Nursing Studies' programme of research regarding the role of Information and Communications Technologies in healthcare provision.
The School of Health in Social Science has a programme of research, knowledge exchange and doctoral study regarding the role of Information and Communications Technologies in healthcare provision.
The Nursing Studies programme draws on a range of research methodologies to explore and quantify the impact of eHealth on professional practice and patient care.
Evaluation of Telehealth and the way it is used to support effective interaction with service users is also explored. The programme is collaborating with a range of stakeholders, including internal and external stakeholders including the NHS, voluntary organisations and professional bodies.
Electronic Management Systems in NHS Scotland Edinburgh and Lothian's Health Foundation
This project investigates how different sectors are approaching the realisation of returns on investment from e-Prescribing systems in UK hospitals, and what lessons can be learned for future developments and implementation strategies within healthcare settings.
Researchers: PI: Kathrin Cresswell, Co-Is: Aziz Sheik, Pam Smith and Charles Swainson