Collaborative Paradigm of Preventive, Personalized and Precision Medicine with Point-of-Care Technologies
This Article is Featured in the Special Issue NIH-IEEE POCT 2015
Recent advances in biosensors, medical instrumentation, and information processing and communication technologies (ICT) have enabled significant improvements in healthcare. However, these technologies have been mainly applied in clinical environments, such as hospitals and healthcare facilities, under managed care by well-trained and specialized individuals.
Report from NIH-IEEE 2015 Strategic Conference on Health Innovations and Point-Of-Care Technologies for Precision Medicine
Ubiquitous devices like smartphones and the Apple Watch hold so much promise to revolutionize healthcare – especially when it comes to the relationship between patient and clinician. But before the revolution can become reality, there are major barriers to overcome.
Current and Future Challenges in Point-of-Care Technologies: A Paradigm-Shift in Affordable Global Healthcare With Personalized and Preventive Medicine
This paper summarizes the panel discussion at the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Point-of-Care Healthcare Technology Conference (POCHT 2013) held in Bangalore India from Jan 16–18, 2013…
A Healthier Tomorrow with Healthcare Innovations and Point-of-Care Technologies for All
The IEEE EMBS Conference on Healthcare Innovations and Point-of-Care Technologies (HI-POCT) was held at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel, Seattle, Washington from October 8 through October 10, 2014…
3-D Mammograms: What Does the Science Tell Us?
Screening mammography for breast cancer detection has been criticized for its high false positive rate…
In the 10th year of the surveillance program operated by the CDC, it was reported that about 1 in 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder according to the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network…