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Health Professions in the News: Community Health Centers Use Telehealth to Boost Specialty Consults

mHealth Intelligence (April 12, 2018)

A network of community health centers in Washington is partnering with the MAVEN Project to give its doctors access to volunteer specialists through a telehealth platform. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Culinary Medicine’s Next Wave: How Therapists Are Using The Rituals Of Eating To Treat Victims Of Trauma

New Food Economy (April 5, 2018)

From birth, Jessica says, she was sexually abused. Until she was 14, she was a victim of sex trafficking. And then she entered into an abusive relationship. That abuse, and the trauma she built up during those experiences of acute powerlessness, had broken her. She was always on guard, she says, super...

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Health Professions in the News: Pop-Up Institutes Help Medical Research Advance Quickly, Cheaply

University of California Newsroom (April 3, 2018)

Pop-up restaurants have proven to be a quick, low-cost way to test a new concept, but what happens when you apply that same nimble model to medical research? That’s the concept behind UC’s new foray into “pop-up institutes,” fast, cost-effective ways to bring people together to tackle a particular...

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Health Professions in the News: Intermountain Healthcare Opens New Virtual Hospital

Healthcare Informatics (March 1, 2018)

The Salt Lake City, Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare has launched one of the nation’s largest virtual hospital services, bringing together 35 telehealth programs and more than 500 caregivers to enable patients to receive remote medical care, according to an announcement from the health system...

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Health Professions in the News: What's Trending Now: Micro-Hospitals

Health eCareers (January 22, 2018)

An established buffet restaurant is in your town. They have everything: Chinese, Italian, a salad bar, fried chicken, breakfast food and sushi covered in bacon. You know you'll find something you like within the first three minutes of walking through the door.   But a newer Chinese restaurant has...

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Health Professions in the News: Epic Move: UC San Diego Health Transitions to Cloud Technology

UC San Diego (August 7, 2017)

UC San Diego Health has moved its electronic medical records (EMR) system to the cloud. The move to an Epic-hosted cloud environment is part of a long-term strategy to shift away from traditional data centers to a less expensive, more reliable and secure repository for patients’ medical records. Read...

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Health Professions in the News: Not Your Grandfather’s Med School: Changes Trending In Med Ed

AMA Wire (February 7, 2017)

After many decades that saw little change in how medicine is taught, medical schools are rethinking nearly every facet of physician training. A report analyzes the efforts to better prepare the physicians of the future and presents trends in medical school curricula. These include earlier exposure...

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