Archive | December, 2013

CDR “WellCar” project in the news

The concept of a highly medically adapted vehicle operated by a nurse practitioner that will travel to rural Kansas, has taken off due to a number of media announcements. A quick look at a few: http://news.ku.edu/2013/11/18/house-calls-could-return-wellcar http://medcitynews.com/2013/11/aca-propels-mobile-health-solution-forward/ http://heartlandtrc.org/ku-puts-telemedicine-wheels-wellcar/?utm_source=Total+Serv+Area+HTRC+Community&utm_campaign=6dd5a849f8-Oct2013&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e3eef19ba4-6dd5a849f8-341053193 The WellCar concept development by the CDR will provide advanced healthcare solutions to rural, elderly, ethnic minorities, […]

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CDR Director to address Bayer Corporation worldwide

CDR Director Gregory Thomas has been requested to address the Bayer Corporation in a worldwide webinar in March. The request to present a 60 minute web presentation to all employees, worldwide came from Dr. Jamie Showrank, IT Global Innovation Manager, Bayer Business Services, Germany. Dr. Showrank stated in her request, “Your techniques are interesting and […]

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CDR Students present to Bayer HealthCare

A interdisciplinary class of CDR students presented their findings for the fall 2013 project for Bayer. Students representing Industrial Design, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering developed concepts for Blood Glucose Monitoring (BGM), through an in-car system that enabled drivers to generate vehicle health reports. The project utilized systems such as Sprint’s VELOCITY technology to connect via […]

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CDR Director presents at mHealth Summit 2013

CDR Director Gregory Thomas presented a talk on the current “WellCar” research project at the recent mHealth Summit 2013 in Washington DC on December 18, 2013. Prof. Thomas submitted a paper on the WellCar project and was asked to deliver the content at the recent conference. The mHealth Summit is where Technology, Business, Research and […]

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Ford Donates Vehicle

Ford Motor Company has officially donated a Ford Transit Connect Wagon for research to be conducted by the CDR. Minyang Jiang, Brand Manager, Transit/Transit Connect vehicles at Ford sent a letter of conformation to the CDR Director on December 2, 2013. The request for a vehicle from Ford was to enable research and development on […]

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