Data integration centers — from a concept in the MII to its local implementation in the Network of University Medicine

As part of the Medical Informatics Initiative (MII), data integration centers (DICs) have been established at 38 university and 3 non-university locations in Germany since 2018. At DICs, research and healthcare data are collected. The DICs represent an important pillar in research and healthcare. They establish the technical, organizational, and (ethical) data protection requirements to enable cross-site research with the available routine clinical data. Read more