Conversational agents in healthcare: A systematic review

Conversational agents – systems that mimic human conversation, such as Apple Siri or Amazon Alexa – are increasingly being used in daily life to search for and manage information. A team of Digital Health Investigators from Macquarie University including Dr Liliana Laranjo and Associate Professor Adam Dunn recently reviewed the use of conversational agents in

What is Artificial Intelligence in the modern classroom?

Workshop 30 May 2019, 6pm to 9pm This workshop explores Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its inevitable impacts on teachers and their students in the modern classroom. Learn from key panel experts from industry and Macquarie University, including Dr Liliana Laranjo and Dr Juan Quiroz from the Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation.

ADHA places second ACHI Fellowship candidate

Brendan Loo Gee follows in the footsteps of Toby Hodgson as the second ACHI Fellowship candidate to secure a work placement at the Australian Digital Health Agency. Brendan has joined the Agency as a Digital Health Officer working in the clinical governance division. The hands-on experience at the Agency will help him to further apply

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ACHI Fellowship Program placement

The NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Digital Health (CRE) are pleased to announce that CSIRO has joined the ACHI Fellowship by Training Program as an accredited host organisation. Fellowship candidate Vasu Rani has been awarded a six-month paid work placement within the Mobile Health Systems team, which is a part of CSIRO’s Australian e-Health

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First ACHI Fellowship Program placement

The NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Digital Health (CRE) are pleased to announce that Fellowship candidate Toby Hodgson has been awarded a paid work placement at the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA). This placement represents a significant milestone in the development of the Fellowship by Training Program which is a core program of the CRE. Toby

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ACHI Fellowship by Training Program

The ACHI Fellowship by Training Program launched in November 2017 and the response by PhD candidates, academia, government and industry has been extremely positive. Thirteen health informatics research PhD candidates have now been accepted into the program. These candidates, from across Australia and New Zealand, come from a diverse range of disciplines and research domains,

The forgetting health system

Forgetting shapes learning in two different ways. It impedes learning when important lessons are forgotten. Equally, it can be difficult to enact new lessons if we do not let go of old beliefs and practices that are no longer useful. A learning health system (LHS) that wishes to improve health service delivery will need to

Identifying critical gaps in digital health evidence-based policy

The NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Digital Health (CRE) is calling on government, industry, consumers and health service providers to identify critical gaps in digital health evidence-based policy. Making evidence-based decisions is a major challenge for policy makers, health services and industry who operate often on tight timeframes, and may not have access to

Applications open for the Health Informatics fellowship training program

The NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Digital health in partnership with the Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI) is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the Health Informatics Fellowship Training Program. Health Informatic research PhD candidates enrolled at an Australasian university are eligible to apply. Applications are to be submitted online

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CRE in Digital Health – the planning begins

Chief Investigators from the newly established NHMRC of Research Excellence in Digital Health (CRE) met for the first time on 7 November to discuss the way forward for the next five years. Led by Professor Enrico Coiera, investigators in the CRE come from Macquarie University, Bond University Limited, CSIRO, the University of Melbourne, UNSW, University