ehealth and health service delivery

eHealth is revolutionising healthcare, using developments in computer technology and telecommunications to deliver more effective and efficient health information and services.

For a country as vast as Australia, eHealth eliminates the challenges imposed by geographical distance. The advent of online service delivery is enabling practitioners to care for our ageing population, as well as young children, in a more cost-effective manner.

Technology is providing new ways to store and disseminate health information and reduce errors in the treatment of patients.

Research highlights

  • University of Sydney researchers create game-based app to prevent heart attacks, Find out more.
  • How much time do we spend on our smartphones every day? Does it help us connect or disconnect with people? And could we live without it? Find out more.
  • Researchers from the University of Sydney have published a review of the most effective ways for universities to promote and support mental health, discusses. Find out more.

Meet our researchers

Professor Tim Shaw

Professor Tim Shaw

Research leader

Professor Tim Shaw is the professor in eHealth and director of the research in implementation science and eHealth group.

“I am bridging the gap between the patient and the clinician in the delivery of healthcare services.

"The innovations in technology today put the focus on more e ective communication with patients to achieve wellness and quality of life," says Professor Shaw.

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