NJIT Newsroom tagged with "health" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 Health Reform in Action: What You Need to Know http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-086.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-086.phpMon, 17 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Television host and Commentator Steve Adubato will moderate a free seminar on health reform on March 24 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. 

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Transforming Medical Practice Through Electronic Health Records http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-073.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-073.phpFri, 07 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Medical practices in New Jersey are making substantial progress in eliminating deadly mistakes such as dangerous medication interactions and gaps in disease screenings by replacing their paper charts with electronic health record (EHR) systems. One of the key drivers of the state's success is an NJIT-led, federally funded organization, New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC).

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Health Reform in Action: What You Need to Know http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-021.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-021.phpTue, 28 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Television Host and Commentator Steve Adubato will moderate a free seminar on health reform on Feb. 3 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. 

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School of Management Professor To Speak at CDC http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-370.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-370.phpTue, 12 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Cesar Bandera, assistant professor at NJIT's School of Management, will be a guest speaker at the Director's Seminar of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Nov. 13. 

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Three NJ-HITEC Doctors Share Their Health IT Stories in the Nation's Capital http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-214.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-214.phpThu, 13 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Douglas S. Ashinsky, MD, FACP, Warren Internal Medicine (Warren), Paulo B. Pinho, MD, FACP, FAAP, PASE Healthcare, PC (Millburn), and Frank Sonnenberg, MD, FACP, FACMI, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group (New Brunswick) recently went to Washington, DC as part of the Office of the National Coordinator's (ONC) Inaugural Health IT Fellows class that included 28 champions from 18 states. 

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NJIT Researcher Shows Data Mining EMRs Can Detect Bad Drug Reactions http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-208.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-208.phpWed, 05 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Assistant Professor Mei Liu, PhD, a computer scientist, has recently shown in a new study that electronic medical records can validate previously reported adverse drug reactions and report new ones. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, data mining, mei liu, electronic medical records, emr


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NJIT Professor to Lecture on How Technology Advances Healthcare http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-198.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-198.phpThu, 30 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Professor and electrical engineer Atam Dhawan hits the lecture trail again this summer as a distinguished speaker for an IEEE life sciences lecture series.  His focus will be how “Point of Care Healthcare” can reduce illness, improve the quality of life, and stop spiraling healthcare costs.  Dhawan, who will stop at conferences in Japan, Colombia and Croatia, tells audiences about the following.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, electrical and computer engineering, atam dhawan, stem cells, healthcare, regenerative medicine


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NJ-HITEC Article on Behavioral Health/EHRs Featured on Health IT Buzz http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-187.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-187.phpWed, 22 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJ-HITEC Medicaid Specialist Program Director, Bebet Navia, has an article featured on the Health IT Buzz blog. 

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NJIT Computer Scientist Publishes New Algorithm Cluster To Data Mine Health Records http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-177.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-177.phpWed, 15 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The time may be fast approaching for researchers to take better advantage of the vast amount of valuable patient information available from U.S. electronic health records.  Lian Duan, an NJIT computer scientist with an expertise in data mining, has done just that with the recent publication of “Adverse Drug Effect Detection,” IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (March, 2013).

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, college of computing sciences, school of management, donald sebastian, ccs, mathematical sciences, electrical and computer engineering, som, civil and environmental engineering, biomedical engineering, information systems, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, engineering technology, nj-hitec, ehr, electronic health record, data mining, lian duan


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NJ-HITEC Successfully Helps Docs Submit Data to CMS through Its Registry http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-131.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-131.phpMon, 08 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC) reached another milestone in its mission to assist doctors improve the quality of healthcare through Health Information Technology (IT) by successfully assisting approximately 300 doctors submit Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and E-Prescribing (eRx) data through its member portal to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) by the March 31, 2013 deadline to receive federal incentive funding and avoid penalties.

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NJ-HITEC Assists Doctors by Submitting their Data for Federal Incentives through its CMS Qualified Data Registry http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-105.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-105.phpTue, 12 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJ-HITEC, a national leader in assisting doctors effectively use Health Information Technology to receive federal incentives, is now offering providers the ability to submit their required quality data through its Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) qualified Data Registry and Data Submission Vendor (DSV). 

