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DIGH709 Emerging Technologies in Digital Health

Advanced study of the role of deep technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and biotechnology to improve health services and patient outcomes.

Paper title Emerging Technologies in Digital Health
Paper code DIGH709
Subject Digital Health
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,509.38
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

Teaching Arrangements

This Distance Learning paper is taught remotely.


To be advised.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics.
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Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain the challenges and possibilities of emerging Digital Health technologies such as telemedicine, remote-monitoring, robotics and AI for patients, service providers, clinicians and policy makers.
  2. Appraise emerging digital health technologies used to assess health care needs and their use in promoting health and wellbeing.
  3. Critically evaluate the design or delivery of a range of emerging digital health technologies or services.

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Semester 2

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

Other Teaching

Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Thursday 18:00-19:50 28-34, 36-41