Dr. Deborah Fitzsimmons is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences,
School of Health Studies, Western University. She has extensive health care management
and health informatics experience with community, acute and provincial organisations.
Whilst her doctorate focused on health care costing and the information systems
underpinning them, her research has expanded to consider the implementation (and barriers
to implementation) of health technology, particularly telehealth home monitoring systems.

Information Systems/Health Informatics

Next Generation UK Health Care Systems, International Academy of Business Disciplines (1995)
 

Soft Systems Methodology: A Guiding Light in the Introduction to Hospital Case Mix Management Systems (with P. J. Baugh and D. M. Walters), International Conference of the UK Systems Society (1995)
 

Next Generation UK Health Care Systems, Business Research Yearbook: Global Business Perspectives (1995)
 

SSM: A Guiding Light in the Introduction to Hospital Case Mix Management Systems (with P. J. Baugh and D. M. Walters), Critical Issues in Systems Theory (1995)
 

Health Infrastructure

Lessons from Infrastructure Development in Ontario, Health and Care Infrastructure Research and Innovation Centre International Conference (2009)
 

OpenURL

UpLIFTing PFI: Does LIFT Improve Risk Management in Public-Private Procurement (with M. Beck, S. Toms, S. Brown, R. Mannion, and N. Lunt), Journal of Risk and Governance (2009)
 

UpLIFTing PFI: Does LIFT improve Public-Private Procurement? (with M. Beck, S. Toms, S. Brown, R. Mannion, and N. Lunt), UK Systems Society International Conference (2008)
 

OpenURL

UpLIFTing PFI: Does LIFT improve Public-Private Procurement? (with M. Beck, S. Toms, S. Brown, R. Mannion, and N. Lunt), The Systemist (2008)
 

UpLIFTing PFI: Does LIFT improve Public-Private Procurement? (with M. Beck, S. Toms, S. Brown, R. Mannion, and N. Lunt), Public Administration Committee Annual Conference (2008)
 

Telehealth

Can being watched increase independence?, Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)/ International Conference on Technology and Aging (ICTA) joint conference 2011: Advancing Rehabilitation Technologies for an Aging Society, [part of the Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology - FICCDAT 2011] (2011)
 

Why a Short-term View of Long-term Conditions can be a Good Thing (with J. Thompson), Delivering better health services’: the 2011 joint Health Service Research Network and Service Delivery and Organisation Network annual conference (2011)
 

Why Going Forward with Tele-Health means an Initial Retreat: Tensions Between Researcher and Provider Requirements (with J. Thompson and G. Mountain), International Conference on Ageing, Disability and Independence (ICADI) (2010)
 

Clinical Practice

Clinical Focus on Lung Cancer: A snapshot of lung cancer for Ontario health care providers and managers (with W. K. Evans, T. Sullivan, E. Holowaty, A. Drossos, A. Whitton, M. Greus, B. Zanke, D. Nishri, L. Marrett, S. Bahl, I. Brunskill, S. Quan, B. Theis, and B. Hess) (2004)