ICBI is a national leader in data science, clinical informatics, and health IT that seeks to build innovative partnerships to develop answers, tools, and solutions for complex health questions and problems. ICBI is part of a large academic medical center, providing unique access to patient data and an extensive community of researchers and clinicians across a range of disciplines.
ICBI’s core competency in health data science, advanced innovative technical capabilities and a track record of research accomplishments are well demonstrated in the center’s contribution to science, high impact publications and leadership of large biomedical programs impacting human health. With direct and exclusive access to over 4 million patient records from 10 MedStar Health hospitals, ICBI collaborates with world renowned investigators and works with NIH, FDA, DoD, and early-stage startup companies to support the full life cycle of healthcare data from collection to analysis to create impact through peer-reviewed articles product development. Rapid access to a diverse health data sources that include outpatient, inpatient, labs, imaging and other datasets, combined with ICBI developed methods and tools enables the Center to rapidly query real-world clinical and research data to provide data insights and improve patient outcomes. ICBI works with compliance, data governance offices and institutional review boards to ensure information security, patient confidentiality and HIPAA-compliant data access protocols.