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Win, Khin Than Associate Professor

Associate Professor

  • Director - Centre for Persuasive Technology and Society
  • Academic Program Director - Master of Health Informatics
  • School of Computing and Information Technology - Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences

Overview


Having a unique skillset of being a medical doctor with a Diploma, Master and a PhD in Information Technology, Associate Professor Win research is in applying information technology in healthcare. She has been conducting research in health informatics since 2002 and several PhD and Master students have completed their research under her supervision. She has also completed her Australian Medical Council certificate in 2011 which has equipped her to be highly versed with the Australian Health Systems. 
She is a Director of Centre for Persuasive Technology and Society.

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • behaviour change support systems, persuasive technology, consumer health informatics, health information system

Available as Research Supervisor

Available for Collaborative Projects

Selected Publications


Impact Story


  • <p>Win research is in health informatics, utilising her knowledge in medicine and information technology for practical application in health information technology.  Her research in persuasive technology has an impact on healthcare industry. <br />She has provided technical solutions to several health applications such as providing solution in the design of the Milky way breastfeeding app, study on application of information technology in educating eye donation information,  and instrumental in the development of Dementiameds.com which is a medication management website for carers of Dementia sufferers. <br />Win has a successful track record in research on persuasive technology in healthcare and health behaviour change support systems. She has conducted safety assessment of electronic health record systems and provided feedback on electronic health record systems implementation. She has conducted focus group studies, interviews and surveys to determine design perspectives of an online health education systems and results from these have provided practical applications in development of these systems.<br />She has conducted data analytics for health data and decision support system for health.</p>
  • Win research projects have practical applications in the healthcare industry. <br />She is a forerunner in safety assessment of the electronic health record systems and conducted the safety assessment for NSW CHIME health record in the implementation stage and has provided feedbacks on safety perspectives of these systems and these were adopted.<br />Her research in persuasive technology has an impact on healthcare industry. She is an architect in the design of the Milky way breastfeeding app which has a practical impact on nursing mums regarding breastfeeding education. The app is available to download from apps.uow.edu.au.<br /><br />Ethical evaluation of value sensitive design: a case of milky way article has a high value to the community and awarded the best paper at the Pacific Asia Conference in Information Systems.

Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Technology assisted health behaviour change
    persuasive technology in chronic disease management
    cancer data analysis
    Design perspectives on breastfeeding application.
    Privacy and security of health information systems

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Technology enhanced patient engagement in asthma management
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Development and application of a technology mediated strategy: "Eye Donor Aust" App to Improve eye donation Chumkasian, Waraporn
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) An Indonesia Government Information Security Framework. Azmi, Riza
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Social media strategies for engagement with culturally diverse communities in Australia (Health consumer) Al Zein, Mohamad
    Doctor of Philosophy Security in mHealth Networks: An Ecosystem Perspective Mjalled, Mohamad
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Prediction on Cancer: An approach on data analysis Hu, Minot
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Understanding consumers’ motivation to use teleconsultation system for online medical consultation: A study of teleconsultation application in Saudi Arabia Almathami, Hassan
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Women’s Perceptions of a Persuasive Breastfeeding mHealth Application: A Mixed Method Study Almohanna, Alaa
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) The role of using social media as a source of knowledge for Flu (Healthrelated diseases) patients in favor to promote healthcare services provided by healthcare organizations. Basahal, Suliman
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Culture impact on government Information Security and Strategies in Saudi Arabia Al Ghamdi, Sultan Safar A
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) How technology will change the world by 2030. Alebnalshaikh, Hussain Ali A
    Doctor of Philosophy Gamified: mobile health applications in patient care Altuwayrib, Saleh
    Doctor of Philosophy Interactive Media Technologies: Interactive and Learning Integration in Higher Education Halliwell, Matt

Keywords


  • persuasive technology, behavior change support system, consumer health informatics, health data analysis, health information systems

Full Name


  • Khin Than Win

Web Of Science Researcher Id


  • F-7491-2018

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • behaviour change support systems, persuasive technology, consumer health informatics, health information system

Selected Publications


Impact Story


  • <p>Win research is in health informatics, utilising her knowledge in medicine and information technology for practical application in health information technology.  Her research in persuasive technology has an impact on healthcare industry. <br />She has provided technical solutions to several health applications such as providing solution in the design of the Milky way breastfeeding app, study on application of information technology in educating eye donation information,  and instrumental in the development of Dementiameds.com which is a medication management website for carers of Dementia sufferers. <br />Win has a successful track record in research on persuasive technology in healthcare and health behaviour change support systems. She has conducted safety assessment of electronic health record systems and provided feedback on electronic health record systems implementation. She has conducted focus group studies, interviews and surveys to determine design perspectives of an online health education systems and results from these have provided practical applications in development of these systems.<br />She has conducted data analytics for health data and decision support system for health.</p>
  • Win research projects have practical applications in the healthcare industry. <br />She is a forerunner in safety assessment of the electronic health record systems and conducted the safety assessment for NSW CHIME health record in the implementation stage and has provided feedbacks on safety perspectives of these systems and these were adopted.<br />Her research in persuasive technology has an impact on healthcare industry. She is an architect in the design of the Milky way breastfeeding app which has a practical impact on nursing mums regarding breastfeeding education. The app is available to download from apps.uow.edu.au.<br /><br />Ethical evaluation of value sensitive design: a case of milky way article has a high value to the community and awarded the best paper at the Pacific Asia Conference in Information Systems.

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Technology assisted health behaviour change
    persuasive technology in chronic disease management
    cancer data analysis
    Design perspectives on breastfeeding application.
    Privacy and security of health information systems

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Technology enhanced patient engagement in asthma management
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Development and application of a technology mediated strategy: "Eye Donor Aust" App to Improve eye donation Chumkasian, Waraporn
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) An Indonesia Government Information Security Framework. Azmi, Riza
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Social media strategies for engagement with culturally diverse communities in Australia (Health consumer) Al Zein, Mohamad
    Doctor of Philosophy Security in mHealth Networks: An Ecosystem Perspective Mjalled, Mohamad
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Prediction on Cancer: An approach on data analysis Hu, Minot
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Understanding consumers’ motivation to use teleconsultation system for online medical consultation: A study of teleconsultation application in Saudi Arabia Almathami, Hassan
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Women’s Perceptions of a Persuasive Breastfeeding mHealth Application: A Mixed Method Study Almohanna, Alaa
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) The role of using social media as a source of knowledge for Flu (Healthrelated diseases) patients in favor to promote healthcare services provided by healthcare organizations. Basahal, Suliman
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Culture impact on government Information Security and Strategies in Saudi Arabia Al Ghamdi, Sultan Safar A
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) How technology will change the world by 2030. Alebnalshaikh, Hussain Ali A
    Doctor of Philosophy Gamified: mobile health applications in patient care Altuwayrib, Saleh
    Doctor of Philosophy Interactive Media Technologies: Interactive and Learning Integration in Higher Education Halliwell, Matt

Keywords


  • persuasive technology, behavior change support system, consumer health informatics, health data analysis, health information systems

Full Name


  • Khin Than Win

Web Of Science Researcher Id


  • F-7491-2018