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Gamification in health

Join us to learn about the role of games in healthcare and in particular to discuss a gamified behavioural issues based on the recent Inluenza A outbreak.

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Gamification in health
Gamification in health

Time & Location

19/11/2019, 17:30 – 19:00

Melbourne, RMIT Garden Building, Bowen Street, 010.05.089

About the Event

Games are fun, experimental, challenging as well as powerful tools that have the potential to change the patients' behaviour, attitudes and improve their health. Join us to discuss the role of games in healthcare.  

The discussion and presentations in this session will include a variety of gamified approaches to managing healthcare delivery from the patient wellbeing perspective as well as the management control of healthcare providers. 

The following will be presented for interactive discussion 20 mins each (plus conversation and refreshments)

  • Serious Games in Healthcare - Patient Mix Choices and the Case of Influenza: Gillian Vesty, Associate Professor, School of Accounting, RMIT
  • Digital Innovations in Healthcare - Connected Health Solutions Professor Minna Pikkarainen - Professor of Connected Health, Oulu University Finland
  • Clinical Trials and the use of gamification in patient journeys - Doctor Miia Jansson - Clinical Scientist, Oulu University Hospital



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