Theresa H. Cruz
National Institutes of Health
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Last.Michael Wolfson (NIH: National Institutes of Health)
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The Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs and National Institutes of Health have invested significantly in advancing prosthetic technologies over the past 25 years, with the overall intent to improve the function, participation and quality of life of Service Members, Veterans, and all United States Citizens living with limb loss. These investments have contributed to substantial advancements in the control and sensory perception of prosthetic devices over the past decade. While c...
#1Ann O'Mara (HHS: United States Department of Health and Human Services)H-Index: 1
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Abstract One in five Americans experiences disability that affects their daily function because of impairments in mobility, cognitive function, sensory impairment, or communication impairment. The need for rehabilitation strategies to optimize function and reduce disability is a clear priority for research to address this public health challenge. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently published a Research Plan on Rehabilitation that provides a set of priorities to guide the field over ...
#1Louis A. Quatrano (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 3
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Abstract Quatrano LA, Cruz TH. Future of outcomes measurement: impact on research in medical rehabilitation and neurologic populations. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has embraced the investigation and development of health-related patient-reported outcomes (PROs) for their potential use in clinical trials, as well as in examining health care reimbursements and regulatory affairs. The NIH has 3 major programs to address this topic: the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information S...