The Department of Biomedical Informatics was established in 1964 at the University of Utah. Located in Salt Lake City, the department is internationally recognized as a leader in biomedical informatics research and education.
The department has a National Library of Medicine (NLM) training grant to support its educational programs. Master of Science (MS), Non-Thesis Master of Science, Certificate and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programs are offered along with short-term traineeships for students and visiting fellows. Read More.
On Friday, March 22, 2019, University of Utah Health and the University of Utah College of Law will host the fourth annual Frontiers in Precision Medicine symposium exploring the scientific, policy, and legal implications of precision medicine. ... Read More
University of Utah Health has begun a prospective clinical study of an artificial intelligence based pharmacotherapy selection system, co-developed with Hitach,i to support patients and providers in selecting Type 2 diabetes mellitus treatment options.... Read More
Congrats Danielle Groat! DBMI Postdoc, Groat, was selected as an award recipient for the JDRF-sponsored Tidepool Early Career Development award. This will help support her research in diabetes: "Clustering of Glucose Curves: A Preliminary Analysis to Inform the Model Development of Assessing Impaired Awareness of Hypoglycemia." ... Read More
Our first State of the Department was presented by Dr. Wendy W. Chapman, Chairman of the Biomedical Informatics department at the University of Utah on Wednesday, December 12th. Wendy presented her vision for the department, highlighted exciting advancements the department has made and discussed the department’s plans for the future.... Read More
About 250,000 people die per year due to preventable medical errors, and that’s the biggest motivator there is for more advanced interoperability, says one clinical IT leader.
Stan Huff, M.D., chief medical informatics officer (CMIO) at the Salt Lake City, Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare for the past 31 years, has long been a top leader in his field. Working on the leadership team for a health system like Intermountain and serving as a co-chair of the HL7 Clinical Information Modeling Initiative (CIMI), while also having been a former member of the ONC Health IT Standards Committee, Huff has a wealth of knowledge coming from both provider- and standards-focused perspectives.... Read More