CHIDS Research & Faculty Insights

April 7, 2022
3 Keys to Addressing Bias in Health Data and Algorithms and Why it Matters

Underserved and marginalized populations in the United States and across the world have long suffered from unequal access to the basic human need of healthcare based on factors that should not be relevant: race, gender, ethnicity, geographic location and income, says Maryland Smith’s

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July 30, 2021
How Privilege and Politics Are Affecting Disparity in Vaccine Rates

Income, educational attainment and political ideology all play into racial disparities in vaccination rates that have left African Americans more vulnerable to COVID-19, Maryland Smith researchers found.

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June 17, 2021
How Our Need To Reciprocate Could Be The Key To Getting Healthy
A groundbreaking study from Maryland Smith’s Center for Health Information and Decisions Systems is the first to examine how reciprocity could be used as a motivator to influence behaviors.
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March 9, 2021
10 COVID-Era Trends That Are Here To Stay
The pandemic has changed so much about the way we live and work. And some of those changes are here to stay.
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February 22, 2021
How COVID-19 Is Changing Healthcare in America
COVID-19 was a healthcare system 'wake-up call.' These two trends will outlive the pandemic.
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January 21, 2021
Data Science, Machine Learning and the Looming Shakeup
Potential pitfalls of machine learning include bias and unequal benefits. In healthcare, these stakes are especially serious.
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March 3, 2020
In Healthcare, Marketing Should Focus on Patients
Big regulatory shifts and advancing technology in healthcare call for big shifts in healthcare marketing, where creating value for patients is paramount, say researchers at Maryland Smith’s Center for Health Information and Decision Systems.
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February 6, 2020
Coronavirus and Misinformation
Contagious diseases can spread quickly, and misinformation can too. Here's how to find information from trustworthy sources during a public health crisis.
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August 22, 2019
How Social Networks Can Curb Youth Unemployment
A powerful tool for curbing the growing worldwide problem of youth unemployment could be the ubiquitous mobile phone found in most teens’ pockets, finds new research.
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July 2, 2018
Three Ways Amazon Is Shaking Up U.S. Healthcare
First it was book selling, and then it was retail of all kinds. Later came cloud storage services, streaming entertainment and online advertising. Now with three big moves, Amazon is disrupting healthcare.
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