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Researcher: Cummings, EA (Associate Professor Liz Cummings)

Fields of Research

Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Nursing
Health Informatics
Communications Technologies
Computer-Human Interaction
Information Systems
Information Systems Management
Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative)
Health and Community Services
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Public Health and Health Services
Aged Care Nursing
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Medical and Health Sciences
Aged Health Care
Information Systems Development Methodologies
Respiratory Diseases
Data Format
Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Information Systems Theory
Broadband and Modem Technology
Mental Health
Human Information Behaviour
Higher Education
Information Systems Organisation
Clinical Sciences
Primary Health Care
Social and Community Informatics
Ubiquitous Computing
Causes and Prevention of Crime
Journalism Studies
Technical, Further and Workplace Education
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledge Management
Adaptive Agents and Intelligent Robotics
Residential Client Care
Architectural Design
Decision Support and Group Support Systems
Pattern Recognition and Data Mining
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Computer Software
Data Encryption
Information and Computing Sciences

Research Objectives

Health and Support Services
Nursing
Health Education and Promotion
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Health Related to Ageing
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Health
Health Protection and/or Disaster Response
Information Services
Information and Communication Services
Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
Learner and Learning Processes
Carer Health
Health Policy Evaluation
Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response)
Information Processing Services (incl. Data Entry and Capture)
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Mental Health
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Law Enforcement
Expanding Knowledge in Technology
Expanding Knowledge in Languages, Communication and Culture
Electronic Information Storage and Retrieval Services
Education and Training Systems
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Ageing and Older People
Application Tools and System Utilities
Behaviour and Health
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design
Ability and Disability
Technological and Organisational Innovation

