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  1. Sunquest Information Systems Announces Winners of the Client Innovation Awards

    ... from applications submitted from the Sunquest client base of more than 1,700 laboratories. This year's selected organizations include: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) received the award for ...

    - Feb 03, 2016

  2. Researchers combine MRI and mathematics to predict future migraines in concussion patients

    ... with diffusion tensor MRI, may help predict the likelihood of migraines in patients with concussions, according to a study published Feb. ... lead author Joseph Delic, MD, and his colleagues from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. “[Post-traumatic migraines] are ...

    John Hocter - Jan 29, 2016

  3. When it comes to detection, can ultrasound be mammography’s equal?

    ... A study of more than 2,500 women has found ultrasound just as good as mammography at ... The study’s authors, led by Wendie Berg, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh, conclude that their results suggest ultrasound could ...

    Dave Pearson - Jan 04, 2016

  4. Smart Care for Heart Care: eSolutions for Improving Patient Compliance

    ... improve patient outcomes—it’s simple math with a host of benefits. For patients with heart disease, tracking daily routines and ... initial phase of the trial, Aimee Layton, PhD, from Columbia University and NY Presbyterian in New York City utilized an app developed ...

    Angela Marshall - Nov 01, 2015

  5. Healthcare community fights to save AHRQ

    ... has begun in earnest. In letters to the Senate and House of Representatives, 195 medical associations, providers and other healthcare ... College of Physicians, Yale, Columbia University Medical Center and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, among others. "We hope Congress will work ...

    Beth Walsh - Oct 27, 2015

  6. AHA releases updated guidelines on CPR and emergency care

    ... year, more than 326,000 people have cardiac arrest outside of a hospital and approximately 90 percent of them die, according to the ... Care committee and professor of emergency medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. Callaway mentioned there are cell phone ...

    Tim Casey - Oct 21, 2015

  7. Researchers to Present Up to 5-Year Positive Clinical Data Supporting Use of Xoft System for Early-Stage Breast Cancer and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer at ASTRO 2015

    ... – iCAD, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICAD), an industry-leading provider of advanced image analysis, workflow solutions and radiation therapy for the ... Arizona, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Clinical and Cosmetic ...

    - Oct 19, 2015

  8. Workers paying dearly for doctor wait times, other ambulatory ‘opportunity costs’

    ... money, and patients seeking ambulatory care waste too much of both. In fact, they spend more on “opportunity costs”—an average of ... for the ambulatory visit itself. Kristin Ray, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and colleagues arrived at this ...

    Dave Pearson - Oct 06, 2015

  9. Research finds significant overlap between company boards and academia

    ... Almost 10 percent of  healthcare company  board positions are held by academics from many of ... by Timothy S. Anderson, MD, chief medical resident at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Department of Internal Medicine, the ...

    Beth Walsh - Oct 01, 2015

  10. NLP Tackles Unstructured Data

    ... a razor-sharp handle on data. Yet, data reside in an array of systems, software and resources and often are maintained in an unstructured ... NLP-driven documentation In August 2011, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) signed a 10-year joint ...

    Lisa Fratt - May 25, 2012

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