Thursday, September 29, 2016

More at Berkeley, and systemwide news

See The Guardian: A University of California, Berkeley professor who is the subject of three sexual harassment complaints has filed lawsuits against the women he is accused of victimizing, an unusual step that the students say will not deter them from speaking out.

Daily Cal w/ details docs with their article on it:

SF Chron:

UC Berkeley assistant professor claims harassment


It reads:
"University of California and UnitedHealth Group to Collaborate, Work Strategically to Improve Health Care
Organizations to jointly leverage their distinctive resources and unique capabilities to advance health outcomes and patient care
Early initiatives to include new OptumLabs data-driven research and discovery center, a focus on stimulating health care innovation at Silicon Valley companies, and training the next generation of data scientists
Organizations to develop new ACO and clinically integrated care networks to improve care for patients and plan sponsors"



"Under the 10-year partnership unveiled Thursday, UnitedHealth Group Inc. and the UC system will form an accountable care organization that will be offered to large, self-funded employers statewide. In accountable care organizations, or ACOs, physicians, hospitals and an insurer work together to coordinate care, control spending and share savings."


But there's no comment on:
"At UC Irvine Health, a spokesperson said the center is “definitely facing some of the same financial pressures as UCSF,” but added that he was “not aware of plans to outsource IT staff” (though he had “not received confirmation one way or the other yet”).
A spokesperson for UCLA Health declined to comment, while UC Davis Health did not respond to a request for comment."


Beginning with three pilot projects in Pasadena, San Francisco and Merced,

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