Biomedical Engineering

Wearable tech and its clinical applications

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Speaker: 

Bijan Najafi, Ph.D.

Date: 

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

SEC 204

Abstract: 

The growing use of embedded wearable devices is spawning a massive industry geared to various clinical applications, offering potential benefits to everyone from the newborn infant to the infirm elderly. In particular, healthcare reform will likely accelerate growth in this area for cost-effective cares. Wearable tech has already been used in many cost effective cares stems from allowing people to take control of their own health to allowing doctors to give better care without spending more time with patients. The speaker will overview some of the achievements and relevant researches in the area of wearable tech at the Baylor College of Medicine, Interdisciplinary Consortium on Advanced Motion Performance (iCAMP).