"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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100-Fold Improvement in Detection Limit of Group-A Strep Lateral Flow Immunoassays using Isotachophoresis

Kerr, Karl

Tags Healthcare Innovations with POC technologiesPOC DiagnosticsPOC Technologies for Slightly Trained Operators

We present a rapid, easy to use point-of-care immunoassay diagnostic for the detection of group-A streptococcus (GAS) with a limit of...

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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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Adoption of Point-of-Care Testing Services in Community Pharmacy

Klepser, Donald ;   Klepser, Michael ;   Smith, Jaclyn ;   Dering-Anderson, Allison

Tags Healthcare Innovations with POC technologiesClinical Use and Acceptance of POC TechnologiesAllergy and Infectious Diseases: Detection

Community pharmacies can successfully integrate of point-of-care (POC) testing for acute illness into daily workflow. Increased clinical...

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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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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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Data-Driven Payment-Model Recommendation System for Cost-Effective Healthcare Delivery

Sukumar, Sreenivas ;   Jackson, Indigo ;   Frank, Aline ;   Wheeler, Jessica ;   Tourassi, Georgia

Tags Global Healthcare ChallengesHealthcare Innovations with POC technologiesPOC Technologies for Clinical and Healthcare Facilities

The ability to associate an optimal insurance plan to a patient has the potential to ensure quality care at affordable prices without being a...

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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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In Silico Exploration of Care Delivery Innovations

Ozmen, Ozgur ;   Schryver, Jack ;   Shankar, Mallikarjun ;   Weigand, Gilbert ;   Kieltyka, Suzanne

Tags Healthcare Innovations with POC technologiesGlobal Healthcare Challenges

We describe a methodology that integrates data-analytics, modeling, and simulation for healthcare (IDAMS-HC) systems to evaluate care-delivery...

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Internet-of-Things (IoT) Connects Instruments to Improve Clinical Outcomes

Pearsall, C Robert

Tags Healthcare Innovations with POC technologiesPOC Technologies for Clinical and Healthcare FacilitiesmHealth Innovations

Traditionally, medical instruments have been data islands. The Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm for cooperative machine communication and...

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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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Point-of-Care Rate-Based Transcutaneous Pco2 Sensor

Adangwa, Prosper ;   Chattergee, Madhubanti ;   Ge, Xudong ;   Rao, Govind ;   Kostov, Yordan

Tags Healthcare Innovations with POC technologiesClinical Use and Acceptance of POC TechnologiesPOC Technologies for Clinical and Healthcare Facilities

A point-of-care (POC) device capable of measuring transcutaneous partial pressure of CO2 (tpCO2) is presented. It is based on novel rate...

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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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Possible Neural Correlates between the Oculomotor and Cardiac Pacing Systems

Ghahari, Alireza ;   Cheng, Michael

Tags Heart Rate MonitoringHealthcare Innovations with POC technologies

The purpose of this presentation is to draw attention to the potential insights gained by comparing the neural mechanisms controlling the...

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Precision Medicine in Point-of-Care Management of Surgical Complications

Sun, Zhifei ;   Futoma, Joseph ;   Sendak, Mark ;   Lorenzi, Elizabeth ;   Brown, Stephanie ;   Huang, Ouwen ;   Heller, Katherine ;   Thacker, Julie ;   Mantyh, Christopher ;   Huang, Erich

Tags Clinical Use and Acceptance of POC TechnologiesHealthcare Innovations with POC technologiesPOC Technologies for Clinical and Healthcare Facilities

Surgeon experience or population data, rather than personalized predictions, currently guide post-surgical care. We hypothesize 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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Screening Cardiovascular Diseases from Scleral Images using Smart Phones: Preliminary Results

ELhussieny Mohamed, Nada Yehia ;   Fahmy, Ahmed S.

Tags Biomarkerse-healthHealthcare Innovations with POC technologies

In this work, we present preliminary results of a smartphone-based system that uses scleral vasculature features as biomarkers for...

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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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Systems Engineering and Point of Care Testing: Report from the NIBIB POCTRN Systems Engineering Workshop

Stahl, James ;   Carleton, Penny

Tags Healthcare Innovations with POC technologies

Systems engineering is an interdisciplinary field that seeks to better understand and manage changes in complex systems and projects as...

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