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UC San Diego Health Earns 2019 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired Recognition

CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired logo

By Jackie Carr. The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is pleased to announce that UC San Diego Health has earned 2019 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired award as a certified level eight organization. The Most Wired program conducts an…
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UC Health Data Day 2019: Featuring the Learning Health (Record) System

A photo of UC Health Data Day 2019

By Marissa Ventura. Think of it: Every time a physician, nurse, or other clinician sees patients and intervenes, the data collected are turned into opportunities to improve care for all patients, now and in the future. That’s the “Learning Health (Record) System” – both a key theme and the title of the keynote address at the 2019 UC Health Data Day 

The…
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UC Irvine, UC Riverside Scientists Identify a New World for Hackers

(From left) Mohammad Al Faruque, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science; Arnav Malawade, a graduate student in Al Faruque’s lab; John Chaput, professor of pharmaceutical sciences; and Sina Faezi, also a graduate student in Al Faruque’s lab.

By Brian Bell. During the DNA synthesis process in a laboratory, recordings can be made of the subtle, telltale noises made by synthesis machines. And those captured sounds can be used to reverse-engineer valuable, custom-designed genetic materials used in pharmaceuticals,…
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October Is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

2019 National Cyber Security Awareness Month Theme

By Jeané Blunt. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) was created by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance to help everyone stay safe online. Now in its 16th year, NCSAM has grown exponentially and…
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Redesigning the UC Undergraduate Application – with Students in Mind

UC application home page

By Judy Thai. In November 2018, over 217,000 high school and transfer students submitted undergraduate applications to the University of California. 75,000 of them submitted their applications on the last day — and 11,000 in the last hour.

That’s a…
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Connect at EDUCAUSE – Don’t Miss the UC IT Dinner

McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

By Tom Andriola, Danna Gianforte and Molly Greek. Over the past few years, the University of California participation in EDUCAUSE has been growing. More UC people than ever are getting involved, from contributing to the EDUCAUSE Review, to serving…
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UCLA Researchers Using Data-Driven Approach to Make Earthquakes Less Damaging

Several apartment buildings collapsed in the January 17, 1994 Northridge earthquake.

By Amy Akmal. The 1994 Northridge earthquake was one of the costliest natural disasters in U.S. history. Fifty-seven people died, more than 8,700 were injured, and property damages amounted to billions of dollars. In the 25 years since the 6.7…
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