The Smith School’s Center for Health, Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) is collaborating with various agencies and private firms to advance health care. CHIDS researchers are working to come up with information technology solutions for government and the health care industry that will improve patient care, promote healthy lifestyles and make more efficient use of resources.
Michael Yochelson was 10 when he decided he wanted to be an ophthalmologist. He was stopped short in his fourth year of medical school when his ophthalmology rotation was cancelled at the last minute. It turned out to be serendipity. He selected a last-minute substitute in physical medicine and rehabilitation and was hooked.
Social Network Modeling Can Control Hospital Acquired Infections
Researchers at the Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS) are delving into the importance of information technology (IT) in health care, and just how new IT can be successfully implemented.