About the Institute

As the healthcare and life sciences fields shift toward transdisciplinary and data-intensive research, the Institute for Informatics (I2) provides an academic and professional home for informatics science and practice. I2 engages in innovative research, workforce development and informatics service delivery.  Read More

Upcoming Events


Deadline for the Letters of Intent to Apply for the Big Ideas 2020 Competition

Click here to know the details of the Big Ideas 2020 Competition.

The Institute for Informatics (I2) Research-in-Progress Lecture Series

This talk will feature Dr. Chenyang Lu, Fullgraf Endowed Chair Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Director of Cyber-Physical ...

AMIA 2020 Informatics Summit

The AMIA 2020 Informatics Summit is a dynamic activity continuously reflecting the changing nature of informatics, and it will focus on cutt...

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@KBJVanderbilt “the current state of the EHR is a function of just 20 years of innovation ... we should expect allot over the next 20 years” - an important message to the #informatics community that there is still allot of work to do! @WashUi2 @WUSTLmed @VUmedicine Retweeted by WashU Institute for Informatics (I2)

@KBJVanderbilt arguing that the modern EHR is over-designed, and further, the people designing it are not necessarily the people who need to use it (who are often too busy to engage in what is usually a laborious and time intensive design process)! @WashUi2 @WUSTLmed @VUmedicine Retweeted by WashU Institute for Informatics (I2)