• The Informatics Consulting Service (ICS) helps researchers achieve "best-ever" recruitment

    Read the featured story to see how ICS consultants, Zohara Cohen, Matt Larson, Katheen McKay, and Gretchen Sieger, provide researchers with the information they need to conduct successful studies.

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  • The IHI welcomes several new faculty

    Ahmad AbuSalah, MSc, PhD joins as Assistant Professor of Health Informatics and Scientific Coordinator SCCI at the BPIC of the CTSI.
    Gyorgy Simon, PhD joins as Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Health Informatics with a partial appointment and tenure home in the Department of Medicine.
    Steven Shen, MD, PhD joins as Research Professor of Health Informatics and Director of Translational Bioinformatics Services at BPIC of the CTSI.

  • Stuart Speedie

    IHI core faculty member explains the rise of health informatics

    IHI's Dr. Stuart Speedie explains why informatics is a field that will continue to grow.


Welcome, Dr. Shen

Dr. Steven ShenJoin IHI as we welcome Steven Shen, MD, PhD who joins as Research Professor of Health Informatics and Director of Translational Bioinformatics Services at the Best Practices Integrative Informatics Consulting and Collaborative Science Core (BPIC) of the CTSI.

Learn more about Dr. Shen.

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For fifty years, the University of Minnesota has been a center of innovation in health informatics. Between the 1970s and the 1990s, for example, Minnesota’s health informaticians produced cutting-edge research and developed innovative technologies in the fields of micropopulation simulation modeling, clinical decision-making and laboratory information systems, telehealth and home monitoring, and microbial biotechnology databases.

IHI Oral History

Stanley Finkelstein

Stanley Finkelstein begins by discussing his educational background and his arrival at the University of Minnesota. He describes at length his research in the field of home monitoring and telehealth, including his research with Jay N. Cohn on the development of a device to measure and monitor arteriovascular compliance in order to diagnose and monitor hypertension and congestive heart failure; his research with Warren Warwick and the development of the first home monitoring system for cystic fibrosis patients; and the subsequent development of home monitoring of lung transplant patients in collaboration with Marshall Hertz. ...