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  1. Seeking radiology in the value aisle: Concede nothing on quality, do more with less

    ... This makes the current moment in healthcare history a time of ripe opportunity for radiology. So said Rasu Shrestha, MD, a radiologist who serves as chief innovation officer at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, in a presentation at the annual ...

    Dave Pearson - Jul 27, 2015

  2. Data lacking on using mobile technologies to improve cardiovascular disease risk

    ... With approximately 20 percent of U.S. adults using technology to track health data, the American Heart ... PhD, MPH, a professor of nursing and epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh, and colleagues published their findings online in  ...

    Tim Casey - Aug 18, 2015

  3. Alzheimer’s: Untangling the Research

    First came the discovery of beta-amyloid plaque as a precursor of cognitive decline, and then came the ... Of these, 92 were women and the overall average age was 72. Pittsburgh Compound B-PET was used to determine longitudinal amyloid pathology. ... of the department of neurology and Alzheimer’s at VU University in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This alone sets tau apart from ...

    Kathy Mahdoubi - Nov 24, 2014

  4. Breach lawsuit against UPMC dismissed

    ... The lawsuit facing the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) regarding a data breach has been dismissed ...

    Beth Walsh - Jun 02, 2015

  5. 2,200 UPMC ED patients' information compromised

    ... company has led to about 2,200 people treated at various University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) emergency departments being notified that ...

    Beth Walsh - May 26, 2015

  6. UPMC First in Pennsylvania to Share Ratings that Patients Give to its Doctors, Other Providers

    ... doctors and advanced practice providers. “As part of our commitment to transparency and to sharing information that is critical ... international and commercial operations. Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC ranks No. 13 in ...

    - Aug 04, 2015

  7. U.S. News & World Report ranks top hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery

    ... rankings released on July 21. For the 26 th edition of its rankings, U.S. News ranked hospitals on a 0 to 100 scale based on ... Rochester, Minn. (score of 99.3) New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell in New York (score of 83.7) ...

    Tim Casey - Jul 21, 2015

  8. 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 ...

    Beth Walsh - Nov 19, 2013

  9. 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 ...

    Beth Walsh - Feb 24, 2014

  10. Endurant AAA Stent Graft Maintains Durable, Conistent and Proven Outcomes for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in Long-Term Follow Up

    ... CHICAGO – June 20, 2015 – Selected for nearly one of every two endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repairs globally, the ... by Dr. Michael J. Singh, associate professor of surgery at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, during a late-breaking clinical trial ...

    - Jun 22, 2015

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