Biomed Consulting, Inc. was founded by experts in Biomedical Engineering and Predictive Modeling, Dr Rajshree Hillstrom, MBA, PhD and Dr Howard Hillstrom, PhD., with the goal of bringing personalized engineering solutions to medical problems to advance science and improve health. To this end, the founders work closely with Jaktool, an engineering manufacturing company, and medical professionals. Innovation and passion for technology is at the core of everything we do to help improve quality of life.
Biomed Consulting - Personalized Digital Healthcare Through Innovative Engineering And Predictive Modeling
Rajshree and Howard combine their experimental and computational modeling expertise on collaborative translational research projects to advance the state-of-the-art in science and engineering. They have co-mentored 3 postoral researchers, 6 PhD students and numerous Masters students in biomedical engineering since 2010. They have a combined 50+ years of experience in the field and have disseminated their knowledge and expertise through 150+ peer-reviewed scientific papers, 10+ book chapters, 6 patents and 150+ international conferences.
Biomed Consulting provides cutting-edge solutions include predictive modeling by finite element modeling, statistical modeling, machine learning and artificial intelligence, as well as the development of diagnostic medical devices.
Biomed Consulting, Inc. is founded by experts in Biomedical Engineering and Predictive Modeling, Dr Howard Hillstrom, PhD, and Dr Rajshree Hillstrom, MBA, PhD. The founders have a combined 50+ years of experience in the field and have disseminated their knowledge and expertise through 150+ peer-reviewed scientific papers, 10+ book chapters, 6 patents and 150+ international conferences.
PhD, MBA, Co-Founder and CEO
Rajshree served 20+ years in academia, collaborating with hospitals. She was Associate Professor of Medical Engineering at Anglia Ruskin University and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at New York University…
Howard J Hillstrom
PhD, Co-Founder and CTO
Dr Howard Hillstrom has 30+ years of experience directing biomedical engineering research groups and motion analysis laboratories, serving as Director of the Motion Analysis…
MS, MBA, Chief Engineer
Ms Richards is the Chief Engineer at Biomed Consulting, CEO of JAKTOOL, and co-investigator on an NIH_NIAMS-SBIR grant. She has more than 20 years of experience in the medical …
DPM, PhD, Consultant Podiatry Specialist
Dr Jinsup Song is a practicing podiatric physician at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine and clinical investigator with strong …
Biomed Consulting: Where Innovation Meets Healthcare
To Provide the Highest Quality Personalized Digital Healthcare by Bringing Engineering Solutions to Medical Problems.
To Employ Comprehensive Data, Novel Instrumentation, Computational Modeling, and Innovative Concepts for the Assessment of Musculoskeletal Disease Onset and Progression as well as the Development of Effective Treatments.
Biomed Consulting was awarded an NIH SBIR Phase I grant (1R43AR080486-01A1) entitled; Development of a Standardized, Reliable and Easy-to-Use Clinical Instrument to Measure First Ray Mobility and Position of the Medial Forefoot to Assist with Clinical Decisions and Treatments
PI: Rajshree Hillstrom, PhD, MBA
Co-PI: Howard Hillstrom, PhD
Prime Institution: Biomed Consulting
Sub-contracting Institution: Hospital for Special Surgery
Start Date: 9/15/22
Devices for the measurement of foot structure without ionizing radiation
- Arch Height Index (AHI): a mechanical device (left) that reliably measures AHI and arch height flexibility (AHF) bilaterally in adults and children – available
- First Ray Mobility and Position (MAP1st): an electromechanical device (middle) that reliably measures FRM and FRP bilaterally in adults – in development
- First Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint Flexibility (1stMTPJflexibility): an electromechanical device (right) that reliably measures 1stMTPJflexibility bilaterally in adults – in development
Manual, subjective measure, human error, low repeatability (ICC = 0.06), Not precise
Automated, objective, no human error, high repeatability (ICC > 0.7), precise, compact, 7 lbs,
Data collection wirelessly via an App on a tablet and displayed in <1 minute
EMR, Informed clinical treatment, Pre/post treatment efficacy, Improved patient care
We offer consulting services in the following areas:
- Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS