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Health Services Research at Regenstrief performs wide-ranging, interdisciplinary work, which results in transformative best practices to a scale that allows for sustainable impact to the quality of care, clinical outcomes, and the value of the medical experience for clinicians, patients, and administrators. Research areas of special emphasis are:

  • Applied health information technology solutions
  • Cancer care analytics and patient-centered informatics
  • Pain and symptoms
  • Systems redesign and process improvement
  • Organizational change
  • Patient-provider communication strategies
  • Patient safety and quality of care
  • Stroke quality improvement
  • Medical education research
  • Implementation science
  • Serious mental illness
  • Global health services research

China_Map.jpgRegenstrief Institute and its scientists are engaged in exploring new international collaborations. In Spring 2013, RI HSR Director, Michael Weiner, MD, MPH accompanied research colleagues in the China Life Sciences Delegation to Beijing to meet with key healthcare leaders and attend CIFTIS 2013, a premier international technology transfer event.

Download the Regenstrief Introduction shared with Beijing hosts and healthcare professionals in English or in Chinese.  Regenstrief研究院介绍,在中文或英文

Regenstrief HSR investigators drive high-impact lines of research in university-based, community-based, and Veterans healthcare systems. Learn more about the science of improving the delivery of health care at

Indiana University Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research (IU CHSOR)

VA HSR&D Center for Health Information and Communication (VA CHIC)


The Center for Biomedical Informatics (CBMI) is a global collaborative research and learning organization, developing and evaluating innovative informatics solutions to improve patient care and translate these solutions into cost-effective, operational systems, including a dynamic electronic medical record system.


Health Services Research (HSR) works to improve healthcare delivery and health outcomes of patients through research on patient safety, quality of care, patient-provider communication strategies, applied health information technologies, system redesign, and medical education research.


The Indiana University Center for Aging Research (IUCAR) develops, tests, and implements innovative strategies to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare and self-care for medically and socially vulnerable older adults.