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May 14, 2019
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COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 13, 2019 -- The Center for Health Information & Decision Systems (CHIDS), an academic research center of excellence at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, will host a one-day, Healthcare Data Analytics Boot Camp, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 31, 2019 in Van Munching Hall on UMD’s College Park campus.

Jan 28, 2019
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has appointed professor Wendy W. Moe as associate dean of master’s programs. In her new role she will serve on the dean’s senior leadership team and oversee all MBA and specialty master’s programs.

Oct 30, 2018
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Blockchain is no longer hype and is poised to transform virtually every industry, including health care, says Health and Human Services (HHS) official Jose Arrieta. “We’re standardizing data and decentralizing execution” it adds value…It’s a better model.”

This keynote message, also explored in a related panel discussion, was part of the Conference on Health IT and Analytics (CHITA) Oct. 19-20, 2018 in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Center for Health Information & Decision Systems (CHIDS) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School...

Sep 14, 2018
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Health IT industry experts will present and discuss the latest findings and practices toward making healthcare more patient-centered, effective and cost-efficient, as part of the Conference on Health IT & Analytics, (CHITA) Friday and Saturday, October 19-20, at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C.

Aug 16, 2018
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The Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business concluded a second successful year of the Maryland Global Export Consulting (MGEC) program. The program is meant to serve as a resource for Maryland companies engaging in the global marketplace by offering them the opportunity to work with a team of the school’s MBA or undergraduate students to address challenges their company is facing in going global. The program is a collaboration between the CGB and the Maryland Department of Commerce. This year,...

Jul 30, 2018
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The Center for Health Information & Decision Systems (CHIDS) is announcing an exciting opportunity for Smith students to flex their data analytics skills using real-world data from field research that aims to help prevent the further spread of HIV and AIDS. Students are invited to compete in the CHIDS Summer Data Clustering Challenge—winning leads to an internship. Find out more online.

May 30, 2018
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business proudly presents its 15th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders, as recommended by faculty members. The 2018 edition covers everything from blind spots in statistics to the power of habit. Smith School professor Nicole M. Coomber recommends “How to Have a Good Day,” by Caroline Webb. “In this book Webb walks you through a number of science-based techniques to have better days at work,” Coomber says.

Apr 03, 2018
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A University of Maryland-led research team will give key insights and next steps in an effort using big data and machine learning to target a U.S. opioid epidemic that claimed 42,000-plus lives in 2016.

Apr 02, 2018
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Research from the Center for Health Information and Decisions Systems (CHIDS) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business gives new insight into how personality differences might explain why mobile health apps help some diabetes patients more than others.

Dec 07, 2017
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Thought leaders from the University of Maryland, IBM and the federal government joined on Nov. 17, 2017, at the Robert H. Smith School of Business to provide perspectives on the application of advanced analytics to behavioral healthcare challenges at the Sixth Annual Smith School and IBM Business Analytics Workshop, “Leveraging the Power of Analytics for Behavioral Health.”

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