The Community for Technology Leaders
Pacific Medical Technology Symposium (1998)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Aug. 17, 1998 to Aug. 20, 1998
ISBN: 0-8186-8667-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editors's Note (PDF)

pp. xv
Tutorials

Building a Security Capable Organization: A Workshop (Abstract)

Jeff Collmann , Georgetown University
Anna-Lisa Silvestre , Kaiser Permanente Health Plan Medical Center
pp. 2

TeleMed: Development of a Java/CORBA-Based Virtual Electronic Medical Record (Abstract)

David W. Forslund , Los Alamos National Laboratory
Srikanth Kotha , State University. of New York
James E. George , Los Alamos National Laboratory
Torsten A. Staab , Los Alamos National Laboratory
Terry E. Weymouth , University. of Michigan
Eugene M. Gavrilov , Los Alamos National Laboratory
pp. 16
Opening Session — Senior Leadership: Chairs: N. Adams and A. Teramura
Plenary Session — Pacific Rim Activities: Chair: S. Mun

An Overview of Project AKAMAI (Abstract)

F. Craig Floro , Tripler Army Medical Center
pp. 35

Pacific Medical Network Project -Pushing the Edge of the Envelope in Information Interoperability (Abstract)

Anthony Gelish , Tripler Army Medical Center and Booz-Allen & Hamilton, Inc.
pp. 37
Panel Discussion

Medical Information Technology: Its Application and Implications (Abstract)

Dennis Wright , U.S. Pacific Command Surgeon General
pp. 52
Information Technology: Chairs: J. Crisafulli and T. Moszkowicz

PACS as Part of the Enterprise: Impact of CORBA (Abstract)

Stephen Wong , Philips Medical Systems
Fred Prior , Philips Medical Systems
Bob Glicksman , Philips Medical Systems
Jesse C. Edwards Jr , Philips Medical Systems
pp. 63
Clinical Applications: Chairs: G. Underwood and J. Hastings

Telemedicine in Neurosurgery: Peri-Operative Management (Abstract)

Nassib Khanafer , Georgetown University
Charles J. Riedel , Columbia University
Tanvir F. Choudhri , Columbia University
Adil Alaoui , Georgetown University
Walid Tohme , Georgetown University
Dorrette Wilson , Columbia University
Seong K. Mun , Georgetown University
pp. 80

Evaluation of the Mobile Medical Monitor (M3) in a Field Environment (Abstract)

Robert Barker , MTS Technologies, Inc.
Paula Konoske , Naval Health Research Center
William Deniston , Naval Health Research Center
Dennis Moses , Science Applications International Corporation
pp. 83

Orthopaedic Surgery and Telemedicine (Abstract)

Gregg W. Taylor , Tripler Army Medical Center
pp. 93
Emerging Technologies: Chairs: Y. Kim and G. Devey

Comparison of Prostate Biopsy Protocols using 3-D Computer Simulation (Abstract)

Seong K. Mun , Georgetown University Medical Center
Judd W. Moul , University of the Health Sciences
Jianchao Zeng , Georgetown University Medical Center
John J. Bauer , Walter Reed Army Medical Center and University of the Health Sciences
Isabell A. Sesterhenn , Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
pp. 109
Clinical Applications: Chair: G. Taylor

Rural Telemedicine Project in Northern New Mexico (Abstract)

Dave Forslund , Los Alamos National Laboratory
Sandra Zink , Los Alamos National Laboratory
Heidi Hahn , Los Alamos National Laboratory
Jennifer Rudnick , Los Alamos National Laboratory
Jenny Snell , Los Alamos National Laboratory
pp. 119

Remote Digital Echocardiography for the Identification of Cardiac Valvular Disease (Abstract)

Anna K. Chacko , Brooke Army Medical Center
James R. Bulgrin , Brooke Army Medical Center
Donald A. Person , Brooke Army Medical Center
Thomas P. Dove , Brooke Army Medical Center
Terry D. Bauch , Brooke Army Medical Center
Bernard J. Rubal , Brooke Army Medical Center
Sheri Y.N. Boyd , Brooke Army Medical Center
pp. 139
Imaging: Chair: J. Breitweser

Hyperspectral Diagnostic Imaging of the Cervix: Initial Observations (Abstract)

Dennis M. O'Connor , University of Louisville
James P. Karins , Tripler Army Medical Center
Mary F. Parker , Tripler Army Medical Center
pp. 144
Plenary Session — Focus on Hawaii: Chairs: L. Miike and T. Driskill

High Performance Computing and the Medical Industry (Abstract)

Eugene Bal, lII , Maui High Performance Computing Center
pp. 150

Hansen's Disease in the Pacific (A Hawaiian Perspective) (Abstract)

Lenette Tam , Department of Health, State of Hawaii
Michael Maruyama , Department of Health, State of Hawaii
Mona R. Bomgaars , Department of Health, State of Hawaii
pp. 153
Plenary Session — International Activities: Chairs: S. Izutsu and W. Todd

