By Olivia R. Weidner, DHIT Global Intern | August 10, 2020 On Friday, August 7th, 2020, the Digital Health Institute for Transformation (DHIT) hosted the tenth and final installment of Season 2 of its digital web series in collaboration with the ASSIST Center at North Carolina State University. Season 2 [...]
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[Chapel Hill, NC, August 7, 2020] In May 2020, two Research Triangle-based organizations—the ASSIST Center (Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies) based at North Carolina State University and DHIT (the Digital Health Institute for Transformation) launched a virtual crowdsourced incubator, COVID-19 Unites Us All, to serve as an innovation engine for advanced [...]
Amidst widespread fear and uncertainty, DHIT explores the role of digital health in the global response to COVID-19, gaining insight into the ways this crisis has catalyzed the usage and acceptance of telehealth, remote monitoring, and other digital health technologies.
Last Friday’s installment of the COVID Unites Us All series shifted from the recent focus on remote monitoring and biometrics to big data and the determinants of health. With insights from three distinguished guests, DHIT and the ASSIST Center explored the connections between remote monitoring, data usage, and social determinants of health in the current moment and beyond. The first panelist was Dr. Eric Eskioglu, Chief Medical Officer at Novant Health, who shared his experiences within this major health system. Brian Carter, Senior Vice President at Validic, discussed his company’s data processing platform and use cases for COVID-19. Finally, Dr. Gul Ege, Senior Director of Research and Development at the SAS Institute, emphasized the importance of parsing and refining data to optimize usage.
By Olivia R. Weidner, DHIT Global Intern | June 30, 2020 On Friday, June 26th, 2020, the Digital Health Institute for Transformation (DHIT) hosted the seventh installment of its digital web series in collaboration with the ASSIST Center at North Carolina State University. The DHIT Frequency Webinar Series, which takes [...]
Today, DHIT, ASSIST, and their partners are announcing awards that will be given to outstanding proposals submitted through its Virtual Incubator. There are a variety of awards, including: cash prize(s), consulting services, prototyping and testing services, entry into an accelerator program, and mentorship.