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A dialogue-based web application enhances personalized access to healthcare professionals - an intervention study; BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
A qualitative study of new graduates’ readiness to use nursing informatics in acute care settings: clinical nurse educators’ perspectives; Contemporary nurse
A Structured Evidence-Based Literature Review on Discharge, Referral and Admission
A year in the life of a person recently diagnosed with atrial fibrillation in Denmark; International Journal of Person Centered Medicine
Advancing Social Media and Mobile Technologies in Healthcare Education; Informatics
Advancing Social Media and Mobile Technologies in Healthcare Education; Informatics
An Approach for Enhancing Adoption, Use and Utility of Shared Digital Health Records in Rural Australian Communities; Studies in health technology and informatics
An Australian roadmap for ICT research and development for ageing? Lessons from a European Union initiative; 20th Australian National Health Informatics Conference (HIC2012)
An Evidence-Based Review and Training Resource on Smooth Patient Flow
An investigation of information management, security and privacy approaches in Tasmanian General Practices; ITiRA Conference 2002
An investigation of the influence of an online patient diary on the health outcomes and experiences of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) participating in a mentored self-management clinical controlled trial
Any place to engage students in learning and teaching in Health: The role of social media; Teaching Matters 2014
Assessing a patient-centered e-health approach to chronic disease self-management; Patient-Centred E-Health
Australia's personally controlled electronic health record and primary healthcare: Generating a framework for implementation and evaluation; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Australian health professions student use of social media; Collegian
Avoiding Failure for Australia’s Digital Health Record: The Findings from a Rural E-Health Participatory Research Project; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Building capacity of community nurses to act as mentors for older persons with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); Australasian Journal on Ageing
Cementing Pathways Home: Enhancing Quality of Life for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Cementing Pathways Home: Enhancing Quality of Life for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Australian Association of Gerontology Annual Conference
Challenges of Disseminating Information to Broad Stakeholder Groups; Aging Connects : IFA 11th Global Conference on Aging 2012
Clinical Simulation: A Protocol for Evaluation of Mobile Technology; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Considerations for deploying web and mobile technologies to support the building of patient self-efficacy and self-management of chronic illness; End-User Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (4 Volumes)
Considerations for Deploying Web and Mobile Technologies to Support the Building of Patient Self-Efficacy and Self-Management of Chronic Illness; Web Mobile-Based Applications for Healthcare Management
Continuity matters: Examining the ‘information gap’ in transfer from Residential Aged Care, ambulance to emergency triage in southern Tasmania; International Emergency Nursing
Curricula Challenges and Informatics Competencies for Nurse Educators; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Dementia: An under-coded problem; MEDINFO 2010
Design Thinking for mHealth Application Co-Design to Support Heart Failure Self-Management; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Designing dissemination strategies to maximise stakeholder engagement; Healthy Aging Research
Developing a Public Hospital general practice internet interface: An evaluation of GPlinkED Tasmania, A HIRaD Project; ITiRA
Developing User-centred Research into the Economics of Assistive Technology Drawing on Techniques from Financial Systems Management; Assistive Technology Research Series
Development of a flexible and extensible computer-based simulation platform for healthcare students; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Digital communication to support clinical supervision: Considering the human factors; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics: Context Sensitive Health Informatics - Human and Sociotechnical Approaches
Disaster Preparedness among Health Professionals and Support Staff: What is Effective? An Integrative Literature Review; Prehospital and Disaster Medicine
Doctoral education for nurses today: the PhD or professional doctorate?; The Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing
Documenting, retrieving and using information to inform practice; Potter and Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing 5e
Educational Requirements for Mobile Applications in Nursing: Applying the User-Task-Context Matrix to Identify User Classes and Contexts of Use; Studies in health technology and informatics
Embedding nursing informatics education into an Australian undergraduate nursing degree; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Empower the patients with a dialogue-based web application; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Empowering learners: Using a triad model to promote eHealth literacy and transform learning at point of care; Knowledge Management & E-Learning
Engaging International Students through PBL; International Research Symposium on PBL (Problem Based Learning)
Enhancing self-efficacy for self-management in people with cystic fibrosis; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Entering a world of uncertainty: community nurses' engagement with information and communication technology; Computers, Informatics, Nursing
Exploring the mobile learning paradox to enable redesign of learning and teaching in the workplace; Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
Governing mobile technology use for continuing professional development in the Australian nursing profession; BMC Nursing
Grounded theory evolution and its application in health informatics; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Hospital coding of Dementia: is it accurate?; Health Information Management Journal
Human factors considerations when developing eHealth solutions to support patients: comparison of Danish and Australian experiences; International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management
Information communication technology in cystic fibrosis support; hic2012 Health Informatics Building a Healthcare Future through Trusted Information
Information overload in consumers of health-related information: a scoping review protocol; JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports
Integrating Health Informatics Into Australian Higher Education Health Profession Curricula; Health Professionals' Education in the Age of Clinical Information Systems, Mobile Computing and Social Networks
Integrating Health Information Technology Safety into Nursing Informatics Competencies; Studies in health technology and informatics
Issues and considerations for healthcare consumers using mobile applications; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Issues and experiences with technology supported development of patient self-efficacy and self-managed of chronic disease; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Issues for Deployment of Mobile Learning by Nurses in Australian Healthcare Settings; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
It is time to influence policy development to enable nursing informatics to transform learning at point of care?; The Hive
Language Games and Patient-centred eHealth; EFMI Special Topic Conference
Mobile learning: A workforce development strategy for nurse supervisors; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Mobile learning: Transforming healthcare education of undergraduate nurses by building capacity during clinical placement; Sustainable Healthcare Transformation International Conference on Health System Innovation
Modelling Digital Knowledge Transfer: Nurse Supervisors Transforming Learning at Point of Care to Advance Nursing Practice; Informatics
Moving Past Exploration and Adoption: Considering Priorities for Implementing Mobile Learning by Nurses; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Nationwide citizen access to their health data: analysing and comparing experiences in Denmark, Estonia and Australia; Bmc Health Services Research
Nurses Using Social Media and Mobile Technology for Continuing Professional Development: Case Studies from Australia; Social Media and Mobile Technologies for Healthcare
Nurses' use of mobile devices to access information in health care environments in Australia: A survey of undergraduate students; JMIR mHealth uHealth
Nurses’ use of mobile devices to access information in health care environments in Australia: a survey of undergraduate students; Journal of Medical Internet Research
Online social support as an opportunity; Nordisk Sygeplejeforskning
Outcomes of Health-Mentor Training to improve Self-Management by People with Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
Pathways Home Project: patient self-management and self-efficacy through the deployment of ICTs; Bled eConference
Pathways home: Comparing voluntary IT and non-IT users participating in a mentored self-management project; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Pathways Home: Considerations for Technology Solutions aimed at Supporting Self-management of Chronic illness; Health Informatics Conference (HIC)
Pathways Home: developing & deploying technology to support patient empowerment in the self-management of chronic illness in the community; CollECTeR Europe
Patient Centred Systems: Techno-Anthropological reflections on the challenges of ‘meaningfully engaging’ patients within health informatics research; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Patient Empowerment and Self-efficacy in Chronic Disease Management: Considerations for Information Systems Development, Deployment and Evaluation; Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia
Patient Self-management and Chronic Illness: Evaluating Outcomes and Impacts of Information Technology; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Patient-centred coordinated care in times of emerging diseases and epidemics; Yearbook of Medical Informatics
Patients at the Centre: Methodological Considerations for Evaluating Evidence from Health Interventions Involving Patients use of Web-Based Information Systems; The Open Medical Informatics Journal
Pilot evaluation of web enabled symptom monitoring in cystic fibrosis; Informatics for Health and Social Care
Preparing Undergraduate Students for Nursing in the Digital Age; eHealth Asia 2015
Problem Based learning Assessment Enhanced Through the Integration of Technology; EDULEARN: International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Review of the Consumer Perspective Framework for Healthcare Applications; Social Media and Mobile Technologies for Healthcare
Social Media Training for Professional Identity Development in Undergraduate Nurses; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Solving the mobile learning paradox through reforming learning and teaching in healthcare environments; HIC 2015
Supporting cystic fibrosis with ICT; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Teaching nursing informatics in Australia, Canada and Denmark; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
The Cradle Coast personally controlled electronic health record evaluation research plan; 20th Australian National Health Informatics Conference (HIC2012)
The experience of developing an electronic Advance Care Plan for residents of aged care facilities in Australia; Med-e-Tel 2012 Conference
The Invisibility of Disadvantage: Why Do We Not Notice?; Studies in health technology and informatics
The nature of unintended benefits in health information systems; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
The Past, the Present, and the Future: Examining the Role of the “Social” in Transforming Personal Healthcare Management of Chronic Disease; Social Media and Mobile Technologies for Healthcare
The role of user-centred design within online community development; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Transforming clinical practice amongst community nurses: mentoring for COPD patient self-management; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Trialling an electronic decision aid for policy developers to support ageing well; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Undergraduate nurses' preferred use of mobile devices in healthcare settings; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Unveiling the mobile learning paradox; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Usability of a virtual community of practice for workforce development of clinical supervisors; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
User-centered design in clinical handover: exploring post-implementation outcomes for clinicians; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Using community based participatory research as a method for investigating electronic health records; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Using Web 2.0 to support Continuing Professional Development of health professionals: Acting locally, engaging globally; Teaching Matters: Open UTAS to the World
Value versus use for patients: findings from an ICT supported cystic fibrosis self-management project; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Views of young people in rural Australia on SPARX, a fantasy world developed for New Zealand youth with depression; Journal of Medical Internet Research
Web 2.0 strategies to enhance support of clinical supervisors of undergraduate nursing students: an Australian experience; 5th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN13)

