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Edition 14

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Robert Mischak

Institution: University of Applied Sciences FH Joanneum

Country: Austria

Robert Mischak is head of eHealth institute and department of applied computer sciences at FH JOANNEUM. He is also head of two degree programs (eHealth bachelor and eHealth master).

Robert completed his studies in Mechanical Engineering - Management at the Vienna University of Technology. He also completed a master's degree in public health in Switzerland. Since then, he has worked in the healthcare sector for over 30 years. From 1992 - 1995 he was a research assistant at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Epidemiology & Health Systems Research at the University of Graz at the Medical Faculty.

From 1995 - 2008 he worked as an executive at the Styrian hospital company KAGes and later at the private health insurance company Merkur in Graz.

He has been a full-time lecturer at FH JOANNEUM since 2008. Professorship for business administration in healthcare. Selected Courses: Health Economics, Business Administration, Management in Health Care, National and International Health Systems, Epidemiology, Business Intelligence. Since 2011 he is head of the institute and course director for eHealth Bachelor and Master.

Current Research Topics and focal points in Teaching are: Wearables and Smart Health Care,
Nursing Informatics, the Austrian DRG system, Epidemiology, Clinical Decision Support Systems and Health Economics.

Some of his recent publications include:

Mischak R., Schnalzer B., Alcalde B. de Bruin J. AI-assisted wound management. In: Pfannstiel M.A., Holl F., Swoboda W. (eds.). Patient-centered m-health applications for chronically ill people. Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, 2021.

Borrmann M., Lindner S., Hofer-Fischanger K., Rehb R., Pechstädt K., Wiedenhofer R., Schwarze G., Adamer-König E., Mischak R., Pfeiffer K.P., Harer J., Weinzerl K., Hartmann C., Rupp B., Roller-Wirnsberger R.E. Strategy for Deployment of Integrated Healthy Aging Regions Based Upon an Evidence-Based Regional Ecosystem – The Styria Model. Frontiers in Medicine, Volume 7, Article 510475, September 29, 2020 doi 10.3389/fmed.2020.510475

Kiefel K., Donsa K., Tiefenbacher P., Mischak R., Brunner G., Sendlhofer G., Pieber T. Feasablity and Design of an Electronic Surgical Safety Checklist in a Teaching Hospital: A User-Based Approach. Health Informatics Meets eHealth, G. Schreier and D. Hayn (Eds.). © 2018 The authors and IOS Press. This article is published online with Open Access by IOS Press and distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License 4.0 (CC BY-NC 4.0). doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-858-7-270

Mischak, R. Ranegger, R. Automated recording of vital parameters in connection with electronic fever curves to increase the efficiency of care and treatment processes. In: Pfannstiel Mario A., Sandra Krammer and Walter Swoboda (eds.). Digital transformation of healthcare services (Volume III) – Impulses for nursing practice. Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, pp. 87-99, 2017. ISBN 978-3-658-13642-0

Mischak R., Wearables as a challenge in healthcare - Are wearables revolutionizing healthcare in the 21st century? In: Mario Pfannstiel, Patrick Da-Cruz P and Harald Mehlich (eds.) Digital transformation of healthcare services (Volume I) - Impulses for healthcare. Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, pp. 277-288, 2016.

Area/s of Expertise: digital health, eHealth, standards and interoperability in health informatics, DRG-systems, epidemiology, health economics, clinical decision support

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