Position/s

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Rehabilitation, Aged and Extended Care

Lecturer/Tutor
School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics

Biography

Lua's research is in the area of Data Science with experience in big Health Data Analytics. She works with multi-disciplinary teams applying data analytic skills, integrating large clinical datasets, applying statistical skills to analyse and interpret results. She completed research in the area of hospital patient Flow Process Mining, Modeling and Simulation. Previously, she worked as a Data Analyst for the International Student Services (IES) at Department of Education, Training and Employment then moved to Electronic Data System Australia (EDS) working as Information Analyst. She also worked as Senior Information Developer for Hewlett-Packard Australia (HP) before moving to Flinders University.

Qualifications

PhD from Flinders University, South Australia
Masters of Information Technology (Computing) from Flinders University, South Australia
IMIS Graduate Diploma from Institute for the Management of Information Systems, UK
B.SC (Hons.) Computing from University of Greenwich, UK

Teaching interests

  • Operating Systems
  • Advanced Database
  • Conceptual Modelling
  • Computer Programming 3
  • Project Management

Topic Coordinator:

  • COMP1111  Fundamentals of Enterprise Systems

Topic Lecturer:

  • COMP1111  Fundamentals of Enterprise Systems

Research expertise

  • Computer software
  • Data format
  • Digital health
  • Health services research
  • Information systems
  • Operations Research
  • Other information and computing sciences
  • Other medical and health sciences
  • Public health and health services
  • Statistics
  • Stochastic Modelling

Research interests

Health Informatics, Data Science, E-health, Process Mining, Epidemiology, Hospital patient journeys modelling, Stochastic modelling in health, Dementia care in hospital, Hospital patient flow, Emergency department wait times

Publications

  • Perimal-Lewis, L., de Vries, D.B. and Thompson, C. (2014). Health intelligence: Discovering the process model using process mining by constructing Start-to-End patient journeys. In J Warren and K Gray, ed. Proceedings of the Seventh Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2014) Australian Computer Society. Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2014) Auckland, New Zealand. Jan 2014, pp. 59-67.
    [Web Link]
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Qin, S., Thompson, C. and Hakendorf, P. (2013). Analysing homogenous patient journeys to assess quality of care for patients admitted outside of their 'home-ward' In K Gray & A Koronios, ed. Proceedings of the Sixth Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management. Sydney, NSW: Australian Computer Society Inc.. 6th Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2013) Adelaide, SA. Jan 2013, pp. 29-37.
    [Web Link]
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Qin, S., Thompson, C. and Hakendorf, P. (2012). Gaining Insight from Patient Journey Data using a Process-Oriented Analysis Approach. In Kerryn Butler-Henderson and Kathleen Gray, ed. Proceedings of the Fifth Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2012). CRPIT. ACS. 59-66 ed. Melbourne, Australia: Australian Computer Society. Australasian Computer Science Week 2012 (ACSW2012) Melbourne, Australia. Feb 2012, pp. ACS. 59-66.
    [Web Link]
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Hakendorf, P. and Thompson, C. (2015). Characteristics favouring a delayed disposition decision in the emergency department. Internal Medicine Journal, 45(2) pp. 155-159.
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Ben-Tovim, D., Li, J., Hakendorf, P. and Thompson, C. (2014). Emergency department lengths of stay: characteristics favouring a delay to the admission decision as distinct from a delay while awaiting an inpatient bed. Internal Medicine Journal, 44(4) pp. 384-389.
    [10.1111/imj.12385]
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Li, J., Hakendorf, P., Ben-Tovim, D., Qin, S. and Thompson, C. (2012). The relationship between in-hospital location and outcomes of care in patients of a large general medical service. Internal Medicine Journal, 43(6)
    [10.1111/imj.12066] [Scopus]
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., de Vries, D.B. and Thompson, C. (2014). Health intelligence: Discovering the process model using process mining by constructing Start-to-End patient journeys. In J Warren and K Gray, ed. Proceedings of the Seventh Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2014) Australian Computer Society. Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2014) Auckland, New Zealand. Jan 2014, pp. 59-67.
    [Web Link]
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Qin, S., Thompson, C. and Hakendorf, P. (2013). Analysing homogenous patient journeys to assess quality of care for patients admitted outside of their 'home-ward' In K Gray & A Koronios, ed. Proceedings of the Sixth Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management. Sydney, NSW: Australian Computer Society Inc.. 6th Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2013) Adelaide, SA. Jan 2013, pp. 29-37.
    [Web Link]
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Qin, S., Thompson, C. and Hakendorf, P. (2012). Gaining Insight from Patient Journey Data using a Process-Oriented Analysis Approach. In Kerryn Butler-Henderson and Kathleen Gray, ed. Proceedings of the Fifth Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM 2012). CRPIT. ACS. 59-66 ed. Melbourne, Australia: Australian Computer Society. Australasian Computer Science Week 2012 (ACSW2012) Melbourne, Australia. Feb 2012, pp. ACS. 59-66.
    [Web Link]
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Hakendorf, P. and Thompson, C. (2015). Characteristics favouring a delayed disposition decision in the emergency department. Internal Medicine Journal, 45(2) pp. 155-159.
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Ben-Tovim, D., Li, J., Hakendorf, P. and Thompson, C. (2014). Emergency department lengths of stay: characteristics favouring a delay to the admission decision as distinct from a delay while awaiting an inpatient bed. Internal Medicine Journal, 44(4) pp. 384-389.
    [10.1111/imj.12385]
  • Perimal-Lewis, L., Li, J., Hakendorf, P., Ben-Tovim, D., Qin, S. and Thompson, C. (2012). The relationship between in-hospital location and outcomes of care in patients of a large general medical service. Internal Medicine Journal, 43(6)
    [10.1111/imj.12066] [Scopus]

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