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24-05-2019 | Original Paper

Bio-potentials for smart control applications

This study demonstrates the capabilities of bio-potentials especially Electrooculography (EOG) for smart environmental control applications. Furthermore, In this study, we have proposed a novel, user-friendly, low cost, and wearable Man Machine …

20-05-2019 | Original Paper Open Access

Co-designing a digital platform with boundary objects: bringing together heterogeneous users in healthcare

Healthcare is increasingly permeated with digital platforms supporting cooperative care involving both caregivers (i.e. nurses and physicians) and also patients. New mobile technologies allow for patients to continuously monitor and document their …

18-05-2019 | Original Paper

Strengthen disasters preparedness within clinical engineering-CE expertise and knowledge

Clinical Engineering supports the effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment; it also provides expert knowledge as health technology management, health technology planning, health technology assessment and other essential topics related to the …

17-05-2019 | Original Paper

Finger movements recognition using minimally redundant features of wavelet denoised EMG

Developing prosthetic hands with high functionality and ease of use is the focus of current research in the area of Electromyogram (EMG) based prosthesis control. Although individuals with upper limb loss can perform grasping operations with …

09-05-2019 | Original Paper

Application of machine learning techniques to analyze anastomosis integrity after Total gastrectomy for prediction of clinical leakage

Intraoperative testing (IT) is used to confirm the integrity of gastrointestinal anastomosis. Clinical trials are available in the literature to support the fact that methylene blue can identify the leaks, and can thus help in minimizing the …

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The journal constitutes an information platform connecting medical technology and informatics with the needs of care, health care professionals and patients. Thus, medical physicists and biomedical/clinical engineers are encouraged to write articles not only for their colleagues, but directed to all other groups of readers as well, and vice versa. By its nature, the journal presents and discusses hot subjects including but not limited to patient safety, patient empowerment, disease surveillance and management, e-health and issues concerning data security, privacy, reliability and management, data mining and knowledge exchange as well as health prevention. The journal also addresses the medical, financial, social, educational and safety aspects of health technologies as well as health technology assessment and management, including issues such security, efficacy, cost in comparison to the benefit, as well as social, legal and ethical implications. This journal is a communicative source for the health work force (physicians, nurses, medical physicists, clinical engineers, biomedical engineers, hospital engineers, etc.), the ministries of health, hospital management, self-employed doctors, health care providers and regulatory agencies, the medical technology industry, patients' associations, universities (biomedical and clinical engineering, medical physics, medical informatics, biology, medicine and public health as well as health economics programs), research institutes and professional, scientific and technical organizations. Health and Technology is jointly published by Springer and the IUPESM (International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine) in cooperation with the World Health Organization.

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