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Digital Health Week 2024 | 13th-15th February, 2024
In 2024, we will again be bringing you a joint event between the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and this year the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) are joining us!
Digital Health Week is an opportunity for anyone interested in digital health to participate in a program of virtual events and share research and ideas. It is designed to be both informative, provocative, and a showcase of the innovative work being undertaken in digital health across our universities and beyond. Digital Health Week 2024 will bring together researchers, health services, industry, and the community to build person-centred eHealth collaborations.
“Inclusive by Design”
This year Digital Health Week aims to emphasise the importance of creating digital health solutions that are accessible, equitable and cater to the diverse, unique needs of all individuals. We encourage presenters to think about how their digital health research places end-users at the centre or considers marginalised and underserved populations and factors such as age, gender, ethnicity, disability, culture, socioeconomic status and geographic location.
The conference aims to bring together professionals from diverse backgrounds to discuss and collaborate on ways to create more inclusive and accessible digital health solutions.
Presentations may cover topics such as: how research aims to include end-users in all stages of development, evaluation and implementation; examples of co-design; how user experience (UX) has been considered; how digital health tools aim to be culturally safe and inclusive of people from different backgrounds and those with disabilities; improving healthy literacy; addressing health disparities through innovative technologies; and how end-users can benefit through the inclusion of multidisciplinary teams and industry.
By fostering discussions around “Inclusive by Design,” the conference seeks to drive positive change in the digital health landscape, ultimately leading to improved health outcomes for everyone, regardless of their background or circumstances.
30 August 2023
#DigitalHealthWeek24 abstract submissions are now open!
Abstracts are invited from researchers in the field of digital health, including (but not limited to) the following research topics (presented in alphabetical order):
- Accessibility and usability
- Artificial Intelligence
- Codesign and consumer-centred technologies
- Culturally safe digital technologies
- Data science
- eHealth education
- Ethics and law in digital health
- Electronic health records
- Games and gamification for health
- Health economics
- Implementation science
- Learning Health Systems
- Mobile and wearable technologies
- Optimisation and implementation of technological systems
- Passive sensing
- Social media and social networking sites
- Technology and the health workforce
- Telehealth and telepractice
- User experience (UX) and human-computer interaction
- Virtual and augmented reality
- Web-based interventions
Presenters can nominate their preference for an ePoster or presentation format, with both formats providing presenters a speaking opportunity to share their work.
The conference is keen to showcase Honours and Higher Degree Research Students to highlight their research – so if you are a research student, please indicate this on the submission form.
Submissions will be open from 30th August 2023 and will close on the Sunday 8th of October 2023.
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We hope that we will see you at this exciting digital health event in February 2024!