"More Than Just Accuracy": A Novel Method to Incorporate Multiple Test Attributes in Evaluating Point of Care Tests

Thompson, Matthew ;   Weigl, Bernhard ;   FItzpatrick, Annette ;   Ide, Nicole

Tags Comprehensive Evaluation and Validation of POC TechnologiesRegulatory challenges (US and International)Healthcare Innovations with POC technologies

Current frameworks for evaluating diagnostic tests are poorly suited to point of care tests (POCTs), where trade offs exist between...

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A Comprehensive Approach for Evidence-Based Medical Device Alarm Management

Adibuzzaman, Mohammad ;   Haque, Munirul ;   Zink, Rich

Tags POC Technologies for Clinical and Healthcare FacilitiesPOC Data Storage and CommunicationPoint-Of-Care (POC) Technologies Clinical Translation

Alarm fatigue is a national safety issue causing hazardous conditions, sometimes even death, for patients. Here we propose a recommender...

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A Novel Point-of-Care Intraoperative Vigilance System to Enhance Surgical Quality and Safety

Zenati, Marco ;   Grumbine, Michael ;   Pieraccini, Roberto ;   Gabany, Jennifer ;   Quin, Jacquelyn ;   Haime, Miguel ;   Goldman, Julian

Tags POC Technologies for Intensive-Care Applications

We introduce a novel point-of-care vigilance system (HUB, 3si LLC, Burlington, MA) designed to improve communication, team engagement, patient...

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A Sonographic Approach to Remote Maternal-Fetal Monitoring

Kazantsev, Alexander ;   Ponomareva, Julia ;   Chatskis, Elena

Tags POC Technologies in Resource Limited SettingsDetection and MonitoringPOC Technologies for Home-Based Applications

Evolution of an AI-enabled web technology for fetal monitoring and pregnancy management is presented. The evolutionary conception of a...

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A Systematic, Multiscale and Multi-Factorial Modelling Approach to Understanding Hydrocephalus

Vardakis, John ;   Chou, Dean ;   Guo, Liwei ;   Tully, Brett ;   Ventikos, Yiannis

Tags Healthcare Innovations with POC technologiesEvidence-based MedicineDetection and Monitoring

This work describes the ongoing development of a simulation platform capable of representing the transport processes in the cerebral...

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Activity Monitoring for Point-of-Care using Internet-of-Things Sensing + Cloud Analytics

Bodine, Cathy ;   Wolf, Marilyn

Tags POC technologiesMulti-sensor data fusion and analysisWireless communications, networking and cloud computing

Activity monitoring is an important tool to facilitate point-of-care monitoring. First, tasks can be identified and placed in context of...

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Asthma Academy: Developing Educational Technology to Improve Asthma Medication Adherence Intervention Efficiency

Nair, Aiswaria ;   Freedle, Karen ;   Cheng, Chihwen ;   Wang, May D.

Tags Healthcare Innovations with POC technologies

Asthma is a leading chronic disorder among children and adolescents. While transitioning into adulthood, although some children outgrow asthma,...

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Automated Age Related Macular Degeneration Diagnostics via Pre-Trained Deep Learning

Burlina, Philippe ;   Freund, David ;   Kankanahalli, Srihari ;   Neil, Joshi ;   Wolfson, Yulia ;   Bressler, Neil

Tags POC DiagnosticsPOC Technologies in Resource Limited SettingsPOC Technologies for Home-Based Applications

Our high level goals relate to the development of artificial intelligence methods for automatically detecting and assessing the severity of...

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Better Measurements for Better Medicine: The N=1 Approach

DeLaurentis, Poching ;   Kissinger, Peter ;   Kissinger, Candice ;   Pekny, Joseph

Tags Detection and MonitoringHealthcare Innovations with POC technologiesEvidence-based Medicine

An innovative automated serial blood sampling technology can support safer and more effective dosing in clinical trials and for critical care....

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Beyond Regulations for Mobile Apps: A Patient-Oriented Solution for Reliably Selecting Mhealth Applications

Pinciroli, Francesco ;   Marceglia, Sara

Tags Regulatory challenges (US and International)mHealth InnovationsPOC Technologies for Home-Based Applications

Despite the increasing availability, use, and expectations, the reliability of mobile health Apps for patients as point-of-care technologies is...

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Development of an Adaptive Morphological Filter for Removal of Baseline Wanders in Electrocardiogram

Yamauchi, Tsuyoshi ;   Abe, Makoto ;   Sugita, Norihiro ;   Yoshizawa, Makoto

Tags Detection and MonitoringPOC Technologies for Home-Based Applications

Usual linear filters used for denoising electrocardiograms may cause waveform distortion especially in the ST-T segment. In this study, an...

