Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, announced the launch of an informatics and policy center that aims to use faculty collaboration to produce technologies that can better organize, finance and deliver healthcare, school officials said in a news release.
Weill Cornell debuts health informatics center
The new Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy will foster collaboration among faculty in pediatrics, public health, medicine, radiology, pathology and urology, according to the release. Faculty at the center, which offers a two-year fellowship, will develop new technologies and assess them for clinical quality, economic value and customer satisfaction. "We are facing a watershed moment in healthcare delivery in the U.S., and it is more important than ever to study the innovative ways in which we can transform its practice and delivery," Dr. Laurie Glimcher, the dean of Weill Cornell Medical College, said in the release.
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