Summary: The application of technology to the solution of medical problems.
Publications223 found, 100 shown here
- In-house development of test equipment for quality control and training. Case study: a prototype ECG simulator-testerN Kontodimopoulos
Institute of Biomedical Technology, Patras, Greece
Med Eng Phys 20:717-21. 1998The support services for biomedical technology address a variety of technical and administrative issues, concerning the safe and efficient operation of medical equipment over the period of its intended use and the training of hospital ..
- Determination of blood flow velocity and transit time in cerebral arteriovenous malformation using microdroplet angiographyA A Divani
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
Ann Biomed Eng 29:135-44. 2001Advancement in imaging and biomedical technology has improved the use of catheter-based transarterial embolization (occlusive therapy) of cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)...
- Embryonic stem-cell research and the moral status of embryosG Chu
Orange Base Hospital, Orange, New South Wales, Australia
Intern Med J 33:530-1. 2003..The place of novel and controversial biomedical technology is commonly left to an ad hoc and complex process whereby social acceptability eventually becomes the ..
- Predicting breast cancer survivability: a comparison of three data mining methodsDursun Delen
Department of Management Science and Information Systems, Oklahoma State University, 700 North Greenwood Venue, Tulsa, OK 74106, USA
Artif Intell Med 34:113-27. 2005..Therefore, the main objective of this manuscript is to report on a research project where we took advantage of those available technological advancements to develop prediction models for breast cancer survivability...
- The future of telemedicine & its Faustian reliance on regulatory trade barriers for protectionThomas R McLean
Third Millennium Consultants, LLC, Shawnee, Kansas, USA
Health Matrix Clevel 16:443-509. 2006
- "It all depends": conceptualizing public involvement in the context of health technology assessment agenciesFrancois Pierre Gauvin
Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy, 945 Avenue Wolfe, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Soc Sci Med 70:1518-26. 2010..We offer a conceptual tool for analyzing the nature of public involvement across agencies, characterizing different domains, levels of involvement, and types of publics...
- Role of patient and public participation in health technology assessment and coverage decisionsDevidas Menon
School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, T62 2V2, Canada
Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 11:75-89. 2011..Nonetheless, many of the HTA agencies in developed countries have established some mechanism for seeking input from patients or the public in their processes...
- Funding the unfundable: mechanisms for managing uncertainty in decisions on the introduction of new and innovative technologies into healthcare systemsTania Stafinski
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Pharmacoeconomics 28:113-42. 2010..This article outlines challenges related to AED schemes and issues that remain unresolved...
- Principles of good practice for budget impact analysis: report of the ISPOR Task Force on good research practices--budget impact analysisJosephine A Mauskopf
RTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
Value Health 10:336-47. 2007..The objective of this report is to present guidance on methodologies for those undertaking such analyses or for those reviewing the results of such analyses...
- Medical applications of nanotechnologyHenry Lin
Department of Pathology, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90033, USA
Natl Med J India 19:27-32. 2006..We also discuss the issue of toxicity of these nanomaterials and other limitations in the application of nanotechnology to medicine...
- An assessment of the impact of the NHS Health Technology Assessment ProgrammeS Hanney
Health Economics Research Group, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
Health Technol Assess 11:iii-iv, ix-xi, 1-180. 2007..To assess the impact of the first 10 years of the NHS HTA programme from its inception in 1993 to June 2003 and to identify the factors associated with HTA research that are making an impact...
- Technology and the healthcare system: implications for patient adherenceJuliet B Beni
Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Int J Electron Healthc 6:117-37. 2011....
- Access with evidence development: the US experiencePenny E Mohr
Center for Medical Technology Policy, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
Pharmacoeconomics 28:153-62. 2010....
- Health technology reassessment of non-drug technologies: current practicesLaura Leggett
University of Calgary Institute of Public Health, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 28:220-7. 2012..This research was completed to identify and summarize international HTR initiatives for non-drug technologies...
