The Health System offers a wide range of multimedia support services
System Web Development Center provides support for departments
interested in creating Web sites on the Health System Web. Departments,
centers, or divisions of the HS are encouraged to promote their
services and research through the HS Web site. Further information
on HS Web development can be obtained through the toolkit or by
Computing Health Sciences (ITC-ACHS) (third floor of Hospital
West) provides a blend of hardware, software, services, and personnel
to support a wide range of specialized biomedical research applications
in health informatics, data visualization, molecular biology, and
image acquisition and editing.
of Medical Education provides curriculum support and help with
advanced multimedia applications specific to medical education.
Through the development of sophisticated computer-assisted programs,
faculty and students are given an opportunity to gain experience
with databases, modeling, simulation, and hypertext while developing
computer-assisted instruction (CAI) modules. For more information
or phone 924-1528.
Sciences Library Microcomputer Lab consists of both PC and Macintosh
computers, many equipped with videodisc players and monitors. Flatbed
and slide scanners are available at workstations equipped with image
manipulation and OCR (optical character recognition) software. For
additional information call 924-5521.
Photography and Media Production Services (UVa affilitates only) provide comprehensive
support for audiovisual needs. Specialized photography services
include slides, films, photomicroscopy/macroscopy, studio photography,
and digital imaging. In response to the expanding use of video in
patient education, staff training, and community health promotion,
Media Services offers video production services and audio visual
support for the HS, handles audiovisual and communication equipment
repairs, and provides access to the Hospital In-House CCTV (e.g.,
the Baby Channel and Healthline). For a list of currently available
in-house programs (UVa affiliates only), consult their Web page.
For more information on medical photography, call 924-5296; for
media production services, call 924-9100.