Learn about our department's vision, mission and guiding principles.

Biomedical Informatics, Biostatistics and Medical Epidemiology (BBME) Department Vision

To be a national leader in health management and informatics education, research and service.

BBME Department Mission

To engage in research, education, and service activities for the health care community that supports development, translation, and dissemination of health care strategies that improve population health.

Guiding Principles and Values

Value - Create value through knowledge about health organizational processes using evidence-based decision making to achieve the highest level of population-based health. Achieve broad cultural competence in order to work effectively in collaborative and diverse work and community environments.

Knowledge - Develop learning partnerships among the faculty, students, staff, and health professionals for creating, disseminating, and applying knowledge to achieve high levels of performance of health care organizations.

Leadership - Foster a learning environment in which faculty, staff, and students envision the future and develop strategies for change.

Technology - Use advanced information technology to improve organizational performance and individual and population health outcomes.

Quality - Create an environment for excellence in quality and for quality improvement in all educational, research, and health services delivery processes.

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