NSF grant to address challenges of telemedicine and home healthcare

NSF grant to address challenges of telemedicine and home healthcare

FAU Developing Innovative Technologies to Address Challenges of Telemedicine and Home-Healthcare

Florida Atlantic University’s department of computer and electrical engineering and computer science associate professor Ankur Agarwal, Ph.D., has received a one-year National Science Foundation (NSF) Collaborative Research: Data Correlation and Fusion for Medical Monitoring grant of $200,000 through the NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC), Center for Advanced Knowledge Enablement (CAKE) in conjunction with Florida International University (FIU) and a matching grant from Soren Technology of an additional $200,000 to address the challenges of telemedicine and home healthcare. This research is in response to the rising healthcare costs in the United States associated with hospitalization.

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