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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.

Nov 25, 2014
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Maryland students and healthcare and information technology professionals have a new opportunity to help their state succeed in the health technology sector. The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) is partnering with Howard Community College (HCC) to engage Marylanders in the Baltimore-Washington corridor to develop and sharpen their mobile health (mHealth) technology skills and strategies.

Nov 17, 2014
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Kenyon Crowley, deputy director of the Smith School’s Center for Health Information Decision Systems (CHIDS), is part of a doctoral-student team whose disaster response system captured first place in a recent international competition.

Oct 17, 2014
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How can we use technology to advance our health care system? This has been a commonly asked question in the medical community lately and one that a group of leading experts in the field gathered to discuss at the fifth annual Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE) held Oct. 10-11 in Alexandria, VA, presented by the Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Sep 30, 2014
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Experts from academia, industry and government will gather at the Alexandria (Va.) Westin on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10-11 to present and discuss the latest findings and practices connected to information technology making healthcare more patient-centered, effective and cost-efficient.

Sep 16, 2014
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CMS' Second Data Release Confirms Unexplained Variability in Sticker Prices and Steady Cost Increases, CHIDS researchers find. Recently, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services released data containing provider charges (i.e. sticker prices) and payments for FY 2012. This data was first released for FY 2011, and received substantial media attention due to the large variability of sticker prices, especially among nearby providers. We compared the trends from 2012 to those from 2011, and found that the variability in sticker prices was very similar...

Jun 12, 2014
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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 is partnering with kloudtrak and Cisco Systems to help health care companies test how certain technologies could affect their mission outcomes and IT budgets.

May 16, 2014
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During the second half of the spring 2014 semester, graduate students in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business developed mobile health applications. Their mission targeted challenges to patient-consumers posed by diabetes, elder care, urgent-care logistics, obesity and treatment selection. [VIDEO]

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