In this seminar, Gryska will discuss how to bridge the gap between research and practice, and what factors influence implementation of the algorithms as clinical tools. She will talk about results of a HealthcareInc project that she co-supervised. In the project, five master students got a task of finding out why there are still no automatic brain lesion segmentation tool in the clinic. The project takes a broad look at the problem, not only from the technical point of view. A big part of the issue lies in organizational aspects of implementing a new tool in a complex clinical environment. The project reveals factors that might play an important role in the implementation problem and give a basis for further studies investigating factors that hinder translating abundant scientifically validated algorithms into a clinical tool.
Emilia Gryska is a 3rd year PhD student at the Dept. of Radiation Physics at Göteborg University. Her supervisor is professor Rolf A. Heckemann at Göteborg University and MedTech West. Emilia has a master's degree in biomedical engineering from Chalmers. A big part of her education involves image processing. Emilia´s interest in the project shifted from developing an automatic brain lesion segmentation methods to the very complex problem of implementation of the tools in clinical practice. The interdisciplinary field that she starts to venture into, poses big challenges, but also big rewards. Emilia believes that we have to focus on the interdisciplinary projects that take the user perspective as a priority to advance the hospital care and make use of available resources.
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