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  1. HIMSS14: How to build an innovation program

    ... is important, said Chris McCarthy, MPH, MBA, director of Kaiser Permanente’s innovation program. There are five elements “we are ... your ability to take on high risks later on.” The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center created its Technology Development ...

    bwalsh - 2014-05-28 00:01

  2. High-tech MRI and genomics highlight possible origins of autism

    ... The cognitive symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may be due to changes in neuronal ... of pathology in the department of neurobiology at the University of Pittsburgh, and colleagues reviewed current functional and ...

    kmahdoubi - 2014-05-28 00:01

  3. HCLF: The powers and pitfalls of evidence-based medicine

    ... said Mark S. Roberts, MD, MPP , professor and chair of the department of health policy & management at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, speaking during the ...

    bwalsh - 2014-05-28 00:01

  4. Hospital Integration Drives Insurer, Hospital Group to the Brink in PA

    ... Even as the Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act this week, the potentially ugly side of ... reports . The city’s leading provider network ( University of Pittsburgh Medical Center , or UPMC) and leading health insurer ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  5. Digital Data and the Spoken Word: Bridging the Communication Gap

    ... word can be tricky. Mistakes can cost time, money, and worst of all can lead to poor patient care. Juergen Fritsch, PhD, chief scientist and ... fellow graduate students at Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Mellon University first gained traction by winning a national technology competition ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  6. West Penn Allegheny Health System Pulls Out of Highmark Deal

    ... off a legal fight between Highmark and WPAHS competitor the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) may not happen after all. At a news ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  7. Merger Mania: Radiology Seeks a Foothold in a Consolidating World

    It’s not a figment of your imagination: Radiology practices are getting larger via ... Highmark acquired West Penn Allegheny Health System (Pittsburgh), as well as Saint Vincent Health System (Erie) and Jefferson ... a month later, Strategic Radiology announced a new deal with University Radiology (East Brunswick, New Jersey) that brought Strategic ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  8. Not Just Another App: Managing Mobility at UPMC

    The thought of health IT leaders managing the mobility trend conjures up images of Heracles ... medical director of digital imaging informatics across the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) enterprise of 20 hospitals and 30 imaging ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  9. Announcing the Top 5 Imaging IT Projects of 2012

    ... at SIIM 2012 , when the top five imaging IT projects of 2012 will be presented to convention attendees. All five honorees ... The winners include: Tessa Cook, MD, PhD , of the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, who was selected for her work on the ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  10. From Quality to Outcomes: Deploying Clinical Analytics

    ... department’s vice chair for quality at NorthShore University HealthSystem (Highland Park, Illinois). He reports that analytics methods are used across the spectrum of his responsibilities: to measure and improve access, utilization, exam ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

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