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Researcher: Whetton, SG (Dr Sue Whetton)

Fields of Research

Information Retrieval and Web Search
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Health Informatics
Health and Community Services
Educational Technology and Computing
Public Health and Health Services
Information Systems Theory
Information Systems
Health Promotion
Primary Health Care
Physiotherapy
Preventive Medicine
Database Management
Health Policy
Rural Sociology
Broadband and Modem Technology
Aged Health Care
Social Change

Research Objectives

Rural Health
Health Education and Promotion
Communication Networks and Services
Health and Support Services
Resourcing of Education and Training Systems
Professions and Professionalisation
Behaviour and Health
Health Related to Ageing
Health
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Videoconference Services
Technological and Organisational Innovation
Fixed Line Data Networks and Services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Broadening the Socio-Technical Horizons of Health Informatics; The Open Medical Informatics Journal 2010
Building a Socio-Technical Emphasis (and more) into a Graduate program; Eleven National Health Informatics Conference and Twelfth National RACGP Computer Conference
Building the Knowledge Base; Health Informatics A Socio-Technical Persepective
Conceptual challenges for advancing the socio-technical underpinnings of health informatics; Open Medical Informatics Journal
Consumer eHealth-an overview of the research evidence and the implications for future policy; Health Information Management Journal
Decision Support Systems; Health Informatics A Socio-Technical Perspective
Doing Databases; Health Informatics A Socio-Technical Perspective
E-Health; Health Informatics A Socio-Technical Perspective
E-Health (Health Informatics) online: Newbie to Nerd, catering for all; Teaching Matters 2003
Educating the health informatics professional: the impact of an academic program; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
eHealth, eLearning and eResearch for rural health practice; A Textbook of Australian Rural Health
Electronic Health Records; Health Informatics A Socio-Technical Perspective
Engaging older adults in technology to improve balance; 6th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference
Evaluating educational interventions for health professions in the digital age; Health Professionals' Education in the Age of Clinical Information Systems, Mobile Computing and Social Networks
Evaluation of Health Promotion in Action Program
Exposure to 'exergames' increases older adults' perception of the usefulness of technology for improving health and physical activity: a pilot study; JMIR Serious Games
From In-service to Post Grad: the Evolution of Health Infomatics Education in Tasmania; HIC 2001 Realising Quality Health Care
Growing old discracefully: Lessons learnt from a study of the health needs of older people in rural Tasmania; Fifth WONCA World Conference on Rural Health
Health Infomatics: A socio-technical perspective; Oxford University Press
Health Infomatics: An Experiment in On-line Learning; 2001 Education Odyssey: Continuing the journey through adaption and innovation
Health informatics and e-health curriculum for clinical health profession degrees; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Health Informatics in Action: Rural and Remote Health; Health Informatics A Socio-Technical Perspective
Health informatics workforce skills: technology is king, time for a consort?; Health Informatics Conference (HIC)
Health Informatics: Who am I (and does it really matter)?; Health Informatics Conference (HIC)
Health Information Systems; Health Informatics A Socio-Technical Perspective
HIC 99 Proceedings; HIC 99 7th National Health Informatics Conference
Implementing telehealth: linking health care services for better rural health outcomes; HIC 2000
Personal health information, privacy and surveillance: Do we need a critical voice?; MEDINFO 2013: Proceedings of the World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics
Report of Assessment of St Vincent de Paul Retail Outlets
Successes and Failures: What are we measuring?; International Conference on Successes and Failures in Telehealth
Successes and failures: what are we measuring?; Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare
Sustaining rural communities A case study of the benefits of charity retail outlets in rural Tasmania; 2016 SARRAH Conference
Telehealth: up-skilling health professionals to facilitate enhanced access to services for rural, remote and metropolitan communities
The diffusion of innovation: barriers to uptake of health informatics; HIC 2002: Improving quality by lowering barriers
The diffussion of innovation: factors influencing the uptake of telehealth; Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare
The Health Care Environment and Health Informatics; Health Informatics A Socio-Technical Perspective
The McDonaldization of Online Learning; 15th Biennial Forum of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia
Tools: Promises and Pitfalls; Health Informatics A Socio-Technical Perspective
Two Jam Tins and a Piece of String: Preparing Tasmanian Health Professionals for the New Millenium; HIC 99 7th National Health Informatics Conference
Using personal health information: Do we manage conflicting interests?; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics : Health Informatics: Digital Health Service Delivery The Future Is Now!
Value: the usability factor; Let's make a Difference with Health ICT
What is Health Informatics; Health Informatics A Socio-Technical Perspective

Research Projects

Assessment of Vinnies Tasmania Retail Outlets
Evaluation of Health Promotion in Action
Telehealth: Up-skilling health professionals to facilitate enhanced access to services for rural, remote and metropolitan communities.

Research Candidate Supervision