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O'Connor, S. & Andrews, T. (2016). Using Co-Design with Nursing Students to Create Educational Apps for Clinical Training. In Sermeus, W. (Ed.). Nursing Informatics 2016, 334-338. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-658-3-334
Mobile technology is being trialed in nursing education to support students in clinical practice, as it can provide instant access to high quality educational material at the ...
McGee-Lennon, M., Bouamrane, M., Grieve, E., O'Donnell, C., O'Connor, S., Agbakoba, R., …Mair, F. (2016). A Flexible Toolkit for Evaluating Person-Centred Digital Health and Wellness at Scale. In Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare, 105-118. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-41652-6_11. ISBN 978-3-319-41651-9, 978-3-319-41652-6
The Delivering Assisted Living Lifestyles at Scale (dallas) program was a large-scale, nationwide deployment of digital health and wellbeing products and services in the UK. T...
O'Connor, S. (2015). Enabling patient-centred care through information and technology. University of Glasgow, UK
Blog: A snapshot of this year’s Kings Fund Digital Health and Care Congress in London highlighted the focus on enabling patient-centred care through information and technology...
The Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare
In this project, we will spread the use of an innovative website, designed to support patients and family members in and after Intensive Care. We have already implemented the website at the Royal Infi...
University of Aberdeen
Portrait is a software tool developed to help care staff get to know personal and social information about clients that live in residential care facilities. The Portrait system consists of a biography...
Scottish Funding Council
The project has successfully defined the long-term requirements of the solution and also produced a prototype implementing on of these requirements
School Research and Innovation Officer
Research Project Administrator
Research Fellow / Lecturer
O'Connor, S. (2015). What Twitter can tell you about our health: Some insights from the 17th International Symposium for Health Information Management Research 2015 (#ISHIMR2015). University of Glasgow, UK
Blog: The 17th International Symposium for Health Information Management Research 2015 (http://www.ishimr2015.com/) was a real eye opener for me as I got an insight into the p...
Thuemmler, C., Mival, O., Benyon, D., Buchanan, W. J., Paulin, A. & Barros, M. (2012). Norms and standards in modular medical architectures. In 2013 IEEE 15th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom) (IEEE Healthcom 2013), 382-387. doi:10.1109/HealthCom.2013.6720705. ISBN 978-1-4673-5800-2
Recent Internet of Things (IoT) research has been aiming at interoperability of devices and the integration of sensor networks. The Future Internet - Private Public Partnershi...
Lennon, M. R., Bouamrane, M., Devlin, A. M., O'Connor, S., O'Donnell, C., Chetty, U., …Mair, F. S. (2017). Readiness for Delivering Digital Health at Scale: Lessons From a Longitudinal Qualitative Evaluation of a National Digital Health Innovation Program in the United Kingdom. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 19(2)doi:10.2196/jmir.6900. ISSN 1439-4456
Background: Digital health has the potential to support care delivery for chronic illness. Despite positive evidence from localized implementations, new technologies have prov...
Richtering, S. S., Hyun, K., Neubeck, L., Coorey, G., Chalmers, J., Usherwood, T., …Redfern, J. (2017). eHealth Literacy: Predictors in a Population With Moderate-to-High Cardiovascular Risk. JMIR Human Factors. 4(1), e4. doi:10.2196/humanfactors.6217. ISSN 2292-9495
Background: Electronic health (eHealth) literacy is a growing area of research parallel to the ongoing development of eHealth interventions. There is, however, little and conf...
Parker, R. A., Weir, C. J., Rubio, N., Rabinovich, R., Pinnock, H., Hanley, J., …McKinstry, B. (2016). Application of mixed effects limits of agreement in the presence of multiple sources of variability: exemplar from the comparison of several devices to measure respiratory rate in COPD patients. PLoS ONE. 11(12), e0168321. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0168321. ISSN 1932-6203
The Bland-Altman limits of agreement method is widely used to assess how well the measurements produced by two raters, devices or systems agree with each other. H...
