Analyzing Behavior of Students, Clients, and/or Staff

Behavior Imaging develops HIPAA-conforming technology solutions to facilitate the observational, analytical, and collaborative needs of autism, behavioral health and special education professionals. Here’s some recent case studies, related news stories, articles, and events:

Behavior Imaging Covered in Handbook of Technology…

Behavior Imaging covered in Handbook of Technology in Psychology, Psychiatry, and Neurology. Dr. Olga Solomon describes the steps of behavior assessment as performed by Behavior Imaging technology as well as the benefits the tech offers to its users. Full article here.  

Telehealth-based Systems for Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Challenges, Opportunities and Applications

The prevailing system for diagnosis, treatment, and management of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) in the US-the in-person service delivery-has been unable to address the increase in the demand for services and societal costs for those served, and the unattained societal benefits for those not diagnosed early enough or not offered early and intensive behavioral interventions. […]

Technologies to Lessen the Distress of Autism

This article explores aspects of autism that make it a potential traumatic stressor for family members, and may put them at risk for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and/or its sub-syndromal variants.  It also surveys current trends in autism, including the growing number of families affected by autism. Read more: Technologies to Lessen the-Oberleitner-Binghamton-2006-Journal Article

Adapting Telemonitoring Technology Use for Older Adults

Kristine Williams, PhD, RN, APRN, FNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN; Priya Pennathur, PhD; Ann Bossen, PhD, RN; and Alexander Gloeckner, BBA ABSTRACT Telehealth technologies are increasing health care access for patients in the home and in community, rural, and underserved areas. Older adults may be challenged to use new technologies due to aging- related changes, lack of […]

Tech Innovation Goals

Behavior Imaging is researching how professionals can diagnose and assess individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders by advancing its technology in the following ways: Our Goals: 1. Move to a more mobile application of Behavior Capture by utilizing a Smartphone. Example: A mobile app that can view notes, capture images, send and store data, and review […]

Current Innovations

The ability to start autism screening and diagnosis the same day – which saves an average of 6 to 9 months in earlier diagnosis and earlier intervention – sets the child miles ahead in development. Telehealth holds this same promise for a huge array of health and behavior issues where time is of the essence. […]

Problems We’re Tackling

The Critical Need For Telehealth Research There is a pressing need for diagnostic and intervention services to support the rapidly growing population of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network, 2009). Direct observation of the child remains the gold standard practice in diagnosis, assessment, and treatment planning for children with […]

Active Conference Schedule for 2015

Upcoming: International Autism Research Meeting 2015 (IMFAR) May 13 – May 16 at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah. Behavior Imaging presentations include: Analysis of Parent Responses to Using a Remote Autism Diagnostic Assessment System (NODA): A remote autism diagnostic assessment system was designed through a series of research studies conducted with […]

Looking to Telehealth Care to Cap Economic Costs and Reach Autism Community

Summary of “Economic Evaluations for Service Delivery in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Benefit-Cost Analysis for Emerging Telehealth Systems,” (2013), Angjellari-Dajci F., Stachura, M. E., Lawless, W. F., Wood, E. A., and DiBattistto, C. In  I. M. Miranda and M. M. Cruz-Cunha eds. Handbook of Research on ICTs for Healthcare and Social Services: Developments and Applications, Hershey, […]

Recent Research Presentations and Conferences

Behavior Imaging’s main purpose is to develop solutions to facilitate the observational, analytical and collaborative needs of behavior health care and special education professionals. By enabling collaboration and consultation between patients and professionals through the use of video capture and a secure health record, clients like the Department of Defense, State Departments of Education, universities, […]

Upcoming Research Presentations and Conferences

Highlighting the work of researchers from around the world, Behavior Imaging is excited to announce, and take part in the following upcoming presentations and conferences via autism case studies, research, and supporting evidence-based practices for the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). ITASD 2014 Paris Conference: Digital Solutions for People with […]

Behavior Imaging Upcoming Research Presentations at Child Psychiatry Conference

Behavior Imaging and their clinical research partners have collaborated on a number of upcoming projects in order to provide a better fundamental understanding of telemedicine in autism research, diagnosis, and treatment at this year’s American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry annual meeting. This year Behavior Imaging will present the following 2014 research papers in […]

