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Healthcare Technology Intern: CEWIT and Zebra Technologies

The Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) at Stony Brook University and Zebra Technologies are looking for a motivated, organized,  detail oriented individual with a background in SW or HW engineering and healthcare who will assist in documenting patient point of care workflows within the hospital environment, with a focus on characterizing technology interoperability and efficiency gaps

Responsibilities include:
  • Interviewing nurses, physicians, and IT staff
  • Characterizing the types of equipment used and their function
  • Researching and documenting the technical details behind certain device interoperability
  • Identifying workflow in/efficiencies
  • Researching and evaluating plausibility of proposed technology solutions to  workflow issues
BA/BS in Engineering (Computer Science, IT, Electrical) with focus on Healthcare
Proficient writing & communication skills

About Zebra Technologies:
Zebra Technologies Corporation builds actionable information and insight, giving companies unprecedented visibility into their businesses by giving physical things a digital voice. Zebra’s extensive portfolio of solutions give real-time visibility into everything from products and physical assets to people, providing very precise operational data not only about where things are, but what condition they are in. This allows business leaders to use data to make better, more informed decisions, respond, and ultimately, help businesses understand how they work, and how they could work better.

About The Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) at Stony Brook University:
To best capitalize on the IT revolution, spur economic growth, advance scientific research and develop the technologies of tomorrow, the New York State Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) was created in 2003 as the anchoring building in SUNY Stony Brook University’s Research and Development Park. The Center is a next generation research and educational facility whose mission is three-fold: become recognized as a world leader in interdisciplinary research in the emerging, critical technologies of the information age, address the skilled technology worker shortage, and foster new enterprise development. CEWIT has more than 70 associated faculty members, and more than 400 Ph.D./M.S. students engaged in research. The Center has created a powerful intellectual property portfolio resulting in numerous patents. Since its inception, the Center has worked hard to build strategic alliances and business partnerships among the academic, scientific, and business communities. Our partners include some of the world’s best known and most sophisticated giants of wireless and information technology. The Center is building on these achievements and has laid the foundation for R&D partnerships with its partners and sponsors, and with other internationally known research institutions.
The Center’s research areas are diverse and cover distributed robotics, expressive and hybrid networks, mobile computing, wireless networks, cyber security, computer vision and image processing, RF systems, microwave sensors, wireless sensor networks, computational genetics and protein docking, computational neurobiology, virtual reality, effective bandwidth utilization, wireless protocols, wireless ad hoc networks and wireless gateways. Our research topics range from materials to components to systems and address devices and communications, networking, software systems, and solutions/applications for vertical markets.