Evolving patient empowerment and education have produced communities of do-it-yourself (DIY) medical device makers and hackers who value their autonomy and, in at least some cases, achieve excellent results. Physicians may find themselves left out of what was once a cornerstone of an ancient and traditional relationship. Read more “Do-It-Yourself Diabetes Management: Perspectives of a Patient, a Physician, and an Ethicist”
By joining a national collaborative partnership, the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) will contribute to the analysis and evaluation of new medical devices designed to improve patient care. “Our IDSC faculty will bring their extensive data skills, and knowledge of the health care industry as a new partner of the Medical Device Epidemiology Network (MDEpiNet),” said Nicolas Tsinoremas, PhD, Director of the Institute, who recently entered into a memorandum of understanding with MDEpiNet.