The Oregon Center for Aging & Technology (ORCATECH) is transforming clinical research by developing and implementing technologies that unobtrusively collect data, allowing people to live longer and more safely at home. Learn more
ORCATECH Council Meeting
Friday, March 9, 2018 9am - 1pm
Elephant's on Corbett
Contact Nora at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP
Dr. Hiroko Dodge, PhD, Professor of Neurology at OHSU will present about the Internet-based Conversational Engagement Clinical Trial (I-CONECT).
Dr. Clara Berridge, MSW, PhD, Assistant Professor with the School of Social Work at the University of Washington will present about the risks and benefits of passive monitoring.
The CART Initiative
Funded in part by the National Institutes of Health, the CART Initiative uses in-home monitoring technologies and big data to analyze how aging adults can remain independent and healthy for as long as possible, specifically those who are members of diverse communities. More about CART.
The RITE Program
By gathering real-world and real-time data from participants through online questionnaires, the Program seeks to better understand how to better design health technologies. More about The RITE Program
New Investigator Projects
ORCATECH's New Investigators are working on several innovative projects. Learn More
In The NewsAl Jazeera - The Intersection of Hardware and Humanity (TechKnow video program)
Forbes - A house wired for clinical research
Identifying Changes in Cognitive Function by Monitoring Medication Taking
Continuously monitoring how older adults take their medications may identify patients experiencing cognitive decline. Detecting decline at the earliest possible stages increases the effectiveness of interventions. Read the Article
Identifying Changes in Driving Routines Using Unobtrusive Sensors
Changes in routine driving may be associated with emerging cognitive decline. Data collected from unobtrusive sensors installed in vehicles can be useful in detecting and monitoring changes in daily function. Read the Article