Harnessing the power of AI to identify people at risk of opioid misuse and overdose

Walid Gellad, MD, MPH, is teaming up with Allegheny County officials and national health care databanks to better identify at-risk individuals for opioid overdose using machine learning.

Department of Medicine 17th Annual Research Day

Congratulations to our Research Day 2019 Award Winners!

Curavi Acquires TripleCare, Prepares to Rapidly Expand Telemedicine Services

Curavi Health Inc. has acquired TripleCare, a New York-based provider of telemedicine services for skilled nursing facilities. The acquisition positions Curavi, a wholly owned subsidiary of UPMC Enterprises, for rapid growth. Together, the combined entity will serve nearly 100 facilities across 14 states.

Department of Medicine Names Naudia Jonassaint to New Position of Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion

The Department of Medicine has appointed Naudia Jonassaint, MD, MHS, to the position of Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion. Dr. Jonassaint, an Assistant Professor of Medicine and a transplant hepatologist, will work to develop new initiatives and programs to enhance diversity and inclusion across the department.

People Drink More in Colder Regions, Bataller-led Study Finds

Where you live could influence how much you drink. New research from Ramon Bataller, MD, PhD, found that people living in colder regions with less sunlight drink more alcohol than their warm-weather counterparts.

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