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As the summer break draws to a close, I wanted to take the opportunity to look back at some of the fantastic events the Healthcare Technologies network (HTN) has been involved in this session. The year began with our Healthcare Technologies Student and Early Career Awards in February 2015, this time working in collaboration with the IMechE’s ... read more...
Posted by Peter Bannister on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Aug 28, 2015 5:51 PM BST
Gaussian processes in mHealth As wearable physiological sensors become more common, there is a need for algorithms that can use the resulting waveforms to perform robust data analysis. Existing techniques have failed to penetrate into clinical practice due to their perceived lack of robustness. We argue that the natural framework for inference ... read more...
Posted by Alex Casson on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Aug 28, 2015 6:53 AM BST
Ultra low power processing in mHealth Wearable devices are starting to revolutionize healthcare and mobile healthcare by allowing the easy, unobtrusive and long term monitoring of a range of body parameters. Activity trackers using accelerometers, such as the fitbit, have been the most successful initial devices. There is now a major opportunity ... read more...
Posted by Alex Casson on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Aug 26, 2015 5:23 PM BST
The annual IEEE Engineering in Medicine Biology conference is one of the largest biomedical engineering events in the world. With approximately 3000 attendees and 20 parallel sessions it brings together engineers, clinicians and researchers who work in all aspects of Healthcare Technologies. IET Healthcare Technologies Network members and ... read more...
Posted by Alex Casson on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Aug 17, 2015 5:52 PM BST
Key insights and resources taken from the IET Healthcare Technologies Technical and Professional Network and Royal Society of Medicine The Future of Medicine seminar in May 2015 It is predicted that medical practices will change dramatically during the next ten years. At an IET and Royal Society of Medicine event in May ... read more...
Posted by Steve Benveniste on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Jun 30, 2015 11:42 AM BST
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Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Healthcare Technologies Network May 11, 2015 4:29 PM BST
Hello to all IET and Network members. This latest community update arrives at the busiest time of the year for the HTN: several major events have just taken place and more are on the immediate horizon. Before I go into any more detail, I would like to ask for suggestions by email for our programme of events for the twelve months from October 2015. The ... read more...
Posted by Peter Bannister on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Apr 26, 2015 1:26 PM BST
In a recent case study IET Fellow Dr Michael Taylor highlights the value of the IET Healthcare TPN and how members can benefit from the community’s personal and professional support.   Although he’s not an active volunteer, he’s built a strong relationship with the network and in turn has gained a lot of support and encouragement ... read more...
Posted by Aaron Thiele on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Apr 16, 2015 3:53 PM BST
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Posted by Steve Benveniste on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Mar 4, 2015 10:29 AM GMT
The latest newsletter provides information about a number of high quality events that the Healthcare Technologies Network is either organising or supporting in the coming months.   Please see the HTN MyCommunity page for reports on recent events that have been organised or sponsored by the HTN, including Dr Michael Taylor’s invited talk at ... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Feb 19, 2015 3:44 PM GMT