University of Maryland Will Bring New Health Computing Institute to North Bethesda
The University of Maryland Strategic Partnership: MPowering the State(MPower) announced a transformative partnership to establish the University of Maryland 3 – Institute for Health Computing (UM-3-IHC), which is being led by the University of Maryland, Baltimore(UMB) and the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP), in collaboration with the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) and Montgomery County. The institute is expected to open in leased space in early 2023. Final completion of laboratory and office space in the North Bethesda Metro area in 2028, according to officials. Video below shows Thursday’s announcement.
Per the press release: This new Institute will leverage recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and computing to create a premier learning health care system that evaluates both de-identified and secure digitized medical health data to diagnose, prevent and treat diseases in patients across the state of Maryland. “We are witnessing an unprecedented revolution in health care that is being driven by biomedical innovation, the digitization of medical records, and advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence,” said UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS. “This new Institute will include all of these elements in a synergistic effect that will transform our health care system.”