Tag Archive: Healthcare

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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Spotlight: Ann Chang – Proud Bruin and Information Security Expert at UCLA Health

By Audrie Ramirez, Information Security Intern, UCOP.  Ann Chang, chief compliance security officer for UCLA Health Sciences, began working with computers at UCLA while completing her undergraduate degree in mathematics. The School of Medicine owned a mini computer that no…
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UCSC Genomics Institute: Unlocking Scientific and Medical Issues

Posted by Ravi Jain, Managing Director, UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute. The UCSC Genomics Institute aims to revolutionize medicine and transform our understanding of life itself. We imagine a future in which genomic data is the cornerstone for fighting…
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Spotlight: Pierre Brickey, Driving Innovation for UCSF Medical Center

Posted by Pierre Brickey, Director, Office of the CIO, UCSF. After completing electrical engineering school in the U.S. Army during the early 90s, I started my career in the defense sector of technology and spent a year in Turkey. It was…
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Spotlight: UCLA’s Czarina Ofalla Improves the Patient Experience with Technology

Posted by Leah Burns, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP. When Czarina Ofalla was studying biochemistry as an undergrad at UCLA, she had no idea she would end up working in electronic medical records. A part-time job as a pharmacy technician showed…
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