James talks to Professor Tim Shaw about eHealth, the challenges of implementing technologies into the health system and how junior doctors can get involved in technology and healthcare.
Summary Writer: Elizabeth Campbell
Editor: James Edwards
Interviewee: Tim Shaw
Tim Shaw is the inaugural Professor of eHealth and Director of Research in Implementation Science and eHealth Group (RISe) in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney. He is an internationally recognised leader in the impact of technology on healthcare and translation of evidence into practice and policy.
He leads implementation science across two Translational Cancer Research Centres, which combines the full spectrum of his translational research experience from basic research through to application of evidence into practice.
Tim began his career as a biomedical research scientist. He then took non-academic leadership roles in developing a number of substantial professional health education and quality improvement programs in Australia and internationally, ultimately setting up the successful Centre for Innovation in Professional Health Education and Research at the University of Sydney. He spent 12 months as an invited Visiting Professor at Harvard Medical School (2008–09), before becoming the Director, Workforce Education and Development Group, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney (2009-2014).
With Professor Tim Shaw, Professor of eHealth at the University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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