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Portal of Medical Data Models (MDM)
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
Institute of Medical Informatics
Location
Albert-Schweitzer-Campus 1 / A11, Institute of Medical Informatics University of Münster, Münster, PO: 48149, NRW (Germany)
Structure
Type Of RI
Single-sited
Coordinating Country
Germany
Status
Status
Current Status:
Operational since 2011
Contacts
Contact Person
Dr. Martin Dugas Prof.
Position:
Director
Scientific Description
The Portal of Medical Data Models (MDM) is a multi-lingual repository of medical data models for the scientific community. It contains data models from medical research (clinical studies) and routine patient care (electronic health records).
MDM is an officially registered research infrastructure funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).
It was established in 2011 as an open access repository. To date there are >4.000 data models with >300.000 data elements available for download. Tumor medicine is a key topic in MDM and there are close links with the European Leukemia Network (ELN). MDM is the largest system of its kind world-wide. It is developed and maintained in close collaboration with the University Library of Münster.

RI Keywords
Clinical studies, Electronic health records (EHR), CDISC ODM, HL7 CDA, Medical data model
Classifications
RI Category
Data Archives, Data Repositories and Collections
Databases
Clinical Research Centres
Research Data Service Facilities
Repositories
Telemedicine laboratories and E-Health technologies
Conceptual Models
Scientific Domain
Biological and Medical Sciences
Information Science and Technology
Services
Metadata for Information Systems in biomedical research

The MDM portal provides metadata for information systems in clinical research and routine healthcare.

Equipment
Internet Portal for Medical Data Models

MDM content is available to the scientific community via https://medical-data-models.org.

Impact
Societal Grand Challenges
Health, demographic change and well-being
Funding
National Public Funding Organisations
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) [German Research Foundation]
Date of last update: 26/01/2016