History of Informatics at UIC

A Vision for Health Informatics

The vision of the office of the Chief Health Information Officer is to "transform the patient care delivered at UI Health and beyond through disruptive innovations in health informatics operations, research, education and commercialization opportunities.

Health Informatics is Foundational

Foundational Pyramid of Informatics

Health data and information forms a fundamental foundation on which UI Health programs and initiatives can build upon. Some specific programs that are employing informatics include:

  • Integrated Information Infrastructure (3i)
  • NCI Cancer Center Designation
  • Center for Clinical Translational Science
  • Precision Medicine
  • Healthcare Delivery Design
  • Discovery Partners Institute (DPI)
  • Medical Student Education of the Future