Biomedical Informatics

The Biomedical Informatics core is an integral part of the CCTST and serves as the hub of research informatics activity for the Academic Health Center. Led by Peter White, PhD and co-director Mark Eckman, MD, the core is supported by the Department of Biomedical Informatics of the UC College of Medicine and the CCHMC Division of Biomedical Informatics.

Services and activities include:

  • Biomedical Informatics Consultation Service providing assistance with:
    • Data management services for AHC investigators
    • Access to the multidimensional clinical data warehouse and complex queries
    • Access to disparate data repositories not yet loaded into the warehouse
    • Improved regulatory compliance/reporting
    • Enhanced clinical trial recruitment, protocol design, analysis, and trial management
    • Clinical trial protocol feasibility analysis
    • Development of databases and surveys for individual projects using common tools including REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture)
    • Outcomes research (supporting population informatics research)
    • Translational bioinformatics research support
    • Advanced dissemination of knowledge at point-of-care
    • Access to clinical data for research
  • Core faculty also manage the:
  • Finally, core faculty are engaged in Clinical and Research Informatics innovation and research, as part of our Research Informatics Laboratory.

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Additional information and resources can be found on the sites of our Biomedical Informatics core partners, including: