January/February 2016

PULSE On Stage: Electronic Health Records

Author(s): IEEE Pulse
PULSE On Stage: Electronic Health Records 620 372 IEEE Pulse

The first IEEE PULSE On Stage event on electronic health records happened February 28th, 2016, in Las Vegas. Couldn’t Attend? See the Highlights Now Electronic health records (EHR) held the…

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In Memoriam: Michael R. Neuman

In Memoriam: Michael R. Neuman 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Michael R. Neuman, M.D., Ph.D., former editor of IEEE Pulse Magazine and an IEEE Fellow, passed away on 18 February 2016. Michael Neuman was a friend and mentor to many,…

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CAVE2 at the Electronic Visualization Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago

Star Trek in Real Life: How Close Are We?

Author(s): Kristina Grifantini
Star Trek in Real Life: How Close Are We? 620 374 IEEE Pulse

Above: CAVE2 at the Electronic Visualization Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago. “Space. The final frontier.” With this and other iconic phases, a legacy was born. 2016 marks the 50th anniversary…

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Bloom Technology

Author(s): Ahmed Morsy
Bloom Technology 618 372 IEEE Pulse

Above: Expecting mom in bed with Belli. There are two parts to the sensor, a reusable sensor and disposable patch. The sensor communicates to a smartphone app where mom can get…

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The Best We Can Be

The Best We Can Be

Author(s): Teresa Piliouras
The Best We Can Be 618 372 IEEE Pulse

Above: Best We Can Be after-school program at AITE High School, Stamford, CT with Jeanne Lauer, Business/Technology Teacher (Photo courtesy of TCR, Inc.) Teresa Piliouras, CEO & Founder, TCR The Academy…

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Visions of a Bionic Eye

Author(s): Nigel Lovell, Gregg J. Suaning
Visions of a Bionic Eye 618 372 IEEE Pulse

Most of our everyday experiences arise through interaction with our environment as well as through socialization with people; be they loved ones, friends, or colleagues. Being able to experience and…

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Challenges in Patient-Specific Computer Simulations of Image-Guided Therapies

Author(s): Dieter Haemmerich
Challenges in Patient-Specific Computer Simulations of Image-Guided Therapies 150 150 IEEE Pulse

For many therapeutic interventions, imaging has become an essential component of initial diagnosis, as well as the monitoring of treatment progress and outcome. Imaging data can now be acquired in…

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IEEE EMBS International Students Conference of Egypt (ISC-Egypt 2015)

Author(s): Eman Hassan
IEEE EMBS International Students Conference of Egypt (ISC-Egypt 2015) 150 150 IEEE Pulse

The second IEEE EMBS International Students Conference of Egypt (ISC-Egypt’15), held 21-22 October 2015, was a scientific “by-students and for-students” gathering with a focus on biomedical and healthcare technologies. It…

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Analyzing How Devices Are Used

Author(s): Paul King
Analyzing How Devices Are Used 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Edited by Mary Beth Privitera, Academic Press, 2015, ISBN 9780128018521, xxii + 284 pages, US$106 paperback. As a former design instructor, the title of this text interested me because I…

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