CUMC Home | Columbia University | Jobs at CUMC | Contact CUMC | Find People
For support: call extension 5-Help (212-305-4357) or email us

Application Development

The CUMC IT Application Development team has experience with creating, implementing and improving applications for CUMC. Whether you're looking for a small, in-house database, an easily accessible web-based application, or a large scale enterprise system, our staff can find the best solution to fit your needs. We offer a wide range of programming and development skills, and are experts in employing cutting edge technology that's optimally designed to be intuitive and easy to use.

What we provide:

  • The professional attention and project management you would expect from a high-end external consulting company combined with the institutional knowledge, connections and reasonable pricing of CUMC staff.
  • Experienced developers who can take your application from the requirements-gathering phase through rollout and user acceptance.
  • The strength of IT professionals familiar with both current medical computing platforms and the requirements of integrating external resources and vendor solutions.
  • Innovative application, database, and enterprise systems development that are guaranteed to work with CUMC infrastructure while meeting your demands.

Applications we've developed:

  • FAHRIS - an extension of the University's Human Resources and Payroll systems for handling the unique needs of the Medical Center faculty including degrees, Board certifications, specializations, practice offices, and Medical Center-specific titles and payroll arrangements.
  • DARTS - a Web-based application that handles University financial data and dynamic, up-to-date OLAP reports.
  • Columbia University Physician Internet Directory - a Web application and database that lets the general public find doctors from CUMC's Faculty Practice Organization by specialization, address, insurance affiliation, and other criteria.
  • CU Library/FAHRIS Interface - a Web application linking Columbia faculty to library records of their publications, giving Research Administration greater power and efficiency with grants management and prospecting.
  • Navigator Breast Cancer Tracking System - a database application which imports demographic data from existing hospital systems and allows the Avon Breast Imaging Center to handle clinical data and follow the progress of patients through breast cancer treatment.
  • Regional Perinatal Centers Data System - a Web application developed for the Neonatal Intensive Care Units of fifteen Columbia and Cornell-affiliated hospitals to record neonatal clinical data for quality assurance and meet New York State reporting requirements.

  • We also have ongoing projects with researchers in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Genomics.

Technical Skills:

  • J2EE enterprise application development
  • All major databases - Oracle, Sybase, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and more
  • Web application development including XML and Ajax
  • Perl, C/C++, and a variety of other computing languages and technologies

Contact us:

For inquiries regarding Application Development, please email

Please also see our Server Support site for information about data storage and other services available.

| TOP |

Last updated 8/14/2014