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Biomedical Teleimmersion

By combining teleconferencing, telepresence, and virtual reality, teleimmersion enables teachers and students to interact with three-dimensional models. Teleimmersion combines several virtual reality systems with advanced network capabilities for learning especially in surgical education. NGI guarantees data privacy and security and will allow teleimmersive environments derived from models of patient data.

Contact: Jonathan C. Silverstein, M.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago
School of Biomedical and Health Information Services
1919 W. Taylor
Chicago, IL 60612-7249
312-996-5112
312-996-8342 fax

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National Emergency Medicine Information Extranet

The National Emergency Information Infrastructure Consortium (EIIC) will create a plan for implementation of a secure National Emergency Medicine Information Extranet to improve emergency care across the nation. The primary application to be developed will enable interlinked standards-based emergency encounter registries, then feed back to providers just-in-time multimedia educational and treatment protocol services. The project will create an open architecture to enable other layered applications in the future.

Contact: Edward Barthell, M.D.
Infinity Healthcare, Inc.
1251 Glen Oaks Lane
Mequon, WI 53092
414-290-6700
414-290-6781 fax

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Personal Internetworked Notary and Guardian

The Personal Internetworked Notary and Guardian (PING) project is designed to address the control of a personal record that can be integrated with more traditional sources of clinical information for patient use in the home, at work, and at school. In particular, PING is focused on (1) reconstitution of the patient longitudinal records from both provider-based information systems and portable, personal record systems, on thecontinue



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