Optimizing Health Systems

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Optimizing Health Systems

Optimizing Health Systems

Improving the Patient Experience

Through solutions-oriented research and novel education and outreach programs, we are transforming health care delivery, leading the revolution away from reactive, disease-focused systems to more pro-active, health- and wellness-focused systems.

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The Health Informatics Revolution

When your doctor diagnoses a condition and recommends a course of treatment, she relies on her extensive training, guidelines from professional medical organizations, and previous experience with thousands of other patients.

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Advancing Mobile Health

Rob Mannino used his own chronic, life-threatening blood disorder to develop a medical app that is poised to advance the field of mobile health technology.

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More Efficient Health Care Operations

Our systems engineers are developing workflow models and tools to reduce emergency room wait times while improving the overall level of care.

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Empowering Health Care Consumers

The Institute for People and Technology is developing tools and technologies to help people to control their own health to greater, more effective degrees.