Simon Woodworth

Simon Woodworth
University College Cork | UCC · Department of Business Information Systems

BSc, MSc, PhD

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Publications (34)
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This paper explores the potential of connected health solutions to solve the problems currently facing healthcare systems around the world with a particular interest in their decision support capabilities. Leveraging three selected projects in which we have been involved in the area of maternal and child health, the paper proposes a blueprint for c...
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Background Health information technology (HIT) and associated data analytics offer significant opportunities for tackling some of the more complex challenges currently facing the health care sector. However, to deliver robust health care service improvements, it is essential that HIT solutions be designed by parallelly considering the 3 core pillar...
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Background: Health information technology (HIT) and associated data analytics offer significant opportunities for tackling some of the more complex challenges currently facing the healthcare sector. However, in order to deliver robust healthcare service improvements, it is essential that the design of these solutions considers in parallel the three...
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Background: Health information technology (HIT) and associated data analytics offer significant opportunities for tackling some of the more complex challenges currently facing the health care sector. However, to deliver robust health care service improvements, it is essential that HIT solutions be designed by parallelly considering the 3 core pill...
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BACKGROUND Health information technology (HIT) and associated data analytics offer significant opportunities for tackling some of the more complex challenges currently facing the health care sector. However, to deliver robust health care service improvements, it is essential that HIT solutions be designed by parallelly considering the 3 core pillar...
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A panel abstract discussing the challenges of encouraging technological innovation while teaching ethics. The abstract proposes that science fiction might be a method to challenge students to think critically, widen their perspectives, while also providing greater context for the potential implications for their actions.
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In business, education, and society, innovations in areas such as data analytics, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and the Internet of Things (IoT), continually create both new opportunities and new challenges. This panel is an opportunity to address three key questions: How do we ensure that tomorrow’s technology leaders have both the i...
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Emergency decision makers face a challenge taking rapid and high-risk decisions during an emergency situation, especially when the emergency is cross-border and requires multi-agency cooperation. The emergency decision makers use emergency management (EM) system and sometimes decision support systems (DSS) when responding to a crisis. To date the e...
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Introduction LEANBH (Learning to Evaluate and manage ANtenatal Blood pressure at Home) is a prospective, observational, non-interventional cohort, pilot study of a novel connected health solution aimed at empowering women to self-manage blood pressure (BP) monitoring in pregnancy. Hypertension in pregnancy affects around 5–8% of all pregnancies and...
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Introduction LEANBH (Learning to Evaluate and manage ANtenatal Blood pressure at Home) is a prospective, observational, non-interventional cohort, pilot study of a novel connected health solution aimed at empowering women to self-manage blood pressure (BP) monitoring in pregnancy. Hypertension in pregnancy affects around 5–8% of all pregnancies and...
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Proceedings of the 2016 Open Conference of the IFIP WG 8.3, “Big Data, Better Decisions, Brighter Future”, Edited By: David Sammon, Frada Burstein, Ciara Heavin, Gloria Philips-Wren, Frederic Adam and Ana Respicio Recent emergencies have shown the positive impact of using social media and social networks for communicating and exchanging informati...
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The healthcare sector is a highly regulated environment that is subject to numerous constraints. Standards around medical protocol, medical device certification, and data protection ensure that the wellbeing and privacy of patients is protected during all encounters with the healthcare system. However, a gap has opened up between the need to meet t...
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Digital solutions are intelligently and seamlessly wrapping themselves around the complex lives of consumers in a bid to deliver deeply personalized services as and when required. Consumer expectations of the digital world are heightened by the resulting experiences, which ultimately creates further demands on organizations. If we wish to take adva...
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Introduction: ‘LEANBH’ is a pilot research project providing remote healthcare monitoring to expectant mothers to improve the detection and treatment of hypertension during pregnancy, a leading cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are a leading cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mor...
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If we are to take advantage of the transformative power of IoT, we need to gaze into the future and consider the complex systems of interactions that are likely to emerge between humans and ever smarter things. Inherent in the design of all future technologies is the need for a speculative story assumed by the designers about how the future will un...
