Center for Informatics and Analytics

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Center for Informatics and Analytics

The Center for Informatics and Analytics (CIA) is a comprehensive center that provides services to advance the missions of University of Mississippi Medical Center.


To improve the health of Mississippians by integrating informatics and analytics into all three missions - health care, research and education - of the University of Mississippi Medical Center.


The center's overarching goals focus on six areas:

  • Design and leverage an infrastructure that supports clinical intelligence, research informatics, and education/population health informatics;
  • Centralize and share data;
  • Enhance and apply analytics to improve outcomes;
  • Facilitate transformation of care delivery through collaborations that result in better care and lower cost;
  • Increase research collaboration and productivity to remain competitive; and
  • Support existing educational programs while developing new educational opportunities.

Guiding principles

  • Informatics and analytics initiatives will be prioritized to meet institutional goals;
  • Advisory groups will guide in the prioritization of informatics and analytics initiatives;
  • CIA will ensure the security and integrity of all data stored in the enterprise data warehouse;
  • CIA will capture data one time, as close to the source, as possible;
  • End users will be involved in the design of all application and intelligence tools;
  • Business owners will be engaged in all analytics initiatives.