Tiffany Veinot, a founding faculty member of the health informatics program at U-M, has been appointed its director.
MHI student Michelle Williams was recently named 2016 Rudolph Graduate Scholar for her work this summer with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in Washington D.C.
Health information exchanges (HIEs) use information technology to allow patients’ medical records to be shared among unconnected health care organizations. These exchanges seek to improve efficiency and quality of care, but they can also raise substantial concerns regarding the privacy of patients’ data.
Assistant Professor of Information Julia Adler-Milstein has received a $158,030 grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for her project surrounding the Comprehensive End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Care (CEC) Initiative.
Paul Resnick, the Michael D. Cohen Collegiate Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs at the School of Information, will serve as interim director of the University of Michigan Health Informatics program.
Julia Adler-Milstein's work earned her the Early to Mid-Career Impact Accelerator Award from the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation in 2015.
An MHI student was part of a UMSI Global Information Engagement Program team that worked together to help two hospitals in Chennai, India, address the challenge of finding skilled healthcare workers by facilitating skill development of staff and increasing their access to healthcare information resources.
A $6.7 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will allow Dr. Tiffany Veinot and her colleagues to improve dialysis methods for patients and medical teams.
The American Journal of Managed Care, at the celebration of its 20th anniversary of publication, presented Julia Adler-Milstein, PhD, of the University of Michigan with the first Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award.