Saleem, K., Tan, Z. & Buchanan, W. (2016). Security for Cyber-Physical Systems in Healthcare. In Health 4.0: How Virtualization and Big Data are Revolutionizing Healthcare, 233-251. Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47617-9_12. ISBN 978-3-319-47616-2; 978-3-319-47617-9
The great leap forward of cyber-physical systems has made provision for future personalized medicine. However, these systems are prone to cyber attacks. To provide patients wi...
O’Connor, S., Hanlon, P., O’Donnell, C. A., Garcia, S., Glanville, J. & Mair, F. S. (2016). Understanding factors affecting patient and public engagement and recruitment to digital health interventions: a systematic review of qualitative studies. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 16(120)doi:10.1186/s12911-016-0359-3
Numerous types of digital health interventions (DHIs) are available to patients and the public but many factors affect their ability to engage and enrol in them. Th...
Wild, D., Kydd, A. & Szczepura, A. (2016). Implementing digital skills training in care homes: a literature review. Nursing Older People. 28(4), 26-29. doi:10.7748/nop.28.4.26.s22. ISSN 1472-0795
This article is the first of a two-part series that
together inform and describe digital skills training
using a dedicated console computer provided for
staff and residents in...
O'Connor, Y., O'Connor, S., O'Donoghue, J., Heavin, C. & Gallagher, J. (2015). Sociocultural and Technological Barriers Across all Phases of Implementation for mobile Health in Developing Countries. In Applied Computing in Medicine and Health, 42-57. Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-803468-2.00010-2. ISBN 9780128034682
In recent years scholars are realising the importance of examining mobile health (mHealth) implementation in developing countries. A vast array of research exists which focuse...
Devlin, A. M., McGee-Lennon, M., O’Donnell, C. A., Bouamrane, M., Agbakoba, R., O’Connor, S., …Mair, F. S. (2015). Delivering digital health and well-being at scale: lessons learned during the implementation of the dallas program in the United Kingdom. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 23(1), 48-59. doi:10.1093/jamia/ocv097. ISSN 1067-5027
To identify implementation lessons from the United Kingdom Delivering Assisted Living Lifestyles at Scale (dallas) program-a large-scale, national technology progra...
O’Connor, S. & Andrews, T. (2015). Mobile Technology and Its Use in Clinical Nursing Education: A Literature Review. Journal of Nursing Education. 54(3), 137-144. doi:10.3928/01484834-20150218-01. ISSN 0148-4834
Nursing students face a variety of challenges to learning in clinical practice, from the theory–practice gap, to a lack of clinical supervision and the ad hoc nature of learni...
Brogan, J., Thuemmler, C., Mival, O. & Fricker, S. (2013). IoT for a Shock Warning System.
Investigation of Big Data applied into Health and Social Care
Weight management is a key health issue within Scotland. The focus of this project is to develop an intelligent online platform for weight management. The project will use artificial intelligence met...
New ideas are on the way to make healthcare more accurate, more affordable and matching the needs of our changing societies. Demographic changes, progress in technology and in medicine offer options t...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
This SE/RSE Enterprise Fellowship aimed to commercialise intellectual property owned by Edinburgh Napier University related to e-Health data management into an end-user product. The project paved the ...
IIDI is working with Patient Reminders Limited supported the SFC Innovation Voucher scheme.
Patient Reminders Limited provides patient reminder products and solutions for use in clinical studies, ph...
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
This project extends the e-Health Cloud-based Platform, and integrates with assisted living. The project integrates Edinburgh Napier University, Microsoft and HoIP, and has created a novel governance ...
This project relates to the research collaboration between Edinburgh Napier University, CipherLab, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, GS1 UK, Imperial College, and Kodit, and is funded through a resear...
Queen Margaret University
This IIDI project led by Alistair Lawson investigates the feasibility of developing a prototype Flash-based version of PEPS-C (Profiling Elements of Prosody in Speech-Communication). This is a test w...
The "Frailty Framework" is the development of a next generation health assessment and predictive analysis system. ...