Real-Time Telementoring In Ophthalmology (Abstract)

Jorge G. Camara , Saint Francis Medical Center and University of Hawaii
Rafael E. Rodriguez , Saint Francis Medical Center
Maria Donna D. Santiago , Saint Francis Medical Center
pp. 166

PACS in Japan and Progress of Technology Assessment (Abstract)

Hironobu Nakamura , Osaka University Hospital
Yoshiharu Sukenobu , Osaka University Hospital
Yoshimi Kusumi , Osaka University Hospital
Kiyonari Inamura , Osaka University
Michihiro Sasagaki , Osaka University Hospital
Haj ime Harauchi , Osaka University
Hiroshi Takeda , Osaka University Hospital
Tokuo Umeda , Kitasato University
Yoshifwni Narumi , Osaka University Hospital
Hiroshi Kondoh , Tokushima University Medical School
pp. 173
Information Systems and Deployment: Chair: D. Yun
Organizational Reengineering and Risk Management: Chair: R. Poropatich
Clinical Operations: Chair: J. Crisafulli
Policy: Chair: J. Roller
Evaluation: Chairs: R. Doktor and D. Bangert

Introducing Telemedicine as a Strategic Intent (Abstract)

David Bangert , University of Hawaii
Robert Doktor , University of Hawaii
Jennifer Warren , Kolkitto Consulting & Writing
pp. 214

Lessons Learned from the Year 1K: Meeting the Challenge of Time in the Pacific (Abstract)

Donna S. Cunningham , Science Applications International Corporation
pp. 218

Evaluating the Organizational Impact of Telemedicine for Project Akamai (Abstract)

Robert Doktor , University of Hawaii
David Bangerta , University of Hawaii
Jennifer Warren , Kolkitto Consulting & Writing
pp. 224
PACS: Chair: J. Edwards, Jr.

Virtual Radiology Environment for the Great Plains Medical Command (Abstract)

Anna K. Chacko , Brooke Army Medical Center
Jay Cook , Brooke Army Medical Center
Harold L. Timboe , Brooke Army Medical Center
Ralph Martinez , University of Arizona
pp. 230

Impact of the Filmless Hospital (Abstract)

Nicola H. Strickland , Hammersmith Hospital and Imperial College School of Medicine
pp. 236

Evaluation of Digital Chest Computed Radiology (CR) Unit and Image Distribution System at the Prince Charles Hospital Brisbane, Australia (Abstract)

Bernie Crowe , Health Informatics Society of Australia
Richard Slaughter , Prince Charles Hospital
Andre Roszkowski , Prince Charles Hospital
Ian Smith , Prince Charles Hospital
pp. 240
Security Session: Chair: J. Jaworski
Evaluation: Chair: V. Garshnek

Overview and Status of the AKAMAI Telemedicine Evaluation Initiative (Abstract)

Victoria Garshnek , Tripler Army Medical Center and AMEDD Center and School
L. Harrison Hassell , Tripler Army Medical Center and AMEDD Center and School
pp. 252
New Application: Chair: E. Siegel

Diabetes Home Monitoring Project (Abstract)

Betty Levine , Georgetown University Medical Center
Stephen Clement , Georgetown University Medical Center
Adil Alaoui , Georgetown University Medical Center
Nassib Khanafer , Georgetown University Medical Center
Seong K Mun , Georgetown University Medical Center
Jeff Collman , Georgetown University Medical Center
pp. 258
Plenary Sessions — Nursing Technologies: Chairs: C. Roehr and A. Ettipio

Enhancing a Child Abuse Prevention Program Through POTS-BASED Two Way Video Technology (Abstract)

Jillian Inouye , University of Hawaii
Anthony Ettipio , Tripler Army Medical Center
JoEllen Cerny , Tripler Army Medical Center
Joann Hollandsworth , Tripler Army Medical Center
pp. 268
Plenary Session — Readiness and Environmental Health: Chairs: T. Gerrity and W. McDaniel
Creating a Virtual Library for the Future

Creating the Virtual/Digital Library of the Future (Abstract)

Naomi C. Broering , Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library
pp. 276

Empowering Health Sciences Students through the Worldwide We- A Lifelong Learning Concept (Abstract)

Thomas G. Basler , Medical University of South Carolina
C.E. Anderson , Medical University of South Carolina
Nancy C. McKeehan , Medical University of South Carolina
pp. 280

Development of a Telemedicine Curriculum (Abstract)

Richard B. Friedman , John A. Burns School of Medicine
pp. 296
DoD/CHCSII and GCPR: Chair: R. Nelson

The Pathway to the CPR: Improving Military Health Care in the Age of Managed Care (Abstract)

