Estrellita highlighted in new RWJF video

November 16th, 2012 by STAR | No Comments

Estrellita highlighted in new RWJF video

New video from Project Health Design highlights the great work we did as part of this Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pionner Portfolio Initiative. You can fastforward to get to Estrellita if you want, but the video is really interesting overall and demonstrates how PHRs and patient-generated data are poised to revolutionize healthcare.


WellConnect

September 29th, 2012 by STAR | No Comments

WellConnect

The goal of WellConnect is to improve mental health services for low-income urban youth by increasing this population’s awareness of their own mental health. Smartphones grant opportunity for improved care. Through the use of smart phones, the individuals will be able to monitor their daily activities.


Google Faculty Research Awards Announced

July 4th, 2012 by STAR | No Comments

Google Faculty Research Awards Announced

Star has some exciting news to announce! Congratulations goes to Dr. Hayes for for receiving a highly competitive Google Faculty Research Award in the area of Privacy. About the Google Research Award: “… the Google Research Awards program aims to identify and support world-class, full-time faculty pursuing research in areas of mutual interest. Google Research Awards are one-year […]


Estrellita: Helping Caregivers and Clinicians of Preterm Infants

November 21st, 2011 by STAR | 1 Comment

Estrellita: Helping Caregivers and Clinicians of Preterm Infants

We are designing, developing, and deploying an innovative and feasible mobile solution for collecting infant and caregiver observations of daily living (ODLs), sharing these data with their clinical providers, and visualizing and summarizing these data for both the parents and clinicians caring for these children. This system, called Estrellita, has been shown to be helpful in preliminary pilot studies, and now we are expanding its capabilities and evaluating Estrellita in a longitudinal field deployment.


FitBaby’s new funding from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced

March 3rd, 2010 by STAR | No Comments

FitBaby's new funding from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced

FitBaby work supported with $480,000 grant over next two years from Robert Wood Johnson’s Project Health Design. Four other grantee teams are also working on Observations of Daily Living for chronic health concerns.


Paper accepted to Pervasive Health

February 16th, 2010 by STAR | No Comments

Paper accepted to Pervasive Health

Congratulations to Monica and co-authors for their recent acceptance to Pervasive Health: Gonzalez-Fraga, J., Tentori, M. and Martinez, F. (2010) “Artifacts’ Roaming Beats Recognition for the Estimation of Care Activities in a Nursing Home”, To be presented at  PervasiveHealth (2010), Munchen, Germany, March 22-25


Paper accepted for IEEE Intelligent Systems

February 16th, 2010 by STAR | No Comments

Paper accepted for IEEE Intelligent Systems

Congratulations to Monica Tentori and co-authors on the acceptance of their paper to IEEE Intelligent Systems. Tentori, M., Rodrigez, M.D and Favela, J. “An agent-based middleware for the design of activity-aware applications” Accepted to publication in IEEE Intelligent Systems


Posters to be presented at WISH 2010

February 5th, 2010 by STAR | No Comments

Posters to be presented at WISH 2010

The STAR group will be busy at WISH this year with five posters!  We are really looking forward to an amazing event. Attitudes and Readiness for Adoption of an Electronic Medical Records System: A Preliminary Case Study – Jed Brubaker, Yunan Chen, Karen Cheng, Chris Combs, Sheba George, Sidney Harrison, Gillian Hayes, Sherrie Kaplan Heuristic […]