ASYNCHRONOUS TELEHEALTH TECHNOLOGY FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER – Lang, M , Oberleitner, R

Telehealth technology is a tool that allows behavior professionals and others to make valuable observations, gather data, and propose more targeted, appropriate remediation for areas in which an individual with an autism spectrum disorder needs to progress. This tool can be used across natural settings of home, school, and community, and it has practical applications […]

Revising Autism Interventions to Meet Demand, Improve Early Care

Summary of “Telehealth-based Systems for Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Challenges, Opportunities and Applications,” (2013), Angjellari-Dajci F., Lawless, W. F., Agarwal, N., Oberleitner, R.., Coleman, B., Warsi, S., and Kavoossi, M. In  I. M. Miranda and M. M. Cruz-Cunha eds. Handbook of Research on ICTs for Healthcare and Social Services: Developments and […]

Behavior Imaging Technology: The Beginning of a New Era for Autism Diagnosis and Assessment

Summary of “Behavior Imaging®’s Assessment Technology: A Mobile Infrastructure to Transform Autism Diagnosis and Treatment,” (2013), Oberleitner, R., Abowd, G., Suri, J. S. In  M. F. Casanova, A. S. El-Baz, and J. S. Suri, eds. Imaging the Brain in Autism, New York: Springer Today’s medical community may be looking at a new era of better […]

Story From the Field: Family’s Outlook Changed Through Video Journaling

As we celebrate the completion of important research on our new Med smartCapture mobile app for medication management, we look back at one of the important moments that showed the usefulness of the video self-reports the new app enables. Download docx Press Release In 2010, Matthew, then a junior high student, was struggling with how […]

Positive Feedback from Clinicians and Researchers at Important Industry Conferences

Throughout this fall, Behavior Imaging has been kept busy with invitations to key conferences in psychiatry (AACAP), education assessment (CCSSO), and disability (AUCD). Principle investigators in ongoing studies on behavior imaging technology and Behavior Imaging executives have presented NIH-backed research, trained investigators, and received a prestigious innovation award while continuing to receive feedback and foster […]

NIH Naturalistic Observation Diagnostic Assessment Project at AUCD

The Naturalistic Observation Diagnostic Assessment (NODA) from Behavior Imaging’s current NIH research project made an impact at the 2013 AUCD conference this month. SARRC’s Director of Research Dr. Christopher J. Smith presented on how NODA is designed to speed up autism diagnostic assessments. Behavior Imaging Solutions’ exhibit also allowed CEO Ron Oberleitner and others to […]

Training Investigators and Expanding Our Apps’ Uses at the AACAP Annual Conference

Ron Oberleitner, CEO of Behavior Imaging Solutions, has been keeping busy attending several conferences this fall, including the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) in Orlando, Florida late in October. At the conference, Ron and his team demonstrated our Med smartCapture App for dozens of doctors, researchers, and […]

Pharma Social Behavior Data in Home

The aim of this study is to customize SmartCapture, a mobile device app for caregivers to video capture social scenarios in natural environments, and share them with an expert clinician. We will conduct a feasibility study of using NODA (Natural Observational Diagnostic Assessment) SmartCapture, tailored to specifically measure elements of social behavior, to evaluate its […]

Multi-Site Pharmaceutical Trial

A multi-site clinical trial, led by Principal Investigator (PI) Dr. James McCracken of UCLA, is designed to measure the effects of an investigational product to mitigate social disability Changes in social functioning will be measured through the use of structured assessments that are administered by trained raters. The variability in rater’s skill levels with these […]

School Behavior Assessment Study

Overview The goal of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness and cost difference in using Behavior Imaging vs. traditional practices for evaluating children with special needs in the classroom, training teachers on interventions, and implementing behavior intervention plans. Behavior Connect is an online portal that enables health and education professionals to remotely interact with […]

Diagnostic Assessment Study

Early Results Autism Speaks is co-sponsoring the 2nd International Conference on Innovative Technologies for Autism (ITASD 2014), at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, October 3rd and 4th. This year’s conference will focus on developing and using digital tools to improve the lives of people with autism. Invited to talk, Gregory D. Abowd of Georgia Tech, […]

