Tam

By | 2018-10-31T13:24:05+10:00 October 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Featured Work|Tags: , , , , |

This month we talk to Dr Charmaine Tam, Senior Research Fellow and Project Manager for the SPEED-EXTRACT project. Can you please tell us about a day in your life? A typical day starts with getting my kids and I ready to go to daycare. I then head to the Centre for Translational Data Science or one [...]

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