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UIC's Department of Occupational Therapy and the MOHO clearinghouse launch MOHO web

CADE partnered with the Department of Occupational Therapy at UIC’s College of Applied Health Sciences and the MOHO Clearinghouse to develop an online application where Occupational Therapists utilize a suite of assessment tools in the care of their patients.  CADE’s team worked extensively with the client to transform 12 paper-based assessments into dynamic and easy to use web-based data collection forms.  Users can store all of their patient’s data in a secure hosted location while running client and assessment-based reports.

To help ensure the longevity of the MOHO assessments, CADE integrated an ecommerce component into the site that allows users to purchase single or “packaged” web assessments as well as traditional paper-based ones.  We built order fulfillment and user reporting tools to help the MOHO staff administer the site.

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CADE and UIC's Center for Clinical and Translational Science launch the CCTS Service Request System

The Center for Clinical and Translational Science includes five research service cores that support investigators in their research endeavors, as well as Research Education and Careers in Health. These cores offer many valuable services, and are structured to facilitate the work of new and current clinical translational investigators. CCTS sought CADE’s help to build a system that would allow researchers to connect with these different cores’ services.

We partnered with CCTS staff to design a complete workflow system and develop the business rules around how that system would interface with the organization’s existing structure.  Researchers can manage services requested against multiple projects/grants, service staff are assigned tasks and track their work through time and administrative staff control access, make tasks assignments and approvals.  All user levels have access to robust reporting tools.

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completes 4 year Virtual World research project

CADE has just completed a four year research project studying the efficacy of training public health emergency preparedness workforce using 3 dimensional virtual worlds. The project is part of a larger CDC funded research grant awarded to the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health, Simulations, Exercises and Effective Education Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center (U-SEEE PERRC).We proposed that using a virtual world (as opposed to “traditional” planning tools) would improve strategies, methods, and outcomes in emergency response for general and vulnerable populations, as well as daily public health practice.

Virtual environments show great promise in addressing issues like planning and coordination structures for responding to catastrophic events. As part of this project, CADE utilized Second Life to build out the environments and assets participants would need to generate a POD (Point of Dispensing) plan. We traveled to 24 local health departments across the county to deliver instructor-led workshops and collect data.

Click below to watch a short video overview about this project

Other resources icon, clicking opens linkVirtual Public Health http://www.virtualpublichealth.com
Other resources icon, clicking opens linkAdvanced Realities http://www.advancedrealities.com
Other resources icon, clicking opens linkNorthwestern University's Medill School for Journalism highlights CADE's efforts within Virutual Worlds.

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UIC's Institute for the Humanities records Slavery and its Aftermath in the Atlantic World Symposium

The Institute for Humanities engaged CADE to capture the presentations from its three day symposium. We provided all video and audio production services to record archived lectures and panel discussions, and then posted them to the streaming media server. CADE's video production style for this shoot included incorporating all speakers’ presentation slides into the final video.

Click the play button below to watch the Keynote from this conference featuring author Lawernce Hill.

Opening Keynote: Faction: Merging History and Fiction in Someone Knows My Name / The Book of Negroes

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