DIGITAL PEN & PAPER  FOR  HOSPITAL SOLUTIONS Dr. Simone Volpi [email_address] Lazio, Rome (IT)
Simone Volpi  EDUCATION Master's degree in Computer Engineering at the University of Roma Tre (Rome,IT).   RESEARCH EXPERI...
Simone Volpi  THE PROBLEM ADDRESSING  <ul><li>Small and medium size hospitals (private or not) currently don’t exploit the...
<ul><li>A product that is not too invasive in hospital staff’s computer skills (strong knowledge of the use of the compute...
Simone Volpi  H-DP&P: FEATURES H-DP&P: FEATURES Simone Volpi  Simone Volpi  <ul><li>HARDWARE  COMPONENTS: </li></ul><ul><u...
H-DP&P: NOKIA DIGITAL PEN Simone Volpi  <ul><li>Nokia SU-27W: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Camera 1.3 Mpixel. </li></ul></ul><ul>...
H-DP&P: APPLICATION SOFTWARE Simone Volpi  Tesseract O.C.R. For Data Analisys using the  Tesseract  OCR engine licensed wi...
Simone Volpi  H-DP&P: BUSINESS BENEFITS <ul><li>WORK AS USUAL </li></ul><ul><li>User-friendly : pen and paper means gather...
Simone Volpi  POTENTIAL CUSTOMERS <ul><li>MAINLY </li></ul><ul><li>Small to Medium  size Health-Care companies. </li></ul>...
Simone Volpi  SALES STRATEGIES & MARKETING <ul><li>A)  ADVERTISING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical/Health Magazines and News...
Simone Volpi  RESULTS TO DATE Client PGC   XML TXT   Data Analisys(OCR) Data Presentation Server WEB APP DBMS Simone Volpi
FEASIBILITY STUDY Simone Volpi  <ul><li>HARDWARE COST & LICENSING </li></ul><ul><li>1 Nokia Digital Pen $200.00 </li></ul>...
Simone Volpi  GOALS  <ul><li>FULBRIGHT BEST PROGRAM </li></ul><ul><li>I’d like to apply for an intership at U.S company, s...
DIGITAL PEN & PAPER  FOR  HOSPITAL SOLUTIONS Dr. Simone Volpi [email_address]
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is the business project for the Fulbright best program. The idea is to use the digital pen and digital paper pair for hospital solutions.
using a clever information system, we can create a standalone product and low production costs while maintaining high quality / price ratio.

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  • Buon Pomeriggio a tutti, Sono Volpi Simone, il titolo della mia tesi è … Realizzata sotto la giuda del Prof. Paolo Atzeni e dell’Ing. Visconti in collaborazione con il dott. Cosentino Giuseppe. Presso l’azienda Cantieri Informatici s.r.l.
  • Lo scenario di sperimentazione è applicata per: leggi il punto a. leggi il punto b. dopo la frase Rapporto … aggiungi basato sul concetto di diagnosi.
  • Lo scenario di sperimentazione è applicata per: leggi il punto a. leggi il punto b. dopo la frase Rapporto … aggiungi basato sul concetto di diagnosi.
  • Gli obiettivi della tesi sono: leggi la scritta centrale e aggiungi la parola ovvero, leggi i punti elencati.
  • Se non ci sono domande o delucidazioni, io avrei concluso. Grazie.
  • Fulbright Best - Business Project