- A changing paradigm in the study and adoption of emerging health care technologies: coverage with evidence developmentPaul E Wallner
21st Century Oncology, Inc, Fort Myers, Florida, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 5:1125-9. 2008..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the role of the wide divergence of interests of the various stakeholders in contributing to the increasing cost of care...
- Health technology assessment to optimize health technology utilization: using implementation initiatives and monitoring processesKatrine B Frønsdal
Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 26:309-16. 2010..In 2009, the HTAi Policy Forum considered how health technology assessment (HTA) could be improved to optimize the use of technologies (in terms of uptake, change in use, or disinvestment) in such complex systems...
- Health Technology Assessment: managing the introduction and use of medical devices in clinical practice in ItalyAntonio Migliore
AGE NA S, Agenzia Nazionale per i Servizi Sanitari Regionali, Sezione ISS Innovazione, Sperimentazione e Sviluppo, Via Puglie, 23, 00187 Rome, Italy
Expert Rev Med Devices 6:251-7. 2009..We present the strengths and limitations of the first three Italian HTA reports we coauthored and critically explore some of the aspects related to the introduction, adoption and use of medical technologies in clinical practice...
- Purity and the dangers of regenerative medicine: regulatory innovation of human tissue-engineered technologyAlex Faulkner
School of Social Sciences, Cardiff, UK
Soc Sci Med 63:2277-88. 2006..We conclude that pollution ideas and partitioning processes are useful in understanding regulatory ordering and innovation in the emerging technological zone of human tissue engineering...
- Use of the Internet in scanning the horizon for new and emerging health technologies: a survey of agencies involved in horizon scanningKarla Douw
University of Southern Denmark, Department of Health Economics, Institute of Public Health, Odense, Denmark
J Med Internet Res 5:e6. 2003..This requires the Horizon Scanning Systems (HSSs) to devise efficient procedures for identification of new health technologies. The role of the Internet for this purpose has as yet not been documented...
- Is it ethical to use enhancement technologies to make us better than well?Arthur Caplan
Center for Bioethics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
PLoS Med 1:e52. 2004..While these technologies can help people adapt to their rapidly changing lifestyles, their use raises important ethical issues...
- Technology in healthcare: leveraging new innovationsMarc G Larsen
The Health Technology Center, San Francisco, USA
Healthc Exec 23:8-10, 12-4. 2008
- Health information technology is a vehicle, not a destination: a conversation with David J. Brailer. Interview by Arnold MilsteinDavid J Brailer
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w236-41. 2007..These include providers' ceding control of clinical information to patients, universal public availability of provider performance comparisons, and moving health policy from a no-man's land between government and market control...
- Operationalizing MTM through the use of health information technologyRobert McMahan
Fidelis Care, 95 25 Queens Blvd, Rego Park, NY 11374, USA
J Manag Care Pharm 14:S18-21. 2008..In effect, medication therapy management (MTM) programs are using HIT to identify an at-risk population and reach that population in the most appropriate measure...
- Healthcare technology, economics, and policy: an evolving balanceSteven E Kern
Department of Pharmaceutics, Anesthesiology, and Bioengineering, 421 Wakara Way, Rm 318, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 22:16-9. 2003..We hope that this special issue will provide a basis for initial understanding of these issues and stimulate further involvement by the bioengineering community at large, for the improvement of healthcare across all of society...
- Information technology for the treatment of diabetes: improving outcomes and controlling costsKathleen Wyne
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
J Manag Care Pharm 14:S12-7. 2008..All of these factors combined make diabetes an opportune disease state for a case study of the implementation of health information technology (HIT) in managed care...
- Telemedicine: an emerging health care technologyMary R Myers
Business Development Department, Borgess Medical Center, 1521 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49048, USA
Health Care Manag (Frederick) 22:219-23. 2003..The greatest challenges for telemedicine in the twenty-first century are financing, safety standards, security, and infrastructure...
- Exploring options for improving healthcareStanley S Wang
Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Am Heart J 147:23-30. 2004....
