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Student learningShared facility for biomedical data, technology and healthcare analytics services

The Center for Health Informatics (CHI) has provided research data and services to the enterprise since 2006. Three years ago, the Department of Biomedical Informatics (BMI) was created and the CHI was moved under the Department of Biomedical Informatics.

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The goal of the CHI is to facilitate data-driven clinical and translational research. The primary functions of the CHI are to advise upon and provide:

  • Data collection and management (including REDCap)
  • Biomedical data informatics 
    • Query and use of electronic health record data
    • Data acquisition and integration
    • Honest broker service 
    • Big/complex data analysis
    • Molecular data analysis
    • Healthcare analytics
  • Application and technology development
    • Custom software development
    • Mobile application development
    • EHR-based tools for research
    • Clinical decision support systems
    • Custom web development 
    • Specialty database, datamart, and research registry development
    • Electronic (e-consent) on the iPad for non-FDA studies
  • Grant/protocol/manuscript development and review
  • Informatics education and training
    • Formal informatics education programs
    • Participatory learning and training programs
  • Informatics consulting and collaboration

To ensure sustainability and controlled growth, the CHI has been recently converted to a shared facility by the university. This means that sustained use of services by the CHI will be charged back to Departments. Ideally, BMI seeks to collaborate with investigators on grant development, submission and execution where budgets include data services.

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UC Center for Health Informatics

Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way
PO Box 670769
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0769

Mail Location: 0840
Email: combmichi@uc.edu