HISA NSW - Highlights and Updates
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HISA NSW - Highlights and Updates

15/02/2018
When: Thursday 15 February 2018
6:00pm for a 6:30pm start, until 8:00pm
Where: Macquarie Health
35 Moore Street
Leichhardt, New South Wales  2040
Australia
Contact: Amelia Lundstom
03 9326 3311


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Join the NSW branch as they take you through their highlights from 2017.

SPEAKERS

 

Jen Bichel-Findlay, Chair, HISA NSW

 

 

Simon Poon, A/Prof Health Information Systems Research, Faculty of Engineering and IT, University of Sydney

 

 

Professor Chris Pain Chris Bain, Professor of Practice, Digital Health - Faculty of IT, Monash University (via videoconference)

 


 

PROGRAM

 

US Health Informatics Tour

Dr Jen Bichel-Findlay, Director Digital Health and Innovation in the Faculty of Health, UTS recently visited three US universities that provide health informatics or data science courses – Northwestern University in Chicago, Texas Medical Center in Houston, and Columbia University in New York City. She will provide an overview of these courses, how they are offered and how her US academic colleagues approach the curriculum challenges.

 

Highlights of AMIA conference

Dr Jen Bichel-Findlay from University of Technology Sydney and Dr Simon Poon from the University of Sydney both attended last year’s American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Scientific meeting, held in Washington DC in November. They will provide an overview of the meeting themes, as well as personal insights gained from individual sessions.

 

Usability in the age of avatars, agents and AI

Dr Chris Bain from Monash University will take the audience through some core concepts around usability and it’s bedfellow -user experience (UX), and will discuss what good usability and UX are thought to look like in the setting of more cutting edge technologies (like AI), with new interaction paradigms (like voice interaction). Chris will also touch on how  good outcomes in this space can be achieved.

 

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