The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has appointed Joseph Sanford, M.D., as director of the Institute for Digital Health & Innovation (IDHI). Dr. Sanford is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Biomedical Informatics and is UAMS site director for the Department of Biomedical Informatic’s Clinical Informatics Fellowship. Sanford has been on the forefront […]
Digital technology was both the method of connecting presenters and the focus of the UAMS College of Medicine’s “Showcase of Medical Discoveries: Digital Health & Innovation” on Jan. 21, where many of the featured projects were from faculty with primary or secondary appointments in the Department of Biomedical Informatics. The showcases foster communication and collaboration […]
Clinical informatics takes center stage on this edition of the UAMS Health Talk Podcast. Dr. Pele Yu, professor of Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics and program director for the department’s Clinical Informatics Fellowship, talks about how clinical informatics has the power to transform health care. Clinical informaticians design and evaluate information and communication systems that enhance individual […]
Dr. David Ussery has been featured in Arkansas Money & Politics, highlighting his membership in the Arkansas Research Alliance Academy and his work with genomics. Click here for the article.
Faculty and fellows from the DBMI Clinical Informatics Fellowship took key roles and gained hands-on experience in the introduction of EPIC to UAMS’ statewide network of Regional Campuses. As a result, more than 65,000 patients across the state now have better access to seamless care. Epic has been used in central Arkansas at the UAMS […]
Data experts with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have uploaded clinical images of COVID-19 patients to a publically available national database that scientists can use in researching the disease and its impact in a global pandemic. Initial findings were published in the journal Nature, Scientific Data that describe de-identified chest X-rays and other images of […]
Whit Robben, M.D., and Jessica Snowden, M.D., have joined the Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program housed in the Department of Biomedical Informatics. Both will serve as rotation faculty supervisors. Dr. Robben is an associate professor of anesthesiology and assistant MIO for perioperative services at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Snowden is chief of the Division of Pediatric […]