S Quaglini

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Affiliation: University of Pavia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Guideline compliance improves stroke outcome: a preliminary study in 4 districts in the Italian region of Lombardia
    Giuseppe Micieli
    Cerebrovascular Unit, C Mondino Foundation, IRCCS C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Stroke 33:1341-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Information models for data sharing
    S Quaglini
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, University of Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 27:S281-3. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Compliance with clinical practice guidelines
    Silvana Quaglini
    Department of Computer and System Science, University of Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 139:160-79. 2008
  4. pmc Estimation of human trunk movements by wearable strain sensors and improvement of sensor's placement on intelligent biomedical clothes
    Paolo Tormene
    Department of Computer Engineering and Systems Science, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Biomed Eng Online 11:95. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Flexible guideline-based patient careflow systems
    S Quaglini
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Via Ferrata 1, I 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Artif Intell Med 22:65-80. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Economic benefit from clinical practice guideline compliance in stroke patient management
    Silvana Quaglini
    Department of Computer Science and Systems, University of Pavia, Via Ferrata No 1, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Health Policy 69:305-15. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Models for guideline representation
    S Quaglini
    Department of Computer Science and Systems, University of Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 27:S240-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint An automated voice response system for anticoagulant therapy management
    Silvana Quaglini
    Department of Computer Engineering and Systems Science, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 150:453-7. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Simulation of a stroke unit careflow
    S Quaglini
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:1190-1. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Non-compliance with guidelines: motivations and consequences in a case study
    Silvana Quaglini
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 101:75-87. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Guideline compliance improves stroke outcome: a preliminary study in 4 districts in the Italian region of Lombardia
    Giuseppe Micieli
    Cerebrovascular Unit, C Mondino Foundation, IRCCS C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Stroke 33:1341-7. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of the American Heart Association guidelines for acute stroke and for transient ischemic attack on first-ever stroke patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Information models for data sharing
    S Quaglini
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, University of Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 27:S281-3. 2006
    ..In this paper two of them, which have already provided, or are close to providing, practical implementations will be described...
  3. ncbi request reprint Compliance with clinical practice guidelines
    Silvana Quaglini
    Department of Computer and System Science, University of Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 139:160-79. 2008
    ..Moreover, it gives examples of non-compliance detection and analysis in a specific real-world computerised guideline implementation, facing both methodological and practical issues...
  4. pmc Estimation of human trunk movements by wearable strain sensors and improvement of sensor's placement on intelligent biomedical clothes
    Paolo Tormene
    Department of Computer Engineering and Systems Science, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Biomed Eng Online 11:95. 2012
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  5. ncbi request reprint Flexible guideline-based patient careflow systems
    S Quaglini
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Via Ferrata 1, I 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Artif Intell Med 22:65-80. 2001
    ..A terminology server is also exploited towards this end. This work illustrates a prototype of a Careflow Management System based on an international guideline for ischemic stroke treatment, developed by the American Heart Association...
  6. ncbi request reprint Economic benefit from clinical practice guideline compliance in stroke patient management
    Silvana Quaglini
    Department of Computer Science and Systems, University of Pavia, Via Ferrata No 1, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Health Policy 69:305-15. 2004
    ..In this analysis, we shall investigate the impact of such guidelines on healthcare costs during the acute/sub-acute hospitalisation phase...
  7. ncbi request reprint Models for guideline representation
    S Quaglini
    Department of Computer Science and Systems, University of Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 27:S240-4. 2006
    ..This paper focuses on the issues that must be taken into account when modelling guidelines to ensure their effective implementation in real-world computerised environments...
  8. ncbi request reprint An automated voice response system for anticoagulant therapy management
    Silvana Quaglini
    Department of Computer Engineering and Systems Science, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 150:453-7. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Simulation of a stroke unit careflow
    S Quaglini
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:1190-1. 2001
    ..For example, we show that simulation has been able to find some of the causes of the delay in the patients treatment, and accordingly, to suggest changes in the organisation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Non-compliance with guidelines: motivations and consequences in a case study
    Silvana Quaglini
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 101:75-87. 2004
    ..Patients treated according to guidelines showed a 13% increase in treatment effectiveness at discharge, and an average cost of 2929 Euros vs 3694 Euros for the others...
  11. ncbi request reprint Guideline-based careflow systems
    S Quaglini
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Italy
    Artif Intell Med 20:5-22. 2000
    ..For illustrating the proposed methodology, we consider a guideline for the management of patients with acute ischemic stroke...
