Saturday, 29 June 2013

Peter Bath attending ISHIMR 2013 in Halfax, Nova Scotia

Peter Bath is attending the 16th International Symposium for Health Information Management Research (ISHIMR 2013) which is being held 27-28th June 2013, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

The conference is being organised by the Centre for Health Information Management Research (CHIMR) at the University of Sheffield and the Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University.

Peter Bath is presenting a paper entitled "Adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHRs): a review of technology acceptance studies", co-authored with Tomi Dimitrovski, Panos Ketikidis and Lambros Lazuras form the South East Europe Research Centre (SEERC) in Thessaloniki.

Peter is also presenting two posters. The first of these was developed in collaboration with Jennifer Salter and Simon Tucker, entitled "Non-intrusive remote monitoring of household activities - the views of relatives and carers". The second poster, entitled "Documentation of vital signs in electronic health records: issues for patient safety" was developed with Jean Stevenson-Agren, Goran Petersson and Gunilla Nielsen from Kalmar University Sweden.

Jackie MacDonald, PhD graduate from the Health Informatics Research Group,  also presented a paper, co-authored with Peter Bath and Andrew Booth, entitled "An Exploration of Opportunities for Health Service Managers to Share Information Orally: A Method of Documentary Analysis using an Electronic Room-booking Calendar".

A selection of the best papers will be published in special issues of the Health Informatics Journal and the International Journal for Health Information Management  Research (IJHIMR).

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