- Year-end perspectives: the introduction of new technologiesDavid Williams
Department of Clinical Engineering, University of Liverpool
Med Device Technol 14:10-2. 2003..The situation is not so clear when radically new technologies are introduced into clinical practice. This article discusses some of the issues that are involved and proposes some new solutions...
- Mobile healthcare in the home environmentSheila Price
Res Sch of Informatics, Loughborough Univ, Leicestershire, UK
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:6446-8. 2006..An aging population will impact upon traditional healthcare delivery methods...
- The best care money can buy? The U.S. delights in its medical technology, and pays a premium for it, but studies show other countries beat us in outcomes, valuesCinda Becker
Mod Healthc 34:26-9. 2004
- Applying emergent ubiquitous technologies in health: the need to respond to new challenges of opportunity, expectation, and responsibilityMichael Rigby
Centre for Health Planning and Management, Darwin Building, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
Int J Med Inform 76:S349-52. 2007..Health informaticians need to be active in stimulating consideration of all these issues, as part of both social and professional responsibility...
- What if... [the consequences of innovation]David Ellis
Health Futures Digest, USA
Hosp Health Netw 78:38-42, 2. 2004..Ignore them at your own risk...
- Why advances in imaging technology are good for radiology, patients, and the bottom lineSrini Seshadri
GE Healthcare Technologies, Waukesha, WI 53188 1615, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 2:5-7. 2005
- Washington taps into healthcare technologyCathie Abrahamsen
HealthWorks Consulting Associates, Palatine, IL, USA
Nurs Manage 36:52-5. 2005..The federal government touts healthcare technology as a means of improving patient care...
- Top 10 health-care trends for 2003: rising demand, increasing revenues and innovative technologiesRussell C Coile
Russ Coiles Health Trends 15:1, 3-10. 2003
- Evaluating new health information technologies: expanding the frontiers of health care delivery and health promotionGary L Kreps
Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, National Cancer Institute Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 80:205-12. 2002..This chapter examines the demand for evaluating health information technologies and suggests several strategies for conducting rigorous and relevant evaluation research...
- To use technology betterAlan M Garber
Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:w51-3. 2006..Improvements in health care depend not only on producing better technologies, but also on using technology better...
- Wearable healthcare systems, new frontiers of e-textileRita Paradiso
Milior Smartex, Via Giuntini 13 L, Navacchio PI, Italy
Stud Health Technol Inform 117:9-16. 2005....
- The prospects for medical technology in the next decadeGeorge B Moseley
Institute of Cybermedicine, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 118:15-31. 2005..Savvy develops of and investors in new medical technology will anticipate these changes and take them into account in their planning...
- MyHeart: fighting cardio-vascular diseases by preventive lifestyle and early diagnosisRalf Schmidt
Philips Research Laboratories, Germany
Stud Health Technol Inform 117:51-9. 2005....
- Motion aware clothing for the personal health assistantGerhard Troster
Wearable Computing Lab, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Stud Health Technol Inform 117:63-71. 2005....
- Integrated microelectronics for smart textilesChristl Lauterbach
Infineon Technologies AG, Corporate Research, Munich, Germany
Stud Health Technol Inform 117:72-9. 2005..The possible applications are manifold, ranging from alarm systems to intelligent guidance systems, passenger recognition in car seats, air conditioning control in interior lining and smart wallpaper with software-defined light switches...
- Micro and nano technology enabling ambient intelligence for P-HealthJohn Barton
Tyndall National Institute, Lee Maltings, Prospect Row, Cork, Ireland
Stud Health Technol Inform 117:89-97. 2005..We will discuss ongoing research in the areas of sensors, sensor interfacing, interconnection and packaging, hardware platforms, infrastructure and power delivery for ambient systems with applications in the p-health domain...
- Our wealth, our health--bellwether industries for decision tools and symbiotic stewardshipsJean A Wooldridge
Cancer Communication Technologies, National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, Office of the Director, Bethesda, MD, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 80:245-64. 2002..quot;In the end, a symbiotic culture composed of human and digital individuals may be a more effective steward of the earth's resources than humans would be by themselves." Donald D. Chamberlin, author and ACM Fellow...