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Personalized Healthcare Will Revolutionize 21st Century Medicine, Says NJIT Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-037.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-037.phpWed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 A closer look at personalized or point-of-care healthcare was the focus of a recent international conference in India organized and chaired by NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam Dhawan. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, department of mathematical sciences, albert dorman honors college, csla, department of electrical and computer engineering, department of biomedical engineering, department of civil and environmental engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, ieee, department of engineering technology, adhc, atam dhawan, department of biological sciences, uri, interdisciplinary design studio, engineering in medicine and biology society, embs


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Pre-award and Grantsmanship Seminar on Jan. 30 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-010.phpThu, 17 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Faculty Council Standing Committee on Research will host a Pre-award and Grantsmanship Seminar on Jan. 30, from 11:30 am - 2:30 p.m. in Eberhardt Hall (Room 112).  The Office of Provost and Office of Research and Development are sponsors. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, csla, department of biomedical engineering, donald sebastian, department of physics, national science foundation, nsf, national institutes of health, zeyuan qiu, andrei sirenko, mesut sahin, office of research and development


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NJ-HITEC Ranked First in the Nation in Assisting Physicians Implement Health Information Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-354.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-354.phpTue, 23 Oct 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC) is ranked first nationally among the 62 Regional Extension Centers with over 6,300 member Primary Care Providers (PCPs), including 4,600 PCPs who are using a government certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system in their practice and 1,432 who have met the federal EHR program's requirements to receive incentive payments. 

Tagged: donald sebastian, nj-hitec, ehr, electronic health record, health information technology, primary care providers, us department of health and human services


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NJ DOH Commissioner Mary O'Dowd Applauds NJIT and NJ-HITEC on Encouraging Students to Get "Health IT" Connected http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-310.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-310.phpMon, 17 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC) and NJIT successfully partnered to bring Health Information Technology (IT) to students by assisting them in creating individual electronic Personal Health Records (PHRs). 

Tagged: nj-hitec, personal health record, medicat, student health services, health-e-citi, national health it week, phr, health commissioner, health care clinic, health information exchange, hie


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NJIT Celebrates 7th Annual National Health IT Week http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-302.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-302.phpMon, 10 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey's Department of Health Commissioner, Mary E. O'Dowd, looks on as an NJIT student inputs her medical information to create her electronic Personal Health Record (PHR) as part of the 7th Annual National Health IT Week celebration. 

Tagged: medicat, student health services, personal health record, health-e-citi, national health it week, phr, hie, health information exchange, health care clinic, health commissioner


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Dynamic Pricing Expert Wenbo Selina Cai Joins NJIT Faculty http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-283.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-283.phpThu, 30 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 An expert in operations research and dynamic pricing decisions, Wenbo Selina Cai, PhD, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering as assistant professor in the department of mechanical and industrial engineering. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, healthcare, dynamic pricing, wenbo selina cai


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NJIT Students Invited to Create Personal Electronic Health Records http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-271.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-271.phpTue, 21 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT students will create individual electronic Personal Health Records (PHR) at NJIT in the Campus Center Atrium, on Sept. 10, 2012, (from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.). 

Tagged: nj-hitec, ehr, electronic health record, personal health record, medicat, student health services, national health it week, health-e-citi, phr, arra


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Songhua Xu, Expert in Healthcare Business Systems, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-268.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-268.phpThu, 16 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Songhua Xu, PhD, a computer scientist who uses advanced techniques to build human-centered applications to benefit society, will join the NJIT College of Computing Science as an assistant professor. 

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Mei Liu, Expert in Healthcare Analytics, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-267.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-267.phpThu, 16 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Mei Liu, PhD, a computer scientist who uses advanced informatics approaches to improve health care, will join this fall the NJIT College of Computing Sciences as an assistant professor. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, ccs, healthcare, mei liu, bioinformatics, electronic medical records, emr


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Cesar Bandera, Expert in Mobile Health, Appointed http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-263.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-263.phpWed, 15 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Cesar Bandera, PhD, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's School of Management as an assistant professor and will focus his research on the emerging field of mobile health (or m-health). 

Tagged: school of management, enterprise development center, som, edc, cesar bandera, cell podium, bandemar networks


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Founder of NJIT EDC Company Named to 2012 PharmaVOICE 100 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-255.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-255.phpTue, 07 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Inspired Health Strategies, LLC, a member of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC), announced that founder and managing director, Dyan Bryson, has been named to the annual PharmaVOICE 100 as one of the top driving forces in the life sciences industry. 

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NJ-HITEC and NJIT Will Help Students Create Personal Health Records on Sept. 10 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-253.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-253.phpTue, 07 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJ-HITEC and NJIT will celebrate National Health Information Technology (IT) Week by launching a new health IT initiative at the NJIT Campus Center Atrium on Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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NJ-HITEC Ranked Second in the Nation in Assisting Physicians Implement Health Information Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-239.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-239.phpMon, 23 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT announced today that its federally-funded grant program, the New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC), reached the 6,000-member milestone while also assisting over 1,000 physicians to become Meaningful Users of its Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems. 

