UCLA HEALTH DATA WEEK 2021

Data Week highlights UCLA Health's data analytics and research compute capabilities and showcases new offerings and exciting projects and initiatives. Expand the dates below for links to the presentations and slide decks. 

“The value of data cannot be overstated. It is the modern currency of the world.”

– Dr. John C. Mazziotta

Data Week 2021 Presentations and Slide Decks

Click on the date to explore Data Week topics, presentations and slide decks. 

IT Updates - June 2021

Here is the latest edition of IT updates for an overview on what’s available and what’s to come.

 

Security Initiatives

Due to recent increases in cybersecurity attacks on healthcare and our heightened level of alert, please be aware we are expediting a handful of security initiatives that our teams have been working towards to safeguard our systems.

  • June 21, 2021
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IT Updates - May 2021

Here is the latest edition of IT updates for an overview on what’s available and what’s to come.

Don't forget to cancel your physical pager!

At UCLA for over 50 years, Dr. Ulrich Batzdorf has been using a physical pager for 30+ years. After successfully transitioning from a pager to Spok mobile, he has found that he is happy with Spok and the Do Not Disturb (DND) override feature!

Move to Spok Mobile →

  • June 21, 2021
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Expanding DGIT’s support to the schools of Dentistry and Nursing

A few years ago, we began transitioning IT services and support for the UCLA School of Dentistry and the UCLA School of Nursing to DGIT. This change would allow us to provide the benefits of a large IT organization, including 24/7, 365 days/year support, and access to secure, HIPAA-compliant services such as UCLA Health’s instances of Box and email.

DGIT Support throughout COVID

Last year, our community was urged to move all work from our on-site offices to completely remote within a few days. While, fortunately, our teams within DGIT and ISS had the tools available to facilitate remote work, we had to quickly make sure everyone could have the same access.

Introducing Client Service Pods

Part of our goals with DGIT 2.0 is to create a greater focus on client experience and determine what’s working and what can be improved. With that in mind, we will be restructuring our current support model and shift to a “pod” support system.

Message from dCIO - Summer 2021

Hello everyone,

Throughout the last year, as I met with our colleagues in the DGSOM, UCLA Health Science Schools and across UCLA Health IT, I have been struck by the overall level of talent, collegiality, mutual respect and commitment reflected in conversations and interactions. I am very proud and enthusiastic to be in DGIT, a strong and capable team, and am thrilled to lead in our mission to provide innovative technology and exceptional service.

IT News - April 2021

Here is the latest edition of IT updates for an overview on what’s available and what’s to come.

  • April 02, 2021
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IT Updates - March 2021

Here is the latest edition of IT updates for an overview on what’s available and what’s to come.

Update your Contact Information

When you submit a self-service support ticket, our teams rely on the contact information within ServiceNow to follow-up with you regarding your request. If the phone number or location is not up to date, our teams can have trouble contacting you and will resort to sending you an email. We understand that this may not be the best option when you are having issues logging into your device. Follow the steps below to update your contact information:

  • February 26, 2021
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Voicemail Migration

On March 1, 2021, all VoIP phones using the UCLA campus IT hosted voicemail system will be migrated to our UCLA Health IT voicemail system. This change will impact VoIP phones in RRUCLA, SMUCLA, and Medical Plaza Building. The transition to our locally hosted voicemail system will allow us to consolidate services and improve support to our organization

  • February 25, 2021
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IT Updates - February 2021

Here is the latest edition of IT updates for an overview on what’s available and what’s to come.

New Technology in Meeting Spaces

UCLA Health IT has implemented a new technology set up for meeting spaces to create a consistent experience for all meetings and events. To help streamline the setup of your meetings, computers in these spaces will automatically log in and the most commonly used applications will be conveniently pinned and available on the desktop. The applications you most commonly use will be pinned to the desktop for your convenience. 

  • February 05, 2021
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Staying connected during a pandemic

Prior to March 2020, Zoom was most often used when meeting spaces were not available, to connect with staff in other locations, or simply when in-person meetings were inconvenient. Though the UCLA Health instance of Zoom had been available to all Mednet users since 2018 to augment collaboration and interactions, it wasn’t until this year that Zoom became an absolute and vital necessity.

  • January 14, 2021
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New technology within UCLA Health meeting spaces

UCLA Health IT is implementing a new technology set up for meeting spaces to create a consistent experience for all meetings and events. 

To help streamline the setup of your meetings, computers in these spaces will automatically log in and the most commonly used applications will be conveniently pinned and available on the desktop. The applications you most commonly use will be pinned to the desktop for your convenience. These spaces can be reserved as you normally would through UCLA Health Online Conference Room Reservation site.

  • January 11, 2021
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IT Updates - December 2020

Here is the latest edition of IT updates for an overview on what’s available and what’s to come.

  • November 30, 2020
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National Cyber Security Awareness Month - October 2020

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month This year we have seen an unprecedented number of threats across the country with a focus on compromising systems in order to gain access to COVID-19 related information/data. As we continue to experience so much of our work and personal lives online, we want to take the opportunity to remind all members of our community the crucial role we each play in safeguarding our systems. 
  • October 30, 2020
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Internet Explorer and UCLA Health IT site

Our web team is aware that some features on our UCLA Health IT site such as menus do not display properly on Internet Explorer (IE) 11. Our IT site runs the Drupal open-source software, and there are some known issues when rendering Drupal sites on IE11 and older versions.

We recommend using Chrome for the best user experience; however, we are aware that some UCLA Health IT-supported machines default to IE. In these cases, we recommend viewing our site on a different browser, whenever possible. 

  • October 05, 2020

Get the most out of your internet connection

Get the most out of your internet connection

We understand how important having a stable and strong network connection is under the current social distancing guidelines. Many households have children doing schooling from home and multiple adults working remotely and greatly depend on internet access.

  • August 31, 2020
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UCLA Health Zoom and Microsoft Teams Updates- July 2020

UCLA Health Zoom Black-out screen issue

Our teams have received a number of reports of losing the ability to present during a Zoom meeting. When this issue occurs, the presentation screen remains undisturbed to the presenter, however, it will display a blackout screen to the other meeting participants.

Our teams have escalated this issue to Zoom and we are actively working on with Zoom engineers to identify the root cause and a solution. At this time, a permanent resolution is not yet available. 

  • July 13, 2020
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