As part of the Medical Faculty of the Westphalian Wilhelms University in Münster, we contribute through our research to basic health-management research, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
Our core competencies are summarized in the two working groups Biomedical Informatics and Health Informatics.
New Publication from our working group Biomedical Informatics at Nature.com
We are happy to announce the successful publication:
Evaluating Variant Calling Tools for Non-Matched Next-Generation Sequencing Data
Nature scientific reports 2017; doi:10.1038/srep43169
by Mrs. Sarah Sandmann, Working Group Biomedical Informatics.
Smart Medicine: More than a vision in the era of Big Data
The guest lecture of Prof. Dugas is now published in the Bertelsmann Stiftung's blog and can be viewed at following URL
Chronic itching - over days, weeks, sometimes for years. For patients the so-called pruritus is often grueling, in Germany almost one in six adults is affected...
MoPat has a new info website!
MoPat - Mobile Patient Inquiry is a web application allowing creation of any desired questionary, that can be opened and completed on mobile terminals such as an iPad.
Please visit our website for further information.
Dr. Julian Varghese and his team at the Institute of Medical Informatics published their article entitled “Key data elements in Myeloid Leukemia” in this year’s Medical Informatics Europe (MIE) conference. The article was awarded the Rolf Hansen Memorial Prize, which is given to an outstanding scientific paper discussing innovative aspects of clinical information systems, preferably the Electronic Health Record. The Prize comes with a check of 1.000 € and is named after
Rolf Hansen (1931-1993), a renowned medical informatician and former president of the European Federation for Medical Informatics. Details of the article are listed on: here
The Open Data Kit (ODK) as an additional export format is available!
Medical Data Models from the Portal of Medical Data Models medical-data-models.org/ may now also be downloaded as Open Data Kit (https://opendatakit.org/) compliant forms.
By now there are over 10.000 forms available in our Portal!
TMF-Workshop in Berlin on Medical Research Infrastructure "Portal for Medical Data Models"
Great demand of standardizes and interoperational solutions in medical documentation an research!
New download format at the portal for medical data models
The ODM to ResearchKit (JSON) converter is already available in the MDM Portal The >9500 medical forms can now be downloaded in RK-JSON and easily imported by ResearchKit based Apps. http://medical-data-models.org/
Portal for Medical Data Models
Currently more than 9.000 forms available!
Lancet: Sharing clinical trial data
Lancet: Piece from Prof. Dr. Dugas:
The Lancet, Vol 387 June 4, 2016, p.2287
Sharing clinical trial data