Author Archive: UC IT Blogger

Webinar – UC Health IT Responds Now to COVID-19

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With the COVID-19 pandemic creating unprecedented demands on UC Health, the IT teams are responding with innovation and long hours to support UC health care professionals, hospitals, and clinics during this crisis.

Join a special webinar, April 9, 2020, noon…
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Extended Deadline for Sautter Applications: May 29

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The deadline for submitting Sautter Award applications has been extended two weeks. Applications are due May 29.

Please review the program description for detail about the Sautter Award submission process.

Traditionally the awards are announced in person at the…
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Webinar on Friday: AMDIS Expert Panel on COVID-19

Dispatches from the Front: Combating the Coronavirus with Clinical Informatics and Health IT 


Presenters: 
Brian Clay, MD; Howard Landa, MD; Margaret Lozovatsky, MD; Kevin McEnery, MD

In collaboration with AMDIS, this session will feature clinicians who are leveraging electronic…
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Zoom Site Licenses Help UC Meet Online Demand

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By Yvonne Tevis. To slow the spread of COVID-19, UC staff are working from home and classes are going online. Demand for remote work tools has skyrocketed. “I should have bought stock in Zoom” is a common refrain.

Fortunately, the…
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When Work from Home Means All Alone

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By Jeané Blunt. The first few days of working from home were great. I got to wear my flannel pajama pants, snuggle with my dog on my lunch break, and ditch the morning commute.

Well, now I’m a few weeks into…
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Paving the Way for Easier, Secure Data Transfer by UC Researchers

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By Sherly Mosessian. Reliable data transfer, especially of big data, is essential for workflows across research domains, but it often presents a significant challenge. Transferring patient health research is even more complicated because it requires compliance with the Health Insurance…
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Q&A with Camille Crittenden: Champion of Women in Tech

Camille Crittenden, executive director of CITRIS (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society).

Describe your role with CITRIS and the Banatao Institute? 

I am fortunate to serve as executive director of CITRIS (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society), whose mission is to create information technology solutions for society’s most pressing problems. I also co-founded…
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UC Women Rock IT – Part 3

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Read about some of the remarkable women in IT at UC. Compiled by members of the UC Women in Technology Committee, this list, installment three of three, is just a sampling of the range of accomplishments that UC women in tech contribute – every day, every year  

Kathy Huang, application developer,…
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WITI Works toward a More Inclusive Tech Future

WITI@UC hosts an annual Women in Tech Symposium. This year it was held March 6 and the theme was Reimagining Cybersecurity for All.

By Chasiri Sherron. I met Jill Finlayson on the UC Berkeley campus, at the headquarters of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute. “Have you been here before? It’s pretty…
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