Tag Archive: COVID-19

Where’d You Go, Tom Andriola? Interview with UCI VC for Information, Technology & Data

Tom Andriola, vice chancellor of Information, Technology & Data at UC Irvine

Tom Andriola became vice chancellor of Information, Technology & Data at UC Irvine in September 2019. Most recently, he spent six years as UC system CIO at the UC Office of the President. In that role, he focused on building and connecting a universitywide community of IT professionals. Below he describes the transition to campus…
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Mine-crafting that Campus Feeling

UC Santa Barbara in Minecraft

By Harrison Tasoff. For undergraduate Charles Neumann the announcement that spring quarter classes would be delivered via remote instruction was sad news. Like many graduating seniors, he had hoped to spend his final days at UC Santa Barbara enjoying classes and…
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UCSB’s COVID-19 IT Response

UCSB campus storke tower Photo Credit: MATT PERKO

By Harrison Tasoff. As classes, research and administration transition to the internet, the campus’s information technology (IT) departments have had the monumental task of adapting systems, increasing capacity and keeping the university up and running.

The good news is that…
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How ITS Has Helped UCR Transition to Remote Learning

ITS provides drive-thru distribution of laptops in its Loan2Learn program. (UCR/ITS)

By Imran Ghori. Ensuring that UC Riverside students, faculty, and staff members can access proper equipment and technology has been a key part of the campus’ transition to remote learning and working.

Information Technology Solutions, or ITS,…
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Extension of UC San Diego Health Epic EHR to Student Services Is Enabling “Return to Learn” Project

The UC San Diego Health Information Services team was ready to assist staff at Student Health & Well-Being as it transitioned to the Epic EHR System.

By Arthur G. Root. The current COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized just how important it is to have access to patient information across the continuum of care – from lab and imaging results to physician notes across multiple locations and in…
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AI Enables Rapid COVID-19 Lung Imaging Analysis at UCSD Health

Chest X-rays from a patient with COVID-19 pneumonia, original x-ray (left) and AI-for-pneumonia result (right). Patient has a pacemaker device and an enlarged heart, which indicates that the AI algorithm is powerful enough to work even when the patient has underlying health issues.

By Heather Buschman, PhD. For most patients who have died of COVID-19, the pandemic disease caused by a novel coronavirus, the ultimate cause of death was pneumonia, a condition in which inflammation and fluid buildup make it difficult to breathe….
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