Position

Academic Status
College of Medicine and Public Health

Biography

Alan is project manager for the Flinders Telehealth in the Home initiative which is evaluating a models of palliative, aged care and rehabilitation for services provided to the homes and primary residences of patients and carers in the Southern Adelaide and Fleurieu Region, based on a team approach that integrates the patient, their carers, GPs and other primary health care providers, aged care facilities and specialist services.

Qualifications

Alan has twenty years of experience in the telecommunications, consultancy and health care business in Europe and Africa, as an academic in the UK, and Queensland Health as an ICT strategist, architect and project manager.  He has led numerous health and emergency services initiatives providing telehealth and remote decision support, information systems, telecommunications and networks throughout Queensland.

He holds a degree in Physics and Electronic Engineering, a Masters in Sociology of Science, and a Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. He has gained several major industry awards for the leadership and project management of innovative healthcare projects

Research expertise

  • Health services research
  • Information systems

Research interests

Alan is passionate about delivering telehealth and eHealth services that effectively support health service delivery in regional areas in Australia and overseas in Low and Middle Income Countries. He is actively working in Standards Australia and the International Standards Organization to develop standards and guidance to support telehealth services and ehealth systems.

Alan would love to hear from anyone in in the university interested in telehealth and ehealth.

Supervisory interests

  • eHealth
  • Health informatics
  • Information and communication technology (ICT)
  • Information technology for development
  • TeleHealth

Publications

  • Ratcliffe, J., Kaambwa, B.C., Shulver, W.K., Killington, M.J., Taylor, A.D., Crotty, M., et al. (2015). Telehealth as a new model of health care service delivery: an investigation of the attitudes and preferences of older people. In Abstracts of the IAGG-ER 8th Congress. International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics. The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Dublin, Ireland. Apr 2015, pp. 150-151.
    [Web Link]
  • Ratcliffe, J., Kaambwa, B.C., Shulver, W.K., Killington, M.J., Taylor, A.D., Crotty, M., et al. (2015). Telehealth as a new model of health care service delivery: an investigation of the attitudes and preferences of older people. In IAGG-ER 8th Congress. IAGG-ER 8th Congress. Dublin, Ireland. Apr 2015.
    [Web Link]
  • Taylor, A.D. (2015). Applying International Guidelines for Telehealth Services – a case study. In Maeder A. Warren J., ed. Proceedings of the 8th Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2015) Australian Computer Society. Australian Computer Science Week. Sydney. Jan 2015, pp. 87-95.
    [Web Link]
  • Kaambwa, B.C., Ratcliffe, J., Shulver, W.K., Killington, M.J., Taylor, A.D., Crotty, M., et al. (2016). Investigating the preferences of older people for telehealth as a new model of health care service delivery: A discrete choice experiment. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 23(2) pp. 301-313.
    [10.1177/1357633X16637725] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Taylor, A.D., Morris, G.J., Tieman, J.J., Currow, D.C., Kidd, M.R. and Carati, C.J. (2016). Can Video Conferencing Be as Easy as Telephoning?—A Home Healthcare Case Study. E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks, 5(1) pp. 8-18.
    [10.4236/etsn.2016.51002]
  • Taylor, A.D., Wade, V., Morris, G.J., Pech, J.M., Rechter, S., Kidd, M.R., et al. (2016). Technology support to a telehealth in the home service: Qualitative observations. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 22(5) pp. 296-303.
    [10.1177/1357633X15601523] [Scopus]
  • Taylor, A.D., Morris, G.J., Pech, J.M., Rechter, S., Carati, C.J. and Kidd, M.R. (2015). Home Telehealth Video Conferencing: Perceptions and Performance. JMIR mHealth uHealth, 3(3) pp. e90.
    [10.2196/mhealth.4666]
  • Taylor, A.D., Morris, G.J., Tieman, J.J., Currow, D.C., Kidd, M.R. and Carati, C.J. (2015). Building an Architectural Component Model for a Telehealth Service. E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks, 4 pp. 35-44.
    [10.4236/etsn.2015.43004]
  • Crotty, M., Killington, M.J., van den Berg, M.E., Morris, C., Taylor, A.D. and Carati, C.J. (2014). Telerehabilitation for older people using off-the-shelf applications: acceptability and feasibility. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 20(7) pp. 370-376.
    [10.1177/1357633X14552382] [Scopus]
  • Taylor, A.D. (2015). Applying International Guidelines for Telehealth Services – a case study. In Maeder A. Warren J., ed. Proceedings of the 8th Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2015) Australian Computer Society. Australian Computer Science Week. Sydney. Jan 2015, pp. 87-95.
    [Web Link]
  • Kaambwa, B.C., Ratcliffe, J., Shulver, W.K., Killington, M.J., Taylor, A.D., Crotty, M., et al. (2016). Investigating the preferences of older people for telehealth as a new model of health care service delivery: A discrete choice experiment. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 23(2) pp. 301-313.
    [10.1177/1357633X16637725] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Taylor, A.D., Morris, G.J., Tieman, J.J., Currow, D.C., Kidd, M.R. and Carati, C.J. (2016). Can Video Conferencing Be as Easy as Telephoning?—A Home Healthcare Case Study. E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks, 5(1) pp. 8-18.
    [10.4236/etsn.2016.51002]
  • Taylor, A.D., Wade, V., Morris, G.J., Pech, J.M., Rechter, S., Kidd, M.R., et al. (2016). Technology support to a telehealth in the home service: Qualitative observations. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 22(5) pp. 296-303.
    [10.1177/1357633X15601523] [Scopus]
  • Taylor, A.D., Morris, G.J., Pech, J.M., Rechter, S., Carati, C.J. and Kidd, M.R. (2015). Home Telehealth Video Conferencing: Perceptions and Performance. JMIR mHealth uHealth, 3(3) pp. e90.
    [10.2196/mhealth.4666]
  • Taylor, A.D., Morris, G.J., Tieman, J.J., Currow, D.C., Kidd, M.R. and Carati, C.J. (2015). Building an Architectural Component Model for a Telehealth Service. E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks, 4 pp. 35-44.
    [10.4236/etsn.2015.43004]
  • Crotty, M., Killington, M.J., van den Berg, M.E., Morris, C., Taylor, A.D. and Carati, C.J. (2014). Telerehabilitation for older people using off-the-shelf applications: acceptability and feasibility. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 20(7) pp. 370-376.
    [10.1177/1357633X14552382] [Scopus]
  • Ratcliffe, J., Kaambwa, B.C., Shulver, W.K., Killington, M.J., Taylor, A.D., Crotty, M., et al. (2015). Telehealth as a new model of health care service delivery: an investigation of the attitudes and preferences of older people. In Abstracts of the IAGG-ER 8th Congress. International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics. The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Dublin, Ireland. Apr 2015, pp. 150-151.
    [Web Link]
  • Ratcliffe, J., Kaambwa, B.C., Shulver, W.K., Killington, M.J., Taylor, A.D., Crotty, M., et al. (2015). Telehealth as a new model of health care service delivery: an investigation of the attitudes and preferences of older people. In IAGG-ER 8th Congress. IAGG-ER 8th Congress. Dublin, Ireland. Apr 2015.
    [Web Link]

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Interests

  • Telehealth (Telehealth services and systems)

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