SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: mRehab: New Models of Care Using Information & Communication Technology to Support Rehabilitation in the Home & Community (ICC 1: mHealth Applications in Neurorehabilitation: Interaction of Neuroplasticity, Technology and Clinical Practice) (772231)
Abbreviated Description: Mobile information and communication technologies (ICT) are reaching the maturity needed to support robust, remote mobile healthcare. As “digital health” catches on it is assisting in managing the provision of care throughout the health ecosystem, supporting the shift to value-based care. This presentation will introduce the newly-funded Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on ICT Access for Mobile Rehabilitation. The RERC is a collaboration between Shepherd Center, Duke University, UC-Irvine, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, and commercial partners PtPal and FlintRehab. Its mission is to advance mRehab, developing, and demonstrating the value of innovative ICT applications for rehabilitation in the home and community.
Ability to describe factors that compel development of effective mRehab strategies;
Understanding of how “big data” analytic strategies may be applied to improve effectiveness and efficiency of outpatient rehabilitation;
Ability to describe at least 2 development activities underway within the mRehab RERC and their potential impact on clinical practice.