The Internet of (living) Things: Monitoring data from sensors under your skin
Date: This event took place live on June 02 2015
Presented by: Hagen Finley, Brigitte Piniewski
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
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The IoT; a network of connected industrial devices, has increasingly captured the imagination of technologists and manufacturers. However, outfitting healthy human beings with sensors as though they were industrial products is a new idea made possible by rapid advances in miniaturization and wireless communications. Assuming an IoLT for our bodies is feasible, what makes sensoring and monitoring data emanating from our bodies unique and why would we elect to participate in this seemingly Orwellian mistake?
About Brigitte Piniewski
Brigitte leads several innovative projects as the Chief Medical Officer for PeaceHealth Laboratories, serving Alaska, Washington and Oregon. She is skilled in assembling and impassioning a diverse team of stakeholders anxious to transform health outcomes through crowd-based intelligence, medical device integration, and informatics-driven new business models. Brigitte recently authored a chapter for the Case Western Reserve San Diego, Wireless Health text book on Personalized Medicine and Public Health. Brigitte completed her medical degree at the University of British Columbia, her internship at McGill University, Montreal, Canada and currently resides in Portland, Oregon with her husband and two children.
About Hagen Finley
Hagen has a BA in Philosophy and Sociology from UC Berkeley and remains a closet sociologist and student of corporate cultures. His current role provides a unique window into the symmetry between corporate function and dysfunction. Hagen's expertise integrates his fascination with healthcare, corporate culture, enterprise technologies and analytics. Hagen also works with SI partners and enterprise clients on big data projects across healthcare, financial services and the telecommunications business verticals.
Hagen lives in Boulder, CO with his wife and daughter.