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The Role of Data Analytics in Health Care

Data Analytics is the process of examining raw datasets to find trends, draw conclusions and identify the potential for improvement.

Nicole Adisey

Nicole Adisey - A True Calling

A career in health informatics was always the plan for Nicole Adisey. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management at the University of Pittsburgh, completed two relevant internships, and began work as an associate business systems analyst at a health IT company shortly after graduation.

Dr. Dilhari DeAlmeida

Dr. Dilhari DeAlmeida

Dr. Dilhari DeAlmeida is currently serving as an associate professor for the Department of Health Information Management (HIM) at the University of Pittsburgh. She earned her BS in Molecular Biology, pursuing a career in that field for nearly a decade before changing direction.

Elizabeth Skidmore

Elizabeth Skidmore, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, FACRM - Leading by Example

Dr. Elizabeth Skidmore epitomizes servant leadership in the most inspiring and impactful way. Skidmore is professor and chair of the University of Pittsburgh Department of Occupational Therapy and associate dean of research in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.

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(Data) Driven to Stop the Spread

In late February, when Kelly Kravec (BS ’11) left her office at the Ambulatory eRecord Department of UPMC Information Services Division for a long-overdue family vacation, there were no known coronavirus cases in Allegheny County.

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COVID-19 and Occupational Therapy

In recent months, students and faculty from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Occupational Therapy have developed several resources and suggested best practices pertaining to how to stay safe amidst COVID-19 while engaging in daily occupations.