From pre-matriculation and account set up, to orientation and the first weeks of school, Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) and the Office of Medical Student Education (OMSE) work closely to identify ways in which technology can enhance medical student education. Orientation preparations begin long before the White Coat Ceremony in July. Expert staff from both departments… Read More »
What were the initial goals of the Advocacy Community of Practice? The initial goals of this community included: Build relationships among those that are trying to solve similar IT issues. Leverage each other’s work so that research on a particular solution is done only once. Share information and success stories for how services are described and communicated. Create… Read More »
As Windows 10 becomes more prevalent on campus, individuals will have access to many new and improved features offered by this operating system. Two tools that have been significantly upgraded are designed as visual aids: the Magnifier and the screen reader Narrator. Both are in the Ease of Access Center Control Panel. Narrator A screen reader like Narrator… Read More »
A group of security and networking experts across ITS met recently to ensure U-M is prepared for potential distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
Information Quest and the Office of Budget and Planning have partnered and launched two new dashboards this fiscal year: University Metrics and Michigan Metrics.
This year, U-M will take advantage of strong campus partnerships and newly available technology to make an enterprisewide solution for role and access management a reality.
U-M College of Engineering is creating custom, analytical applications to help administrators leverage the vast amounts of information available in U-M enterprise systems.
The College of Pharmacy implemented a new, secure testing solution for high-stakes exams. ExamSoft allows for comprehensive assessment at the student and program level.
A new and improved API Directory will provide a rich repository for developers, researchers, and others to conveniently and securely use institutional data.
Michigan Medicine’s Patient Portal allows patients to view their health history and test results, make online payments, schedule appointments, and much more.
What is emerging technology? A standout conference session at Enriching Scholarship tackles these questions and more.
While U-M has an obligation under Federal law to adopt products that are accessible to everyone in the campus community, not all vendors have the same obligations. To help address this gap, the Information Technology Accessibility Group (ITAG) of the Big 10 Academic Alliance seeks to create a common understanding with vendors of the accessibility requirements and considerations… Read More »
Using Tableau Software’s visual analytics capabilities, the Analytics and Business Intelligence Team (ABI) helps Michigan Medicine units gain new insight from their data. (Formerly known as Fast Analytics, ABI is part of Health Information Technology & Services, HITS). Kelly Miller, application programmer/analyst with ABI, describes the basics of ABI and Tableau like this: “Imagine you have a pickup… Read More »
A new audiovisual service aims to help units design and build cost-effective solutions for conference rooms that integrate with U-M infrastructure.
A team from the HITS training staff headed north last month to help with MidMichigan Health’s launch of its electronic health record.
For a modern-day student hackathon, a fast and rock-solid WiFi connection is critical to success.
“Remember Me” will allow you to check a box and not be prompted for two-factor via the U-M Weblogin page for 12 hours.
Does your unit use Adobe apps? Whether you need to design and publish print material like catalogs and magazines or produce digital graphics and videos, there is a growing need for software that supports creative asset development at U-M.
Over 200 attendees of the 2016 Michigan IT Symposium provided their feedback on what worked well and what they’d like to change for next year.
A new program seeks to solve the challenges the U-M community faces when it comes to accessing university resources with U-M accounts.