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Patient Vaccination at UC Davis Health: A Partnership between Health and IT

Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, Director, UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities, gets his second Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shot. Nurse is Jason Yee.

By Kristen Godfrey. A strong collaboration between IT and Ambulatory Operations led to streamlined tools and quick and efficient patient care for COVID-19 vaccinations at UC Davis Health.

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Making a UCSF COVID Site Accessible: From Tweet to Action

UCSF Medical Center

By Jill Wolters. This is a digital accessibility success story that started on Twitter. A member of my Digital Accessibility Advisory Committee, Ed Chen, brought a Tweet to my attention: a screen reader user encountered a content barrier on an…
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Webinar: COVID-19 Resiliency & Empowering Women

A woman juggling multiple tasks and responsibilities

One of UC’s cybersecurity partners, FireEye, will host a March 25 panel discussion with women leaders on how women have persevered during COVID. Hosted by FireEye Executive Vice President and Chief of Business Operations Barbara Massa, the webinar will…
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The Future Is Now: UC Institute for Prediction Technology

A person's brain, lit up, with connection points

By Jeané Blunt. Using technology to predict the future sounds like something straight out of a movie, possibly starring Tom Cruise. In reality, the University of California Institute for Prediction Technology (UCIPT) is a multi-disciplinary, multi-campus organization that leverages…
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Highlights from the 2020 Fall Technology Innovation Forum

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COVID Notify System Goes Statewide

California COVID Notify App

By Melinda Battenberg. California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on December 7, 2020, that CA Notify, the COVID exposure notification system championed by UC San Diego Health, will be available statewide on December 10. The system will make available to all California residents an important tool for slowing the spread of COVID-19.  


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UC Campuses Pilot a Smartphone App that Aims to Limit Spread of COVID-19

Masked woman in airport

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez and Andrea Estrada. After a successful deployment at UC San Diego and UC San Francisco, five more UC campuses are joining California COVID Notify, a pilot program of a smartphone-based COVID-19 exposure notification system.

The program…
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Student Dens: A Remote Student Support System at UC Merced

Student/Den graphics: Gustavo Torres, UC Merced Student Affairs.

By Jessica Duffy and Christy Snyder. As the full impact of COVID-19 unfolded over the summer, UC Merced’s academic leadership made the decision to build out capacity to support remote instruction. Of particular concern was the student experience in this…
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UC Santa Cruz Student Corps

UCSC Student Corps

By Jim Phillips. In response to the shelter-in-place order that was instituted in California due to the coronavirus pandemic, Jay Olson, divisional liaison for the Humanities Division, Information Technology Services (ITS), brought together a group of UCSC student workers to…
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UCSD and UCSF Pilot Smartphone Technology to Help Limit Spread of COVID-19

UCSF Medical & UCSD Medical

Two University of California campuses are piloting the use of a smartphone technology to notify users if they have had a high-risk COVID-19 exposure that may result in infection. Importantly, privacy and security are central to the design of the…
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