By Olivia R. Weidner, DHIT Global Intern | October 24, 2020 On Friday, October 23rd, 2020, the Digital Health Institute for Transformation (DHIT) hosted the second installment of Season 3 of the DHIT Frequency: “Cross-Border Synergy.” This season, DHIT is proud to be partnering with the government of Québec and [...]
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“The challenges of treatment selection go beyond mental illness into other aspects of health more generally. What we’re trying to tackle is a really big problem of personalizing treatment selection. Understanding the variables that drive individual response to specific treatments available today is a major issue.” By Olivia R. [...]
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 [...]
[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.