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Clinical and Biomedical Engineering Research Team Awarded Digital Health Initiative Seed Grant

Dr. Ken Johnson's proposal entitled, “Expanding the Capability of Intraprocedure Anesthesia Information Display and Pharmacology Forecasting”, was one of seven seed grants awarded by the University of Utah Digital Health Initiative.  Dr. Johnson’s research and development team includes Cameron Jacobson, IT Manager, and Noah Syroid, Research Computer and Biomedical Engineer.  The goals of the grant are to test the integration of the forecasting display with the University’s Electronic Health Record system and to implement it in the Anesthesiology Center for Patient Simulation.  An evaluation of the display in a high-fidelity simulation environment will be led by Soeren Hoehne, Senior Biomedical Research Engineer, Beca Chacin, Training and Development Specialist, and Micah Baker, Lead Simulation Educator. The press release may be viewed here.