Biomedical Informatics Services


The Biomedical Informatics Core offers services to help researchers obtain clinical data for research purposes. Customized data extracts are available upon request, including demographic, diagnosis, procedure, lab values and medication information for patients seen at UIHHS and the Mile Square clinics.


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Informatics design methods for projects or grants

Assist in preparing grant proposals by providing language regarding methods, resources and programs available at UIC.

Obtain identifiable data extracts from the Clinical Research Data Warehouse

With prior IRB approval, researchers may access identifiable data extracts from the Clinical Research Data Warehouse.

Obtaining counts of clinical data

Determine study feasibility by providing anonymized counts of clinical data for patients seen at UIHHS and the Mile Square clinics.

Obtaining clinical data extracts

Help researchers obtain customized data extracts, including demographic, diagnosis, procedure, lab values and medication information for patients seen at UIHHS and the Mile Square clinics.

Help using the UICollaboratory tool to find collaborators

The UICollaboratory is a research networking tool profiling faculty from the UIC and UIUC health science colleges. Profiles include all publications from the Scopus database and NIH funded grants.

Obtaining VA data from the VA Information Resource Center (VIReC)

Connect researchers with the Veteran’s Affairs Information Resource Center.


People who use biomedical informatics services also find the following links to be helpful:

Biostatistics Core
REDCap Page
Regulatory Support and Advocacy Core 
UIC IRB
Clinical Research Data Warehouse
UICollaboratory
DIRECT Network
Department of Veterans Affairs Information Resource Center (VIReC)
Data Issues Brief (DIB) from the VA Information Resource Center (VIReC)