- The future of medical computingBlackford Middleton
Clinical and Quality Analysis, Partners Health Care System, Harvard Medical School, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 80:85-98. 2002..Rather, it is the author's intent to present several visions of the future of medical computing and outline the issues, which must be overcome to achieve the vision...
- The impact of health information technology on collaborative chronic care managementJanet M Marchibroda
eHealth Initiative and Foundation, 818 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20006, USA
J Manag Care Pharm 14:S3-11. 2008..1 Some of the challenges associated with current chronic care management approaches can be addressed through the use of health information technology (IT) and health information exchange...
- The short life of a medical deviceChris Myers
Tiber Group, LLC, Chicago, USA
Health Forum J 45:34-8, 1. 2002..One hospital studied the life cycle of emerging cardiovascular technologies so it could form better investment and strategy decisions...
- Is there a technological imperative in health care?Bjørn Hofmann
University of Oslo
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 18:675-89. 2002..That is, there is no technological imperative, but technology promotes a moral imperative; in particular, it promotes a moral imperative to proper assessment...
- Striking a balance on new technology. Cost-effectiveness analysis can help sort out emerging health care technologies, but what are the consequences for continued medical innovation?Tomas J Philipson
University of Chicago, USA
AHIP Cover 47:29, 31, 33. 2006
- Older adult perceptions of smart home technologies: implications for research, policy & market innovations in healthcareJ Coughlin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:1810-5. 2007..Implications for research, policy and market innovation are discussed...
- Medical automation--a technologically enhanced work environment to reduce the burden of care on nursing staff and a solution to the health care cost crisisRobin Felder
Medical Automation Research Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
Nurs Outlook 51:S5-10. 2003
- Future of medical knowledge management and decision supportRobert A Greenes
Radiology and Health Science and Technology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 80:29-44. 2002..The approach is also relevant to the other dimensions of academic health care institution activities, notably the conduct of research and the processes of education and learning...
- Take two cell phones & call me in the morning. A glimpse into the future of health care technologyAlex Pentland
Caring 22:8-10. 2003
- Population health technologies: emerging innovations for the health of the publicThomas R Eng
eHealth Institute, Seattle, Washington, USA
Am J Prev Med 26:237-42. 2004....
- Health plan 2009. Health care needs to catch upNewt Gingrich
Center for Health Transformation, USA
Manag Care 13:28. 2004
- Health plan 2009. Technology's good and ill effectsJoseph Newhouse
Harvard University, USA
Manag Care 13:25. 2004
- Affective Intelligent Caring CreatureRenata G Bushko
Stud Health Technol Inform 80:xi-xii. 2002
- The future of health care in the United StatesThomas W Elwood
Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, Washington, DC 20015, USA
Int Q Community Health Educ 26:5-21. 2006..This essay considers ways in which the health care of tomorrow will be affected by the intermingling of factors such as demography, epidemiology, economics, technology, globalization, and individual health behavior...
- Financing change. How technology will reshape clinical careMolly Joel Coye
Hosp Health Netw 81:suppl 9. 2007
- 50 years of health-care delivery: a personal perspective, 1956-2006Dwight Miller
St Mary s Hospital, Waterbury, USA
Conn Med 70:101-4. 2006
- Body surface mounted biomedical monitoring system using BluetoothMasayuki Nambu
Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Osaka Electro Communication University, Shijonawate, Osaka, Japan
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:1824-5. 2007..In addition, this system has wireless communication system, using Bluetooth, and acquired data transfer to the outside of the house via the Internet...
- Vital sign monitoring for elderly at home: development of a compound sensor for pulse rate and motionK W Sum
Rehabilitation Engineering Center, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Stud Health Technol Inform 117:43-50. 2005..A prototype has been built into a box with a dimension of 2 x 2.5 x 4 cm3. The device includes the sensors, microprocessor, circuits, battery, and a wireless transceiver for communicating data with a data terminal...
