From mixed-reality home experiences to community-wide disease alerts, leading-edge health technology can help individuals, providers, health systems, government agencies, and care providers meet the challenges of the next decade. Innovative digital approaches to improving “Health and Well-Being in the Post-Pandemic City” were highlighted at Smart Cities MIAMI 2021, a virtual conference on April 15 hosted by the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) in partnership with the School of Architecture. Read more “Using Data and Digital Tools to Improve Health and Well-Being”
When you think of sensors being in your home, your mind more than likely drifts to motion sensors, light sensors, or even fire alarms, but an expert team at UM is developing a concept beyond mainstream smart home technology—one that can change the way we live our everyday lives.
Read more “Catch the Replay: Smart Cities MIAMI 2021 Reimagines Healthcare”
Infant attachment is a critical indicator of healthy infant social-emotional functioning, which is typically measured using the gold-standard Strange Situation Procedure (SSP). However, expert-based attachment classifications from the SSP are time-intensive (with respect both to expert training and rating), and do not provide an objective, continuous record of infant behavior. Read more “Continuous Measurement of Attachment Behavior: A Multimodal View of the Strange Situation Procedure”
As reported in the Miami Herald, “a high-performance sleep company that sells tech-enabled, temperature-controlled mattresses,” “Eight Sleep,” was the third Miami start-up to receive funding from SoftBankGroup as part of its Miami Initiative. Read more “SoftBank-Funded-Start-Up “Eight Sleep” Moves to Miami and Partners with UM”
The development and implementation of clinical decision support (CDS) that trains itself and adapts its algorithms based on new data—here referred to as Adaptive CDS—present unique challenges and considerations. Although Adaptive CDS represents an expected progression from earlier work, the activities needed to appropriately manage and support the establishment and evolution of Adaptive CDS require new, coordinated initiatives and oversight that do not currently exist. Read more “Recommendations for the Safe, Effective Use of Adaptive CDS in the US Healthcare System”