Industry


Venture Technologies

- Venture Technologies is an IT Solutions Provider that delivers Premise Infrastructure Solutions, Collaboration Solutions and Cloud Services to both private and public sector organizations. Founded in 1986, the company operates locations in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. Venture owns and operates a Tier 3 Data Center (VTCloud®) in Jackson, MS from which it provides a comprehensive suite of cloud services to thousands of domestic and international customers (http://www.ventech.com/about/).

DBMS Consulting

– DBMS Consulting specializes in Oracle Health Sciences migrations, installation and configuration, technical and functional support and customized training. (http://www.clinicalserver.com/).

Oracle Corporation

- With more than 390,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—and with deployments across a wide variety of industries in more than 145 countries around the globe, Oracle offers an optimized and fully integrated stack of business hardware and software systems (http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/welcome/index.html).

Kaiser Permanente

- Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit health plans, serving more than 9 million members, with headquarters in Oakland, Calif. It comprises:

• Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their subsidiaries
• Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.
• The Permanente Medical Groups.

At Kaiser Permanente, physicians are responsible for medical decisions. The Permanente Medical Groups, which provide care for Kaiser Permanente members, continuously develop and refine medical practices to help ensure that care is delivered in the most efficient and effective manner possible, (http://xnet.kp.org/newscenter/aboutkp/fastfacts.html)

Networks


Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Consortium

- Drawing from experience of the NIH Roadmap for Medical Research and extensive community input, the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSAs) program creates a definable academic home for clinical and translational research. CTSA institutions work to transform the local, regional, and national environment to increase the efficiency and speed of clinical and translational research across the country (https://www.ctsacentral.org/about-us/ctsa).

Puerto Rico Clinical and Translational Research Consortium

(www.prctrc.rcm.upr.edu) - Consonant with the idea of establishing productive collaborations among local institutions and having a broader impact across all levels of the clinical and translational research agenda the, Puerto Rico Clinical and Translational Research Consortium (PRCTRC) will be established as a centralized administrative structure supporting activities in the three major health education institutions in the Island of Puerto Rico: the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus (UPR-MSC), the Universidad Central del Caribe (UCC), and the Ponce School of Medicine (PSM) (http://prctrc.rcm.upr.edu/about-the-prctrc).

Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute

- Through focused education and training, innovative support of discovery, and ethical community engagement, the collaborative partners of the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute rapidly and efficiently translate scientific discoveries to impact all populations of the Atlanta community and beyond (http://www.actsi.org/about/index.html).

Institutional Development Award (IDeA)

- The Institutional Development Award (IDeA) program broadens the geographic distribution of NIH funding for biomedical and behavioral research. The program fosters health-related research and enhances the competitiveness of investigators at institutions located in states in which the aggregate success rate for applications to NIH has historically been low (http://www.nigms.nih.gov/Training/IDeA/).

Academic Partners


eagle-i Consortium

- eagle-I - is a free application that makes it easy to discover resources at a growing network of universities; more than 50,000 resources are listed and more are added every week (eagle-i.org).

Harvard University*

- Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, established in 1636 by vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Harvard University has 12 degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Harvard’s student population to about 21,000 (http://www.harvard.edu/history).

Dartmouth College*

- The more than 1,000 faculty across Dartmouth’s four schools—Arts & Sciences, Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and Tuck School of Business—are among the world’s leading scholars, pursuing research at the highest levels of their disciplines (http://www.dartmouth.edu/home/research/about.html).

Montana State University*

- MSU's inquiry and research-based curriculum inspires exploration and creativity, and ensures exposure to a broad range of disciplines (http://www.montana.edu/about/).

Oregon Health & Science University*

- As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians (http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm).

The University of Alaska Fairbanks*

(* Non-RCMI partner institutions) - The University of Alaska Fairbanks is a Land, Sea, and Space Grant university and an international center for research, education, and the arts, emphasizing the circumpolar North and its diverse peoples. UAF integrates teaching, research, and public service as it educates students for active citizenship and prepares them for lifelong learning and careers (http://www.uaf.edu/uaf/about/mission/).

University of Michigan/National Center for Integrative Biomedical Informatics

(NCIBI) (www.ncibi.org) - The National Center for Integrative Biomedical Informatics (NCIBI) is one of eight National Centers for Biomedical Computing (NCBC) within the NIH Roadmap. The NCBC program is focused on building a universal computing infrastructure designed to speed progress in biomedical research (http://portal.ncibi.org/gateway/).

Emory University

- Emory University, recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and one of the Southeast's leading health care systems, is located on a beautiful, leafy campus in Atlanta, Georgia's historic Druid Hills suburb (http://www.emory.edu/home/about/index.html).