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Electrical Imaging of Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

Mueller, Jennifer ;   Mellenthin, Michelle ;   Muller, Peter ;   Deterding, Robin ;   Sagel, Scott

Tags Respiratory MoniotringDetection and MonitoringPOC Technologies for Clinical and Healthcare Facilities

Electrical impedance tomography (EIT) is a noninvasive, non-ionizing functional imaging technique that can be performed as needed with no...

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Evaluation of a Wheelchair Roller Platform for Home and Community Propulsion Training

Rammer, Jacob ;   Cohen, Tamara L. ;   Harris, Gerald

Tags POC Technologies for Home-Based ApplicationsComprehensive Evaluation and Validation of POC TechnologiesPOC Technologies for Clinical and Healthcare Facilities

Manual wheelchair use involves substantial risk of biomechanical injury to the upper extremities, especially in pediatric patients undergoing...

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Flexible and Disposable Rwaps Printed Sensors on Paper Substrate

Morshed, Bashir

Tags Heart Rate MonitoringPOC Technologies for Clinical and Healthcare FacilitiesHealthcare Innovations with POC technologies

Resistive wireless analog passive sensor (rWAPS) is a novel, low-cost, energy efficient, and maintenance-free technology to capture spatially...

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From Services to Sensors? An Alternative Vision for Research in Home-Based Point-of-Care Solutions for Chronic Conditions

Arvind, D K

Tags POC Technologies for Home-Based Applications

This paper postulates that point-of-care solutions for managing health conditions at home should be considered primarily as clinical services...

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Functional Glove for Pediatric Therapy of Hemiplegia

Khuon, Lunal ;   Genis, Vladimir ;   Carr, Eric ;   Rosen, Warren

Tags POC Technologies for Clinical and Healthcare FacilitiesPOC Technologies for Slightly Trained OperatorsPOC Technologies for Home-Based Applications

This paper presents a prototype of a non-constraining, functional glove. This therapy device is part of a novel biofeedback system and a...

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Image Analysis of Blood Slides for Automatic Malaria Diagnosis

Poostchi, Mahdieh ;   Ersoy, Ilker ;   Bansal, Abhisheka ;   Palaniappan, Kannappan ;   Antani, Sameer ;   Jaeger, Stefan ;   Thoma, George

Tags Allergy and Infectious Diseases: DetectionDetection and MonitoringGlobal Healthcare Challenges

Malaria is a serious global health problem, claiming the lives of 450,000 children per year. A fast and reliable test for diagnosing malaria would...

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Improving Assay Detection Limit via a Smart Reagent System

Srinivasan, Selvi ;   Nehilla, Barrett ;   Hil, John ;   Andrews, Ian ;   Lutz, Barry ;   Stayton, Patrick ;   Lai, James

Tags POC Technologies for Slightly Trained Operators

A temperature-responsive, "smart" binary reagent system was utilized for rapid and highly efficient biomarker purification and enrichment to...

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Interoperability and Reliability of Medical Devices – Issues with Smart Infusion Pump Update Process

DeLaurentis, Poching ;   Bitan, Yuval

Tags Wireless communications and NetworkingMedical and Healthcare Data Communication, Security, PrivacyPOC Data Storage and Communication

We analyzed drug alert data to demonstrate the lengthy process of wirelessly updating smart pump drug limit libraries. It shows that multiple...

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Markerless Upper Extremity Technology for Functional Outcomes Assessment in a Pediatric Community Therapy Setting

Rammer, Jacob ;   Zarb, Rakel ;   Rana, Puneet ;   Boerigter, Rebecca ;   Osborn, Christy ;   Daley, Roger ;   Harris, Gerald

Tags Healthcare Innovations with POC technologiesPOC Technologies in Resource Limited SettingsClinical Use and Acceptance of POC Technologies

Motion analysis technology allows clinicians to determine essential causes of orthopaedic impairments, develop individualized treatment plans, and...

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Mobile Technology for Home-Based Gait Monitoring

Bennett, Christopher ;   Agrawal, Vibhor ;   Lucarevic, Jennifer ;   Allseits, Eric ;   Gaunaurd, Ignacio

Tags POC Technologies for Home-Based ApplicationsmHealth Innovations

The path of the body's center of mass (COM) is important in assessing rehabilitation outcomes and reducing the incidence of falls. We...

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Operational Health Information Exchange Platform

Hsu, Kang-Yu ;   DeLaurentis, Poching ;   Adibuzzaman, Mohammad ;   Zink, Rich ;   Yih, Yuehwern

Tags POC Data Storage and Communicatione-healthPOC Technologies for Clinical and Healthcare Facilities

Health Information Exchange (HIE) has been focusing on utilizing patient electronic health records to improve service quality and patient...

