Picture of model of urban architecture

Open Access research that is exploring the innovative potential of sustainable design solutions in architecture and urban planning...

Strathprints makes available scholarly Open Access content by researchers in the Department of Architecture based within the Faculty of Engineering.

Research activity at Architecture explores a wide variety of significant research areas within architecture and the built environment. Among these is the better exploitation of innovative construction technologies and ICT to optimise 'total building performance', as well as reduce waste and environmental impact. Sustainable architectural and urban design is an important component of this. To this end, the Cluster for Research in Design and Sustainability (CRiDS) focuses its research energies towards developing resilient responses to the social, environmental and economic challenges associated with urbanism and cities, in both the developed and developing world.

Explore all the Open Access research of the Department of Architecture. Or explore all of Strathclyde's Open Access research...

Emerging technologies blog series part 2 : A definition of digital health

Morrison, Ciaran (2017) Emerging technologies blog series part 2 : A definition of digital health. Digital Health & Care Institute, Glasgow.

[img]
Preview
Text (Morrison-DHI-2017-A-definition-of-digital-health)
Morrison_DHI_2017_A_definition_of_digital_health.pdf
Final Published Version

Download (644kB) | Preview

Abstract

When discussing any of subject matter it is always important to have a clear message. This can change depending on which individual or organisation you are interacting with, but your core concepts should always remain the same. In this post, I want to discuss what the term digital health means and showcase some of the concepts it encompasses. As a starting point the Canadian Health Infoway defines digital health as the use of information technology/electronic communication tools, services and processes to deliver health care services, while the Australian government states that it is simply electronically connecting the points of care so health information can be shared securely. As both Australia and Canada are recognised leaders in digital health it is important to note their definitions.