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Nov 22, 2013
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Technology is opening the "black box" of hospital operations to researchers, while patient empowerment and groundbreaking, patient-centered and patient-powered research networks loom to tackle health challenges from obesity to rare diseases.

These topics were among the focal points of the fourth annual Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE) held Nov. 15-16 in Washington D.C., and presented by the Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Nov 19, 2013
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Healthcare costs have been rising faster than inflation and even faster than college tuition. At the same time the quality of health care in the U.S. has been uneven at best.  Many look to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as an opportunity for information technology and other innovative approaches to improve both the efficiency and quality of health services. 

What are the key elements of this transformation? What’s working? What are some significant barriers?

Nov 11, 2013
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Nov 11, 2013
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Experts from academia, industry and government will gather Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15-16 at the Washington D.C. Marriott at Metro Center at Metro Center to explore how information technology is making health care more patient-centered, effective and cost-efficient.

Nov 05, 2013
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Healthcare costs have been rising faster than inflation and even faster than college tuition. At the same time the quality of health care in the U.S. has been uneven at best.  Many look to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as an opportunity for information technology and other innovative approaches to improve both the efficiency and quality of health services. 

What are the key elements of this transformation? What’s working? What are some significant barriers?  

Oct 30, 2013
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The Information Systems Society of Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) has named Ritu Agarwal of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business a 2013 Distinguished Fellow for her outstanding intellectual contributions to the information systems field.

Oct 24, 2013
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Professors at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business -- Sean Barnes, assistant professor of operations management,  and Bruce Golden, The France-Merrick Chair in Management Science -- have developed a framework to help prevent costly and deadly infections acquired by hospitalized patients.

Oct 22, 2013
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Oct 01, 2013
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While attention focuses on the October 1 launch of a nationwide "health insurance marketplace," the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has provided expertise behind the scenes of this Affordable Care Act milestone.

Sep 26, 2013
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CHIDS and Smith School alum Anuj Desai has been selected as one of Modern Healthcare's 2013 Up and Comers for his work advancing digital health transformation. Read more.

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