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Decision making is a balancing act that requires the identification and evaluation of appropriate options with full consideration of potential risks. However, when the risks are high, like with complex emergency situations and large-scale disasters, lives are in danger and the potential for mistakes increases. Good quality information is critical d...
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Abstract: 1. Background: ‘LEANBH’ is a pilot research project providing remote healthcare monitoring to expectant mothers to improve the detection and treatment of hypertension during pregnancy, a leading cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. The project is supported by funding from Science Foundation Ireland and involves four pa...
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little is known about the changes and trends of individual vital signs during the course of acute illness in hospital. the weighted points of the VitalPAC Early Warning Score (ViEWS) were assigned to each vital sign value measured on 44,531 acutely ill medical patients while they were hospitalized in the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre,...
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The Child Health Information Tracking Application (CHeITA) was developed as a mobile application to enhance information sharing for parents/guardians and to facilitate better collaboration with health care professionals. Currently, there is no standard, single process for tracking vital infant health information from birth weight to vaccinations in...
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This paper presents an approach for reflectively evaluating systems from a design science perspective. Design science research typically follows a design-build-evaluate methodology, where the evaluation is dependent on the utility requirements defined in the design phase. This methodology is appropriate when designing new systems, but is suboptimal...
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This paper presents a design science evaluation of a vital sign chart for an Aggregate-Weighted Track-and-Trigger System (AWTTS) developed by the Irish Health Service Executive (HSE). This system is known as the National Early Warning Score (NEWS), with the chart incorporated within NEWS known as the Early Warning Score (EWS) Chart. Presentations o...
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it is not known how often, to what extent and over what time frame any early warning scores change, and what the implications of these changes are. Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center, Ontario, Canada. the averaged vitals sign measured over different time periods of 44,531 consecutive acutely ill medical admissions were determined and then...
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Cloud computing applications and services go hand in hand, yet there is no clear mechanism for ensuring that the cloud applications are designed from a customer’s perspective. Likewise services can require adaptation for multiple customers of stakeholders, which require differing user experience outcomes. This paper describes the initial design and...
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Clinical decision making plays an imperative role when delivering healthcare services. To assist healthcare practitioners in decision making activities, Early Warning Scorecards (EWS) have been developed to classify patients based on their vital sign readings. This paper aims to evaluate the variation among healthcare practitioners’ perceptions of...
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Cloud computing applications and services go hand in hand, yet there is no clear mechanism for ensuring that the cloud applications are designed from a customer's perspective. This paper describes the initial design and development of a predictive analytics cloud service application, which uses historic customer data to predict the existing custome...
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Background: It is not known how often, to what extent and over what time frame any early warning scores change in surgical patients, and what the implications of these changes are. Setting: Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, Ontario, Canada. Methods: The changes in the first three recordings of the abbreviated version of the VitalPAC...
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Background: The best performing early warning score is Vitalpac™ Early Warning Score (ViEWS). However, it is not known how often, to what extent and over what time frame any early warning scores change, and what the implications of these changes are. Setting: Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center, Ontario, Canada. Methods: The changes in...
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Paper-based Modified Early Warning Scorecards (MEWS) have been developed to help nursing staff detect hospital in-patient deterioration at an early stage. MEWS is based on patient vital signs where these values are transformed into a MEWS score. An electronic Modified Early Warning Scorecard (eMEWS) prototype has been designed and developed to fulf...
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For future healthcare systems to take advantage of sensor-based patient monitoring devices, careful consideration must be taken in respect to the impact they can have on existing workflow processes. In association with this, data and information quality dimensions need to be incorporated to help ensure a successful outcome. This paper will explore...
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This paper describes the creation of an interactive online learning management tool for the accounting and IS professions. The financial learning management system (FinLMS) will be used by accounting practitioners and learners to create and understand how financial statements work together and to explore the relationships between the primary financ...

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The project is focused on investigating the most effective methods for teaching ethics to information systems students.