The Digital Intern: Development of a Complex Real-Time Medical Management Decision Support Tool

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Biotechnology Center Auditorium, 425 Henry Mall

Speaker Name: 

Joshua E. Medow, MD, MSc, Associate Professor

Speaker Institution: 

Department of Neurological Surgery, UWSMPH




Brief Bio:
Dr. Medow is an associate professor of neurosurgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He is the director of neurocritical care, and is certified in Neurocritical Care (CAST) and Neurocritical Care (UCNS). Dr. Medow joined UW Health after completion of his neurosurgical fellowship in endovascular neurosurgery at the University of Wisconsin. Prior to this, Dr. Medow was a resident at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He specializes in the treatment of acute traumatic brain injury and cerebrovascular disease.

Recent publications (selected)

Standardization of transfusion practice in organ donors using the Digital Intern, an electronic decision support algorithm.
Connor JP, Cunningham AM, Raife T, Rose WN, Medow JE.
Transfusion. 2017 Jun;57(6):1369-1375. doi: 10.1111/trf.14066. Epub 2017 Mar 7.

A Novel Intracranial Pressure Readout Circuit for Passive Wireless LC Sensor.
Wang F, Zhang X, Shokoueinejad M, Iskandar BJ, Medow JE, Webster JG.
IEEE Trans Biomed Circuits Syst. 2017 Oct;11(5):1123-1132. doi: 10.1109/TBCAS.2017.2731370. Epub 2017 Aug 14.

Use of High-Flow Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy with Citrate Anticoagulation to Control Intracranial Pressure by Maintaining Hypernatremia in a Patient with Acute Brain Injury and Renal Failure.
Medow JE, Sanghvi SR, Hofmann RM.
Clin Med Res. 2015 Jun;13(2):89-93. doi: 10.3121/cmr.2014.1238. Epub 2014 Dec 8.

The emergent reversal of coagulopathies encountered in neurosurgery and neurology: a technical note.
Medow JE, Dierks MR, Williams E, Zacko JC.
Clin Med Res. 2015 Mar;13(1):20-31. doi: 10.3121/cmr.2014.1237. Epub 2014 Nov 7. Review.

Safety of a DVT chemoprophylaxis protocol following traumatic brain injury: a single center quality improvement initiative.
Nickele CM, Kamps TK, Medow JE.
Neurocrit Care. 2013 Apr;18(2):184-92. doi: 10.1007/s12028-012-9786-x.

Patents, Issued:
9,079,011 - Microwave hyperthermia treatment system, issued July 2015.
8,244,016 - Method for suppressing streak artifacts in images produced with an x-ray imaging system, issued August 2012.
7,951,105 - Medical shunt/valve for regulation of bodily fluids, issued May 2011.

Patent Applications (USPTO):
20150261923 - Digital medical intern system, published September 2015.
20120172954 - Microwave hyperthermia treatment system, published July 2012.
20110013817 - Method for suppressing streak artifacts in images produced with an X-ray imaging system, published January 2011.
20070032757 - Medical shunt/valve for regulation of bodily fluids, published February 2007.
20060020200 - Artifact-free CT angiogram, published January 2006.