Research Output per year
Saba Akbar is a Registered Nurse with a Masters in Biomedical and Health Informatics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has experience working as a surgical nurse and a patient safety coordinator at a tertiary care hospital overseas. During her time in North Carolina, she worked as a program coordinator and research assistant at the Carolina Digital Health Research Initiative. She also is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ).
Currently, Saba is enrolled in a PhD program at Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute for Health Innovation, Macquarie University. Her project looks at ways to integrate artificial intelligence into computerized decision support systems for nurses, to make them more efficient. Her research is supported by the Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship.
Biomedical and health informatics, Professional Sciences Masters
2017 → 2018
Health and hospital management, Master of Business Administration
2012 → 2015
Nursing, Bachelors of Science, Aga Khan University
2007 → 2011
Safety concerns with consumer-facing mobile health applications and their consequences: a scoping reviewAkbar, S., Coiera, E. & Magrabi, F., 1 Feb 2020, In : Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 27, 2, p. 330-340 11 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review
How safe is mhealth? Concerns about patient-facing mobile health applications and their consequencesAkbar, S., Coiera, E. & Magrabi, F., 18 Sep 2018, In : International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 30, Supplement 2, p. 49-50 2 p., ISQUA18-1534.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Meeting abstract › Research › peer-review
Research output: Contribution to conference › Abstract › Research › peer-review