Tag Archive: Healthcare

Empowering UC Health Patients with Apple Health Records

Apple Health App

By Drs. Aaron Neinstein and Christopher Longhurst. In a major advance for patients, the nearly 5 million people who receive care annually at any of the University of California medical centers – including Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego, and…
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Hackathon Draws Fresh Ideas for Patient Engagement

photo of 2019 Hackathon participants

By Marissa Ventura. They came from across the country to dream up ideas, using technology, to improve patient engagement and their experience in today’s health-care system. Whether it involved crowd-sourcing, blockchain technology, or Alexa skills, more than 200 undergraduate and…
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Why Doctors Love Their Computers

UC San Diego Health Center and UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center

By Amy Sitapati, Brian Clay, and Marlene Millen. Thanks in no small part to digitization, medicine today is much different than the medicine of yesterday. Plenty has already been written about how electronic health record (EHR) systems amplify the time,…
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Product Toolkit Helps Project Teams Keep Value Top of Mind

Project toolkit graph

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

UCSF group of people

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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