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Going Serverless with the UCLA Writing Center’s Scheduling App

Two young women studying at a table

By John A. Lynch. In Fall 2017, UCLA Humanities Technology was faced with needing to undertake a major PHP version upgrade of a locally hosted, custom application that provides web-based 24/7 scheduling for thousands of appointments annually for the…
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UCLA Researchers Using Data-Driven Approach to Make Earthquakes Less Damaging

Several apartment buildings collapsed in the January 17, 1994 Northridge earthquake.

By Amy Akmal. The 1994 Northridge earthquake was one of the costliest natural disasters in U.S. history. Fifty-seven people died, more than 8,700 were injured, and property damages amounted to billions of dollars. In the 25 years since the 6.7…
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Scientists Create Fire-Retardant Sensors for Safety Gear in Harsh Environments

The fire-retardant triboelectric nanogenerator mounted on a work boot.

By Meghan Steele Horan.

Imagine a device that could stand up to even the most intense fires so that it could automatically signal others when a firefighter is immobilized on the job.

UCLA researchers and colleagues at two other universities…
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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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Tom Andriola Delivers Keynote at BruinTech Collaboration Event

Collaborate: Resources You Can Use to Thrive at UC

BruinTech hosted an event for UCLA IT staff, “Collaborate: Resources You Can Use to Thrive at UC”, on Monday, June 3. This special event promoted the collaborative spirit of the University of California and explored the tools and resources available…
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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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UC Experts Present at Assistive Technology Conference

Lucy Greco speaking at the CSUN Assistive Technologies Conference

By Yvonne Tevis.

Just a few blocks from Disneyland, the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference – the largest annual accessibility conference in the country – concluded its 34th year last week. Hosted by Cal State Northridge, the conference attracts a global…
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University of California and Los Alamos National Laboratory Researchers Receive $3.6M to Secure Smart Campuses

Silas Richelson, Michalis Faloutsos, and Nael Abu-Ghazaleh

A consortium consisting of UC Riverside, UCLA, UC San Diego and UC Santa Barbara, together with Los Alamos National Laboratory, was awarded $3.6 million for a three-year project, “Securing smart campuses: a holistic multi-layer approach,” through the 2018 UC Laboratory…
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UC Health Expands Shared Data Platform with Enterprise Imaging

Doctor showing a patient their x-ray

By Kim Garriott.

UCLA and UCSF have implemented a common enterprise imaging (EI) platform that enables the secure acquisition, management, sharing, and retention of medical images—regardless of type (think digital photos, point of care ultrasound, scope, and others).

“Sharing this…
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