Conveying digital skills in the health industry
As an initiative of all Tyrolean universities for coordinating research in life and health sciences, Life & Health Science Cluster Tirol is the central contact point in this area. The platform provides networking for scientists and offers central and public information. Prof. (FH) Claudia Stura and Prof. (FH) Torsten Wojciechowski of the study program Sports, Culture & Event Management at FH Kufstein Tirol are members in the subcluster humanities, social, legal and economic sciences.
Quality improvement of the healthcare sector
At the kick-off meeting on December 3 and 4, 2018 in Innsbruck, Stura and Wojciechowski presented their poster with the title “Training Blueprint for the Digital Transformation of Health and Care”. According to the initial proposition, the healthcare system does not yet fully utilize the existing potential of digital technologies. Employees, patients and clients cannot fully take advantage of the opportunities of easy access and greater quality of healthcare offers.
Analysis of existing trends and soft skills
In one of the studies funded by the European Union within the context of the Erasmus+ program, both researchers, together with seven partners from other member states of the European Union want to improve digital and social skills of health specialists and promote the usage of digital technology in the healthcare sector. Based on results, the research team hopes to gain insight into digital trends in the healthcare sector and a knowledge basis for current successful practices for new health technologies and training methods. A further goal is to provide an overview of current soft skills in the digital environment of the healthcare sector.
Presentations on health technologies
Prof. (FH) Torsten Wojciechowski also moderated the presentations on the cross-sectional topic of health technologies by Prof. Daniel Baumgarten of UMIT – Private Universität für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Medizinische Informatik und Technik GmbH and Prof. Reto Bale of the Medical University of Innsbruck.