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Department of

Biomedical Informatics

Collaborative Informatics Services Overview

The Department of Biomedical Informatics (BMI) focuses on computational approaches to problems in biomedical research. We maintain state-of-the-art computational infrastructures and analytical and technical services that are available on a shared basis to researchers affiliated with Cincinnati Children’s and the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center.

For user convenience, parallel groups exist at the UC College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children’s for similar services. These groups seamlessly interact across both institutions while providing local points-of-contact for researchers based at either facility.

UC College of Medicine Research IT and Informatics Services

Services are provided through the department’s Center for Healthcare Informatics (CHI) and include:

  • Research IT - Secure servers and storage, high performance computing, specialty research software, data security and compliance measures.
  • Data Services - Honest Broker service, clinical data acquisition/harvesting and reporting for research, data integration, investigator data management, and faculty available for co-investigator roles.
  • Application development - Custom software and mobile application development; integrated data workflows; high performance computing; custom interfaces; data warehousing; specialty database, datamart, and research registry development; and clinical decision support systems.


Cincinnati Children’s Research IT and Informatics Services

Services are provided through the CCHMC Division of Biomedical Informatics. We provide a variety of computational resources, services and support to investigators at Cincinnati Children’s and the University of Cincinnati. Complete information can be found on our Research IT Core Services website.