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Health care experts propose policies to encourage shared responsibility between electronic health record developers and users

Health care experts propose policies to encourage shared responsibility between electronic health record developers and users

September 10, 2021

Developers of electronic health records (EHR) should create or modify their products to ensure that health care organizations can meet safety recommendations of the Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience (SAFER) Guides, according to researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Baylor College of Medicine.


Study shows decreased mortality for patients with complex aortic aneurysms treated by fenestrated-branched endovascular aortic repair

Oderich and members of the UTHealth Houston Cardiovascular Team

September 9, 2021

A recent study revealed that endovascular repair of complex aortic aneurysms using fenestrated and branched endografts provides a safe and effective alternative to open surgical repair, with the lowest ever reported mortality rate in this patient population, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) and Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Aortic Center.



Study finds telemedicine appointments reduce risk of further illness

An image of Dr. Ricardo Mosquera during a telemedicine visit.

August 30, 2021

Telemedicine appointments combined with in-person visits significantly reduced the risk of further illness for children with medically complex cases, according to results of a new study by researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).





UTHealth oral surgeon is the second in US with active R01 grant funding

Photo of Dr. Simon Young

August 20, 2021

The Young Laboratory at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has been awarded a nearly $3 million research project grant (R01) from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue exploration of biomaterial-facilitated immunotherapy for treatment-resistant oral cancers.



New grant to help advance Alzheimer's disease research

A $6 million grant from the National Institute on Aging will help investigators with UTHealth advance Alzheimer's disease research. (Photo by Getty Images)

July 29, 2021

A five-year, nearly $6 million grant from the National Institute on Aging will allow investigators with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Biomedical Informatics to use artificial intelligence (AI) to advance Alzheimer’s disease research.



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