"My experience with CIMIT tells me that efforts are going to have the best chance of moving the field forward if they combine the expertise of the care providers on the front line of clinical care along with the appropriate technological engineering expertise.
To that end, the Boston, MA-based CIMIT helps facilitate introductions between clinicians and engineers.
"The bottom line of CIMIT is to advance healthcare.
RFID plays two key roles at Mass General, according to CIMIT
's Janice Crosby: They wanted better tracking of people and equipment, and they wanted more automation in capturing patient data.
Facilitated by the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT
), the ORF Project is, in essence, a living laboratory designed to explore the new medical technologies and techniques that are being developed for minimally invasive surgery.
October 28-29 CIMIT
Innovation Congress--Forging Partnerships in Healthcare: Academia, Government and Industry, Back Bay Events Center, Boston, MA.