Reliable use of hand hygiene is associated with large reductions in hospital-acquired infections, which account for a significant fraction of hospital complications, mortality and healthcare expenditures. We are designing and demonstrating privacy-protective depth sensors and refining computer vision technology to make it easier for all clinicians and staff to perfect hand hygiene.Read More Publications
By helping patients seek care earlier, artificial conversational agents can help reduce health care costs and improving care. This project analyzes how Siri, Google Now, S Voice, and Cortana respond to mental health, interpersonal violence, and physical health questions from a mobile phone user.
We are designing an integrated solution for the remote monitoring, assessment and support of seniors living independently at home. Our goal is to allow seniors to extend their capacity to live at home, improve their quality of life and avoid unnecessary and costly relocations into institutional care.Read More Publications
ICU patient monitoring by trained personnel is costly and time-consuming. Working with colleagues at Stanford's adult hospital and Intermountain Healthcare, we will apply and refine computer vision technology in the ICU to make it easier for clinicians to continuously identify opportunities to detect and respond to changes in patients' health status including patient alertness and pain.Read More Publications