Six members of our MIRACUM consortium held a workshop on the 25th of April 2017 at the conhIT 2017 in Berlin. They presented the current BMBF funding scheme „medical informatics“ as well as the most recent areas of research activities of the MIRACUM consortium. As head of the workshop, Paul Schmücker introduced the current BMBF funding scheme „medical informatics“ and lead through the workshop session. Martin Lablans provided the audience with an insight into medical data sharing and its tremendous importance for the German healthcare. Following this, Thomas Ganslandt illustrated both the development and the implementation of data repositories for data sharing. The fourth speaker was Jan Christoph describing both how to integrate omics data into clinical data and what might be most challanging to achieve this. Last but not least, Marc Hinderer presented the latest research results of the MIRACUM consortium regarding clinical decision support for molecular tumor boards.