The Charles Drew Medical Geographic Information Systems (CDMGIS) Laboratory works closely with the Charles Drew University Biomedical Research Center’s (BRC)
Informatics Core. Informatics is a term used to describe the broad discipline that encompasses such subdomains as bioinformatics, clinical informatics, public health informatics. It is sometimes referred to as medical informatics or health informatics. Biomedical Informatics is concerned with the study and application of information technology and computer science as well as decision making, human problem solving, cognitive science, standards, policies, and human factors in the practice of biomedical science, medicine and healthcare.
Biomedical Informatics Research ProjectsAccess, Knowledge, Utilization, and Perceptions toward Information Technology Among Patients Seen at Community Health CentersIs There a Digitial Divide among Physicians? A Geographic Analysis of Information Technology in Southern California Physician Offices
The Relationship between residential accessibility to information technology retailers and self reported computer and internet accessibility and utilization among patients attending community clinics (Manuscript in Progress)