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What is the added value of Biomedical Engineering technologies?

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1 Author(s)
Jean-Claude Healy ; European Commission Brussels, Senior Advisor United Nations GAID New York

It is argued that biomedical engineers have the intellectual capability to develop the due systemic approaches of the problems in their field and to propose solutions, but the fragmentation of the research and disciplines, the competition, and the lack of top level responsibility do not facilitate robust sustainable implementation plans. Accordingly, in addition to R&D activities, we need new vision, new long term vision, new global vision, new integrated vision for boosting the new "citizen centered Health delivery systems."

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2007 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

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22-26 Aug. 2007