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BPA Faculty Recognition

CSUB Professor Speaker at 21st Annual Cengage Learning Computing Conference

Dr. Hossein Bidgoli
Dr. Hossein Bidgoli

Dr. Hossein Bidgoli was an invited Keynote Speaker at the 21st Annual Cengage Learning Computing Conference in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Dr. Bidgoli’s presentation, Integrating “e-Health” Concepts and Applications into your First IS/IT Course: Connecting Your Course to Real Life Practice, identified eight key Information Systems/Information Technology (IS/IT) topics with real life cases that should be taught in the first IS/IT course. These topics included the Internet (Yahoo! Health, WebMD,...), big data (prevention, better diagnostic,...), predictive analytics (personalized healthcare, better identification of at risk patients,...), wearable computing (real time monitoring, preventive healthcare, ...), mobile computing (mobile apps, mobile bedside assistance and monitoring, ...), collaboration systems (better communication between patients and healthcare providers, remote monitoring,...),virtual reality (treatment for PTSD, pain management, ...), robotics (deployment of microbots, assistive robotics, ...), and artificial intelligence (case-based reasoning, IBM Watson,...).

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