- A hybrid mobile-based patient location tracking system for personal healthcare applicationsS H Chew
Biomedical Engineering Research Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:5188-91. 2006....
- Instrumentation system upgrade supports mobile personalized healthcare deliveryRoger M Ellingson
Nat Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Res, Portland, OR 97207, USA
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:6233-6. 2006....
- Biomedical digital assistant for ubiquitous healthcareTae Soo Lee
Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Medicine, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, South Korea
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:1790-3. 2007..The developed device can transmit a message on the patient's emergency to the remote server through the cellular phone network, and is expected to play crucial roles in the health management of chronic-aged patients in their daily life...
- Optimizing workflow and knowledge in healthcare through innovationKarl Jürgen Schmitt
Siemens AG, Medical Solutions, Henkestrasse 127, 91052 Erlangen, Germany
Stud Health Technol Inform 108:61-9. 2004..Then the puzzle of the different components in healthcare linked by IT will be complete, and the care process could be continuously optimized in an efficient way...
- Technology trends: a look into the futureShawn McKenzie
Sutter Health, Inc
Radiol Manage 26:36-7. 2004
- Current priorities in health research funding and lack of impact on the number of child deaths per yearJef L Leroy
Mexican National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Am J Public Health 97:219-23. 2007..In addition to increased research on the efficacy of treatment, there is an even greater need for increased research on delivery and use of technology...
- Prognosis for year 2013John S Silva
Silva Consulting Services, Eldersburg, MD 21734, USA
Int J Med Inform 66:45-9. 2002..New capabilities hold the power to transform health care, making it truly patient centered as the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has urged...
- Challenge of personalized health care: to what extent is medicine already individualized and what are the future trends?Walter Fierz
Institute for Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, St Gallen, Switzerland
Med Sci Monit 10:RA111-23. 2004..But the goal is magnificent: personal health planning, early diagnosis, the right drug for the right patient, and predictable side effects...
- Healthons: errorless healthcare with bionic hugs and no need for quality controlRenata G Bushko
Future of Health Technology Institute, Hopkinton, MA, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 118:3-12. 2005..This paper lists the unsolved problems (by analogy to mathematical unsolved problems list) and explains why errorless healthcare with bionic hugs and no need for quality control is possible...
- Requiem and renewalR Scott Jones
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
Ann Surg 240:395-404. 2004
- The next little thingDavid Ollier Weber
Health Forum J 45:10-5, 1. 2002..Nanomedicine is a blockbuster, with huge implications for health care (not to mention human life). Have you noticed how far we've come?..
- Is singularity on the horizon?Jeff Kabachinski
GE Healthcare, Waukesha, WI, USA
Biomed Instrum Technol 40:136-8. 2006
- Interactive textiles for warrior systems applicationsD Paul Leitch
U S Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Natick Soldier Center, Natick Massachusetts, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 108:88-94. 2004....
- Evaluation of diagnostic imaging technologies and therapeutics devices: better information for better decisions: proceedings of a multidisciplinary workshopRobert M Califf
Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
Am Heart J 152:50-8. 2006....
- Is technological change in medicine always worth it? The case of acute myocardial infarctionJonathan S Skinner
Dartmouth Medical College
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:w34-47. 2006..Regions experiencing the largest spending gains were not those realizing the greatest improvements in survival. Factors yielding the greatest benefits to health were not the factors that drove up costs, and vice versa...
- The impact of technology on health care cost and policy developmentPaul E Wallner
21st Century Oncology, Inc, Fort Myers, FL, USA
Semin Radiat Oncol 18:194-200. 2008..The nature of the problem and consideration of various factors in the introduction, implementation, and evaluation of new technologies will be considered...
- Embryonic stem cell transplantation: promise and progress in the treatment of heart diseaseFeixiong Zhang
Department of Pharmacology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
BioDrugs 22:361-74. 2008....
