Clinical Informatics Research Unit

EDGE was developed by the Clinical Informatics Research Unit (CIRU) within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton. We operate as an applied research and enterprise unit working nationally and internationally. Our core aim and vision is to transform clinical research and practice through novel approaches to information and software management.

Within CIRU, we work on much more than just EDGE. Below you can find out more on what else we do within the Clinical Informatics Research Unit. 

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ALEA eCRF is an electronic Case Report Forms service for the data collection in clinical trials. It provides a comprehensive, user friendly forms service which can be used with a standard browser running on any computer connected to the internet. We work closely with FormsVision BV who supply the ALEA eCRF system. 

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STAG is a diabetes app for the use in the clinical setting and offers structured decision support for Junior Doctors in diagnosing Hyper and Hypoglycaemia. After our team worked closely with Dr Mayank Patel the STAG app went live in July 2016 and was marketed to Junior Doctors at University Hospitals Southampton NHS Trust.

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UHS Revalid is a web based application which is set to go live later this year and will be used by University Hospitals Southampton NHS Trust to manage the annual appraisals of doctors within the trust. It supports the user by being able to store notes, evidence, as well as record complaints and other incidents.

At CIRU we work with a number of different organisations which include...

Click here to find out more about our partnerships.