eHealth@Sydney 2020 will be held on Tuesday 11th February, 2020. This free event will showcase the exciting and innovative research on the inter-relationship between health and digital technologies at the University of Sydney and beyond.
Join us at the new Sydney Knowledge Hub for a talk and Q&A session on what an investor looks for in a digital health opportunity - presented by IP Group Australia and the University of Sydney.
This month we are pleased to profile PhD Candidate Ardalan (Ardi) Mirzaei. Ardi is a registered pharmacist who is currently completing his PhD in the School of Pharmacy looking at patients’ health information seeking behaviour. Please tell us a little about yourself I am a registered pharmacist working in community pharmacies and performing medication reviews. I also work [...]
Event report | On Wednesday 31st July the eHealth and Healthcare Delivery Theme (FHS) and the DHIN presented the HDR Student seminar and webinar 'Raising your research profile online and face-to-face'. Professor Tim Shaw and Dr Melanie Keep shared strategies and ideas on how to stand out as a researcher at conferences, during networking opportunities and [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]