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The Future: PHDA 2021

With 2020 behind us, we are excited for what this year has in store for …

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2020 Year in Review

PHDA 2020 Year in Review

This past year has been an unprecedented year for us all – but as 2020 …

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Creating the Perfect Project Pitch

The PHDA has hosted dozens of Pitch Days in which prospective teams boil down complex …

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Project Spotlight: Aviva

Aviva is a voice-interactive virtual assistant that listens to ICU team rounding discussions, identifies gaps …

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Digital Health Tools

Regulating Digital Health Technologies – Continued

In our last post, we provided an overview of how the FDA regulates digital health …

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Digital Health Tools

Regulating Digital Health Technologies

The Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance (PHDA) supports commercial translation research projects that leverage clinical data …

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AWS

PHDA and Amazon Web Services Collaboration Yields Results to Improve Patient Care Through Machine Learning

Last August, PHDA and Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced a new collaboration to advance innovation …

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Startup Ecosystem

The Startup Ecosystem

Don Taylor, PhD, MBA, CLP is the co-director of the Center for Commercial Applications of …

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Pathology

Project Spotlight: Placenta Pathology

A collaborative team from CMU, Pitt, and UPMC is developing image analysis software to examine …

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Rachel Cawley

Meet the Team: Rachel Cawley

Rachel Cawley is a Business Analyst at UPMC Enterprises where she helps evaluate PHDA proposals, …

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READE-IONM

Project Spotlight: Realtime Evaluation for Adverse Events using Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (READE-IONM)

Stroke during surgery is a devastating complication resulting in post-operative disability, or even death, and …

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Norovirus

Project Spotlight: Integrating Deep Learning with High Throughput Materials Engineering for Detecting Noroviruses

The Norovirus Sensor team, led by Carnegie Mellon’s B. Reeja Jayan and Amir Barati Farimani, …

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