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Optical Sensor and Nanowire Sensor Arrays on Paper for Biomedical Sensing and Diagnostics

Chen, Yu ;   Mostafalu, Pooria ;   Sonkusale, Sameer

Tags Global Healthcare ChallengesAllergy and Infectious Diseases: Detection

In this paper, we present recent work on paper-based diagnostic platforms that utilizes renewable locally source materials for making sensors....

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Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis using Micro Biochip

Nunna, Bharath Babu ;   Shiqiang, Zhuang ;   Ivette, Malave ;   Lee, Eon Soo

Tags Lab-on-a-chipBiomarkersPOC Technologies for Slightly Trained Operators

This paper deals with the ovarian cancer diagnosis using the micro bio chip with no external equipment. The micro biochip consists of micro...

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Personalized Medicine with Individualized Dosing and Precision Printing

Giridhar, Arun ;   DeLaurentis, Poching ;   Icten, Elcin ;   Taylor, Lynne ;   Reklaitis, Gintaras V.

Tags Evidence-based MedicineComprehensive Evaluation and Validation of POC TechnologiesClinical Use and Acceptance of POC Technologies

We optimize dosage amounts for individual patients and create personalized drug products, based on multivariate statistics and high-precision...

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Point of Care Mobile based Game for Neurodevelopmental Assessment of Infants and Children in Resource-Limited Settings

Pemba, Dhonam ;   Azartash, Kaveh ;   Wais, Tameena ;   Jiang, Jingjing

Tags POC Technologies in Resource Limited SettingsPOC Technologies for Home-Based ApplicationsPOC Technologies for Slightly Trained Operators

Current limitations regarding assessment tools for children include the requirement of highly trained clinicians, the inability to monitor...

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Point-of-Care Technology Models for the Emergency Department

Camorlinga, Sergio ;   Ramganesh, Ajay ;   Henry, Christopher J. ;   Camorlinga, Paola ;   Brahmbhatt, Parth

Tags POC Technologies for Clinical and Healthcare FacilitiesHealthcare Innovations with POC technologies

A computer model for the Emergency Department (ED) is built to provide insights on the causes of the variability of wait times. Point-of-Care...

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Point-of-Care Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Kit using Nanoimprint Lithography-Based Flexible Two-Dimensional Photonic Crystals

Yamada, Kenji ;   Jeong, Hieyong ;   Kido, Michiko ;   Ohno, Yuko ;   Yoshimoto, Kayo ;   Yagi, Masakazu

Tags POC DiagnosticsClinical Use and Acceptance of POC TechnologiesPOC Technologies for Clinical and Healthcare Facilities

It is expected that Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) is used in clinical use. Especially, point-of-care TDM needs a simple, rapid, low-cost,...

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Prediction of Cardiac ICU Length of Stay after Infant Cardiac Surgery Using Exome Sequencing Data

Wu, Po-Yen ;   Phan, John H. ;   Wang, May D.

Tags BiomarkersEvidence-based MedicinePoint-Of-Care (POC) Technologies Clinical Translation

Profound inflammatory response is a common complication after cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. It has been shown that...

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Reconfigurable Architecture for Wearable Sensor Network

Mahajan, Ruhi ;   Morshed, Bashir

Tags Healthcare Innovations with POC technologiesPOC Technologies for Clinical and Healthcare FacilitiesPOC Data Storage and Communication

We propose a fully reconfigurable, sensor-level modular and plug-and-play connectable wearable sensor network consisting of EEG and other...

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Sensing System for Personalized Asthma Trigger Identification and Management

Raharjo, Inez ;   Venugopalan, Janani ;   Wang, May D.

Tags POC Technologies in Resource Limited SettingsPOC Technologies for Home-Based ApplicationsPOC Diagnostics

Asthma is a common chronic disease of the respiratory system. The high disease burden is caused by challenges in timely asthma intervention...

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StethAid: Automated Point-of-Care Identification of Innocent Still's Murmur in Children

Shekhar, Raj ;   Kang, Sukryool ;   McConnaughey, James ;   Doroshow, Robin

Tags POC Technologies for Clinical and Healthcare FacilitiesmHealth InnovationsHealthcare Innovations with POC technologies

Over a million healthy children are referred to cardiologists each year in the United States for evaluation of Still's murmur, the most common...

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Using Mobile-Based Technology to Detect Arrythmias in Rural India

Soni, Apurv ;   Handorf, Anna ;   Earon, Allison ;   Fahey, Nisha ;   Allison, Jeroan ;   Chon, Ki ;   Napolitano, Craig ;   Chin, Michael ;   Nimbalkar, Somashekhar ;   Thanvi, Sunil ;   McManus, David

Tags Atrial Fibrillation MonitoringPOC Technologies in Resource Limited SettingsGlobal Healthcare Challenges

Cryptogenic stroke causes major mortality and morbidity in low- and middle-income countries like India; however, prevalence of atrial...

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