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Space Technology Hall of Fame

MedStar Monitoring System

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Inducted Individuals: 
Martha Henry
Dr. Charles Jacobus
Eric Lichtenstein
Joseph Long
Gary Siebert
Technology Description: 

The cost of caring for the chronically ill continues to grow. In-home care is part of the solution, and statistics show significant patient health improvements through closer in-home monitoring. Cybernet's MedStar™ System allows health care professionals to remotely monitor patients, and evolved from research funded by NASA, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the Advanced Research Projects Agency. The research result was a miniature physiological monitoring device capable of collecting and analyzing a multitude of signals in real time, which also is used to monitor astronauts on the International Space Station.

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