eHealth conferencesWe regularly run seminars in e-health and healthcare research in conjunction with the Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI), Macquarie University. Our workshops and seminars are suitable for researchers, students, clinicians, healthcare policy makers, government, healthcare service providers and industry.

Latest workshops and seminars

Currently there are no workshops scheduled. However, please subscribe to the AIHI newsletter to receive updates as they become available.

Past workshops and seminars

Past workshops and their papers are listed below for your information. View past AIHI seminars.

Data Analytics for Evidence-based Healthcare
19 – 22 May 2015, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Held in Conjunction with the 19th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD). The workshop focused on how data analytics improves information management in healthcare. The workshop brought together researchers from different countries and regions to foster dissemination, increase the share of knowledge cross different domains, and strengthen the research on data analytic techniques and related applications to healthcare problems.

Resources
Keynotes: The 2015 International Workshop on Data Analytics for Evidence-based Healthcare.
Data Analytics for Evidence-based Healthcare Workshop flyer PDF – 255KB
Citation enrichment for de-duplication PDF – 1111KB

Making e- Health Safe
2 Jul 2013, Sydney, Australia

Chaired by Associate Professor Farah Magrabi, this one-day workshop presented the latest international data on the risks of e-health to patient safety, showcased stories from the frontline, and examined governance models for e-health safety. Presenters and panellists included representatives from the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, the National E-health Transition Authority, the Health Informatics Society of Australia, St. Vincent’s Hospital Sydney and UNSW researchers.

The workshop was held in conjunction with HIC 2013, Australia’s Health Informatics Conference. A related workshop was held at HIC in Adelaide on 18th July. Keynote address: The Dangerous Decade by Professor Enrico Coiera.

Resources
Making e-health Safe Program PDF – 3364KB
International e-health safety governance initiatives PDF – 1793KB
Patient safety risks of e-health a review of the evidence PDF -3742KB

Dynamic Modelling; What, Why & How?
18-22 Feb 2013, Sydney and 2014, Melbourne, Australia

Dynamic Modelling: What, Why & How is led by Nathaniel Osgood, one of the premier minds in multimethod modelling, an Associate Professor at the University of Saskatchewan and a lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Nathaniel was joined by Andrei Borshchev, CEO of XJ Technologies and the developer of AnyLogic Modelling Software, and Dr Geoff McDonnell, Simulation Research Fellow at the Centre for Health Informatics, UNSW.

Resources
Dynamic Modelling Workshop flyer PDF – 619KB

What & Why
18-22 Feb 2013, Sydney and 2014, Melbourne

What & Why was designed for Policy Makers, Planners and Managers. The workshop provided participants with an advanced overview of current methods and practices utilised for dynamic modelling.

Practical Modelling Techniques and Best Practice
18 – 22 Feb 2013 Sydney and 2014, Melbourne

The extended Workshop was designed for Researchers, Students and Modelling Practitioners and builds on the learnings from the first two days. These additional three days involved intensive hands-on tutorials that focused on developing the modelling skills of all participants, enabling them to construct working multi-method models.