Health Information Research Unit
The Health Information Research Unit (HIRU) in the Clinical Epidemiology
and Biostatistics Department at McMaster University conducts research in the field
of health information science and is dedicated to the generation of new knowledge
about the nature of health and clinical information problems, the development of
new information resources to support evidence-based health care, and the evaluation
of various innovations in overcoming health care information problems.
...is to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of health care
by providing innovative evidence-based information products and systems to health
professionals, patients, policy makers, and the public.