Revolutionizing Healthcare Diagnostics And Monitoring With Flexible Hybrid Electronics (Healthcare Sensor Innovations USA 2020)

Oxana Pantchenko, Project Manager & Technical Lead, Human Monitoring
NextFlex
United States
 

Presentation Summary

Flexible hybrid electronics are delivering a new generation of medical devices that are conformal, flexible and lightweight. Our goal is to improve the patient experience through the design and development of new medical devices for continuous monitoring in healthcare and wellness that are low cost, fast to market, and reliable. Several case studies will be presented that demonstrate the use of flexible hybrid electronics technology for continuous patient monitoring, including remote and in-space monitoring using electronic skin patches, and sensors for point-of-care diagnostics.

Speaker Biography (Oxana Pantchenko)

Oxana Pantchenko earned her Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Currently, she is the Technical Lead for Human Monitoring and a Project Manager at NextFlex in San Jose, CA. Her experience includes work at U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiological Health, San Jose State University, Foothill Community College and various medical device start-ups.

Company Profile (NextFlex)

NextFlex®, America's Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Institute, is a leading force in the Manufacturing USA network. It is a consortium of companies, academic institutions, non-profits, and state, local, and federal governments with a shared goal of advancing U.S. manufacturing of FHE. Since its formation in 2015, NextFlex's elite team of thought leaders, educators, problem solvers, and manufacturers have come together to collectively facilitate innovation, narrow the manufacturing workforce gap, and promote sustainable manufacturing ecosystems.
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