Motivate computer science for students who have an interest in the medical field by telling them...

  • There is a lot of potential to create apps that could make the medical profession more efficient.
    • For example, students could imagine making an app that replaces paper forms that are used in medical offices.
  • Computer science can allow clinicians to visualize and analyze health data, which they wouldn’t otherwise be able to see.
  • Electronic medical records can help clinics identify patterns among their patients to look for trends and improve patient care.
    • This allows even small clinics to refine their treatments based upon the impact that they can detect among their patients.

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Interview with Jacqueline Fairley