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PhD Studentship in Medical Informatics at Monash University, Malaysia

Monash University is awarding PhD Studentship for qualified/deserving students in the field of Medical Informatics. Studentship is awarded for Patient safety and quality care information systems work design. Applicant must have 2nd upper class or first class honours in Computer Science Degree and/or Masters in Computer Science or Health Informatics. The application deadline is 14 September, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Studentship is awarded for Patient safety and quality care information systems work design.
Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD programme at the Monash University.
Scholarship Provider: Monash University
Award can be taken at: Malaysia

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Eligibility:
-2nd upper class or first class honours in Computer Science Degree and/or Masters in  Computer Science or Health Informatics
-Background in human factors or human computer interaction
-Good programming skills in Java /object -oriented programming language
-Background in Artificial Intelligence
-Able to work in a multidisciplinary program
-Experience in conducting observation study is desirable although not necessary

Open for International Students: Malaysian students can apply for this application .

Description:  Information systems in critical care settings are increasingly used to mediate and automate work practice (i.e., data entry,  paper-based analysis) to improve patient care  management. Using new methodologies for understanding work, including observation and simulation of work practices, the study will consider how critical care teams use information systems during patient care planning. Collaborating with managers  and workers, the study involves analyzing unintended consequences of medical errors in the use of the information  system. The study is expected to result in a set of human-system interface design principles for information systems in critical care settings.

Selection Criteria: Competitive funding for qualified / deserving students.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: To apply please contact Dr. Nik Nailah Binti Abdullah at Email: nik.nailah-at-monash.edu

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 14 September, 2015.

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