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Aging-in-Community Research Shares Lessons Learned in Policy and Program Planning

Aging-in-Community Research Shares Lessons Learned in Policy and Program Planning

Professor Su-I Hou will be at the Gerontological Society of America Conference in Austin, Texas on November 15 to discuss ...

Health Administration Internship Offers Access to Executive-Level Leadership

Health Administration Internship Offers Access to Executive-Level Leadership

“I love the reach of this work, especially when you get to the higher-level projects. Not only do you make ...

Software Systems Support Financially-Strained Rural Clinics, Gain Copyrights

Software Systems Support Financially-Strained Rural Clinics, Gain Copyrights

Small clinics across the country are closing, especially in rural areas, leaving residents without healthcare nearby. Varadraj Gurupur, who is ...

HMI Student Group Delivers Buckets of Halloween Candy to Children at Shelter, Wins Impact Award

HMI Student Group Delivers Buckets of Halloween Candy to Children at Shelter, Wins Impact Award

The Student Health Information Management Association (SHIMA), an organization providing educational events and volunteer opportunities for health management and informatics ...

Healthcare’s Huge Cybersecurity Problem

Healthcare’s Huge Cybersecurity Problem

The patient lying on the emergency room table in front of Paul Pugsley was having a stroke. Time was running out. ...

Public Affairs, Health Management Professor Added to Fulbright Specialist Roster

Public Affairs, Health Management Professor Added to Fulbright Specialist Roster

Su-I Hou, professor of health management and informatics and health-track coordinator of the doctoral program in public affairs at UCF, ...

27 UCF Graduate Programs Ranked Among the Top 100 in the Nation

27 UCF Graduate Programs Ranked Among the Top 100 in the Nation

Twenty-seven UCF programs were nationally ranked today in the top 100 of their fields by U.S. News & World Report, and 35 graduate ...

UCF Study: Big Data, High Tech Maps Give Health Care Providers New Insights

UCF Study: Big Data, High Tech Maps Give Health Care Providers New Insights

A recently published study demonstrates the power of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to help determine if resources are getting to ...

UCF’s Online Undergraduate Programs Recognized Among the Best in the Nation

UCF’s Online Undergraduate Programs Recognized Among the Best in the Nation

The University of Central Florida’s online undergraduate programs are among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World ...

Health Management and Informatics Students Recognized at National Conference

Health Management and Informatics Students Recognized at National Conference

Five UCF Health Management and Informatics students were recognized at the annual American Health Information Management Association\'s national conference in ...

First Fully-Online HMI Graduate Student to Work on NSF Project

First Fully-Online HMI Graduate Student to Work on NSF Project

Adrian Andrews is the first fully-online UCF student pursuing a graduate degree in health management and informatics to work on ...

UCF Awarded Grant From Health Foundation

UCF Awarded Grant From Health Foundation

The Health Foundation of South Florida has awarded UCF $57,884 for its Strategies for Person-Centered Care in Behavioral Health Treatment ...

Cleveland Clinic, Hospital Corp. of America Competition Will Benefit Patients, Experts Say

Cleveland Clinic, Hospital Corp. of America Competition Will Benefit Patients, Experts Say

A looming battle between two health care giants is expected to improve the quality of medical care across the Treasure Coast. ...

Changing Health Habits in China

Changing Health Habits in China

Changing habits, especially when it to comes to accessing health care, is a challenge. China is embarking on this road ...

Addiction Treatment Gap Is Driving A Black Market For Suboxone

Addiction Treatment Gap Is Driving A Black Market For Suboxone

Months in prison didn\'t rid Daryl of his addiction to opioids. \"Before I left the parking lot of the prison, ...

Stand Alone ERs Popping Up in Your Neighborhood

Stand Alone ERs Popping Up in Your Neighborhood

Stand Alone ER\'s are popping up everywhere and they\'re equipped to do everything a hospital ER can do. Think of it ...

There’s An Illegal Market For An Opioid Addiction Medication. Is That Such A Bad Thing?

There’s An Illegal Market For An Opioid Addiction Medication. Is That Such A Bad Thing?

Months in prison didn’t rid Daryl of his addiction to opioids. “Before I left the parking lot of the prison, ...

How Food Insecurity May Harm 5-Year-Olds

How Food Insecurity May Harm 5-Year-Olds

When families don’t know where their next meal will come from, it can be especially hard on young children. A ...

UCF Study Shows Benefits, Challenges of Lunch Programs for Elderly

UCF Study Shows Benefits, Challenges of Lunch Programs for Elderly

Eating lunch with others benefits the health of elderly Orange County residents, according to a study conducted by public affairs’ ...

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