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Digital health in Australia: what works, and future directions

This report provides an overview of the outcomes of a stakeholder workshop exploring the potential of digital health technologies.
Report

The Australian Women and Digital Health Project: comprehensive report of findings

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the findings from the Australian Women and Digital Health Project, a qualitative study involving a total of 66 women around Australia, ranging in age from 21 to 74.
Report

‘Feeling better connected’: academics’ use of social media

This report outlines findings from an international online survey of 711 academics about their use of social media as part of their work conducted in January 2014. The survey sought to identify the tools that the respondents used, those they found most useful and the...
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Beyond techno-utopia: critical approaches to digital health technologies

Digital health technologies have received a high level of attention of late in the medical and public health literature and popular media. Much of this discussion takes an uncritical techno-utopian stance, representing these technologies as offering great potential for reducing healthcare costs and facilitating ‘patient...
Conference paper

Self-tracking modes: reflexive self-monitoring and data practices

The concept of ‘self-tracking’ (also referred to as life-logging, the quantified self, personal analytics and personal informatics) has recently begun to emerge in discussions of ways in which people can voluntarily monitor and record specific features of their lives, often using digital technologies. There is...
Report

'What is happening with your body and your baby': Australian women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps

Previous research has found that pregnant women and women in the early years of parenthood now often turn to digital media sources of information and support. One recent form of digital media to which they have access is the mobile software applications (‘apps’) available for...