In March 2017 we released a Conversation EDU article to ask 'Why aren't more people using the My Health Record' . During the writing up of that article, we were finalising touches on two journal articles, one looking at the health literacy demands of My Health Record itself, and another looking at the health literacy demands... Continue Reading →
20 Communication Disability Projects (Analysis or Writing Up!) 2015-16 Tweet Reach: Twitter for people with communication disability project Hemsley, B1., (with Palmer, S2., Dann, S3., & Balandin, S2.) 1DECRA The University of Newcastle, Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (Mar 2014-Mar 2017) Advisors 2Deakin University, 3Australian National University Twitter data paper (UON) published.... Continue Reading →
Public Lecture, Edith Cowan University Social media and e-health Information Communication Technologies (ICT): online participation by people with communication disabilities for social interaction, information exchange, and e-health purposes. Associate Professor Bronwyn HemsleyThursday, 4 June 2015 9.30am-12.30pm ECU Joondalup Campus, Building 8, Room 8.201 Social medial and e-health information communication technologies In this seminar, Bronwyn will... Continue Reading →
PCEHR-FIT: Foundation, Implementation, and Translation: Including Adults with Communication Disabilities in PCEHR Bronwyn Hemsley (1), Andrew Georgiou (2), Shaun McCarthy (1), Susan Balandin (3), Rob Carter (3), Sophie Hill (4), Shaun McCarthy (1) , Isabel Higgins (1), and Paulette van Vliet (1) 1 The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia 2 Macquarie University, NSW, Australia 3... Continue Reading →
Tweet Reach: Using Twitter to Increase Information Exchange in People with Communication Disabilities 2015 Investigators: Dr Bronwyn Hemsley (The University of Newcastle), Stephen Dann (Australian National University), Stuart Palmer (Deakin University), Susan Balandin (Deakin University), Meredith Allan. Ethically approved at The University of Newcastle. The aims of this research are to: (a) Collect Tweet Data: To collect... Continue Reading →
In 2014, Ms. Bridget Sharpe (Graded Honours Student, Speech Pathology, The University of Newcastle) conducted an investigation into hospital nurses' views on the feasibility of using mobile communication technologies at the bedside with patients who cannot speak. The Online Survey saw recruitment through Twitter. The results of the online survey were discussed by one face-to-face... Continue Reading →
Hemsley, B., Georgiou, A., Hill, S., & Balandin, S. (2014) Keeping people with communication disability safe in hospital: Investigating patient safety incidents to improve policy and practice. 3rd Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation, 12-13 November 2014, Melbourne Australia.
PCEHR Event on 27 Nov 2014 at HMRI Flyer All are welcome to register for free for this public information event about the Australian 'Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record' and its use by people with communication disabilities - particularly older children and young adults who are in transition from child to adult health services, and... Continue Reading →