About Matt Willis

Matt is a researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute. His research is in patient-data interaction, patient-ceneted care, and patient-provider work practices.

iConference 2018 Automation Workshop Summary

This article was originally published on The Health Automation Project Website. Read the original article.   On March 25, 2018 Dr. Matt Willis and Professor Eric T. Meyer organized a workshop on¬†Automation and the next wave of computerisation: Sociotechnical approaches to automation, robots, machine learning and artificial intelligence.¬†We had sixteen attendees, from PhD students [...]

2018-07-05T18:01:57+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Research|

WannaCry: the ransomware attack on the NHS and what we can learn from it

This article was originally published on LSE Policy Blog. Read the original article. The global malware infection WannaCry spread across computers in over 48 NHS organisations in May 2017, raising questions about how protected NHS data are. Matt Willis explains how these attacks happen and writes that, although healthcare organizations are a prime target, [...]

2018-07-05T20:08:09+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Sociotech|

We should look to automation to relieve the current pressures on healthcare

This article was originally published on The Policy & Internet Blog. Read the original article. In many sectors, automation is seen as a threat due to the potential for job losses. By contrast, automation is seen as an opportunity in healthcare, as a way to address pressures including staff shortages, increasing demand and workloads, [...]

2018-07-05T20:15:23+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Automation, Sociotech|

Automation, Productivity, & Human Work

This article was originally published on The Health Automation Project Website. Read the original article. What to make of automation, and what automation will make of us, are two of the most important questions being asked by academics, scientists, politicians, and the public. Discussion about automation are with plenty of support, [...]

2018-07-05T20:55:32+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Automation|