Health Informatics

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CTSI's Health Informatics Program (HIP) gives University of Minnesota researchers the data and informatics expertise they need to accelerate their research and makes substantial national contributions to translational science.

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Access to rich clinical data environment

  • Fully integrated clinical, genomics, and biospecimen data

Design of data repositories

  • Enterprise-wide clinical data repositories (CDRs)
  • Disease or service-specific clinical data marts and registries

Dataset preparation

  • Data transformation
  • Summarization
  • Codeset mapping (ICD9/ICD10, NDC, RxNorm, etc.)

Data de-identification using validated tools

  • Fully de-identified datasets
  • Limited datasets

Natural language processing

  • NLP-PIER information extraction platform for clinical notes

Healthcare application development 

  • User interface design
  • Mobile app development

Data analytics

  • Tier 1 Analytics: Dashboards and self-service business intelligence
  • Tier 2 Analytics: Collaboration with expert data scientists and faculties

Secure, compliant, and robust data infrastructure

  • PHI-compliant storage
  • Secure data collection, integration, and management
  • User access management
  • Validated data enrichment tools and algorithms

Informatics resources

  • Informatics consultants
  • Data analysts
  • Database engineers
  • Developers

Assistance with submissions and documentation

  • Grant proposals
  • IRB submissions (IRB ancillary reviews)
  • Manuscripts

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