Five UCF Health Management and Informatics students were recognized at the annual American Health Information Management Association’s national conference in Miami. For their knowledge and contributions in the field, five UCF Health Management and Informatics students were recognized at the annual national conference of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) this year in Miami. […]
Adrian Andrews is the first fully-online UCF student pursuing a graduate degree in health management and informatics to work on a National Science Foundation-funded project. Andrews is conducting interviews to identify the hazards of data incompleteness and data inconsistency in electronic patient records. He is working under the guidance of Varadraj Gurupur, who is an […]
Barbara Andraka-Christou, assistant professor of health management and informatics, is principal investigator for the Strategies for Person-Centered Care in Behavioral Health Treatment Programs project. The Health Foundation of South Florida has awarded UCF $57,884 for its Strategies for Person-Centered Care in Behavioral Health Treatment Programs project. Dr. Andraka-Christou and her research team (Drs. Atkins, Gabriel, […]
A looming battle between two health care giants is expected to improve the quality of medical care across the Treasure Coast. Cleveland Clinic’s impending takeover of Martin Health System and Indian River Medical Center intensifies the Clinic’s competition against Hospital Corp. of America, owner of St. Lucie Medical Center and Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Heart Institute.
Changing habits, especially when it to comes to accessing health care, is a challenge. China is embarking on this road as it attempts to make health care more accessible to rural populations.
Months in prison didn’t rid Daryl of his addiction to opioids. “Before I left the parking lot of the prison, I was shooting up, getting high,” he says.
Stand Alone ER’s are popping up everywhere and they’re equipped to do everything a hospital ER can do. Think of it as the new healthcare on demand! “We want our healthcare and we want it now,” says Philip Wessel an Associate Instructor of Health Management at UCF.
Months in prison didn’t rid Daryl of his addiction to opioids. “Before I left the parking lot of the prison, I was shooting up getting high,” he says. Daryl has used opioids such as heroin and prescription painkillers for more than a decade. Almost four years ago, he became one of more than 200 people […]
When families don’t know where their next meal will come from, it can be especially hard on young children. A new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior shows that 5-year-olds who experience food insecurity are more likely than other kids to have behavior problems. “Our study reinforces the concept that food insecurity […]
UPDATE: Watch a UCF Knightly News segment about the study – Feb. 2, 2018 Eating lunch with others benefits the health of elderly Orange County residents, according to a study conducted by public affairs’ researchers at UCF. The nonprofit Seniors First, which offers the Neighborhood Lunch program in Orange County, partnered with UCF to review its program and impact […]