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Research    Clinical Informatics    Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Understanding Uses of Large Language Models in Nursing

As the use of artificial intelligence (AI) increases in clinical spaces, so does research that aims to understand use, accuracy, and challenges. While most of this research has focused on clinical decision support or areas of specialty, few investigations have honed in on nursing.

Author Kara Mason | Publish Date April 30, 2024
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Research    Clinical Informatics

Leveraging Patient Identity Management Systems to Improve Global Health

Being able to follow a patient’s progression through a health system is an important factor for care in any nation, but it can be more difficult in developing countries that face greater technological and data-related challenges.

Author Kara Mason | Publish Date June 05, 2023
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Research    Health equity    Clinical Informatics    Clinical decision support (CDS)

AI-Powered Tool Uses Hospital Nursing Notes to Save Lives

For years, David Albers, PhD, associate professor of biomedical informatics at University of Colorado School of Medicine, has been haunted by a friend’s death. It was long before Albers contemplated a career in health care, when he was an undergrad studying physics and taking music lessons in his spare time from accomplished jazz musician Tony Williams.

Author Toni Lapp | Publish Date January 31, 2023
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Department of Biomedical Informatics In the News


Multi-omics in nasal epithelium reveals three axes of dysregulation for asthma risk in the African Diaspora populations

news outletNature
Publish DateMay 29, 2024

Faculty from the Department of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine investigate asthma multi-omics in populations that are historically under-represented in genomics research but bear a disproportionate burden of the disease and disease severity.

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NSF Awards 3 Rising Researchers with Alan T. Waterman Honor

news outletMirage News
Publish DateApril 25, 2024

The 2024 recipients: Muyinatu A. Lediju Bell, a biomedical engineer at Johns Hopkins University; Katrina G. Claw, a genetic scientist at the University of Colorado School of Medicine's Department of Biomedical Informatics; and Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio, an engineer working in robotics at Yale University, were recognized for their innovative approaches and leadership in their respective fields and for pushing the boundaries of science in truly novel ways.

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Understanding the genetics behind thyroid cancer to prevent unnecessary invasive treatments

news outletNews Medical
Publish DateApril 02, 2024

Through an R21 grant from the National Institutes of Health, Nikita Pozdeyev, MD, assistant professor of biomedical informatics, Chris Gignoux, PhD, professor of biomedical informatics, and Bryan Haugen, MD, professor of medicine and head of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, will study new strategies that could pave the way for personalized management of thyroid nodules, inform future mechanistic studies of thyroid cancer, and lead to a clinical trial of an ultrasound and genetic thyroid nodule classifier.

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New Phoenix Pediatric Sepsis Criteria by L. Schlapbach et al | OPENPediatrics

news outletOPENPediatrics
Publish DateMarch 29, 2024

In this World Shared Practice Forum Podcast, authors of the newly released publication, International Consensus Criteria for Pediatric Sepsis and Septic Shock, review their research and findings for treating and caring for children with sepsis and septic shock. The group, including DBMI professor Tell Bennett, MD, discuss how using the novel Phoenix Sepsis Score guided the development of this new globally applicable research model.

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