Annika Bärkås presents at HIC Conversations seminar
On the 28 April 2022 at 12.00-13.00, Annika Bärkås, PhD student at MedTech Science and Innovation Centre, Uppsala University, will present her research on patients' online access to their mental health records at Karolinska Institutet, Health Informatics Centre's seminar series HI Conversations.
Welcome to a new seminar series on the topic of Biomedical Engineering!
This seminar series is brought to you by the Division of Biomedical Engineering, Dept. Materials Science and Engineering and MedTech Science & Innovation Centre, with the aim of bringing together people at UU and beyond with an interest in biomedical engineering and to share news on the research that is going on across the university in this area.
Uppsala MedTech Science & Innovation Day April 26
The Uppsala MedTech Science and Innovation Centre is hosting a one-day conference on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. With this conference we aim to bring together people working in the MedTech field here in Uppsala, inform about various ongoing works, and spark new collaborations between the University Hospital and researchers at Uppsala University.
Sara Riggare's Dissertation & Personal Science Symposium
Sara Riggare will defend a PhD thesis that was based on self-research. By means of self-tracking she was able to get a grip on the medication she requires to keep the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease at bay. To celebrate this unique PhD ceremony there will be a Personal Science Symposium in the afternoon between 3 - 5 pm CET. During this online symposium several great speakers will share their view on this emerging field of personal knowledge creation.
Scoping review on patients access to mental health records
Annika Bärkås at MTSI is shared first author on a recently published scoping review. The research was performed partly within the NORDeHEALTH project, and is the first scoping review study collating existing evidence about sharing EHRs or clinical notes with people treated for mental health conditions.
European Patient Forum Congress
Maria Hägglund, PI for NORDeHEALTH, will deliver a Keynote speech as part of a Plenary Session at the EPF Congress on October 26th 13.00-14.00 CET.
New study published on Patients’ Access to Their Psychiatric Notes
Annika Bärkås is the first author of this publication exploring how patients are given access to their electronic health records from psychiatric care across Sweden.
Opinion piece on NORDeHEALTH project in the BMJ
Maria Hägglund has published an opinion piece on the NORDeHEALTH project in the BMJ.
MTSI at Vitalis 2021
Vitalis is the largest Nordic eHealth conference and researchers from the implementation and eHealth group will be participating in two sessions.
New article in the Journal of Medical Ethics
Maria Hägglund is one of the co-authors for a new publication in the Journal of Medical Ethics where the authors argue that denying patients online access to their health records can be seen as a case of epistemic injustice.
New paper in JMIR mental health: Preparing Patients and Clinicians for Open Notes in Mental Health
Maria Hägglund co-authored an article exploring international experts opinions on preparing patients and clinicians for patients' online access to the notes in their record in a mental health context.
New article on patient perspectives of digital health for Parkinson’s disease
New publication in Implementation Science Communications
Irene Muli has co-authored an article "Determinants for the use and de-implementation of low-value care in health care: a scoping review’’ published in Implementation Science Communications.
Book chapter in "Medicinsk Informatik"
New MedTech Science and Innovation PhD School
Are you a PhD student with a project in the field of medical technology. Check out this opportunity to apply for a PhD School organized by Medtech Science & Innovation center (MTSI) at Uppsala University.
New publication in Frontiers Public Health
Maria Hägglund is a co-author of the opinion article “Does Patient Access to Clinical Notes Change Documentation?”, which has been published in Frontiers Public Health.
Lunch webinar Digital Care February 19
Researchers from the MedTech Center participate in the Swedish Collaboration on Digital Care Research. We will start a series of lunch webinars with presentations of new research related to digital care. 19th of February 12.45-13.00 is our first webinar, where professor Åsa Cajander, Uppsala University, will present a study on how a chat function affected the work environment of healthcare professionals at 1177.
1st of January 2021 was the starting point of an exciting new Nordic research project lead by Maria Hägglund from the MedTech Center, NORDeHEALTH, and today we had our kick-off meeting.
New publication in Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Maria Hägglund is the first author of the article “Mobile Access and Adoption of the Swedish National Patient Portal”, which has been published in Studies in Health Technology and Informatics.
Annika Bärkås accepted to doctoral education at Uppsala University
The MedTech research team is growing - we are celebrating the registration of a new doctoral student!
Workshop and presentation at EFM Special Topic Conference
26-27th November 2020, Uppsala MedTech will be presenting work at the Special Topic Conference hosted by the European Federation of Medical Informatics (EFMI).
Irene Muli accepted to doctoral education at Uppsala University
We are celebrating the first PhD student associated with Uppsala MedTech Science & Innovation Center!
New publication in Nature Medicine
Sara Riggare has published a World View article in Nature Medicine entitled: Patient researchers - the missing link?
Collaboration with Open Notes at Harvard Medical School
Maria Hägglund, Senior Lecturer in Implementation Science and Associate Professor in Health Informatics, was a visiting researcher in the US during the academic year of 2019/2020.
New publication in Lancet Psychology
Maria Hägglund is a co-author for the article “Sharing notes with mental health patients: balancing risks with respect”, which has been published in the scientific journal Lancet Psychiatry.
Inauguration 14 June 2017
Medtech Science & Innovation was inaugurated on 14 June at the University Hospital by Vice-Chancellors Johan Tysk and Stellan Sandler together with Hospital Director Per Elowsson.