With a generous $22 million in gifts from Joan and Irwin Jacobs, UC San Diego Health will bring its Center for Health Innovation into full reality.
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A Wearable, Flexible Skin Patch (No Fingerstick) for Glucose Monitoring
A physician and nanoengineers at UC San Diego have successfully tested a noninvasive skin patch prototype that monitors blood glucose levels, a daily requirement for many persons with diabetes. The patch is thin, lightweight, easily applied and removed, and works…
Hospital AI Learns to Say ‘I Don’t Know’
Sepsis occurs when the body works so hard to fight an infection that the immune system injures the patient’s own tissues. Detecting sepsis early and delivering antibiotics promptly is key to saving lives. UC San Diego Health researchers developed an…
UC San Diego Health Launches New Center to Spur Patient-Centered Technologies
From tele-monitoring patients with diabetes to using artificial intelligence to prevent sepsis, the newly launched Center for Health Innovation will seek to develop, test and commercialize technologies that make a real, measurable difference in the lives and wellbeing of patients.
UC San Diego Health Joins Clinical Trial to Treat Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Cardiovascular physicians with UC San Diego Health have joined an international clinical trial utilizing a new Extravascular Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (EV ICD) system to help treat sudden cardiac arrest.
During COVID-19, Telehealth Reconnects Patients with Health Care Providers
During COVID-19, UC San Diego Health expanded telehealth to provide patients with safe and convenient access to appointments with their health care providers. Video visits expanded by more than 50-fold.
Multi-sensor Band Quickly and Simply Records Subtle Changes in Patients with MS
An international team of scientists, led by UC San Diego researchers, has developed a new, multi-sensor tool that measures subtle changes in multiple sclerosis patients, allowing physicians to more frequently and more quickly respond to changes in symptoms or patient condition.
Guiding Lights: UC San Diego Launches Center for Fluorescence-Guided Surgery
UC San Diego launches new Center for Fluorescence-Guided Surgery. The center builds upon Roger Tsien’s legacy, delivering a new caliber of surgical precision to treat patients with tumors and disease of all types, identifying unhealthy tissues with a fluorescent glow.
Artificial Intelligence Tool Predicts Life Expectancy in Heart Failure Patients
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, as well as a diverse team of cardiologists and physicists, developed a machine learning algorithm to predict the life expectancy in heart failure patients.