Health Innovation & Technology Space (HITS)

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The Health Innovation and Technology Space (HITS) is located in the Austin Health Sciences Library. The space is designed to encourage staff to interact with technology and collaborate on health innovations to improve the way we care for our patients.

The space is equipped with a range of computing and collaboration technologies including:

  • Microsoft Surface Pro devices
  • Hitachi large screen interactive monitor
  • Office 365 
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Azure cloud-based artificial intelligence


Get involved

Get involved in one of our communities of practice:

  • Data Science (AI, NLP, 3D printing, etc.)
  • Digital Research Methods (REDCap, R, Python, etc.)
  • Internet of Things (patient wearable, monitoring and consumer devices/apps)
  • Health Innovation using Consumer Co-Design
  • Innovating the Business (innovation theory and practice)
  • Augmented Reality (procedural, teaching and simulation)

Book the Innovation Space

Bookings can be made for technology-related innovation projects and the above Community of Practice activities.

The space is not intended as a meeting room or teaching space, and cannot be booked for student group work.

To book contact the Library team on outlining your project.

Staff and students can visit the Innovation Space anytime in the Health Sciences Library.