Oliver Higgins

Oliver Higgins
The University of Newcastle, Australia · School of Nursing and Midwifery

Bachelor of Nursing / Bachelor of Technology / PhD Candidate
Researching Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence in Mental Health


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Machine Learning to predict admission for people presenting to Emergency Departments with Mental Health Issues and Suicidal Ideation


Publications (3)
Conference Paper
Does psychosis echo technological advancement? We explore a timeline of technological advancement and modern psychiatry. The delusional content of psychosis is often intertwined with technology, from radio to artificial intelligence. We are merging into a world surrounded by technology and the gap between reality and delusional thinking is question...
The present study is a review of a cardiometabolic clinic for consumers taking clozapine. This clinic was recently established and co-located with the clozapine clinic at a regional hospital in New South Wales, Australia, to enhance engagement and improve the physical health outcomes of consumers taking antipsychotic medication. A descriptive analy...
Conference Paper
In 2013 Central Coast Health District reconfigured acute mental health services to provide more opportunities for consumers to be seen before they reach the emergency department. The goal of this change was to provide as much care as possible within the community setting. The change involved promoting the use of the services Mental Health Line to...


Project (1)
To use Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Mental Health to create better patient outcomes and experiences.