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Healthcare Sensor Networks: Challenges Toward Practical Implementation

Chapter 10: Ambulatory and Remote Monitoring Of Parkinson’s Disease Motor Symptoms
J. Giuffrida, E. Rapp

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PRESS RELEASE: The University of Rochester and Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies launch new clinical study to develop ambulatory dyskinesia assessment system

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Cleveland, OH – August 15, 2011 – Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies’ KinetiSense motion sensor technology will be used in a clinical study to capture and quantify dyskinesias (involuntary, irregular movements) caused by Parkinson’s disease (PD) medication. PD motor symptoms including tremor and bradykinesia are typically treated with levodopa.

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Quantitative Home-Based Monitoring of Parkinson’s Disease Motor Symptoms

D. Heldman, T. Mera, A. Espay, Payne M, J. Giuffrida
International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Toronto, CA 2011

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Ergonomic and Human Interface Design Factors for Home-Based Medical devices in Movement Disorders

D. Filipkowski, T. Mera, D. Heldman, J. Giuffrida
International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Toronto, CA 2011

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PRESS RELEASE: CLEVEMED ASSISTS AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION IN RELEASE OF CPT CODE FOR RECORDING PHYSIOLOGIC TREMOR

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CLEVELAND, OHIO (April 25, 2009) – The American Medical Association (AMA) CPT® Editorial Panel approved the release of Category III CPT code 0199T for physiologic recording of tremor using accelerometer(s) and gyroscope(s), (including frequency and amplitude) including interpretation and report.

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Clinically Deployable Kinesia Technology for Automated Tremor Assessment

J. Giuffrida, D. Riley, B. Maddux, D. Heldman
Mov Disord. 2009 Apr 15;24(5):723-30

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PRESS RELEASE: CLEVEMED LAUNCHES CLINICIAL STUDY MONITORING PARKINSON’S DISEASE MOTOR SYMPTOMS IN THE CLINIC AND AT HOME USING KINESIA™

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (January 28, 2009) – Cleveland Medical Devices Inc. (CleveMed) has launched a large scale multicenter clinical study to continue development and validation of Kinesia™, a compact wireless system for monitoring severity of Parkinson’s disease (PD) motor symptoms. Kinesia uses miniature motion sensors worn on the hand and wirelessly transmits motor symptom information to a PC.

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Press Release: CLEVEMED AWARDED $896,000 NIH GRANT TO HELP STROKE PATIENTS RECOVER LOST MOTOR FUNCTION

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CLEVELAND, OHIO, October 24, 2006 – Cleveland Medical Devices Inc. (CleveMed) has been awarded a $896,000 Phase II grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue the development and clinical assessment of an Untethered Home Therapy System (UHTS) to help stroke patients recover upper extremity motor function through home-based rehabilitation therapy and monitoring.

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