Health IT gets “Disruptive” with Front Runners
The Disruptive Health Technology Institute (DHTI) is now a reality thanks to Carnegie Mellon University, Allegheny Health Network and Highmark, Inc. joining forces. This collaboration looks to improve healthcare through the use of technology and will highlight seven key araes : infection prevention, diagnostic ultrasound, behavior change, endoscopy, chronic disease management, data mining and medical diagnostics.
“This is a distinct partnership in that health insurance companies don’t usually invest in research. We look forward to having our CMU researchers develop and share innovative health care delivery technologies that will shape the future,” said Mark S. Kamlet, CMU provost and executive vice president.
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