Technology: suicide watch for prison inmates
In selected US prisons a revolutionary technology is being used that measures prisoners breathing rate and heartbeat. This technology could save lives without even touching the prisoners. It is kept on a wall or ceiling meters away and could help tackle suicide rates in this population.The sensor is funded by the US Department of Justice and aims to help prevent self harm. But why? I hear you ask!
The Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology research group / by Lauren A Powell / 1h
The Egon Jonsson Award
….is given annually by HTAi to the authors of an outstanding paper in the society's official journal, the International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care.Five papers have been selected by HTAi's Scientific and Professional Programs Committee. With the winner being announced in the final plenary session at the HTAi Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., June 13-18, 2014. One paper from
Health Economics and Decision Science Blog @ ScHARR / by HEDS / 8h