Earlier this week Dr. Caine attended a workshop on Protecting Privacy in Health Research in Chicago, IL.
The goal of this workshop wass to address critical issues in protecting privacy in health research.
Results from the workshop may be found on the PPHR website.
Dr. Caine’s paper, “DigiSwitch: Design and Evaluation of a Device for Older Adults to Preserve Privacy While Monitoring Health at Home” has been accepted for publication at the ACM International Health Informatics Conference to be held in Washington, DC in November, 2010.
The acceptance rate for this conference was 17%.
Dr. Caine was cited in the article Technologies Help Adult Children Monitor Aging Parents published in today’s issue of the New York Times.
The article, written by Hilary Stout, provides an overview of a variety of technologies designed to help adult children who have aging parents stay in touch and connected.
Dr. Caine has accepted the position of Principal Research Scientist in the Center for Law, Ethics, and Applied Research (CLEAR) in Health Information (clearhealthinfo.iu.edu) and the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University.
In this position, Dr. Caine will continue her work on the human factors of privacy with a specific focus on privacy in health systems.
Dr. Caine has been invited to serve as the Co-Chair for the Doctoral Consortium at Pervasive Health, 2011. Dr. Caine will serve as Co-Chair with Dr. Tom O’Kane of University College-Cork.
Pervasive Health will be held in Dublin, Ireland May 23rd – 26th.
Dr. Caine was invited to attend the workshop on Securing Information Technology in Healthcare at in Hanover, NH. The workshop was held May 16th – 17th at Dartmouth College.
Funding for the workshop was provided by the Department of Homeland Security’s National Cyber Security Division and the National Science Foundation.