Computers are used throughout the healthcare system, from computer modelling of disease, algorithms to aid decision making and computer-based gadgets supporting treatment. Here are some activities for the classroom linking healthcare to computing.
The ping-pong vaccination program
Bayesian Bafflers: What are the chances of that?
- To make good decisions you have to get the probabilities right (forthcoming)
- Write a program that calculates accurate probabilities that someone has a virus based just on having a test (forthcoming).
Writing fiction to support design
- Write a description of a fictional person including little scenarios about their life to support design of a healthcare (or other) app
Reading: Smart Health
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