Applied Informatics | A NYC based Health IT, Big Data and Semantic Tech Company
A NYC based Health IT, Big Data and Semantic Tech Company
Applied Informatics, NYC, Health Information Technology, Healthcare, Health IT, Biomedical Informatics, Patient Portal, Health Vocabularies, Clinical Trial Recruitment, iConnect, Big Data, Semantic Technology, HIT, mHealth, mobile health, FHIR
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Our Expertise


All our solutions are built with advanced informatics expertise and purposeful design.

Healthcare Informatics

We have developed and implemented a variety of HIT solutions such as an award winning Patient Portal, a CQM Analytics System, Health Vocabulary Integrations and HIT/FHIR APIs

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Clinical Research Informatics

Developed in 2008 as our flagship product to facilitate online patient recruitment, TrialX is now a subsidiary focused on solutions to bring researchers and patients together

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Semantic Big Data Analytics

Our semantic big data team has solid expertise in developing scalable solutions for data aggregation, record linkage of biomedical entities, semantic data integration and NLP

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Mobile Health Research Apps

We launched the first clinical trial search App on iOS in 2009. Today we are breaking new grounds with the development of clinical research study apps using Apple's ResearchKit that also run on Android devices

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28 days Product Prototype Service

If you have an idea that aligns with our expertise, we will design and develop a prototype in 28 days. We literally translate ideas to code. And, you don’t pay a dime unless we impress you with our demo

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Our Products


Building great products begins with good thinking.



Great minds think alike.

About Us


Applied Informatics is a unique mix of left and right brain. Our software engineers and creative designers work closely to create holistic technology solutions that are hard to find all under one roof, saving our clients precious time, energy and resources.

Sharib Khan


Sharib has a passion for merging technology and healthcare that changes the way we approach medicine. As product lead at TrialX, he is responsible for strategy, operations, and product development for all products and services. Prior to TrialX, Sharib co-founded Future Today Inc., a leading online and connected TV media company. Today, Future Today and its media properties reach more than 3 million unique visitors every month. Sharib holds a Masters in Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University and an MD from University of Medical Sciences, Delhi University

Chintan Patel


Chintan brings in more than 15 years experience as a Computer Scientist and Biomedical Informatician. At TrialX, he builds stuff with funny acronyms such as REST, API, JSON, JSX, RDF and so on. His areas of expertise include software architecture, semantic technologies, biomedical ontologies, machine learning and natural language processing. Previously, he worked at IBM’s T.J. Watson Research, on ontology-reasoning and information extraction that then became the infamous Jeopardy winning AI software “Watson”. He holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics from Columbia University.

Aziz Rawat

Design Lead

Aziz grew up on the Shivaliks of north India. An alumni of the Faculty of Fine Art, Vadodara (India) and the VCU Brandcenter (Richmond VA), Aziz has helped launch and promote numerous global and regional brands while working for some of the top advertising and brand shops such as EnergyBBDO, DDB and Ogilvy. Proud of the diversity and breadth of work he has helped create over the years, Aziz believes is a result of a happy confluence of his pragmatic mother, perfectionist father and the paradoxical nature of all his experiences living in India, both coasts of the United States and the Midwest. Now living with his wife and daughter in Minneapolis, Aziz has made healthcare and wellness the focus of this work.

News & Updates


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TrialX Launches America Walks, the first mobile-based walking study on iOS and Android using Apple’s ResearchKit Technology. - February 29, 2016 Chintan Patel, PhD
New York City, Feb 29, 2016: TrialX announced the launch of “America Walks”, a mobile based research study ( to determine the walking behavior of Americans.  The entire study is being conducted virtually by requiring participants to download a mobile phone app that is available for both iOS and Android phones. The App will…
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Research Star – Your Research Activity Tracking Companion - December 24, 2015 Shahid Ashraf
ResearchStar provides a single platform to get insights about publications, clinical trials going on at your organization as well as take stock of funding allocations for research. This data comes to you via our proprietary algorithm which links funding data with publications and clinical trials. In the below sections,we will take a sneak peak into […]
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WatchDog-Server Management on Steroids - December 24, 2015 Zahid Ajaz
Watchdog as Solution Watchdog is a web based application that provides an elegant solution to users to handle operational activities over remote servers. It offers easy to use management utilities that simplify process of handling servers without the need of expert knowledge of sever administration. It is a totally web-based interface which has capability to…
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BURNINGMAN App! Walk to Earn Free Bitcoins - December 18, 2015 Priya Menon
We just launched the Burningman App –  a social experiment to motivate people to walk more. It is recommended that one walk 10,000 steps-a-day. However, most Americans walk much less averaging around 5200 steps a day.  So Burningman is our attempt to motivate people to do better. And what better than rewarding them with free bitcoins. Yes! […]
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Android ResearchKit – A New Library to Create Medical Research Apps - November 9, 2015 Chintan Patel, PhD
  We are excited to announce Android ResearchKit – a port of the Apple’s ResearchKit for the Android platform. The initial launch of ResearchKit had caused a huge spike of interest from researchers all around the world regarding the capabilities of the platform and being able to conduct massive studies with objective mobile device data. […]
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Redis Authentication using Scrapy and Python. - May 3, 2016 Saahyl
In this blog, I have outlined how to access password protected redis when working with Scrapy framework in Python. Prerequisites to work with Scrapy and Redis in python are these two packages, which we need to install: Redis-py Scrapy-redis 1) Using only the redis-py package to request for authentication we need to make an object […]
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How To Build Config Driven Architecture - May 2, 2016 Shahid Ashraf
There are instances where we all have used settings file to configure various aspects of application like database passwords, file locations etc. We can extend this notion, in which application or modules of code which gets executed is driven by the configuration files. It helps removing code duplication and provides flexible execution of code. Also, […]…
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Auditing Linux Systems with Audit Daemon - May 2, 2016 Zahid Ajaz
Auditing is the on-site verification activity, such as inspection or examination, of a process or quality system, to ensure compliance to requirements.  Linux audit allows you to log access to files, directories, and resources of your system, as well as trace system calls. It enables you to monitor your system for application misbehavior or code […]
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Exploring UMLS MRHIER for Hierarchical Queries. - April 28, 2016 Nadeem Nazeer
MRHIER file from UMLS contains one row for each hierarchy or context in which each atom appears. If a source vocabulary does not contain hierarchies, its atoms will have no rows in this file. If a source vocabulary is multi-hierarchical (allows the same atom to appear in more than one hierarchy), some of its atoms […]
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How to Create your own Template Filter in Django - April 18, 2016 Shahid Ayoub
Django’s template language comes with a wide variety of built-in tags and filters designed to address the presentation logic needs of your application. Nevertheless, you may find yourself needing functionality that is not covered by the core set of template primitives. You can extend the template engine by defining custom tags and filters using Python, […]…
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