- Contemporary medical ethics: an overview from IranBagher Larijani
Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
Dev World Bioeth 8:192-6. 2008..This paper will discuss these issues, along with the production, in 2005, of the Specific National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research...
- Both hPTH(1-34) and bFGF increase trabecular bone mass in osteopenic rats but they have different effects on trabecular bone architectureNancy E Lane
Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
J Bone Miner Res 18:2105-15. 2003..The purpose of this study was to compare how trabecular bone architecture, bone cell activity, and strength are altered by two different bone anabolic agents, bFGF and hPTH(1-34), in an osteopenic rat model...
- The modern hippocratic tradition. Some messages for contemporary medicineS G Marketos
Department of History of Medicine, Athens University Medical School, Greece
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:1159-63. 1999..This bond is necessary to the improvement of medicine in the future because, currently, the enormous biomedical technology so far has contributed little to the traditionally human fields of psychosomatic and functional ..
- Bioethics for clinicians: 21. Islamic bioethicsA S Daar
College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
CMAJ 164:60-3. 2001..Canadian Muslims come from varied backgrounds and have varying degrees of religious observance. Physicians need to recognize this diversity and avoid a stereotypical approach to Muslim patients...
- Sexual rights and gender roles in a religious contextShahida Zaidi
Institute of Ultrasonography and Ultrasound Clinic, Karachi 75400, Pakistan
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 106:151-5. 2009..In the West, the debate over the use of biomedical technology continues, with various rabbinic rulings permitting the use of assisted reproductive technologies by Jews ..
- Life extension research: health, illness, and deathLeigh Turner
Biomedical Ethics Unit, Department of Social Studies of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
Health Care Anal 12:117-29. 2004....
- Aging in America in the twenty-first century: demographic forecasts from the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on an Aging SocietyS Jay Olshansky
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Milbank Q 87:842-62. 2009..This article presents a new set of population and life expectancy forecasts for the United States, focusing on transitions that will take place by midcentury...
- PA.NET International Quality Certification Protocol for blood pressure monitorsStefano Omboni
ARSMED Association for Research and Development of Biomedical Technologies and for Continuing Medical Education, Varese, Italy
Blood Press Monit 13:285-9. 2008..dableducational.org. The PA.NET International Quality Certification Protocol represents the first attempt to provide health care personnel and consumers with an independent and objective assessment of BPMs based on their quality...
- Medicine in the 21st century: the situation in a rural Iraqi communityAbdul Salam Saleh Sultan
Training and Development Center Ministry of Health, Bab Al Mu adam, P O Box 525, CN12112 Baghdad, Iraq
Patient Educ Couns 68:66-9. 2007..To describe the health beliefs and practice in a rural Iraqi community...
- Surface-engineered quantum dots for the labeling of hydrophobic microdomains in bacterial biofilmsFadi Aldeek
LRGP, Nancy University, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 1 rue Grandville, Nancy Cedex, France
Biomaterials 32:5459-70. 2011Quantum dots (QDs) nanoprobes are emerging as alternatives to small-molecule fluorescent probes in biomedical technology. This paper reports an efficient and rapid method of producing highly dispersed and stable CdSe-core QDs with a ..
- Social and professional influences of the technology of electronic fetal monitoring on obstetrical nursingB J Hoerst
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, USA
West J Nurs Res 22:475-91. 2000Electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) is one example of a biomedical technology that rapidly diffused from an experimental innovation into a standard medical practice...
- Health care savings from microbiological caries risk screening of toddlers: a cost estimation modelA I Zavras
Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Public Health Dent 60:182-8. 2000..This paper estimates an economic model for the potential cost impact of microbiological screening of toddlers for caries risk compared to the traditional method of managing pediatric caries...
- Delayed application of condoms with safer and unsafe sex: factors associated with HIV risk in a community sample of gay and bisexual menDan Allman
Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
AIDS Care 21:775-84. 2009..Interventions to address this behavior need to consider the physical issues of condom use along with the complex array of social, structural, psychological, and interpersonal issues...
