Attend any medical congress and you’ll increasingly hear the terms “artificial intelligence” and “digital diagnosis” amidst the posters, presentations, and corridor conversations. The emergence of these technologies is yielding fascinating insights into clinical results and will bring the potential to revolutionise disease screening and diagnosis.
As these technologies evolve and are applied more broadly, it is important to understand the perceptions of communities that will be impacted by their introduction.
Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) School of Optometry and Vision Science and UNSW Business School have partnered to conduct a research study that will explore the attitudes of the community towards these technologies for better health care, particularly for the diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration.
If this topic interests you, UNSW is keen to hear from you. The researchers are looking for people who are:
- 18 years of age or older
- any gender
- with an interest in, or as a stakeholder in, macular disease
e.g., a person with macular disease, a clinician who looks after people with macular disease, a researcher involved in the development of digital systems, or an industry or advocacy group representative
- able to communicate effectively in English.
Participants will be asked to provide written and online informed consent, then complete an individual online interview and optional online focus group discussion with audio recording. The online interview will take a maximum of 30 minutes to complete while the focus group may run for up to 90 minutes.
For more information contact:
Dr Angelica Ly