New Graduate Degree Puts Data to Work Improving Healthcare

New Graduate Degree Puts Data to Work Improving Healthcare

Healthcare in the digital era—telemedicine, big data, decision analytics, computer networks integrating patient and caregiver information, and more—has led to the launch of SUNY Oswego’s newly approved graduate degree in biomedical and health informatics. “It’s very exciting, because I’ve been working on this since I arrived in 2012,” said computer science faculty member Isabelle Bichindaritz,

Informatics, Engineering to Benefit from SUNY Grants

A chart showing how informatics can enhance the flow of vital information in health care frames a discussion between human-computer interaction graduate student Chris Green ’09 M’14 (left) and computer science faculty member Isabelle Bichindaritz, who recently learned that a SUNY High Needs Grant will help her continue to develop a proposed master’s degree program in biomedical and health informatics.

The college will work toward a new master’s program in biomedical and health informatics in computer science and continue to advance its engineering programs with the help of two SUNY High Needs Grants. Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced awards for SUNY’s workforce development programs at 37 colleges and universities, including $85,800 toward Oswego’s planned interdisciplinary