Distributed Pharmaceutical Supply Management Using Hyperledger Fabric

Distributed Pharmaceutical Supply Management Using Hyperledger Fabric

Blockchain technology is a still emerging field that is seeing increased usage beyond its conception in decentralized banking. One field where that poses a unique challenge for blockchain adoption is healthcare, where data security of Protected Health Information (PHI) is of utmost importance. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="2031"] https://www.slalom.com/insights/how-blockchain-will-disrupt-your-industry[/caption] This project,…

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Time Series Forecasting

Time Series Forecasting

Time series forecasting is the process of analyzing historical data in order to draw conclusions and predict future outcomes. For this project, we explore, compare, and contrast different methods and models of forecasting to determine the advantages and disadvantages of these different systems. We explore, through research papers and code…

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Library support for Philips iSyntax format

Library support for Philips iSyntax format

The Philips iSyntax format is not directly supported by common open source digital pathology libraries.  Currently, in order to use iSyntax files outside of the Philips environment one must either use the iSyntax SDK or convert iSyntax files to a supported format such as TIFF.  The iSyntax SDK Terms &…

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Survey of Machine Learning Techniques To Predict Heartbeat Arrhythmias

Survey of Machine Learning Techniques To Predict Heartbeat Arrhythmias

Abstract - Many works in biomedical computer science research use machine learning techniques to give accurate results. However, these techniques may not be feasible for real-time analysis of data pulled from live hospital feeds. In this project, different machine learning techniques are compared from various sources to find one that…

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UK Digital Twin Environment to Transport Clinical Specimens using AI

UK Digital Twin Environment to Transport Clinical Specimens using AI

Introduction: The Institute for Biomedical Informatics is always looking for ways to improve the efficiency of our hospital system. One way to do this is through the transportation of clinical specimens from Chandler Hospital to Shriner's Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital using AI pathfinding and collision avoidance. By training a…

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Blockchain Applications for Healthcare Communications

Blockchain Applications for Healthcare Communications

Abstract- As a relatively new technology, Blockchain’s applications are still being explored in many fields. Its usage for the secure storage of data makes it an ideal candidate to update the modern healthcare communication system. Currently, hospitals in the United States have no good way to securely communicate important patient…

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SmartState: A Protocol-Driven Human Interface

SmartState: A Protocol-Driven Human Interface

Since the inception of research studies on human participants, researchers often need to interact with participants on a set schedule to collect data parameters. Before the rise of automated methods, user-provided data collection consisted of surveys administered via telephone or email. These methods were time-consuming for the survey administrators, which…

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ReConnect:

Cigarette smoking remains the number one cause of preventable morbidity and mortality in the U.S.. developing novel, efficacious smoking cessation interventions that are accessible, scalable, and sustainable to smokers, especially among vulnerable populations (e.g., low SES), will make a significant public health impact. One of the most powerful, evidence-based behavioral…

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Running Simulations on the Cloud for Reinforcement Learning

For patients visiting a large hospital system for the first time it can be overwhelming to figure out where you need to go, or to even find someone who can point you in the right direction. Employees in the hospital have similar struggles when moving samples from one building to…

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CARE-KY: Community Asset Registry for the Empowerment of Kentucky

CARE-KY: Community Asset Registry for the Empowerment of Kentucky

Community Asset Registry for the Empowerment of Kentucky (CARE-KY) provides a repository of free or reduced-cost programs that can help to meet residents' needs with things like food, housing, transportation, utilities, family and community support, and personal safety. CARE-KY was developed in collaboration with the Kentucky Consortium for Accountable Health…

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