Digital Health (and technology)

Ms Danielle Hornsby1 1Townsville Hospital And Health Service, Townsville, Australia As electronic medical records (EMR) become common place in our hospitals nationally, allied health leaders have a window of opportunity to mine the rich data source, to rapidly change the...
  • April 4, 2019
Read More
Associate Professor Alison Pighills1,2, Ms Rachel  Waye1, Ms Stephanie Taylor1, Ms Vicki Braithwaite1 1Mackay Hospital And Health Service, Mackay, Australia, 2James Cook University, Townsville, Australia Background: Effective training in external cardiac compression (ECC) skills improves survival rates. Technology enhanced ECC...
  • April 4, 2019
Read More
Mrs  Joanne Crowley1, Mrs Sheridan Guyatt1,2 1Mater Health Services, South Brisbane , Australia, 2Universtiy of Queensland , St Lucia, Australia Across Australia and worldwide, maternity hospitals have successfully introduced enhanced recovery caesarean birth models of care, aiming for new mothers...
  • April 3, 2019
Read More
Jessica Hajdu1 1Queensland Health, Redcliffe, Australia The Speech Pathology team at Redcliffe Hospital was awarded project funding to establish and provide a telehealth service to paediatric outpatients. Prior to this, there were no telehealth services within Metro North for Paediatric...
  • April 3, 2019
Read More
Mr Michael Harris1, Ms Naomi Scolari2, Mr Denis Morton2, Ms Sarah Fulton1, Ms Rachel Domalewski1, Dr Laurelie Wishart3, Ms Kelly Hale1, Professor Elizabeth Ward4 1Metro South Health – Bayside Health Network, Cleveland, Brisbane, Australia, 2Metro South Health – Chronic Disease...
  • April 3, 2019
Read More
Dr Rachel Brough1, Ms Kristen Morris1 1Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme – Queensland Health, Cannon Hill, Australia This presentation gives an overview of the allied health team’s role in developing eApply, an online application system now in use at Medical Aids...
  • April 3, 2019
Read More
Dr Ruth Crowther1, Mrs Heidi Sturk1 1Queensland University Of Technology (QUT), South Brisbane, Australia Globally, a considerable amount of funding has been invested in the development and delivery of low intensity, digital interventions for mild to moderate mental health issues....
  • April 3, 2019
Read More
Vicki Parravicini1, Andrea Jeffrey1, Karen  Lucas1, Mr Michael Harris1 1Queensland Health – Metro South, Brisbane, Australia Background:  The Physiotherapy Musculoskeletal Management Clinic and Conservative Management Service (PMMC and CMS) is an allied health-led multi-professional conservative management alternative pathway for clients...
  • April 3, 2019
Read More
Ms Heidi Sturk1, Dr Ruth Crowther1, Professor David Kavanagh1 1Queensland University Of Technology, South Brisbane, Australia There is fast-growing interest in the use of apps and online programs for mental health and wellbeing. Many allied health professionals are keen to...
  • April 3, 2019
Read More
Miss Courtney Pocock1, Dr  David Silvera- Tawil2, Ms Sally Brinkmann1, Dr Jill Freyne2, Dr Dana Kai Bradford2, Ms Andrea Donnell1, Ms Karen Harrap2 1Western Health, St Albans, Australia, 2CSIRO, , Interpreters are required to aid communication between clinicians and patients...
  • April 3, 2019
Read More