UNC Medical Students placed first at LabCorp Healthcare Case Competition

May 2, 2019

UNC first year medical students placed first at the inaugural LabCorp Healthcare Competition. The competition involved developing a strategic plan to help patients learn about savings they could capitalize on by having their labs done at a LabCorp facility, outside of a hospital or clinic in-house lab.

UNC’s Jon Collins named as Chief Scientific Officer of Pinnacle Hill, LLC

April 23, 2019

Pinnacle Hill, LLC, an innovative partnership between UNC Chapel Hill and Deerfield Management that strives to help UNC scientists discover new medicine, has appointed Jon Collin, PhD as Chief Scientific Officer. At Pinnacle Hill, Dr. Collins will lead the company’s innovative drug discovery and development initiatives.

2019 Innovation Pilot Award Winners Announced

March 22, 2019

UNC Center for Health Innovation selects winners of the seventh annual Innovation Pilot Awards. A strong pool of applications were submitted from across UNC Health Care and School of Medicine with proposals related to care delivery, new technology, advanced analytics, and more.  The Center selected three winners. 

Men’s Health Champion interview series by UNC Men’s Health Program

February 25, 2019

NBA Star Phil Ford – Gold Medal Olympian, 2nd UNC All-Time Leading Scorer, and Prostate Cancer survivor – talks about the importance of UNC Men’s Health Program, a comprehensive program of physicians, scientists, and public health leaders dedicated to addressing the health and well-being of men through coordinated clinical care, scientific research, and community outreach. 

UNC Health Care receives 2018 HIMSS Davies Enterprise Award

February 25, 2019

UNC Health Care received the 2018 HIMSS Davies Enterprise Award for its innovative utilization of health information technology to advance patient outcomes and value by centralizing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) procedure reporting.

New School of Medicine Program Highlights Precision Medicine at UNC

February 25, 2019

The Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care, led by UNC School of Medicine with $10 million in funding from UNC Health Care system, will be a collaborative effort to translate genomic technologies and data analytics into clinical care for UNC Health Care patients.