Health IT in a Pandemic World | UMBC Industry News

UMBC’s Master’s in Health Information Technology program prepares experienced working professionals to fill a range of opportunities within the health care profession. This is especially important in today’s current pandemic and tomorrow’s post pandemic environment when accuracy and efficiency are critical.

In today’s Industry News, we take a look at how Project US is working to unify addresses in health care data. We also look at AI’s role in hunting down bugs, lab grown meats, and progress with diagnosing Alzheimer’s.

Project US to Unify Addresses in Health Care

Project US will issue a unified, cross-SDO, health care industry-wide specification for representing address within the year. The importance of this is creating a more cohesive method of making health records more efficient, cost effective, and safer.

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AI Hunting Down Bugs

As our technologies become more complex, so too does the need for better debugging to ensure quality over time. A number of industry players are investigating way to automate the debug process to hunt bugs down in more places.

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Lab Grown Meats Gains Regulatory Approval

Chicken meat is about to take on a whole new level of existence in Singapore. The cells are gathered through a biopsy from a live animal and grown from there. The cultured chicken has extremely low and significantly cleaner microbiological content than conventional chicken.”

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First Alzheimer’s Blood Test Rolled Out for Clinical Use in US

The first blood test to measure a patient’s biomarkers for Alzheimer’s is now available in the US. This new test offers a cheaper and more widely available diagnostic tool.

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