    1. 1. DIGITAL PEN & PAPER FOR HOSPITAL SOLUTIONS Dr. Simone Volpi [email_address] Lazio, Rome (IT)
    2. 2. Simone Volpi EDUCATION Master's degree in Computer Engineering at the University of Roma Tre (Rome,IT). RESEARCH EXPERIENCE (1/08 – 6/08) Researcher at the research group of parallel algorithms at the University of Bergen, Norway. WORK EXPERIENCE (1/10 – current) Software Developer and manager of customer relations in the ICT area of Nergal S.r.l, Rome, Italy. (09/08 - 09/09) Internships in Cantieri Informatici S.r.l for developing prototype, DP&P, Rome, Italy. (1/08 - 6/08) Assistent at the research group of parallel algorithms at the University of Bergen, Norway. CURRICULUM VITAE
    3. 3. Simone Volpi THE PROBLEM ADDRESSING <ul><li>Small and medium size hospitals (private or not) currently don’t exploit their </li></ul><ul><li>Information System(I.S.) for managing health records (E-HR) of patients hospitalized in </li></ul><ul><li>specific wards. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>See :&quot; Archives of Internal Medicine in 2009 “. This article shows that the 65% of wards that don’t fulfill their I.S. in managing patient data in hospital, has 10% of patients died due to diagnosis’ delay. Medication’ s delay causes in the hospital staff the need to handle manually patient data after the visit. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>This problem shows up in all the hospitals in which is absent the concept of (E-HR) . </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>See: http://www.salute.gov.it/infoSalute/atlante.jsp?lingua=italiano&menu=atlante&id=59 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Nowadays the hospitals use too many products (sw & hd) without an intelligent approach (central). </li></ul>THE PROBLEM ADDRESSING THE PROBLEM ADDRESSING THE PROBLEM ADDRESSING THE PROBLEM ADDRESSING THE PROBLEM ADDRESSING Simone Volpi THE PROBLEM
    4. 4. <ul><li>A product that is not too invasive in hospital staff’s computer skills (strong knowledge of the use of the computer isn’t 100% common among hospital staff). </li></ul><ul><li>A product that is not too invasive for the hospital staff’s work habits. </li></ul><ul><li>A product (hardware & software) used to minimize the presence of hospital staff to manage patient data, while maintaining low management costs and training of hospital staff during setup. </li></ul>Simone Volpi SOLUTION Hospital Digital Pen & Paper H-DP&P Simone Volpi Simone Volpi Simone Volpi THE PROBLEM CAN BE SOLVED BY USING A CLEVER PRODUCT (I.S.):
    5. 5. Simone Volpi H-DP&P: FEATURES H-DP&P: FEATURES Simone Volpi Simone Volpi <ul><li>HARDWARE COMPONENTS: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anoto Digital Paper. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nokia Digital Pen. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>APPLICATION SOFTWARE: </li></ul><ul><li>An intelligent , I.S. based on an Optical Character Recognition ( OCR ) engine that uses Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) and a Machine Learning (ML) . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ANN learn the information gained at each iteration and shares it with ML. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In subsequent iterations, the ML corrects the words that were not recognized correctly by the OCR engine when visiting the patient. </li></ul></ul>ANOTO DIGITAL PAPER
    6. 6. H-DP&P: NOKIA DIGITAL PEN Simone Volpi <ul><li>Nokia SU-27W: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Camera 1.3 Mpixel. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flash Memory 2MB. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pressure Sensor. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bluetooth V. 2.0. </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. H-DP&P: APPLICATION SOFTWARE Simone Volpi Tesseract O.C.R. For Data Analisys using the Tesseract OCR engine licensed with the Apache 2.0 License developed by Google. [ http://code.google.com/p/tesseract-ocr/] VOLPI Tesseract OCR + ANN STEP 1 STEP 2 to STEP N Vol$3 M.L now knows the word = “volpi” M.L Volpi = 90% of Vol$3 VOLPI
    8. 8. Simone Volpi H-DP&P: BUSINESS BENEFITS <ul><li>WORK AS USUAL </li></ul><ul><li>User-friendly : pen and paper means gathering information with natural simplicity. </li></ul><ul><li>No need to change work routines or existing forms processes . </li></ul><ul><li>Intuitive : limited or not trained staff is needed. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures tracebility : digital copies of all information for own records. </li></ul><ul><li>STAY MOBILE </li></ul><ul><li>No need for cumbersome laptops and complicated PDAs in the field. </li></ul><ul><li>Size of pen: convenient, lightweight and easy to use. </li></ul><ul><li>Natural face-to-face interaction without intrusive computers. </li></ul><ul><li>More durable than PDAs and laptop. </li></ul><ul><li>COST EFFECTIVENESS </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminating or automating processing steps means significant cost saving. </li></ul><ul><li>Secure high quality information capture and processing: remove expensive correction </li></ul><ul><li>routines and reduce the risks for errors. </li></ul><ul><li>Low investiment cost, fast implementation, easy scalability and flexibility. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Simone Volpi POTENTIAL CUSTOMERS <ul><li>MAINLY </li></ul><ul><li>Small to Medium size Health-Care companies. </li></ul><ul><li>Health-Care Companies that have not made yet the transition to complete management of medical records using computerized tools </li></ul><ul><li>Health-Care Companies that want to improve the quality of their service(QoS). </li></ul><ul><ul><li>lowering management costs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeping unchanged the cost of hospital staff training . </li></ul></ul>MARKET SIZE <ul><li>WORLD WIDE </li></ul><ul><li>There are X wards in each hospital. </li></ul><ul><li>There are Z wards primary/responsible and one Digital Pen assigned to each ward responsible. </li></ul><ul><li>So, T = $ ( ( (1DP * Z ) * X ) = $T </li></ul><ul><li>EX. ITALY </li></ul><ul><li>23 wards circa in each hospital. </li></ul><ul><li>23 Responsible for each wards & (each Digital Pen costs = $200,00) </li></ul><ul><li>T = $ 106K </li></ul><ul><li>TT = T * 110 Hospitals = 11M </li></ul>
    10. 10. Simone Volpi SALES STRATEGIES & MARKETING <ul><li>A) ADVERTISING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical/Health Magazines and Newspapers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>H-DP&P Website (including online sale section) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coupons and Flyers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>B) PUBLIC RELATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>C) PROMOTIONS during Medical/Health-Care events </li></ul><ul><li>D) WORD OF MOUTH </li></ul>
    11. 11. Simone Volpi RESULTS TO DATE Client PGC XML TXT Data Analisys(OCR) Data Presentation Server WEB APP DBMS Simone Volpi
    12. 12. FEASIBILITY STUDY Simone Volpi <ul><li>HARDWARE COST & LICENSING </li></ul><ul><li>1 Nokia Digital Pen $200.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Anoto SDK Digital Paper Licence $2,000.00 </li></ul><ul><li>SOFTWARE LICENSING </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Windows Licence SDK $1,500.00 </li></ul><ul><li>HUMAN RESOURCES </li></ul><ul><li>At least 3 people (including myself) for 8hours/day. </li></ul><ul><li>TIME ESTIMATED FOR DEVELOPING A PROTOTYPE </li></ul><ul><li>(3* 8h* 5day/week* 4month ) + (2 months of testing) = 6/7 months. </li></ul>
    13. 13. Simone Volpi GOALS <ul><li>FULBRIGHT BEST PROGRAM </li></ul><ul><li>I’d like to apply for an intership at U.S company, such as “Nokia”, to understand how to organize a spin-off company with all the facilities needed to conceive, produce, and finally market, Digital Pens devices and A.I. applications for these devices. </li></ul><ul><li>SPIN-OFF IN ITALY </li></ul><ul><li>I plan to setup a spin-off in Rome. My own role will be the organization and supervision of a pool of people with specific competences in each fields. </li></ul><ul><li>The spin-off will be co-financed by Business Angel and University of RomaTRE. </li></ul>
    14. 14. DIGITAL PEN & PAPER FOR HOSPITAL SOLUTIONS Dr. Simone Volpi [email_address]

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