Tagged: donald sebastian, grant, nj-hitec, ehr, health information technology, new jersey health information technology extension center, primary care providers


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NJIT Professor To Head Journal Bridging Worlds of Medicine and Engineering http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-203.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-203.phpTue, 22 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Distinguished Professor Atam Dhawan has been named co-editor of the Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, a publication of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) http://www.embs.org/news/203-embs-announces-co-editors-for-the-journal-of-translational-engineering-infhealth-and-medicine.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, department of electrical and computer engineering, biomedical engineering, ieee, atam dhawan, engineering, life sciences, institute of electrical and electronics engineering, medicine


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NJIT Associate Professor Receives Today NIH Grant To Study Membrane Proteins http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-180.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-180.phpWed, 02 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Associate Professor Edgardo Farinas has been awarded today a three-year $340,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to investigate spores as a protein display platform for the directed evolution of membrane proteins.  

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, csla, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, grant, chemistry, national institutes of health, edgardo farinas


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NJIT Professor Spoke at the New Jersey Technology Council Workshop on Mobile, Telecom & the Cloud http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-126.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-126.phpTue, 27 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Dr. Cesar Bandera, adjunct professor in the School of Management and College of Computing Sciences,  spoke today at Juniper Networks OpenLab in Bridgewater. 

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NJIT Receives Patent Today for New Shunt To Aid Brain-Injured Patients http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-003.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-003.phpTue, 03 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT Professor Gordon Thomas and NJIT Research Professor Reginald Farrow, both in the department of physics, and NJIT alumnus Sheng Liu, formerly a doctoral student of both researchers and now an engineer at a biotech company, were awarded a patent today for the NJIT SmartShunt™, a unique device to help patients with brain injuries. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of physics, patent, reginald farrow, gordon thomas, national institutes of health, new jersey commission on science and technology, sheng liu


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NJ Docs Beat Fed Deadline Signing Up in Droves for Electronic Health Records http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-446.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-446.phpThu, 17 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0500 The New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center (NJ-HITEC) announced today that it has reached the 5,000 primary care providers member milestone in support of the healthcare evolution to transition to patient Electronic Health Records (EHRs). 

Tagged: donald sebastian, nj-hitec, electronic health record, new jersey health information technology extension center


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Federal Support for EDC Health Care Innovators http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-440.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-440.phpTue, 23 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Five technology-based high-tech ventures that have achieved success in the health care field with the assistance of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC) are the recipients of more than a million dollars in funding awarded in 2009 and 2010 under the federal program “Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Grants for the State of New Jersey.”

Tagged: enterprise development center, judith sheft, edge therapeutics, healthy functions


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Sickle Cell Disease and Link to Race Focus of NJIT Researcher at NIH Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-416.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-416.phpWed, 10 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0500 The history of sickle cell disease in the 20th century and its link to race is the focus of a Nov. 16, 2010 talk at a national symposium by NJIT Associate Professor Stephen Pemberton, PhD, an expert on the history of diseases. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, federated department of history, national institutes of health, stephen pemberton, genetic medicine


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Menssana Research Inc. Receives $4.2 Million BARDA Contract To Develop a Breathalyzer Test for Radiation Exposure http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-341.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-341.phpFri, 08 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority in the US Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Menssana Research Inc., a company with research facilities in the NJIT Enterprise Development Center, a contract for $4.2 million to develop a breath test for radiation exposure. If the contract is exercised with options, it could total $22.84 million.  

Tagged: enterprise development center, breathalyzer test, us department of health and human services


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College Presidents Unite to Strengthen Campus Security Statewide http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-311.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-311.phpTue, 14 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Each year since 2005, colleges and universities across the United States have recognized September as National Campus Safety Awareness Month. Following the ninth anniversary of 9/11, higher education institutions continue to work collaboratively to improve the safety and security of students, faculty, staff and guests on their campuses by sharing information regarding policies and strategies to consistently maintain safe campuses throughout the State.