Lynn Ray , Clinical Business Area, Military Health System
pp. 302
CEIS Corporate Executive Information System Overview: Chair: R. Kyte

Implementation of a Managed Care Information System for the Military Health System (MHS) (Abstract)

Russell Mattern , Corporate Executive Information System
Patrick Wesley , Corporate Executive Information System
Mary Lacroix , Corporate Executive Information System
Nona Hall , Corporate Executive Information System
Harold Rutan , Corporate Executive Information System
pp. 314
Clinical: Chair: R. Murphy

The Pacific Oncology Outreach Project: An Overview (Abstract)

James S. Hu , Tripler Army Medical Center
Laurie J. Davis , Tripler Army Medical Center
Jennifer J. Gieser , Tripler Army Medical Center
pp. 324

Telepresence: Teleproctored Surgery (Abstract)

Lawrence P.A. Burgess , Tripler Army Medical Center
Leslie J. Peters , Tripler Army Medical Center
Deborah P. Birkmire-Peters , Tripler Army Medical Center
Tinh K. Huyn , Tripler Army Medical Center
Michael R. Holtel , Tripler Army Medical Center
pp. 329
Government: Chair: J. Turner

Fostering Advances in Emerging Medical Technologies (Abstract)

Gilbert B. Devey , National Science Foundation
pp. 334

Research and Evaluation: Implications for Decision Makers (Abstract)

J. Michael Fitzmaurice , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
pp. 344
New Tools: Chair: G. Mogel

Theatre Medical Data Store (Abstract)

Lawrence Haynes , Science Applications International Corporation
pp. 354

A Qualitative Assessment of Patient and Provider Satisfaction with New Implementation of a Telemedicine System (Abstract)

Sharon S. DeRuvo , Tripler Army Medical Center and Landstuhl Regional Medical Center
Elizabeth E. Hill , Tripler Army Medical Center and Landstuhl Regional Medical Center
pp. 362
Telemedicine: Chair: C. Kohuth
Technologies: Chair: N. Ohyama

Medical Optical Signal Processing, Enhancing the Quality of Care for the 21st Century (Abstract)

Thomas M. Burke , Consultant, Medical Ultrasound
R. Barry Dydyk , Litton Data Systems
David T. Carrott , Litton Data Systems
pp. 376

Progressive Coding of Medical Volumetric Data Using Three-Dimensional Integer Wavelet Packet Transform (Abstract)

Zixiang Xiong , University of Hawaii
William A. Pearlman , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
David Y. Yun , University of Hawaii
Xiaolin Wu , University of Western Ontario
pp. 384

Training Neural Networks for Computer-Aided Diagnosis: Experience in the Intelligence Community (Abstract)

Clay Spence , National Technology Alliance
Paul Sajda , National Technology Alliance
pp. 388
Information Systems: Chair: R. LeBlanc

The Role of Information Science and Knowledge-Based Resources in Delivering Telehealth Services (Abstract)

Judy Consales , Tripler Army Medical Center
Claire Hamasu , Tripler Army Medical Center
Mabel Trafford , University of California at Los Angeles
pp. 394
Plenary Sessions — Lessons Learned from Deployments: Chair: R. Vandre

Georgian Peacekeeping Mission (Abstract)

Gary (Yuri) Tabach , Medical Service Corps, US Navy
pp. 410

COBRA GOLD: Medical Information Operations (Abstract)

Doris J. Nedved , CINCPACFLT/MARFORPAC Medical Information Systems
pp. 416

Lessons Learned from the DEPRAD Deployment (Abstract)

Kevin Cleary , Georgetown University Medical Center
Betty A. Levine , Georgetown University Medical Center
Seong K. Mun , Georgetown University Medical Center
pp. 423
Advanced Technology Concepts
Poster Session

A Multimedia Medical Database Component for a Dialysis Telemedicine Application (Abstract)

James F. Winchester , Georgetown University Medical Center
Won Ki Choi , Kyungpook National University
Il Kon Kim , Georgetown University Medical Center
Adil Alaoui , Georgetown University Medical Center
Seong Ki Mun , Georgetown University Medical Center
pp. 428

3-D Model Supported Virtual Environment for Prostate Disease Interpretation and Biopsy Design (Abstract)

Haizhou Ding , Catholic University of America
Jianhua Xuan , Catholic University of America
S. K. Mun , Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Georgetown University Medical Center
I.A. Sesterhenn , Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Georgetown University Medical Center
J.W. Moul , Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Georgetown University Medical Center
Yue Wang , Catholic University of America
pp. 436

Natural Color Reproduction System for Telemedicine (Abstract)

Nagaaki Ohyama , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Yasuhiro Komiya , Olympus Optical Co., Ltd.
Yuri Ohya , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Takashi Obi , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Masahiro Yamaguchi , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Kensuke Ishii , Olympus Optical Co., Ltd.
pp. 442

Index of Authors (PDF)

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