|dc.description.abstract||The purpose of user growth is to acquire new users to use a product or service. In the case
of the internship at Figure 1, user growth is acquiring health care professionals for medical
collaboration. Figure 1 is a tech startup based in Toronto, Ontario that has created a free mobile
app and web platform which allows healthcare professionals around the world to share medical
cases and knowledge.
During the internship period, the author performed relevant health informatics work that
included network analysis, analytics, database management and SQL, and product overviews.
Other areas of relevance that the author explored during the period included: verification, deidentification,
and machine learning.
The author was also able to identify, and analyze a problem within the current procedures
of the company. Additionally, the author derived a proposed solution to this problem, using the
knowledge gained during the internship as well as the courses taken in the health informatics
program at Dalhousie. The solution involved automating a current manual process that would
improve both the efficiency, and the overall experience within the app.||en_US