One in three women will be affected by osteoporosis in their lifetimes, and detecting who is most at risk is part of UC Berkeley Mechanical […]
While telemedicine research continues to make remarkable strides in increasing access to care for underserved populations, obstacles such as cost, operation, and sustainability significantly limit its adoption and use.
Patient tracking has long been a concern of medical community and runs hand in hand with patient data management. Recent experience from Hurricane Katrina and […]
The explosion of knowledge and information in the health sciences is ironically creating greater disparities in the quality of healthcare services. The Institute of Medicine […]
The health education of non-English speakers is an enormous California-wide challenge, where roughly 40 percent of all Californians do not speak English at home. To […]
CITRIS researchers are creating smart devices that promote awareness and understanding of personal activity spaces and how those spaces affect people’s health. The wearable devices […]
Information can impact the healthcare environment in many ways. Medical errors can disable and even kill patients. To prevent errors, many healthcare providers currently use […]
An important aspect of the future of intelligent health care delivery lies with the promise of biomedical implants with extended wireless connectivity. These implants will […]
Telemedicine can have a significant impact on the health of underserved people, including improved eye care of California residents. Glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy cause most […]
Doctors currently diagnose many neurological diseases by observing the gait of a patient; however, many patients feel uncomfortable in the medical surroundings and do not […]
CITRIS research on remote care, including that from John Canny's group at UC Berkeley, focuses on
diagnostic medical devices and their integration with network
To improve people’s long-term health, physicians would like to monitor and measure for the symptoms of serious medical conditions on a daily basis. CITRIS research […]
Message from Acting Director Paul Wright Greetings from Berkeley, California, headquarters of CITRIS, the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society. Since […]
Learn how research at CITRIS in telemedicine is improving the access to healthcare for those in remote regions throughout the state.
Several key CITRIS initiatives are bringing information technology to the aid of this country's ailing health care system.