- The history of euthanasia debates in the United States and BritainE J Emanuel
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
Ann Intern Med 121:793-802. 1994..similarities suggest four conclusions: Public interest in euthanasia 1) is not linked with advances in biomedical technology; 2) it flourishes in times of economic recession, in which individualism and social Darwinism are invoked ..
- Computational and functional evaluation of a microfluidic blood flow deviceRichard J Gilbert
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02135, USA
ASAIO J 53:447-55. 2007..Such technology should foster the development of miniature oxygenators and similar biomedical devices requiring both a microscale reaction volume and physiological blood flow...
- Project support of practical training in biophysicsV Mornstein
Department of Biophysics, Medical Faculty, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
Bratisl Lek Listy 107:336-8. 2006..are being provided by a development project of Ministry of Education "Inter-university co-operation in biomedical technology and engineering using top technologies" in total amount of almost 5 mil CZK, whereas over 2 mil CZK from ..
- Surface plasmon resonance biosensor for dopamine using D3 dopamine receptor as a biorecognition moleculeSunita Kumbhat
Art, Science and Technology Center for Cooperative Research, Kyushu University, Kasuga shi, Fukuoka 816 8580, Japan
Biosens Bioelectron 23:421-7. 2007In modern biomedical technology, development of high performance sensing methods for dopamine (DA) is a critical issue because of its vital role in human metabolism...
- [Cardiac sudden death in Italy. Dimensions, perceptions, policies and economic/financial impact]Mario Del Vecchio
Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi, Firenze
G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 9:5S-23S. 2008..33% of the national health budget for that same year. We strongly believe that preventing SCD is not only financially feasible but very beneficial from the societal perspective...
- Effective terminal sterilization using supercritical carbon dioxideAngela White
NovaSterilis Inc, Lansing, NY 14882, USA
J Biotechnol 123:504-15. 2006....
- Recent progress and challenges in nanotechnology for biomedical applications: an insight into the analysis of neurotransmittersDhesingh Ravi Shankaran
Art, Science and Technology Center for Cooperative Research, Kyushu University, Kasuga shi, Fukuoka, 816 8580, Japan
Recent Pat Nanotechnol 1:210-23. 2007..It plays a central role in the recent technological advances in biomedical technology, especially in the areas of disease diagnosis, drug design and drug delivery...
- Measuring functional skills in preschool children at risk for neurodevelopmental disabilitiesMichael E Msall
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Kennedy Mental Retardation Center, LaRabida Children s Hospital, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 11:263-73. 2005....
- Nanomedicine-emerging or re-emerging ethical issues? A discussion of four ethical themesChristian Lenk
Department for Ethics and History of Medicine, Medical Faculty, University of Goettingen, Humboldtallee 36, D 37073, Goettingen, Germany
Med Health Care Philos 10:173-84. 2007....
- Monitoring of Cardiovascular Function in Infants By Transcutaneous Dye DilutionIstvan Seri; Fiscal Year: 2010..Disease, 2002), as well as the strategic priority (2009-2013) of the NCRR to incorporate innovations in biomedical technology into clinical research, and the NIBIB's Strategic Plan (2006) to foster interdisciplinary research ..
- Region VI Center for Biodefence and Emerging InfectionsDavid Walker; Fiscal Year: 2007..A wealth of scientific expertise on biothreat agents and contemporary biomedical technology will be applied to establishing the scientific basis and translating it through 11 major research projects,..
- Automated Seizure Detection Following Nerve Agent ExposureDavid Sherman; Fiscal Year: 2007..Nerve agent exposures are a serious threat and can cause brain injury and death. We will develop an automated system to diagnose EEG seizure activity in the brain to help care for attack victims. ..
- Elasticity Imaging and Sensing using Gas Bubble DynamicsStanislav Y Emelianov; Fiscal Year: 2010..Therefore, all theoretical and experimental studies will be conducted to evaluate applicability of the developed methods for ophthalmologic applications. ..
