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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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Register: Privacy Career Awareness Panel, Jan. 26

Animated Video call, with four diverse participants

Register for the panel discussion “How to Break Down Barriers to Privacy Careers for Underrepresented Populations,” hosted by the UC Berkeley Privacy Office. This virtual event will take place on January 26, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. Register for the…
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Data Privacy Day: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

University of California, The Social Dilemma, Screening and Panel Discussion in Recognition of Data Privacy Day

We tweet, we like, and we share — but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? In the documentary film, The Social Dilemma, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilization by exposing…
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Advancing Lab Safety Towards Excellence

A woman working in a lab. Photo: UCI Research Safety Services

When Research Safety Services at UC Irvine evaluated their safety program, several gaps were found in lab safety which were hindering their safety goals. The database for lab inspections and findings was outdated with low tech reporting capabilities, and pulling…
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UC IT Town Hall with President Drake, September 14

UC President Michael V. Drake, MD

Don’t miss the UC IT Town Hall with President Michael V. Drake on Tuesday, September 14. The town hall will be moderated by UC Davis CIO Viji Murali and incoming UC CIO Van Williams. This event will be recorded and,…
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SiteFarm: A UC Collaboration for Drupal Web Publishing

UC Tech 2019 Sautter Awards presentation. Mayra Solano, 3rd from left; Kristen Lineberger, 5th from left; and Shawn DeArmond (UCD), center, holding plaque.

By Val Trullinger. Awards tend to be given at the end of major projects—if you’re lucky. Your team spends months, if not years, of blood, sweat, and tears; and sends their product out to the world, hoping it does well….
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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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Artificial Intelligence: Can We Trust Machines to Make Fair Decisions?

woman with computerized background

By Catherine Kenny. Artificial Intelligence touches almost every aspect of our lives, from mobile banking and online shopping to social media and real-time traffic maps. But what happens when artificial intelligence is biased? What if it makes mistakes on important…
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