Doctor-Caregiver Med Management App

Behavior Imaging Solutions announces the results of its research study funded by an Innovative Small Business grant from AutismSpeaks.org evaluating how doctors, patients and caregivers can utilize its Telehealth technology to better monitor the effectiveness of medications prescribed to individuals with autism. The research study involved the development and evaluation of a new mobile device […]

USA Today Covers the Diagnostic Assessment Research

USA Today Covers the Diagnostic Assessment study to be initiated at SARRC later in 2013. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/13/autism-application-faster-diagnosis/2080247/

P.I. Surveys Special Education Stakeholders in Special Behavior Assessment Workshop

As part of its grant market research activities, PI led a group of education stakeholders (special ed  teachers, services, administrators) to evaluate the uses and importance of Behavior Imaging 2.0, include smartCapture – in their classroom environment. More than 20 educators took part in the evaluation.  Results to be published shortly. P.I. with Special Educators […]

Increasing Role of Telemedicine in Future Healthcare

(From 4/22/2013 email put out by the American Telemedicine Association) – There has been increasing attention to the rise of “Big Med”–a term coined by Atul Gawande in the August 2012 edition of The New Yorker (NewYorker.com). The term relates to the accelerating trend in mergers, acquisitions and affiliations that are taking place throughout healthcare. […]

Behavior Assessment – Using B.I. for ‘Problem Behavior 911′ Service

One of BIS’ current customers, and NIH Research Partner, was featured in Pennsylvania’s newspaper regarding how they’ve been using (Legacy) Behavior Imaging to advise schools to deal more effectively with Problem Behavior.  Using Behavior Imaging for Problem Behavior 911 Service This current NIH research study will study if smartCapture can make this ’911′ service even […]

Applied Behavior Analysis Autism conference in Philadelphia, PA

Behavior Imaging Solutions attends annual Applied Behavior Analysis Autism Conference in Philadelphia, PA and supports one of its clinical sites who presented the following research at the poster session: “Creating Efficiencies in Classroom Interventions and Professional Development Using Video Imaging Technology”

Behavior Imaging Research Demonstrating Effectiveness in Autism Classrooms – Atlanta, GA

In this NIH funded pilot study, four teachers with varied experience in teaching children with special needs were randomly assigned to eight students each; and asked to provide Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) using Assessment View. Results included a 43% reduction in data collection errors.

Dr. Angelika Anderson: Behavior Imaging for Functional Behavior Assessment

On June 8, 2010, as part of an international health technology forum held at Boise State University (Boise, ID), Dr. Angelika Anderson of Monash University, Australia’s largest University, discussed her work with Behavior Imaging for Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA), interventions, and work with children’s self-management.  About the Speaker Angelika Anderson, Ph.D., is Senior Lecturer on […]

NIH Study Shows Educators Favor New Behavior Imaging Technology for Understanding and Managing Autism in the Classroom

Contact: Brian C. Cronin Phone: 208.439.8493 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 208.724.1959 (BOISE) – In a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), educators overwhelmingly embraced Behavior Imaging technology as a means of more effectively treating children with autism. The study’s results are being published at a time when nearly every state in the […]

Interview about TalkAutism (fmr name for BI) in IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology

A discussion with the Autism community published in Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine. Dr. Semahat S. Demir interviews Behavior Imaging CEO Ron Oberleitner about the importance of biomedical engineering and biomedical information technologies in the treatment and research of autism. Read more: Talking to the Autism-Demir-Jan.Feb, 2005-Magazine Article

The Potential of a Store and Forward Tele-Behavioral Platform for Effective Treatment and Research of Autism

This paper describes the justification and the design principles of a behavioral medicine store & forward telemedicine platform [such as the Behavior Connect] to facilitate the capturing and communication of spontaneous patient behaviors for the improved evaluation, diagnosis and ongoing treatment of people with autism. This Tele-Behavioral Health platform will allow families and other caregivers to […]

Use This In Your Research:

Interested in using smartCapture and BehaviorConnect to facilitate your own studies?