Accession Number:

ADA456100

Title:

Distributed Diagnosis and Home Healthcare Conference

Descriptive Note:

Final conference proceedings

Corporate Author:

INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC PISCATAWAY NJ

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

The goal of Distributed Diagnosis and Home Healthcare D2H2 is to improve quality of care and patient wellness and outcomes by transforming the delivery of health care from a central, hospital-based system to one that is more distributed, patient-centered and home-based. D2H2 will benefit patients by improving the quality and convenience of care, controlling health care cost, and preventing medical errors, thus leading to increased access to affordable and effective health care. St In the 1 Transdisciplinary Conference on Distributed Diagnosis and Home Healthcare D2H2, leaders from industry, academia and government participated in active discussion with more than 200 participants to exchange ideas and to discuss various aspects of issues and opportunities associated with realization of the D2H2, including the current status, important componentsingredients, their enabling technologies, and policies. This report summarizes activities at the conference.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE