Avinash Konkani

Mr. Konkani is a PhD candidate in the Systems Engineering program in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Oakland University who received his bachelor's and master's degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Karnatak University, India and Wright State University. Mr. Konkani’s current research involves applying systems engineering and human factors approaches to help resolve the problem of increasing noise and false alarms from the medical devices in hospital Intensive Care Units (ICUs) and Operation Rooms (ORs), for which he received the American College of Clinical Engineering's (ACCE's) annual graduate student paper award.

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JTEHM, Editorial Blog
Noise in Hospital Intensive Care Units (ICUs)
Welcome to JTEHM’s Editorial Blog! The Blog features updates and commentary on issues and research advances that are of interest to our community. Our inaugural blog is by Junior Associate Editor Avinash Konkani, who discusses noise – a little-known hazard... Read more