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PhD Studentship2019 May 22

PhD Studentship A unique opportunity has arisen for a PhD Studentship in Digital Health available at the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) in collaboration with the School of Computer Science and Statistics, Trinity College Dublin. This is a funded PhD Studentship to undertake a defined piece of work relating to digital health technologies, specifically mobile health and electronic patient portals. The aim of the PhD work is to investigate the design and development considerations to influence the adoption of digital health technologies for chronic disease management for community based patient care in Ireland. Research Programme HIQA was set up in 2007 and its statutory remit is outlined in the Health Act 2007. Under section (8)(1)(k) of the Health Act 2007, the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) has responsibility for setting standards for all aspects of health information and monitoring compliance with those standards. Against this statutory remit, the Technical Standards team aim to improve the quality and safety of all health and social care services by setting National Standards, Guidance and Recommendations to enable health information to be safely shared between eHealth systems. Prospective candidates must ensure that they can commence their academic studies in October 2019 and that they meet the minimum entry criteria for a PhD programme as specified by Trinity College Dublin -