eHealth Research Group (eHRG) operates on a multidisciplinary collaboration model drawing on the academic expertise of a participants from the Schools of Computing & Mathematics, Science and Health, Medicine, Nursing & Midwifery, as well as a number of other strong external research groups. Equipment and computational capabilities were contributed from an existing Smart Space facility at the Western Sydney University's Campbelltown campus, to establish a computationally sophisticated networked and reconfigurable sensor-rich environment for conducting innovative health informatics research.
eHRG provides Western Sydney University with a research facility of national prominence in Telehealth and eHealth. This area is critical to the future strength of our Health System and aligns with Australian Health Reform and National Broadband agendas. The overall strategy of eHRG is to progress research and collaboration using intelligent and innovative ICT methods supporting new models of care, in areas such as aged care and independent living, chronic disease management, and wellness promotion. The ICT dimension supported by eHRG covers a range of different technical aspects including: