Informatics Research

Areas of Interest

  • Next-generation RIS and PACS
  • Knowledge representation
  • Indexing and retrieval of images and metadata
  • Cost-effective use of diagnostic medical imaging procedures
  • Probabilistic reasoning:  Bayesian networks and decision-theoretic planning
  • Internet-based systems and computer-supported collaborative work


ARRS GoldMiner® - Image Search Engine ARRS GoldMiner® provides rapid search of a large, Internet-based library of peer-reviewed radiology images.

RadLex® RadLex® provides a uniform structure for capturing, indexing, and retrieving a variety of radiology information sources, such as teaching files, research data, and radiology reports.

Structured Reporting The RSNA radiology reporting initiative is improving reporting practices by creating a library of clear and consistent report templates; developing the IHE "Management of Radiology Report Templates" (MRR) standard; and advancing reporting technologies.

Radiology Gamuts Ontology The Gamuts ontology provides a formal knowledge model of diseases and their imaging manifestations to improve radiological diagnosis.