Editorial Blog

Comment on "Current and Future Challenges in Point-of-Care Technologies" White Paper

Author(s): Francesca Jarrett
Comment on "Current and Future Challenges in Point-of-Care Technologies" White Paper 150 150 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

This important article highlights both the challenging economic, social, and environmental concerns that developing nations face in providing at least minimal-quality healthcare to all, especially large and sparsely distributed rural…

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3-D Mammograms: What Does the Science Tell Us?

Author(s): Atam Dhawan
3-D Mammograms: What Does the Science Tell Us? 150 150 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

Screening mammography for breast cancer detection has been criticized for its high false positive rate. Recent advances in tomosynthesis provide 3-D breast images that bring another dimension to mammograms but with…

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Enhancing the Open Access Experience

Enhancing the Open Access Experience 150 150 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

Now that we have developed some experience with the open access model, it seems reasonable to explore ways by which our journal can enhance the experience. We have had some…

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Autism Management

Author(s): Atam Dhawan
Autism Management 150 150 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

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 (ASD) according…

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Imaging by Listening to the Sound of Light – Photoacoustic Imaging, a Fast-Developing Imaging Technique for Biomedicine

Author(s): Peng Shao
Imaging by Listening to the Sound of Light – Photoacoustic Imaging, a Fast-Developing Imaging Technique for Biomedicine 150 150 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

Dr. Lihong V. Wang from Washington University in St. Louis recently published an article titled Photoacoustic tomography (PAT) on the renowned online encyclopedia Scholarpedia. In this article, he thoroughly reviewed…

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The Challenge of Scientific Integration

The Challenge of Scientific Integration 150 150 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

At the recent IEEE-EMBS meeting in Osaka papers and posters were presented that plumbed the gamut of engineering in the life sciences. As I discussed JTEHM with those attending the…

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JTEHM's Premiere Issue

Author(s): Clifford Dacso
JTEHM's Premiere Issue 150 150 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

We are pleased to introduce the IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine. The leadership at EMBS created JTEHM to address the critical need to disseminate innovative translational…

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Gene Patenting Decision: One Perspective

Author(s): Jonathan Ishee
Gene Patenting Decision: One Perspective 150 150 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

Today’s blog is by Associate Editor and health care attorney Jonathan Ishee. He puts SCOTUS’s decision on gene patenting into perspective for our community. On June 13, 2013 the Supreme Court…

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Noise in Hospital Intensive Care Units (ICUs)

Author(s): Avinash Konkani
Noise in Hospital Intensive Care Units (ICUs) 150 150 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

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…

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