Access and Manage Clinical Data
Services and Expertise
Academic Health Center Technology/Information Systems
AHC-IS provides desktop support, server operations, and application development services to offices and areas within the Academic Health Center. They also help with data management and clinical data repositories.
Clinical Data Access via CTSI
CTSI has access to electronic health records from more than two million patients. CTSI can also provide support from data analysts who can help with extracting and managing that data.
Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (MSI)
MSI can provide help with data storage, creating databases, data mining, bioinformatics, and custom application development.
University Information Security (UIS)
UIS enables faculty and staff to use common information security practices that are available to the University of Minnesota community. Services available include information security consulting, and guidance on information security policies and practices.
Tools and Resources
Box can be used to share secure data with colleagues and collaborators. For questions specific to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s use of Box, please contact Paul Lender.
The i2b2 cohort discovery tool is a self-service tool that allows you to determine if there is a cohort of patients in CTSI’s clinical data repository that meets your criteria of interest.
Additional resources for accessing and managing clinical data can be found through the CTSI research toolkit.
- Ortho Research Toolkit
- Get Started
- Apply for Funding
- Set Up Study
- Conduct Study
- Close Out Study and Share Results
- Research Committee
- Surgical Specialty Groups
- Project Specific Resources
- Consent Forms
- MFA & SMFA Resources
- Musculoskeletal Research Training Program (T32)
- Ortho Research Newsletter