Tag Archive: Healthcare

Product Toolkit Helps Project Teams Keep Value Top of Mind

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By Traci Farrell. In a university setting, custom application development teams can hit roadblocks when project sponsors, designers, and developers have different definitions of success. To try to circumvent this problem, the Design and Discovery team in UCSF School of…
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UCSF Creates De-Identified Clinical Data Warehouse

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By Yvonne Tevis. Patient data – it’s a gold mine for health research. Without patient data, researchers can’t analyze conditions, explore treatment efficacy, consider new models of personalized care…

And in today’s fast-paced and competitive world of health research, researchers…
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Videoconferencing to Virtual Cadavers: Classroom Innovation at UCSF

By Alison Spencer. Transforming anatomy classes. Developing curriculum management systems. These are just two examples of how the Technology Enhanced Education (TEE) team at UC San Francisco serves as a partner in medical education. “Our mission is to enhance medical…
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Making Epic History: UCSD and UCI Health Share an Electronic Medical Records System

Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health; Douglas Hospital at UCI Health; a women’s health office at UCR Health

By Chuck Podesta and Christopher Longhurst, MD.  In early November, UC Irvine Health and UC San Diego Health began sharing the same instance of Epic, our electronic medical records (EMR) system. This is a first-of-its-kind technology collaboration within UC Health,…
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5 Simple Ideas to Steal from UCSF Clinical Trials

By Leslie Yuan and Anirvan Chatterjee.  The research technology team at UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) recently launched a website for UCSF’s clinical studies. The goal was an easy-to-use site where people could search through all clinical…
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Innovators Wanted: UC Health Hack Seeks New Ideas to Solve Critical Health Problems

By Yadira Galindo, Communications and Media Relations Manager, UCSD Health.  Think you have an idea that will change health care but need the means to bring your innovation to fruition? Register for UC Health Hack, a two-day interdisciplinary hackathon that…
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Spotlight: Using IT to Improve Patient Care – UCSF’s Erik Wieland

By Alison Spencer, UCB student intern, UCOP.  There’s a saying among IT staff at UCSF: “I cure cancer – very indirectly.” Erik Wieland, an application manager, said this attitude is his favorite thing about working at the campus. “I…
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