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Region Pioneers Use of Electronic Medical Records for Community Wellness and Health Equity

Region Pioneers Use of Electronic Medical Records for Community Wellness and Health Equity

An unusual collaboration among three regional data teams, including the UR CTSI, has cut through legal and technical challenges to leverage electronic medical records for population health reporting in the recently-released Community Health Indicators report.

UR CTSI Researchers Find Nationwide Links Between Vaping and COVID-19

UR CTSI Researchers Find Nationwide Links Between Vaping and COVID-19

Analyzing population data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UR CTSI Biostatistician Dongmei Li, Ph.D., found that states with more vapers had larger numbers of daily coronavirus cases and deaths in the early weeks of the pandemic.

UR CTSI Pilot Study Identifies Memory “Fingerprints”

UR CTSI Pilot Study Identifies Memory “Fingerprints”

UR CTSI-supported researchers are the first to observe and quantify the differences between how people reimagine common scenarios. These unique neurological “fingerprints” could ultimately be used to understand, study and even improve the treatment of disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.  

New Cohort Discovery Tools Available to UR Researchers Via TriNetX

New Cohort Discovery Tools Available to UR Researchers Via TriNetX

University of Rochester researchers can now access a new set of analytic tools and an expanded network database of over 60 million patients through TriNetX, a cohort discovery tool launched at the university last year.

Dipping Our Toes in Rising Waters: UR CTSI Joins Planetary Health Alliance

Dipping Our Toes in Rising Waters: UR CTSI Joins Planetary Health Alliance

Climate and environmental changes are some of the biggest threats to human health today. To better understand and address these issues, the UR CTSI has joined the Planetary Health Alliance, opening up a wealth of resources for University of Rochester researchers.