  12. ncbi request reprint Supporting tools for guideline development and dissemination
    S Quaglini
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Italy
    Artif Intell Med 14:119-37. 1998
    ..The designed framework allows guideline development, tailoring and implementation, real-time access to the guideline prescriptions and guideline validation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based careflow management systems: the case of post-stroke rehabilitation
    S Panzarasa
    Laboratoria di Informatica Medica, Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Via Ferrata 1, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Biomed Inform 35:123-39. 2002
    ..After an intensive testing in a research laboratory, the system is now in the process of being transferred in a real working setting with the full support of its future users...
  14. ncbi request reprint Towards cooperative patient management through organizational and medical ontologies
    S Falasconi
    Dept of Informatics and Systems Science, University of Pavia, Italy
    Methods Inf Med 37:564-75. 1998
    ..An ongoing application of the methodology to the main problem of Clinical Practice Guidelines (GLs) computer-based dissemination and enforcement is described...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of interferon alfa in chronic myelogenous leukemia
    N L Liberato
    Laboratory of Medical Informatics, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 15:2673-82. 1997
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of interferon alfa (IFN alpha) treatment of patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia relative to conventional chemotherapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint A computerized guideline for pressure ulcer prevention
    S Quaglini
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Via Ferrata 1, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Int J Med Inform 58:207-17. 2000
    ..A preliminary evaluation of the system has been performed and the results are presented on the management of about 40 patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk calculators: understanding differences and realising economic implications
    Silvana Quaglini
    Department of Computer Science and Systems, University of Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 95:617-22. 2003
    ..By means of a simulation study, we showed that these tools, when applied to the same person, may lead to very different results. We estimated the economic impact of using one or another calculator...
  18. ncbi request reprint Deciding when to intervene: a Markov decision process approach
    P Magni
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Via Ferrata 1, I 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Int J Med Inform 60:237-53. 2000
    ..The calculations are carried out with DT-Planner, a graphical decision aid specifically built for dealing with dynamic decision processes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Architectures and tools for innovative Health Information Systems: the Guide Project
    Paolo Ciccarese
    Laboratory for Medical Informatics, Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica University of Pavia, Via Ferrata, 127100 Pavia, Italy
    Int J Med Inform 74:553-62. 2005
    ..Different organizations can get Clinical Practice Guidelines from the repository, adapt and introduce them in clinical practice...
  20. ncbi request reprint Posture classification via wearable strain sensors for neurological rehabilitation
    Toni Giorgino
    Consorzio di Bioingegneria e Informatica Medica, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:6273-6. 2006
    ..Supervised learning techniques were employed to analyse the strain measures in order to reconstruct upper-limb posture and provide real-time feedback on exercise progress...
  21. doi request reprint Sensor evaluation for wearable strain gauges in neurological rehabilitation
    Toni Giorgino
    Laboratory for Biomedical Informatics, Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 17:409-15. 2009
    ..Real-time feedback on exercise progress can also be provided by reconstructing the sequence of consecutive positions assumed by the limb...
  22. ncbi request reprint Remote support for stroke rehabilitation: MyHeart's "neurological rehabilitation" concept
    Toni Giorgino
    Laboratory for Biomedical Informatics, Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:92-6. 2007
    ..Information technology and garment-embedded sensors, combined, permit assisted training both at the clinic and at home, after discharge from the intensive care unit...
  23. ncbi request reprint Automated spoken dialogue system for hypertensive patient home management
    Toni Giorgino
    Laboratory for Medical Informatics, Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Via Ferrata 1, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Int J Med Inform 74:159-67. 2005
    ..Controlled trials to assess the clinical efficacy are under way...
  24. ncbi request reprint A multivariate time-warping based classifier for gesture recognition with wearable strain sensors
    Toni Giorgino
    Laboratory for Biomedical Informatics, Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Italy
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:4903-6. 2007
    ..The algorithm's construction is explained, and its performances are evaluated in the context of motor rehabilitation exercises for both two-class and multi-class tasks...
  25. ncbi request reprint A guideline management system
    Paolo Ciccarese
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Via Ferrata 1, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:28-32. 2004
    ..The system functionality will be illustrated in three different contexts: homecare-based pressure ulcer prevention, acute ischemic stroke treatment and heart failure management by general practitioners...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk calculators: understanding differences and realising economic implications
    Silvana Quaglini
    Department of Computer Science and Systems, University of Pavia, Via Ferrata 1, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Int J Med Inform 74:191-9. 2005
    ..By means of a simulation study, we showed that these tools, when used for the same person, may lead to very different results. We estimated the economic impact of using one or another calculator...