- Elasticity Imaging and Sensing using Gas Bubble DynamicsSTANISLAV EMELIANOV; Fiscal Year: 2007..Therefore, all theoretical and experimental studies will be conducted to evaluate applicability of the developed methods for ophthalmologic applications. ..
- Thin Film Magnetic Sensors for Ultrathin Bronchoscope NavigationERIK LANGE; Fiscal Year: 2006Koronis Biomedical Technology Corporation (KBT) proposes to develop a giant magneto-resistive (GMR) sensor for use in ultrathin bronchoscope navigation systems...
- Targeted Near-Infrared Probes for Image-Guided Cancer InterventionsDiego Rey; Fiscal Year: 2007..This initial work will provide the technical foundation for the further development of tools that will help clinicians not only diagnose but more importantly employ image-guided therapies. ..
- Development of a Photoactivated Respiratory Support DeviceRichard Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2009..clinical arena will have significant impact on the morbidity, mortality, and quality of life for the large number of children and adults with respiratory failure, as well as establishing an innovative realm of biomedical technology.
- Development of a Photoactivated Respiratory Support DeviceRichard Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2007..the clinical arena will have significant impact on the morbidity, mortality, and quality of life for the large number of children and adults with respiratory failure, as well as establishing an innovative realm of biomedical technology.
- The Intersection of Cutting-Edge Social Behavioral and Biomedical Strategies forMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2007..Conference participants will include: biomedical and behavioral investigators; government officials; U.S. and other nation's policy makers; and community representatives. ..
- Sensitive and Specific Molecular Imaging of Pulmonary NodulesBASTIAAN contact DRIEHUYS; Fiscal Year: 2010..The proposed research has relevance to public health because new tools in imaging pulmonary cancers will not only improve patient treatment, but will also accelerate research to develop better therapies. ..
- Multi-scale Quantum Models for Ribozyme CatalysisDarrin M York; Fiscal Year: 2010..and the factors that govern reactivity will provide penetrating insight into the rational design of new biomedical technology. However, these applications demand new methodological advances...
- A new Instrument to Quantify Dyskinesia In Patients with Parkinson's DiseasePatrick Lichter; Fiscal Year: 2006..In Phase II, KBT will complete the instrumentation development, experiment with detection algorithms, and validate the instrument and algorithms in clinical tests. ..
- 2006 Summer Bioengineering ConferenceVijay Goel; Fiscal Year: 2006..This should help create the necessary work force of varied interests in the health care field. ..
- Photolytically Driven Artificial LungKurt Dasse; Fiscal Year: 2004..will have significant impact on the morbidity, mortality, and quality of life for the large number of children and adults with respiratory failure, as well as establishing an innovative realm of biomedical technology.
- Training Program in Marine BiotechnologyWilliam Fenical; Fiscal Year: 2007..Together, these resources will create a multidisciplinary training experience difficult to achieve elsewhere. ..
- A LASER MICROBEAM BIOTECHNOLOGY RESOURCEBruce Tromberg; Fiscal Year: 2007The Laser Microbeam and Medical Program (LAMMP) is a NIH Biomedical Technology Resource Center dedicated to the use of lasers and optics in biology and medicine...
- A LASER MICROBEAM BIOTECHNOLOGY RESOURCEBruce Tromberg; Fiscal Year: 2007The Laser Microbeam and Medical Program (LAMMP) is a NIH Biomedical Technology Resource Center dedicated to the use of lasers and optics in biology and medicine...
- Wearable Physiological Sensors For Aging ResearchPatrick Lichter; Fiscal Year: 2007..The goal of this SBIR phase I project is to develop a research tool that provides minimally- invasive, non-intrusive, wearable, and cost-effective devices that can be integrated into the daily lives of the elderly. ..
- Control of Cell Systems Using Optically-Driven Nanoparticles as ActuatorsDavid Russell; Fiscal Year: 2007The PI and 3 co-PI's aim to develop new biomedical technology by validating the general principle that externally stimulated nanoparticles can be used as real-time actuators (input transducers) to exert control, perturbation, or ..