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Improving healthcare access in the Pacific Northwest requires better planning, infrastructure

University of British Columbia researchers have developed a data science method that analyzes how easily citizens can access hospitals and walk-in health clinics — and it’s a tool that could eventually help city planners and policymakers build smarter, more equitable cities. The researchers wrote data algorithms for three of the largest cities in the Pacific… Read More »

How IT will impact healthcare in the next decade

The landscape of healthcare entering the new decade is immeasurably different than it was in 2010. From an information technology perspective, electronic health records systems have become standard tools of the trade at almost all healthcare organizations. That’s a far cry from 2010, when a minority of hospitals and only a tiny fraction of physician… Read More »