About our department

The Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology (DMICE) is one of 27 academic departments in the School of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). 

The mission of DMICE is to provide leadership, discovery and dissemination of knowledge in clinical informatics, clinical epidemiology, and bioinformatics / computational biology. This mission is fulfilled through programs of research, education, and service.

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Recent publications

November 2017

Association of the Presence of Trainees With Outpatient Appointment Times in an Ophthalmology Clinic.

Management of Suspected Opioid Overdose With Naloxone in Out-of-Hospital Settings: A Systematic Review.

Methodological challenges in appraising evidence on diagnostic testing for WHO guidelines on hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infection.

Diagnostic accuracy of tests to detect hepatitis B surface antigen: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis.

WHO guidelines on testing for hepatitis B and C - meeting targets for testing.

PDX-MI: Minimal Information for Patient-Derived Tumor Xenograft Models.

Objective cognitive impairment and subjective cognitive problems in veterans initiating psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: An exploratory study.

Integrated functional and mass spectrometry-based flow cytometric phenotyping to describe the immune microenvironment in acute myeloid leukemia.

Extensive Homeostatic T Cell Phenotypic Variation within the Collaborative Cross.

Characteristics associated with requests by pathologists for second opinions on breast biopsies.

October 2017

AHRQ series on complex intervention systematic reviews-paper 7: PRISMA-CI elaboration and explanation.

AHRQ series on complex intervention systematic reviews-paper 6: PRISMA-CI extension statement and checklist.

AHRQ series on complex intervention systematic reviews-paper 4: selecting analytic approaches.

AHRQ series on complex intervention systematic reviews-paper 3: adapting frameworks to develop protocols.

AHRQ series on complex intervention systematic reviews-paper 2: defining complexity, formulating scope, and questions.

September 2017

Evidence-Based Precision Oncology with the Cancer Targetome.

August 2017

The Cell Ontology 2016: enhanced content, modularization, and ontology interoperability.

User survey finds rapid evidence reviews increased uptake of evidence by Veterans Health Administration leadership to inform fast-paced health-system decision-making.

Bayesian Network Inference Modeling Identifies TRIB1 as a Novel Regulator of Cell-Cycle Progression and Survival in Cancer Cells.

Identification of Interleukin-1 by Functional Screening as a Key Mediator of Cellular Expansion and Disease Progression in Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

Diversity Outbred Mice at 21: Maintaining Allelic Variation in the Face of Selection.

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Why Pursue a Career in Biomedical and Health Informatics?

(This entry is re-posted from the Informatics Professor Blog of our department chair, William Hersh, MD.) There are an ever-growing number of career opportunities for those who enjoy working with data, information, and knowledge to improve the health of individuals and the population in the field of biomedical and health informatics. This field develops solutions to improve the health of individuals, the delivery of healthcare, and advancing of research in health-related areas. Jobs in informatics are … Read More