Tagged: robert altenkirch, rutgers university, bloomfield college, commission on higher education


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NJIT Professor Appointed to NIH Study Section http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-236.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-236.phpTue, 29 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Farzan Nadim, PhD, professor in the Departments of Mathematical Sciences and Biological Sciences at NJIT, will serve as a member of the Sensorimotor Integration Study Section, Center for Scientific Review of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, department of biological sciences, national institutes of health, farzan nadim


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NJIT Engineer Helps Stroke Patients Regain Motor Functions in Hands, Arms http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-212.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-212.phpWed, 09 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Helping stroke patients regain use of their hands and arms through innovative robotic and virtual reality-based video game therapies is the focal point of NJIT Associate Professor Sergei Adamovich, a biomedical engineer. Thanks to a $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Adamovich is developing better ways to rehabilitate people who have lost control of their hands, fingers, shoulders and elbows.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, national institutes of health, sergei adamovich


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NJIT To Host NIH SBIR SHIFT Webinar on April 29 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-157.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-157.phpFri, 23 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Gregory Milman, PhD, director of the Office for Innovation and Special Programs in the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will be the guest speaker at a free NIH SBIR SHIFT Webinar on April 29, 12 noon-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 1403. Registration is required.

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NJIT's Graduate Biomedical Engineering Society Hears Talk by FDA District Staff http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-122.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-122.phpThu, 15 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 U.S. Food and Drug Administration district staff recently spoke to a group of some 25 graduate students and professors in NJIT's Graduate Biomedical Engineering Society (GBMES). The presentation centered on the history of the U.S. Public Health Service and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with an additional focus on the FDA's role in the regulation of medical devices.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of biomedical engineering, graduate studies, graduate biomedical engineering society


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Decreasing Healthcare Costs Is Focus of New Informatics Book by NJIT Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-085.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-085.phpTue, 23 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400 A topical new book about using informatics to reduce healthcare costs edited by Stephan Kudyba, an assistant professor in the NJIT School of Management, will be released early this May. Healthcare Informatics: Improving Efficiency and Productivity (CRC Press) addresses the incorporation of information technologies and information management by healthcare providers to increase the efficiencies of their operations to help reduce costs. 

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Urovalve's CEO Dr. Harvey Homan Appointed to NIH Center for Scientific Review http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-077.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-077.phpWed, 17 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Urovalve, a medical device company located in the NJIT Enterprise Development Center, has announced that President and CEO Harvey Homan PhD has been appointed to an advisory panel for urology and small business at the Center for Scientific Review (CSR) a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Tagged: enterprise development center, national institutes of health, urovalve, harvey homan


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NJIT's Don Sebastian To Serve as Panelist Today at "Best and Brightest" Medical Innovation Forum http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-420.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-420.phpTue, 01 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Donald H. Sebastian, provost (interim) and senior vice president for research and development at NJIT, will participate in a panel discussion at the “Best and Brightest” Forum on Medical Innovation today at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City. Other panelists include Dick Gephardt, chairman of the Council for American Medical Innovation and former Missouri representative and House Majority Leader, and Bob Franks, president of the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey and former New Jersey representative. Sebastian will be speaking on related topics at the New Jersey Technology Council Regional Commercialization Conference on Dec. 10  in Wilmington, Del. 

Tagged: donald sebastian, research and development, office of the provost, njtc


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Discoveries at NJIT Including Drug To Stop Brain Injury Receives $1.4M Funding http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-399.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-399.phpWed, 11 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 A drug to stop bleeding during a brain injury and a bed that will prevent bedsores are among the scientific discoveries at NJIT that received earlier this week more than a million dollars in funding from the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology.

Tagged: enterprise development center, edc, judith sheft, technology development, business incubator, edge therapeutics, new jersey commission on science and technology, simphotek, healthy functions, early stage companies


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NJIT To Host Consortium for Pre-College Education's Annual Health Fair http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-245.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-245.phpMon, 27 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The Consortium for Pre-College Education in Greater Newark will present their Third Annual Health Fair on July 28, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium at NJIT. The event will feature free blood pressure screenings, cholesterol screenings and more. For more information, call 973-596-5773.

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ECE Department To Host Seminar on Polymer-Based Sensor Systems for Healthcare and Homeland Security http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-199.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-199.phpMon, 18 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 V. Ramgopal Rao, PhD, a professor in the EE Department of IIT Bombay, a visiting professor at Georgia Tech and a distinguished lecturer of the IEEE Electron Device Society, will discuss "Polymer Based Sensor Systems for Healthcare and Homeland Security" at an IEEE and Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Seminar on June 8, 5-6 p.m. in the ECE Building Rm. 202. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering


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16 Ways To Outrun the Recession: Try New Master’s Programs at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-099.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-099.phpFri, 20 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has developed 16 new master's programs, designed to help professionals succeed in today's economy. The new programs emphasize business and computing, the bio-tech field, and civil infrastructure. Each has a unique 21st century focus that draws on the rich technological expertise of NJIT.

