Welcome to the Division of Medical Informatics at KU Medical Center
Discharge disposition information is available in the HERON Arkansas release. New risk pool codes for roughly 1000 patients are added to HERON. The new codes are found in the University HealthSystem Consortium folder.
HERON Arkansas Contents …
Searching clinical services in HERON is no longer limited to inpatient with the introduction of ambulatory clinical services in the Beaver release. To search on a specific outpatient clinical service, go to Visit Details -> Clinical Services -> Outp ...
HERON Lovewell release facilitates navigation by introducing changes to the abridged Cancer Cases Identifier structure. Date ranges are added to AJCC concepts, and folders are rearranged into an intuitive order. The issue of inaccurate Frontiers Rese ...
With HERON Toronto we are on newer and faster hardware. Users will likely notice faster query response times. We have also streamlined our monthly process of loading data from various sources into HERON so that we can deliver the data to users faster ...
KU BMI Presentations includes materials and used to communicate our mission.
Our work in progress includes:
- HERON healthcare enterprise repository
- CRIS? Comprehensive Research Information System powered by Velos
- REDCap REDCap at KUMC
- RequestTracking? place for notes on using REDCap for request tracking (CTSA, ADC, HERON)
- TEAL? data warehouse
- CTSA meetings for the section and background discussions prior to funding
- NetworkInnovation High Speed Network Innovation and developing next generation applications for healthcare in the digital community.
- ADC? informatics meetings for the Alzheimers Disease Core Center
- KHPA_HIE Discussions regarding HITECH Act, Health Information Exchange, and its implications for Kansas Medicaid (managed by the Kansas Health Policy Authority).
- DevTools software development tools, tips, and resources
- Preliminary research for collaborators
The Division of Medical Informatics is part of the Department of Biostatistics.
Other informatics efforts at the University of Kansas include:
- The Center for Health Informatics in Kansas City
- The Center for Bioinformatics in Lawrence
- The K-INBRE Bioinformatics Core in Lawrence
- ITTC Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Laboratory in Lawrence
- Smith IDDRC in Kansas City
- Biodiversity Informatics at Lawrence
For a good introduction to biomedical informatics, we recommend the National Library of Medicine's Course: Medical Informatics.