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Top 5 UC IT Stories for 2019

UC IT staff wait in line to register for UCTech 2019

By Mark Cianca and Yvonne Tevis.

  1. Diversity and Inclusion Get the Spotlight
    The UC IT community is focusing on diversity from all angles. A new “Diversifying the IT Culture” track boasted 16 sessions at our big annual…
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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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UCLA Health Receives Award for Technologies that Improve Patient Outcomes

By Shadee Ashtari.

In March, the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) awarded the 2018 HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence to UCLA Health for its progressive use of health care information technology (IT) to improve patient outcomes…
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UCD Health Is Ready: Health Information Exchange when Disaster Strikes

By Michael Marchant.

After the disastrous California wildfires, how did the many, many displaced people – separated from their local clinics, doctors’ offices, medical records, even medications – get care? How did providers and first responders treat them, when they…
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Young UC Merced Student Developing Smartphone Diagnostics for Alzheimer’s

Kumaran Akilan presented his research on using a smartphone to potentially diagnose Alzheimer's disease at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January.

Alzheimer’s disease affects people all over the world and Kumaran Akilan’s family is no different.

As the first-year student from Cupertino waits to see if his grandfather’s mild cognitive impairment…
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For Children with Complex Medical Situations, A New Roadmap for Improving Health

Woman reads to child in wheelchair

Children with severe disabilities, serious cognitive impairments and medically complex situations require more specialized health care during their lifetimes. But establishing a consistent way to identify their overall health needs and measure progress in meeting those needs has been an…
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Tom Andriola Talks AI in Healthcare

Hand holding cell phone, surrounded by health icons

Artificial Intelligence is already impacting our day-to-day lives, but in healthcare it may be truly life-changing.  AI applications are now being utilized in clinical research, drug development, insurance claims, diagnosis, and treatment.

Will Artificial Intelligence further dehumanize medicine and increase…
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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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