Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Population Health and Health Policy

Improving Care in a Rural Region with Consolidated Imaging

1/1/2004 - 1/29/2006
Principal Investigator: 
Andrew Coburn

Muskie staff worked with Maine Medical Center to collect data to achieve the following goals: 1) Implement a regional, consolidated approach to Picture Archiving and Communincation Systme (PACS) using a partnership model within a rural health network; 2) Evaluate the process of implementation, including the technological, clinical, economic, environmental, and cultural factors that impeded or accelerated the proces. 3) Quantify the impact of the Consolidated Imaging (CI)-PACS regional implementation on health care access, cost and quality.

Start Date: 
Thu, 2004-01-01
End Date: 
Sun, 2006-01-29
Legacy Muskie ID: 

Nellie Mae Education Foundation nominates Pious Ali for the Lawrence W. O'Toole Award

Pious Ali

Pious Ali, Youth and Community Engagement Specialist in Cutler’s Children, Youth, and Families Programs, has been nominated for the Lawrence W. O’Toole Award by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation. Pious is one of six nominees from the New England states.

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation believes that student-centered learning – where learning is personalized, engaging, competency-based and not restricted to the classroom – will prepare young people to graduate high school ready to contribute to their communities and succeed. This award is given out each year to an individual, school district, or non-profit that has exhibited great leadership in moving student-centered approaches to learning forward in the New England region.

The winner will be selected by online voting and will be awarded a $100,000 grant to help advance student centered learning!


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