  27. ncbi request reprint Modular representation of the guideline text: an approach for maintaining and updating the content of medical education
    Anand Kumar
    Laboratory of Medical Informatics, Department of Computer Science, University of Pavia, Pavia, PV2 7100, Italy
    Med Inform Internet Med 28:99-115. 2003
    ..Thus, after marking up using our system, the text components can be exchanged, modified or reconstructed, which, in turn, would help to maintain the updates in medical knowledge...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relating UMLS semantic types and task-based ontology to computer-interpretable clinical practice guidelines
    Anand Kumar
    Laboratory of Medical Informatics, Department of Computer Science, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 95:469-74. 2003
    ..To conclude, we understood that the three STs could be used to represent the semantic network of the task-bases CIGMs. We identified some mapping operators which could be used for the mapping of other STs into these...
  29. ncbi request reprint Automated spoken dialog system for home care and data acquisition from chronic patients
    Ivano Azzini
    Laboratory of Medical Informatics, Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 95:146-51. 2003
    ..The system described here is a prototype of future configurable and component-based dialog systems, which may allow a new modality for users and physicians to access electronic health records...
  30. ncbi request reprint Data mining techniques for analyzing stroke care processes
    Silvia Panzarasa
    CBIM, Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:939-43. 2010
    ..From our analyses both expected and unexpected results have been found: not always compliance to recommendations is related to a good patients' outcome...
  31. ncbi request reprint Interacting agents through a web-based health serviceflow management system
    Giorgio Leonardi
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Italy
    J Biomed Inform 40:486-99. 2007
    ..On the basis of a general architecture we present an implementation in the area of Diabetes management...
  32. ncbi request reprint Assessment of sensorized garments as a flexible support to self-administered post-stroke physical rehabilitation
    T Giorgino
    Laboratory for Biomedical Informatics, Department of Computer Engineering and Systems Science University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 45:75-84. 2009
    ..Wearable sensors are promising candidates to realize unobtrusive devices to support the rehabilitation process and its continuity after discharge from the Rehabilitation Unit...
  33. doi request reprint Improving thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke in Lombardia stroke centers
    A Cavallini
    Dipartimento di Neurologia d Urgenza e Pronto Soccorso, IRCCS Fondazione Istituto Neurologico Nazionale C Mondino, Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 34:1227-33. 2013
    ..A 24-h/week availability of the neurologist in ED can increase the percentage of thrombolysis optimizing the selection of patients and the timing of the diagnostic procedures...
  34. ncbi request reprint Circulating interleukin-6 as a tumor marker for hepatocellular carcinoma
    C Porta
    Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico San Matteo University Hospital Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Ann Oncol 19:353-8. 2008
    ..A large amount of evidence suggests a possible role of interleukin-6 (IL-6) in the pathogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  35. doi request reprint Wireless support to poststroke rehabilitation: MyHeart's neurological rehabilitation concept
    Toni Giorgino
    Laboratory for Biomedical Informatics, Department of Computers and Systems Science, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 13:1012-8. 2009
    ..Finally, we present the preliminary results of a pilot clinical study to test the system's acceptability and usability by post-stroke patients, and physicians in a clinical setting...
  36. ncbi request reprint Role of monitoring in management of acute ischemic stroke patients
    Anna Cavallini
    Cerebrovascular Department Stroke Unit, Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Stroke 34:2599-603. 2003
    ..We sought to clarify the role of continuous monitoring of physiological parameters in acute ischemic stroke...
  37. ncbi request reprint Improving compliance to guidelines through workflow technology: implementation and results in a stroke unit
    Silvia Panzarasa
    Consorzio di Bioingegneria e Informatica Medica, Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:834-9. 2007
    ..Results show that the system enhances the clinical practice without boring users. Moreover, non-compliance analysis gives rise to ideas for further improvement...
  38. ncbi request reprint Reducing dropouts in outpatient care through an SMS-based system
    Andrea Battistotti
    Azienda Ospedaliera Pavia Sistema Informatico Aziendale, Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 124:935-40. 2006
    ..Our conclusion is that the cost of the system will be amortised in a very short time, leading to a significant cost saving and, hopefully, to shorter waiting lists...
