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DIGH708 Patient-Centred Digital Health

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Advanced study of the transformation of healthcare for patients through home-based digital health technologies such as telemedicine, self-monitoring and wearables.

Paper title Patient-Centred Digital Health
Paper code DIGH708
Subject Digital Health
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,469.00
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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DIGH 701, DIGH 703

Dr Chris Paton, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Digital Health – Dr Chris Paton

Teaching staff

Dr Chris Paton, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Digital Health – Dr Chris Paton


To be advised.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who sucessfully complete this paper will:

  1. Review innovations in Digital Health technology that promote well-being and self-management.
  2. Evaluate the potential of these technologies in changing the experience of health care and/or health outcomes for consumers.
  3. Critically appraise and discuss how digital technology could change the balance of power between the health care provider and the consumer and possible impact on the roles of workers in the health sector.
  4. Examine successful uses of Digital health generated data in furthering the goals of personal and/or population health and critique different approaches to solving common problems.

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Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system