Medicine: Through the Eyes of an Engineer
|Event Date:||April 2, 2009|
|Speaker:||Dr David Dries|
|Speaker Affiliation:||Department of Surgery
University of Minnesota
|Sponsor:||ECE Graduate Seminar Series|
In a challenging economy, the nation is looking for quality and outcome improvement in healthcare. Technology is a part of this solution. Technology development, however, faces clinical and social hurdles which will be discussed in relation to several areas of technical innovation in healthcare.
- Computerized medical record
- Monitoring systems
- Advanced life support
Dr. Dries will present issues facing clinicians, planners and engineers who venture into management of new technology and its development. Broad challenges in these and other areas will be discussed followed by an opportunity for discussion.
David Dries is a 1975 graduate of the
Dr. Dries holds the John F. Perry, Jr. Chair of Trauma Surgery and is Professor in the Department of Surgery at the