Tagged: office of admissions, information technology, biostatistics, environmental engineering, energy, bioelectronics, enterprise development, economy


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NJIT To Host Major Biomedical Engineering Showcase and Career Fair http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-056.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-056.phpWed, 18 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 More than 300 people and 30 companies are expected to attend the sixth annual biomedical engineering showcase and career fair on March 13, 2009 at NJIT. The annual event, to be held from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in NJIT's Campus Center, unites industry professionals and academics interested in the applied-life sciences.   

Tagged: seminar, judith sheft, biomedical engineering, campus center, science, career fair, biotechnology, showcase, applied life sciences, health, assistive technologies


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NJIT's Office of Technology Development To Host Research Commercialization Webinar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-005.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-005.phpMon, 12 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Office of Technology Development is hosting an 11-week series of webinars focused on commercialization of research (life science and engineering-based technology), on Wednesdays beginning Jan. 14–March 25, 1-2:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 1403. Co-organized by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation and the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer, the course will discuss the practical business and legal issues that researchers need to understand to commercialize their research. Contact Judith Sheft, Associate Vice President Technology Development at 973-596-5825; sheft@njit.edu.           

Tagged: national science foundation, judith sheft, national institutes of health, office of technology development


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NJIT Seminar Set for Nov. 6 To Focus on Bioelectronics--Emerging Research Area http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-396.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-396.phpFri, 31 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Thanks to companies, universities, and inventors designing and manufacturing biomedical sensors, healthcare and its related economy will radically change over the next decade.

Tagged: seminar, department of electrical and computer engineering, ieee, atam dhawan, durgamadhab misra, timothy chang, nanotechnology, haim grebel, raquel perez-castillejos, leonid tsybeskov, healthcare, sotirios ziavras, bioelectronics


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Counter-Terrorism Symposium Held at NJIT Tomorrow http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-379.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-379.phpFri, 17 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The public is invited to a counter-terrorism symposium tomorrow at NJIT from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The forum will focus on ways to secure schools, health and transportation facilities, protect customs, borders and port security, strengthen emergency response times and more.  

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NJIT To Host NY-NJ ERC Annual Student Research Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-197.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-197.phpThu, 08 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The Occupational Safety and Health Engineering (OSE) Master's Program at NJIT will host the 2008 Annual Student Research Day of the NY-NJ Education and Research Center (ERC) on May 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 3740. 

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National Healthcare Advocate from Harvard Med School To Speak at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-375.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-375.phpTue, 16 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Obtaining adequate health care at reasonable cost is a national issue of great concern for the majority of people in the U.S. It is also the issue that David Himmelstein, MD, founder of Physicians for a National Health Program, will address at NJIT's Technology and Society Forum on Nov. 7, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.

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Consortium for Pre-College Education To Host Health Fair at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-271.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-271.phpMon, 26 Jun 2006 00:00:00 -0400 The Consortium for Pre-College Education in Greater Newark will host their 1st Annual Health Fair on June 29, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., NJIT Campus Center. Contact: Veronica Guzman at 973-642-4197.

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Capstone Program at NJIT Receives Donation from IMS Health http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-050.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-050.phpTue, 31 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's College of Computing Sciences (CCS) received a donation on Jan. 30 from IMS Health, a pharmaceutical and healthcare consulting firm, to support the Senior Project Capstone Experience.  

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NJIT To Host NIH SBIR Proposal Writing Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-371.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-371.phpThu, 13 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Kay Etzler, program analyst, National Institutes of Health (NIH), will provide an introduction to and overview of the Small Business Innovation Research and the Small Business Technology Transfer programs with a focus on the NIH at a half-day seminar on Oct. 21, 8:30 a.m.-12 noon, Enterprise Development Center III, Room 407. Sponsored by the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology, the seminar will provide information on collaborative opportunities available to life science entrepreneurs.

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Women’s History Month Programs Announced at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-085.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-085.phpMon, 07 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Programs about women's health, saving money and asset building, organizational skills and more number among the free offerings at NJIT this month to celebrate Women's History Month. Jane Lancaster, PhD, of Brown University will speak on March 23, 2:30-4 p.m. at the annual Lillian Gilbreth Colloquium. “Making Time: Lillian Moller Gilbreth--A Life Beyond Cheaper by the Dozen"  will be her topic. Contact: Talina Knox, 973-596-4671. E-mail: talina.n.knox@njit.edu.

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