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Leveraging Technology to Improve Health

Assistant Professor David Haynes of the University’s Institute for Health Informatics is trained as a health geographer. Through geographic information science—or GIScience—Haynes uses big data to analyze geographic information and spatial…
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IHI Adds 4 New Affiliate Faculty Members

The Institute for Health Informatics is excited to announce the appointment of four new Affiliate Faculty members: Dr. Margy McCullough-Hicks, Dr. Juan Carlos Rivera-Mulia, Dr. Peter B. Kang and Dr. Christina Pacak. They will join an…
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Using technology to improve community health

Assistant Professor David Haynes is preparing for a late-May pilot stage of a new app to improve community health by using mobile technology to connect community members to community organizations and health resources. Read more here  
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Informatics Faculty Help Develop AI Algorithm to Analyze Chest X-Rays for Covid-19

U of M researchers have developed and validated an artificial intelligence algorithm that can evaluate chest x-rays to diagnose possible Covid-19 cases.  Read more here
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Supporting Health Care at a Distance

Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center (gpTRAC) promotes the advancement of telehealth across a six state region through collaborative support and programs.   Read more here.