Celebrate 50 Years!
The University will celebrate the 50-year history of health informatics on campus in 2015. UMN is a longtime industry leader and prepares future informatics experts through the Institute for Health Informatics.
Leaders in the Nation
University of Minnesota BMHI recognizes 10 faculty and alumni who have earned the prestigious FACMI distinction, the highest professional designation in informatics - fellowship in the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI).
The University of Minnesota is hiring faculty. Scan this website to learn more about our commitment to training the next generation of informaticians!
The University of Minnesota's Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) awards over $2 million to researchers pursuing translational research.
Learn From the Experts
In the IHI, informatics members gather for weekly seminar to learn about the changing landscape of healthcare, the role of informaticians, and how they can play a role in shaping the future.
The Home for Health Informatics at the University of Minnesota.
The Institute for Health Informatics (IHI) is the academic home for informatics at the University of Minnesota. It was formed to link the growing health informatics-related research, teaching, and outreach functions at the University of Minnesota, optimizing opportunities for coordination, synergy, and collaboration.
What's Happening in Informatics?
50 Years of Informatics
Dr. Speedie explains the rise of health informatics
Dr. Stuart Speedie explains why informatics is a field that will continue to grow. Click to read the interview.
Get to know health informatics
The IHI's Dr. Saif Khairat recently sat down with AHC communications to talk about health informatics and his role in the IHI. Click to read the interview.
Funding and Positions
News and Announcements
Congratulations, AMIA representatives!
IHI faculty and students continue to serve in several AMIA positions.
Bonnie Westra- 2014 Scientific Program Committee Chair
Saif Khairat- 2015 Education Working Group Chair
Rui Zhang- 2014 Student Working Group Chair
Shauna Overgaard- 2014-2015 Student Working Group Member-at-large for the Doctoral-PhD
Congratulations, NLP/IE group!
Dr. Melton-Meaux and the NLP/IE group recently received more than $1.9 million dollars from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. This four year grant will focus on optimizing the use of electronic health record clinical notes for healthcare providers, which will lay a foundation to make clinicians more efficient, improve decision-making, decrease cognitive load, and potentially increase clinician satisfaction associated with using clinical documents in EHR systems.
Congratulations Dr. Melton-Meaux!
Dr. Melton-Meaux was named the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Physician of the Year.