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Non-public eParticipation in Social Media Spaces

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E., & Smith, C. (2016)
Non-public eParticipation in Social Media Spaces. In SMSociety '16 Proceedings of the 7th 2016 International Conference on Social Media & Societyhttps://doi.org/10.1145/2930971.2930974
This paper focuses on the importance of non-public social media spaces in contemporary democratic participation at the grassroots level, based on case studies of citizen-led, ...

Next generation secure e-health platform.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J. (2011, June)
Next generation secure e-health platform. Paper presented at BCS ISSG seminar "The Insider Threat", Edinburgh
A patient-centric approach to integrating assisted living and formal health care and how the opportunity for insider threats is reduced through the enhanced identity checking ...

Social welfare aspects of information with special reference to news.

Conference Proceeding
Duff, A. (2003)
Social welfare aspects of information with special reference to news. In P. Isaias, & A. Palma dos Reis (Eds.), Proceedings of the IADIS (International Association for Development of the Information Society) International Conference on e-Society, 773-776
The information society thesis, according to which economically advanced nations are undergoing transformation into post-industrial, information-based societies, can, with cav...

Power to the Population? the population census under review.

Conference Proceeding
Killick, L., Duff, A., Hall, H., & Deakin, M. (2016)
Power to the Population? the population census under review. In ACTIS 2015, (27-34
Many regard the population census as the backbone of national statistics. It is also regarded as a national institution; a data source held in high regard by the academic, pol...

Lean in Healthcare: An Evaluation of Lean Implementation in NHS Lothian

Thesis
Lindsay, C. F. (2016)
Lean in Healthcare: An Evaluation of Lean Implementation in NHS Lothian. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/455610
The overarching aim of this thesis is to critically evaluate the implementation of Lean in NHS Lothian, a National Health Service (NHS) Health Board in Scotland. Against chall...

Analysing communication in a complex service process: an application of social network analysis in the Scottish Prison Service

Journal Article
Hancock, P. G., & Raeside, R. (2010)
Analysing communication in a complex service process: an application of social network analysis in the Scottish Prison Service. The journal of the Operational Research Society, 61(2), 265-274. https://doi.org/10.1057/jors.2008.145
This article utilizes social network analysis (SNA) and associated statistical techniques to examine a complex process known as Sentence Management in a Scottish Prison Servic...

Information sharing around child protection.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., Uthmani, O., Lewis, R., Steyven, A., Fan, L., Thuemmler, C., …Lawson, A. (2012, June)
Information sharing around child protection. Paper presented at Information Sharing in the Public Sector, Edinburgh
Background This presentation focuses on creating a scaleable, robust and secure information architecture for social and health care. At its core is the sa.FIRE (Secure Analysi...

The Rawls-Tawney theorem and the digital divide in postindustrial society

Journal Article
Duff, A. (2011)
The Rawls-Tawney theorem and the digital divide in postindustrial society. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62, 604-612. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.21470
The digital divide continues to challenge political and academic circles worldwide. A range of policy solutions is briefly evaluated, from laissez-faire on the right to “arith...

Patient centric health care: an integrated and secure, cloud-based, e-Health platform.

Presentation / Conference
Buchanan, W. J., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Lo, O., & Thuemmler, C. (2012, February)
Patient centric health care: an integrated and secure, cloud-based, e-Health platform. Paper presented at BCS Branch Meeting, University of Edinburgh Informatics Forum
There are many issues related to health care infrastructure within the UK, including the lack of integration of data between the different parts of the health and social care ...

Mobile Technology and Its Use in Clinical Nursing Education: A Literature Review

Journal Article
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
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...