Bivarus, a UNC-CH startup, acquired by Press Ganey

March 15, 2018

Co-founded by Innovation Council member Dr. Seth Glickman, Bivarus utilizes an analytical algorithm to develop targeted patient experience surveys, increasing patient participation by 5x.

UNC Health Care/Apple collaboration on iPhone Health App

March 15, 2018

UNC Health Care is testing a new Health Records section of Apple’s Health app. Patients can download their electronic health record data (including ‘My UNC Chart’) and integrate this information with Apple’s existing data management features.

UNC Health Care named ‘Most Wired Advanced’ by AHA

March 15, 2018

UNC Health Care has been recognized as ‘Most Wired Advanced’ by the American Hospital Association for our effective use of information technology to improve patient care and clinical integration.

UNC Health Care achieves HIMSS Stage 7 Certification

March 15, 2018

In March 2018 UNC Health Care received HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Certification for our abilities in the areas of EMR completeness, data/analytics, governance, disaster recovery, privacy and security.

UNC Center for Health Innovation recognized again by Becker’s Hospital Review

October 19, 2017

The UNC Center for Health Innovation is included in a new list of 58 Hospitals and Health Systems with Innovation Programs, published by Becker’s Hospital Review. This is the third year in a row that the Center has been included on Becker’s list. The link address is: http://news.unchealthcare.org/news/2017/october/unc-center-for-health-innovation-recognized-again-by-beckers

Fostering Innovation in the UNC Health Care System

October 17, 2017

Healthcare Informatics Q&A with Carol Lewis, executive director of the Center for Health Innovation. As executive director of the Center for Health Innovation, Carol Lewis directs innovation efforts across the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and UNC Health Care System. The link address is: https://www.healthcare-informatics.com/article/leadership/fostering-innovation-unc-health-care-system

Innovation Pilot Award winner receives $1.7 million grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation for continued expansion of Afib care & education for underserved populations

September 29, 2017

The three-year grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation will enable Dr. Gehi to continue development of a new protocol he established at UNC Medical Center through a pilot grant from the UNC Center for Health Innovation and adapt and evaluate its application primary care and urgent care settings. The link address is: http://news.unchealthcare.org/news/2017/september/afib