Who we serve
The Biomedical Informatics group provides services to UC Davis researchers from the Health System and the main campus in Davis.
Services We Offer
Cohort Discovery: A repository of patient information gathered from multiple sources, including electronic medical records, lab results and demographic data, enabling researchers to query data simultaneously and generate anonymous, de-identified research cohorts.
Data Explorer: An application that enables cross-campus queries of clinical aggregate data for 12 million patients across the five University of California medical centers.
EMR data retrieval service: Extraction of IRB-approved clinical data for retrospective analysis and prospective follow-up. Commonly used following a Cohort Discovery. This service can be requested through an application for resource use.
REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture): A tool, developed by Vanderbilt University, with self-service online web forms that are used to create databases and surveys for clinical research.
Research Volunteer Registry: A self-reported dataset from the general population that includes demographic characteristics enabling researchers to identify a potential study population while maintaining anonymity.
SciVal: An application that scans through PubMed, Scopus and other national databases to isolate faculty researcher profile summary data, including research topics and publications.
Terminology services: A process to establish consistent terms used in research data sets. This service can be requested through an application for resource use.
Velos: A clinical trials data management system, used primarily in the UC Davis Cancer Center. To request access send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please schedule a consultation to discuss your study data planning and implementation needs, including: data specifications, consistent terminology, text for use in the informatics sections of grant applications, cohorts of de-identified data to establish study feasibility, assistance in preparation of a data set for statistical analysis. Request a consultation by contacting Sam Morley.