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Dr Amina Tariq

Faculty of Health,
School - Public Health and Social Work

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Name
Dr Amina Tariq
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health,
School - Public Health and Social Work
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Public Health and Social Work - HDHS
Discipline *
Public Health and Health Services
Phone
+61 7 3138 5612
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (University of New South Wales)

Professional memberships
and associations

Association of Information Systems (AIS)-member

Human Factors & Ergonomics Society of Australia (HEFSA)

Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA)

University of Strathclyde Alumni

University of New South Wales Alumni

Keywords

eHealth, Health Information Management, Information exchange, eHealth Evaluation

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Amina Tariq is Senior Lecturer in the School of Public Health and Social Work, Faculty of Health at Queensland University of Technology.  Prior to joining QUT, she was postdoctoral research fellow  at the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Dr Tariq’s research explores the possible impacts and improvements offered by e-health and technology in the field of medicine, especially in settings such as hospitals, primary care and residential aged facilities.

Dr Tariq’s work involves constant collaboration and partnerships with industry.  To date, she has received over $450,000 in national competitive grants and research funding.  Dr Tariq has written published close to fifty journal articles, conference papers and industry reports, and her co-edited book, mHealth Innovation in Asia: Social and Cultural Considerations was published in January 2018. Dr Tariq has given several invited and keynote presentations internationally, including at Tokyo Institute of information and Technology, Mori Labs, Tokyo,Japan and at the US-Pakistan International Conference on High Capacity Optical Networks and Enabling Technologies Islamabad, Pakistan.In 2005, Dr Tariq won second place (amongst 24 countries worldwide) for her software presentation titled,  “A distributed services based conference planner application using software agents, grid services and web services.” in the Proceedings of the Fourth international Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems in the Netherlands.

Previous Appointments

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (formerly located at the Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales)

Research Assistant Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Academic Tutor (Information Systems) New College Village (NCV), University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Lecturer (Business Information Systems) FAST School of Management, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES), Islamabad, Pakistan

Research Consultant Next GIN- Research Centre, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES), Islamabad, Pakistan

Assistant Manager (Technical) National Development Complex (NDC), Islamabad, Pakistan

Visiting Research Associate Communication Technologies (Comtec), Sendai, Japan

This information has been contributed by Dr Amina Tariq.

Teaching

Dr Tariq has taught at an undergraduate and postgraduate level for past eight years in several tertiary institutions, including:

Her QUT teaching profile includes:
Semester 1
Subject Coordinator, PUB358 eHealth Concepts (Undergraduate)
Supervision of Projects HLN703; HLN700 – Masters of Health Management and Public Health Students
Guest Lecturer for postgraduate Public Health Units
Semester 1 & 2,
Subject Coordinator, PUB110 Introduction to Health Informatics (Undergraduate)
Supervision of Projects HLN703; HLN700 – Masters of Health Management and Public Health Students
Guest Lecturer for postgraduate Health Management Units
This information has been contributed by Dr Amina Tariq.

Experience

Industry Reports Baysari MT, Li L, Tariq A, Raban MZ, Lake R, Richardson L, Westbrook JI. A review of Healthdirect’s telephony and digital medication services. Centre for Health Systems & Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, March, 2015.( Commissioned by by Healthdirect Australia)  Baysari MT, Tariq A, Westbrook JI. Safety and risk assessment of the National Inpatient Medication Chart (NIMC) GP eVersion. Centre for Health Systems & Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, January, 2016.( Commissioned by Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC))