Research Projects

2012: BRAID Final Conference and International Federation on Ageing Conference; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Bridging Research in Ageing and ICT Development; European Commission (EC)
Development and evaluation of a flexible and extensible computer-based simulation platform for healthcare students; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Information Technology and Communications in Health (ITCH). Health Informatics: International Perspectives, Canada, 2011; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
June 2011: Medical Informatics Europe; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Tasmanian community network of mentors and smart information technology solutions (SITS) for families affects by cystic fibrosis; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
The Heart of Nursing; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A pilot study to test an asbestos risk ratings tool adapted from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) UK and assessment of alternative
ACSQHC Literature Review
ASEA Visual Asbestos Assessment Grading Best Practice Guidance Development
Bed Occupancy Literature Review
Identification and confirmation of the assessment criteria and development of the assessment framework for use in the WorkSafe Tasmania asbestos and identification tool pilot project
Inter-Professional Learning Chronic Disease Self-Management Demonstration Project
Patient Flow Systems Education Development
Practice Level Indicators of Safety and Quality for Primary Health Care

Research Candidate Supervision

"Toward a philosophy of human behaviour representation in stimulation design"- Considerations for real, assumed and artificial intelligence
An Exploration of Shift-to-shift Clinical Handover and Clinical Handover Improvement Using a User-centred Approach at the Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmania, Australia
An exploration of the pilot implementation of an online symptom monitoring diary to support people living with cystic fibrosis self-manage their condition
Best practice emergency and disaster preparedness for health professionals and support staff at St Vincent's Private Hospital Sydney
Deterioration of clinical skill competence and confidence amongst clinicians. How rapidly does a clinician lose their confidence and competence to undertake complex clinical skills? What refresher training is required to prevent this deteroriation fr
Exploring womens' experience of midwifery group practice in Northern Tasmania-A new model
Hidden in Plain Sight- Personal Health Records and the Invisibility Cloak of Disadvantage
How Can Electronic Health Information Available Over Networks be Developed to Deliver Holistic Patient centred Management of Complex Deseases in Primary Health Care?
Investigating the embedding of a health librarian into a multidisciplinary practice to facilitate the use and translation of evidence into bedside practice
Predictors of Caregiver Burden among Child Caregivers of Individuals with Younger Onset Dementia
Reasoning and Power- An exploration of inter-professional communication for the person with dementia transferred from residential to acute care services
Securing IPTV for Mobile Futures
Socially Networked, Sensor-Based Pervasive Health Systems and Exercise Adherence in Type 2 Diabetes Patients
Understanding the Nature and Scope of Portfolio in Nursing- A Comparitive Approach