Health and Human Services: Page 13 of 13

Sun, 2015-10-25 20:51 -- Jon DeKeles
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Target: Implement optimal instrumentation
Air quality agency automates permitting; higher efficiency leads to better air quality
Bay Area Air Quality Management District regulates air pollution in the San Francisco area. Regulatory oversight for a diverse set of 25,000 businesses requires the district to make its business processes smart, efficient and automated. It worked with Council member Microsoft to implement a foundation for an automated, online permitting and inspection system.
Target: Create a security framework
Nurses on the go: Moving sensitive information securely from remote locations
Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is dedicated to home and community-based healthcare. It has approximately 18,000 employees, including nurses and other healthcare professionals who use tablets to record information from their home health visits. Realizing it needed a way to securely transfer data, including patient health information, to company systems, VNSNY implemented WebSphere MQ software from Council member IBM.
Target: Connect devices with citywide, multi-service communications
8 Essentials for Mobile Learning Success in Education
This white paper suggests best practices and proven solutions to address the most common challenges related to mobile learning, based on experiences from Council member Qualcomm’s robust Wireless Reach education portfolio which takes advanced wireless technologies to underserved communities around the world.
Smart Terminals Bring the Whole Hospital to the Point of Care
Hospitals are under pressure to find ways to achieve greater operating efficiency to reduce costs. The “smart” bedside terminal addresses these challenges. This all-in-one device connects and integrates the hospital information network, clinical services and patient entertainment and communication systems, enabling better and more efficient access at the point of care. Read more in this case study from Council member Intel.
Target: Use an open innovation platform
Ooredoo App combats High Infant and Maternal Mortality Rates in Myanmar
Citing infant and maternal mortality rates that are significantly higher in Myanmar than in neighboring countries, Council member Ooredoo launched a free app that gives pregnant women and new mothers instant access to health information.
Stephen Hawking and the Intel Connected Wheelchair Project
In the Connected Wheelchair Project, Intel’s Internet of Things group uses the Intel® Galileo board to help Dr. Stephen Hawking and others with disabilities seamlessly interact and analyze their health, wheelchair and accessibility. This video shows the proof of concept being built and includes Dr. Hawking discussing the technology’s impact.