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Alexander Rushforth


Post-doctoral researcher

Innovation, organizational change, science and technology, digital health, research impact, social theory

Through my research and teaching I try to make sense of the (non-) adoption, scale-up, spread and sustainability of (principally high-tech) research and technology-driven change programs in healthcare.

Why do highly promising initiatives to deliver 'precision medicine', 'big data', AI, and 'early testing' so often struggle to become mainstream parts of healthcare? 

I trained in sociology of science and technology and am interested in how critical social science approaches can challenge - and improve - processes through which value (broadly conceived) is created in healthcare economies. 

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