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Patient Flow Program at UCD Health: A National Gold Star Winner

Hospital workers help a patient

By Kristen Godfrey. UC Davis Health has won gold stars for improving patient flow! How? By creating a program to address everything from reducing the time doctors spend walking from patient to patient, to decreasing the time patients spend waiting…
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Masks in the Making: UCD Health IT Project Manager Coordinates Community COVID Project

Several multi-colored face masks

By Yvonne Tevis. Colleen Gordon doesn’t sew—but early in the pandemic she co-founded a mask-making project that produced 6,000 home-sewn masks—masks that would go to neighbors, patients, the homeless, and anyone who needed one. An IT project manager for UC…
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UCD Health Creates Dashboard to Consolidate COVID Vaccination Information

By Kristen Godfrey. The vaccination effort is a national emergency. UC Davis Health needed to manage its response in a data-driven way to ensure that we identified and targeted our efforts to those most vulnerable to contracting COVID-19. To achieve…
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Patient Vaccination at UC Davis Health: A Partnership between Health and IT

Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, Director, UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities, gets his second Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shot. Nurse is Jason Yee.

By Kristen Godfrey. A strong collaboration between IT and Ambulatory Operations led to streamlined tools and quick and efficient patient care for COVID-19 vaccinations at UC Davis Health. “The strong partnership between IT and Ambulatory Operations has been a critical…
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2 Minute Video: Sautter Silver Award for FamilyLink

A mother holding her newborn baby

UC Davis’s FamilyLink: A NICU Virtual Viewing Program took home a Silver Award at the 2020 Sautter Awards. FamilyLink is a UC Davis Health application that allows authorized family members the opportunity to virtually visit with their hospitalized baby through…
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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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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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