Who We Are

The electronic Health Research Institute (eHRI) was created by formal agreement on April 11, 2013 as a research collaborative between the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology at Rice University, and the Center for Space Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.

What We Do

The aim of the eHRI is to be a catalyst for the advancement, integration, translation and acceleration of research and technology to support and enable distance delivery of healthcare, with an emphasis on cancer care.

How We’ll Achieve

The eHRI will achieve this by working closely with researchers across the Texas Medical Center (TMC) building technology communities and developing an innovation pipeline while forging partnerships with the local healthcare entrepreneurial community.


Vision Statement

To be a world leader focused on advancement, integration and translation of technology research to distance delivery of healthcare services.