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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Highmark Purchase of West Penn Allegheny Gets Green Light From State

    The Pennsylvania Department of Insurance has finally approved insurer Highmark’s bid to purchase the ... a bitter row with rival health system UPMC (formerly the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center). At one point, patients insured through Highmark ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  5. JAMA Finding Lends Support to Using Chest CT for Lung Cancer Screening

    ... Denver; Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center in California; University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  6. When Elephants Dance

    Over the past year, I have written about some of the key indicators pointing to a maturing of the medical-imaging ... of the game. A case in point is an emerging situation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, that was the subject of an article¹ in the March 27 ... on the impact on patients of a major turf battle between the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Highmark; the ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  7. Healthcare Leadership Forum: Evidence, Support & Patient Safety

    ... Forum in Chicago focused on Evidence at the Center of Care with an impressive roster of thought leaders who discussed strategies ... chair of the department of health policy & management at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Most evidence ...

    dcaparco - 2014-05-27 21:34

  8. Data Mining & Informatics Advance Cancer Care Management

    ... nuclear medicine Judging solely by the wealth of clinical trials devoted to exploring biomarkers in cancer care, the ... radiology at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. When reading a nuclear medicine ...

    dcaparco - 2014-05-27 21:34

  9. Renowned UPMC Interventional Radiologist Moves to Rival Highmark’s Hospital

    ... Wholey, MD, a leading interventional radiologist, formerly of UPMC, is moving to Allegheny General Hospital, a West Penn Allegheny Health ... merge with West Penn Allegheny. UPMC, formerly the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, threatened to not renew its contracts ...

    eknapier - 2014-05-27 21:34

  10. Ponderings from the Podium: Big Data, Mobile Health & Information Exchange

    ... and innovation. One challenge is maintaining the vast amount of health data, while meeting high security and privacy standards. Security ... is in the third platform.” Dan Martich, MD, CMIO, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), said use of patient ...

    dcaparco - 2014-05-27 21:34

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