  39. doi request reprint Summary of Product Characteristics content extraction for a safe drugs usage
    S Rubrichi
    Laboratory for Biomedical Informatics, Mario Stefanelli, Department of Computers and Systems Science, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Biomed Inform 45:231-9. 2012
    ..The results of our empirical analysis demonstrate that the two models perform well. They exhibit similar overall performance, with an overall accuracy of about 91%...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of screening and extended anticoagulation for carriers of both factor V Leiden and prothrombin G20210A
    M Marchetti
    Laboratory of Medical Informatics, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, and Department of Computer Science and Systems, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    QJM 94:365-72. 2001
    ..Screening for factor V Leiden and prothrombin G20210A, with prolonged prophylaxis of double carriers, is cost-effective in most patients with VTE...
  41. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of the effect of the use of computer-based systems on the metabolic control of patients with diabetes mellitus
    S Montani
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Pavia, Italy
    Diabetes Technol Ther 3:347-56. 2001
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Using ICNP for nurse electronic charts and protocols in rehabilitation divisions
    Carla Rognoni
    University of Pavia, Dept of Computer Science and Systems, Fondazione S Maugeri IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 90:798-803. 2002
    ..Finally, by testing the prototype using real-world documents (clinical charts and protocols), we carried out an evaluation of the terminology itself, about its completeness and usability...
  43. doi request reprint Matching incomplete time series with dynamic time warping: an algorithm and an application to post-stroke rehabilitation
    Paolo Tormene
    Laboratory for Biomedical Informatics, Computer Engineering and Systems Science, Universita di Pavia, Via Ferrata 1, Pavia, Italy
    Artif Intell Med 45:11-34. 2009
    ..The algorithm was used to provide real-time feedback to neurological patients undergoing motor rehabilitation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of neonatal ECG screening for the long QT syndrome
    Silvana Quaglini
    Department of Computer Science and Systems, University of Pavia, Italy
    Eur Heart J 27:1824-32. 2006
    ..Our primary analysis focused on LQTS alone; a secondary analysis focused on the possibility of identifying some CHDs also...
  45. ncbi request reprint Process mining techniques: an application to stroke care
    Ronny Mans
    Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
    Stud Health Technol Inform 136:573-8. 2008
    ..In this paper, we apply process mining on two datasets for stroke patients and present the most interesting results. Above all, the paper demonstrates the applicability of process mining in the health-care domain...
  46. pmc Comparing computer-interpretable guideline models: a case-study approach
    Mor Peleg
    Stanford Medical Informatics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5479, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:52-68. 2003
    ..We have studied similarities and differences between CIGs in order to identify issues that must be resolved before a consensus on a set of common components can be developed...
  47. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy in lupus nephritis
    Gabriella Moroni
    Divisione di Nefrologia e Dialisi, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano and the Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:713-20. 2002
    ..Fetal and maternal outcomes of 70 pregnancies in 48 women with lupus nephritis were retrospectively analyzed...
  48. ncbi request reprint Impaired blood pressure increase in acute cardioembolic stroke
    Simona Marcheselli
    Cerebrovascular Unit, C Mondino Foundation, IRCCS C Mondino, Italy
    J Hypertens 24:1849-56. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate BP response during the acute phase in different ischemic stroke subtypes, and to assess the prognostic value, considering long-term outcome, of different BP patterns recorded...
  49. ncbi request reprint Antiphospholipid antibodies are associated with an increased risk for chronic renal insufficiency in patients with lupus nephritis
    Gabriella Moroni
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore, Milan, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:28-36. 2004
    ..The aims of this study are to evaluate the prevalence of aPL antibodies in patients with lupus nephritis and assess their prognostic value for thrombosis and pregnancy morbidity and impact on long-term renal outcome...
  50. ncbi request reprint The long-term outcome of 93 patients with proliferative lupus nephritis
    Gabriella Moroni
    Unita Operativa di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Fondazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinco, Mangiagalli, Regina Elena IRCCS, Via F Sforza, Milano, and Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:2531-9. 2007
    ..Few data are available about the very long-term outcome of patients with proliferative lupus nephritis...
  51. ncbi request reprint The long-term prognosis of renal transplantation in patients with lupus nephritis
    Gabriella Moroni
    Divisione di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Centro Trasfusionale e di Immunologia dei Trapianti IRCCS, Ospedale Maggiore Milano, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:903-11. 2005
    ..Few data are available about the long-term outcome of renal transplantation in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...