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ABSPIE seminar series

03.11.2017 Machine supervisory control with mixed reality technologies

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Speaker: Dr Oreste Riccardo Natale after gaining a Ph.D. In information science applied to industrial automation at the Università degli Studi del Sannio in Benevento - Italy - founded an academic spin-off company called Mosaico in 2005. Mosaico designs and installs distributed control systems for industrial automation with particular experience in aerospace industries.

Aim: In this talk an application is shown where an industrial plant is augmented with holograms is realtime updated with the data coming from the plant itself.

Mon 30 October 2017, 12:42

08.09.2015 "Managing the innovation in Biomedical Engineering: the problems and advantages of starting early"

Speaker: Dr Saverio Stranges, Scientific Director of the Department of Population Health at the Luxembourg Institute of Health. Dr Stranges has been appointed as the Scientific Director of the Department of Population Health at the Luxembourg Institute of Health. Previously, he was an Associate Clinical Professor of Cardiovascular Epidemiology in the Division of Health Sciences at the University of Warwick Medical School, where he has been for about nine years (2006-2015). Within Warwick University, he was also Director of the Academic Clinical Training in Public Health, as well as Honorary Consultant Physician in Public Health Medicine at the University Hospital of Coventry & Warwickshire, working in the Lipid & Coronary Prevention Clinics.

Aim: this will be an interactive session addressing the main criteria and issues in inferring causal associations in epidemiological studies.

Fri 28 July 2017, 11:14 | Tags: HTA, EMB

07.02.2017 "Managing the innovation in Biomedical Engineering: the problems and advantages of starting early"

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Speaker: Stefania Manetti, PhD candidate in Healthcare Innovation Management at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa (Italy), where she graduated with honors in Biomedical Engineering in 2014. In 2016, she visited the Public Health Sciences Department of Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden) to work on parametric survival models and their application in decision models. She is currently a visiting scholar at the Health Economics Research Center (HERC), University of Oxford, to investigate the impact of hospital costing methods on cost-effectiveness analysis. Her research interests include Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and early HTA for innovative medical devices, cost-effectiveness analysis and decision models. Stefania is also the President of the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome Research (ISPOR) Student chapter at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies.

Aim: After introducing the main principles of the cost-effectiveness approach consistent with the mainstream Health Technology Assessment (HTA) framework, this talk will explore the early HTA state of art and whether it could support the development process and provide a more solid foundation for the next phase of the reimbursement strategy.

Room/time: room D202, School of Engineering, University of Warwick, 14:00.

Fri 03 February 2017, 11:04 | Tags: HTA, Early stage HTA

28.11.2016 "The role of biomedical engineers to develop appropriate technologies for LMIC"

Speaker: Adriana Velazquez is the senior adviser and focal point on medical devices at the World Health Organization (WHO). She is a Mexican Biomedical Engineer with postgraduate degree in Clinical Engineering in U.S.A. Previous to join WHO she was the founding and General Director of the National Centre for Health Technology Excellence (CENETEC) in the Ministry of Health in Mexico, where she had more than 15 years experience as clinical engineer in private and public hospitals in Mexico. She has had honorary positions in national and international professional organizations.

Aim: After introducing the WHO leadership priorities, this talk will illustrate challenges and opportunities for biomedical engineering, which are willing to design and develop medical devices for low and middle income countries (LMIC).

Project: This talk is part of a meeting organized by the ABSPIE lab, in collaboration with the IFMBE HTAD, in the framework of the project titled “HTA of Medical Devices, with a specific focus on LMIC” (PI, Dr Leandro Pecchia), funded by EPSRC IAA Award and the Warwick GRP on Science and Technology for Health.

Room/time: room F105, School of Engineering, University of Warwick, 12:00.

Thu 17 November 2016, 14:40 | Tags: health economy, Clinical Enginering, IFMBE, HTA, Early stage HTA

10.02.2017 "Optical sensing in medicine" (Part of the School of Engineering Seminar Series)

Speaker: Professor Panayiotis Kyriacou, is Chair of Biomedical Engineering (PROFILE), Associate Dean Research and Enterprise, Director, Biomedical Engineering Research Centre (RCBE), President-Elect, European Alliance of Medical and Biological Engineering ( EAMBES), Vice President (Academia), Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM).

Aim: The talk will cover examples of application areas including real-time physiological and biochemical monitoring using optical techniques and spectral analysis.

Mon 24 October 2016, 18:36

21.10.2016 "Healthcare Technology Innovation & the Future" (Part of the School of Engineering Seminar Series)

Speaker: Professor Daniel Clark, Head of Clinical Engineering, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, Director CHEATA – Centre for Healthcare Equipment And Technology Adoption Co-Director – CHT – Centre for Healthcare Technologies Expert Member – Medical Technology Advisory Committee – NICE

Aim: This seminar will introuce ABSPIE postgrad students to the role and importance of technology in healthcare; looking at the benefits and challenges of developing and introducing new and innovative technologies.

This talk will be broadcast live for the First Global Clinical Enginering Day #GlobalCEDay, in cooperation with IFMBE,
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Mon 24 October 2016, 18:27 | Tags: health economy, Clinical Enginering, IFMBE, HTA

10.03.2016 "Clinical Engineering: from devices to systems"

Speaker: Dr Ernesto Iadanza PhD, Chairman of the Clinical Engineering Division of the International Federation of Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE).

Aim: This seminar will introuce ABSPIE postgrad students to the most innovative experiences regarding the new models, methods, and challenges faced by Professionals, Technology Managers, Manufacturers, Advisors, and Academics in the area of Clinical Engineering, Medical Physics, and Health Economics..

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Mon 24 October 2016, 18:19 | Tags: Clinical Enginering, IFMBE

10.03.2016 "Medical Device IP & commercialisation"

Speaker: Dr Shum Prakash PhD MBA, Business Development Manager, Warwick Ventures.

Aim: This seminar will introuce ABSPIE postgrad students to the complex process of medical device PI and intelletual protection.

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Mon 24 October 2016, 18:16

18.02.2016 "A Methodological Framework for Data Governance Assessment"

Speaker: Lucia Bisaccia, Deutsche Bank

Aim: This seminar will introuce ABSPIE postgrad students to relevant applications of dta analisys and pattern recognition for bank analises.

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Mon 24 October 2016, 18:12 | Tags: Data analisys

26.01.2016 "Telemedicine and Neuroscience"

Speaker: Dr Sebastiano MAssaro, Warwick Business School, link

Aim: This seminar will introuce ABSPIE postgrad students to the possible aplicaitons of neurosciences in telemedicine.

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Mon 24 October 2016, 18:05 | Tags: Telemedicine, neuroscience

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