Joe Runge, Author at UNeTech Institute

Let the evidence be your guide

The last course in the summer Innovation Corps program for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) began at the end. Edmund Pendleton, a director of the DC I-Corps program started with Q&A. The somewhat shellshocked, 76 bleary-eyed professionals stared back,...

Better training, better healthcare

What if the best way to improve healthcare is to improve the caregivers? Medical education, despite the advances in technology, often resembles education from 30, 40, or even 50 years ago. Just like a generation ago, medical students spend years in lecture. Technology...

Fabled Self-Pacing Treadmill is Real and it’s in Omaha

Stroke rehabilitation is hard. The damage a stroke causes to the brain and nervous system is extensive, sometimes irreversible, but often repaired through painstaking rehabilitation. That rehabilitation is hard work. The asymmetrical way a stroke victim’s body works...

What is UNeTech, jointly?

The University of Nebraska Omaha and the University of Nebraska Medical Center only have one state-sponsored research institute shared between them. A joint project, the UNeTech Institute is the brainchild of two diverse campuses. It belongs as much to the innovative...