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Aug 28, 2015
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The Food and Drug Administration is looking to get, and stay, on the same page with producers and users of medical wearables. The FDA mission to regulate medical devices to protect consumers is challenged by the mobile health field continuously innovating new products. Harnessing user data is one way to keep pace. Thus, regulators and experts from industry and academia will gather on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 in the University of Maryland’s Adele H. Stamp Student Union to discuss the opportunities and challenges these data sources create.

Jun 11, 2015
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Doctors have many concerns about online crowdsourced ratings, which are intended to make patients better-informed consumers of health care, but this is a big one: They worry that complainers will be the most outspoken contributors to rating sites, skewing scores and resulting in a kind of heckler's veto. But a new study involving Smith School professors Gordon Gao and Ritu Agarwal...

May 14, 2015
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High School student teams from Montgomery, Howard and Prince George’s counties, plus students representing the University of Maryland and Prince George’s Community College, have been selected as finalists for the Maryland Innovate 4 Health Challenge. The teams will present their solutions and prototypes on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, as part of the Maryland Health IT Conference: Accelerating Technology Innovation.

May 08, 2015
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Each year in May you can count on the sun shining, flowers blooming, finals and the annual CHIDS End of Semester Get-Together!

Mar 26, 2015
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Working professionals with an interest in the Washington, D.C., region have a new source for bite-sized business insights, delivered weekly to their inboxes from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Feb 23, 2015
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The Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will partner with Columbia, Md.-based Vheda Health to develop health IT solutions for chronic illnesses, thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program.

Feb 04, 2015
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Ritu's research influences the shift to electronic medial records. As many as 98,000 people die each year as a result of medical errors - Ritu Agarwal founded CHIDS to change this statistic. Standing at the forefront of healthcare technology, she leads the charge in converting medical records to an electronic format to reduce error and save lives.

Feb 03, 2015
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Maryland high school and college students can create innovative solutions to such healthcare challenges as chronic-disease management or patient-provider information exchange through a competition organized by the University of Maryland’s Robert H.

Jan 13, 2015
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In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Kenyon Crowley to talk about mobile technology in health care and why training workers to use it is so important.

Nov 30, 2014
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Congratulations to the University of Maryland CHIDS-led team that was one of the winners of the second annual American Public Health Association’s Codeathon! The competition took place on November 13-14 during the association’s annual conference in New Orleans.

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