Oral Conferences, Poster Presentations & Workshops Baysari M, Tariq A, Bryant C, Westbrook J. Understanding the user experience of transitioning to a new hospital clinical information system at the 8th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) – 2017 Tariq A. Improving usability of computerised decision support for tele-triage processes at the 51st Annual conference of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia (HEFSA) – 2016 Tariq A, Georgiou A, Westbrook J. (2015) Enabling seamless information exchange: Lessons from implementation of electronic medication administration records in residential aged care facilities. 19th Triennial Congress of the IEA, Melbourne 9-14 August 2015 Baysari M, Tariq A, Westbrook J. A workshop on how to use WOMBAT – An easy and precise way to quantify patterns of work and communication. 19th Triennial Congress of the IEA, Melbourne 9-14 August 2015 Nguyen A, Baysari M, Kannangara D, Tariq, A, Lau A, Westbrook J, Ric D. (2015). Mobile apps to enhance self-management of gout: Concordance with management guidelines. Internal Medicine Journal, 45. pp. 13-13 Georgiou A, Gaskin S, Tariq A, Westbrook J. (2011). The role of communication in the delivery of high quality and safe residential care: considerations for the delivery of effective e-Health solutions. Proceedings of the National Health Informatics Conference, HIC, pp. 112 – 112, presented at Health Informatics Conference, Brisbane, 1 August 2011 Tariq A, Basharat A, Ahmad, HF, Suguri H, Ali A. (2005). Autonomous Agent Architecture for SAGE, 14th Assurance Symposium, Hioshima University, 4th March, 2005 Hiroshima, Japan Tariq A, Basharat A, Ahmad HF, Suguri H, Ali A. (2005). Multi-Agent Based Distributed Collaborative Problem Solving, 3rd International Workshop on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT’05), Islamabad, Pakistan

Software Demonstrations and Awards Shafiq MO, Ali A, Tariq A, Basharat A, Ahmad, HF, Suguri H, and Nazir F. (2005). A distributed services based conference planner application using software agents, grid services and web services. In Proceedings of the Fourth international Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (The Netherlands, July 25 – 29, 2005). AAMAS ’05. ACM Press, New York, NY, pp. 137-138. Ahmad, HF, Suguri H, Ali A., Malik S, Mugal M, Shafiq MO, Tariq A, Basharat A. (2005). Scalable fault tolerant Agent Grooming Environment: SAGE. In Proceedings of the Fourth international Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (The Netherlands, July 25 – 29, 2005). AAMAS ’05. ACM Press, New York, NY,pp. 125-126. Best project prize at COMPEC 2004 (4th All Pakistan Computer Software Exhibition and Competition held at NUST, College of E& ME)  Awarded research excellence award at the open source launching ceremony of SAGE by Minister IT, Pakistan Mr. Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari Contribution In SAGE the first open source software of South Asia (November 2004)

Invited Presentations Improving usability of computerised decision support for tele-triage processes, Healthcare Ergonomics Symposium, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia (HFESA) Conference, November 2016. mHealth in the Asia-Pacific: Collaboration for sustainability, Digital Publics in AsiaPacific, Research Symposium, Creative Industries, Queensland University of Technology, August 2016. 9 Electronic Medical Records – Concept and Adoption Challenges, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Australia, October 2015. Information systems for collaborative healthcare processes, 2015 Australian College of Health Informatics (AIHI) eHealth Software & Patient Safety Forum, May 2015. Design challenges for electronic medication management systems in aged care settings, Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI) Annual Symposium, UNSW, Sydney Australia, May 2014. Medication safety in collaborative health care settings: an investigation of the impact of information exchange processes in residential aged care facilities, St Vincent’s Hospital Therapeutics Centre Research Meeting, Sydney, Australia, April 2014. Medication safety in residential aged care facilities. HISA NSW’s 2nd Young Talent Time – University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, April 2013. Medication errors in residential aged care settings: A distributed cognition analysis of the underlying processes. Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI) Annual Symposium, UNSW, Sydney Australia, December 2012. Complexity of collaborative work in aged care settings: potential role of information communication technology, PhD Research Highlights, New College Village, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, October 2012. Agent technologies: Laying new foundations for next generation computing in the OIC countries. International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Information Technology in OIC Member States, Islamabad, Pakistan, July 2006. An autonomous agent architecture for SAGE, Seminar at Tokyo Institute of information and Technology, Mori Labs, Tokyo, Japan, March 2005. Modelling lower level agent behaviour through a light-weight Execution Controller and a Generic Task API, US-Pakistan International Conference on High Capacity Optical Networks and Enabling Technologies (HONET, 2004) Islamabad, Pakistan, August 2004.

Referee Appointments

Journal of American Medical Informatics Association

Applied Clinical Informatics

Journal of Medical Internet Research

BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making Health Information Management

Journal Australian Health Review

Australasian Journal of Ageing Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (2012, 2013)

Americas Conference on Information Systems (2012)

This information has been contributed by Dr Amina Tariq.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Supervision

Current supervisions

Completed supervisions (Doctorate)