As we look back over 2016 at IEEE Pulse, we can proudly say that our efforts to bring you up-to-date and informative articles that span the EMB spectrum have paid off. IEEE Pulse began the year with a comprehensive look at what’s new in wearables,
Review of Lab Girl, a 2016 memoir of Hope Jagren, and Wireless Medical Systems and Algorithms: Design and Applications, providing discourses on the current state of the art in several areas of wireless medical system development and related algorithm developments.
This three-editor, 13-contributor, seven-chapter text, per the preface, is written for the researcher interested in using imaging techniques to accomplish in vivo imaging.
While it is not hard to reach agreement about how we got to this point of major struggle with nationwide EHR implementation, it is a lot harder to agree on a vision that can move us beyond this challenging situation.
Rehabilitation engineering has evolved from traditional mechanical assistive devices and training systems into applications for the disabled based on new physiological findings.
Two books are reviewed: Guide to Health Informatics, 3rd ed., and The Death of Cancer: After Fifty Years on the Front Lines of Medicine, a Pioneering Oncologist Reveals Why the War on Cancer Is Winnable—and How We Can Get There.
Three different texts are reviewed this issue.
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, an accomplished researcher and academic as well as a dedicated and tireless member of EMBS for many decades. He will be remembered by those whose lives he touched for his intellect, leadership, guidance, grace, and good humor.
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…
As a former design instructor, the title of this text interested me because I had not personally used the term contextual inquiry in my teaching, nor had I read it in literature.