Deborah Fitzsimmons, PhD
School of Health Studies
Room 215, HSB
519 661-2111 x82217
- BA Hons, PhD (Central Lancashire)
- MHSc Health Administration (Toronto)
- Undergraduate Chair, School of Health Studies
- Cross-Appointment, The University of Sheffield, UK, School of Health and Related Research
Supervising Graduate Students
- Technology-enabled care, especially for palliative and hard to reach populations in the community setting
- Management and implementation of complex systems within health care settings, including telehealth and decision support systems
- Health care technologies to support improved self/directed management of conditions and/or rehabilitation
- User and knowledge user engagement with health technologies
- Use of technology to support aging, community health and to optimize seniors' health and independence
- Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Group, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield.
- Health care innovation
- Health care systems
- Information and communications technologies for health care, including tele-health, home-based care
- Health policy
- Member of expert review panels for UK National Institute of Health Research Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordination Centre (NETSCC) for Health Technology Assessment;
Health Services Research; and Service Delivery and Organization research.
- Fitzsimmons, D.A., Wensley, A.K.P., Graham, I. & Mountain, G.A. (2013). IT-enabled health care delivery: Replacing clinicians with technology. In G. Huang et al., Eds. Health Information Science - Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7798, 210–222.