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“New tech tools aim to bring health care home”

Julie01-620x456The Seattle Times profiles Julie Kientz – UW professor of Human Centered Design and Engineering, adjunct professor of Computer Science & Engineering, and wife of UW CSE professor Shwetak Patel.

“Kientz … is setting out to improve public health by giving people tools to track their own habits and share more complete data with their doctors.

“More than that, she’s one of a growing number of researchers and entrepreneurs working to bridge the increasingly conspicuous gap between the centralized, tightly regulated world of health care and the open, free-flowing possibilities of personal tech.”

Read the article here.

January 20, 2013