Collaborating on Projects

UNMC

A number of IT projects span across the university and involve the collaborative effort of all the Information Technology Service departments. When possible, units are working together to find common solutions. Each campus must also address their own specific needs. The below dashboard identifies a number of collaborative IT projects as well as high priority campus specific efforts that will enable One University. Four Campuses. One Nebraska.

Current Projects

Last updated 3/30/2017

Clinical Trials Management System (CTMS)

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine are partnering together to implement an integrated information system that will be used on all clinical trial work throughout the enterprise. Forte OnCore is a clinical research management system that will optimize processes and workflows, increase patient recruitment, improve billing and compliance and streamline communication. It is also an important component to maintain NCI designation for the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

Project Sponsor

Christopher J. Kratochvil, M.D. Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research, University of Nebraska Medical Center Vice Pres

Est. Completion

9 / 2018 – All Campus (150 trials)

Status

On Track

Project Status Description

Phase 1 – Oncology (150 trials) December 2017 (completed)
Phase 2 – All Campus (150 trials) September 2018 (in progress)

iExcel

iEXCEL is an educational technology initiative to revolutionize health professions education through hands-on learning in realistic but simulated environments with the goal of improving the outcomes of health care for the state of Nebraska and humanity. This initiative encompasses advanced information technology infrastructure, advanced simulation and immersion technology, new buildings and facilities and new technical staff. The immediate impact is to all of the UNMC campus, our One Nebraska health facilities, multiple UN partners and national and international partners and collaborators.

Project Sponsor

Pam Boyers, Associate Vice Chancellor iExcel

Est. Completion

1 / 2019 - Physical Structure

Status

On Track

Project Status Description

Physical Structure - 1/1/2019, as a project, this will be on-going based on a phased approach with 5, 10 or more year-long journeys.

UNMC & NE Med Integration

Integration of the UNMC Information Technology Services and Nebraska Medicine Enterprise Technology Services departments into one combined Information Technology department that provides technology to the enterprise as a strategic asset. Technology that is critical for us to deliver our shared mission statement to 'lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.

Project Sponsor

Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D Chancellor, University of Nebraska Medical Center & University of Nebraska Omaha

Est. Completion

6 / 2018 - Phase 3 FY 2018 Strategic Plan

Status

On Track

Project Status Description

Phase 1 – Interim structure July 1, 2017 (completed)
Phase 2 – Combine structure January 1, 2018 (completed)
Phase 3 – Completion of combine FY 2018 strategic plan June 30, 2018 (in progress)