J J Cimino

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Collect once, use many. Enabling the reuse of clinical data through controlled terminologies
    James J Cimino
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    J AHIMA 78:24-9; quiz 31-2. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Consistency across the hierarchies of the UMLS Semantic Network and Metathesaurus
    J J Cimino
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Biomed Inform 36:450-61. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The patient clinical information system (PatCIS): technical solutions for and experience with giving patients access to their electronic medical records
    James J Cimino
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, VC 5, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Med Inform 68:113-27. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Practical considerations for exploiting the World Wide Web to create infobuttons
    James J Cimino
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, VC 5, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:277-81. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint What do patients do with access to their medical records?
    J J Cimino
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:1440-4. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint In defense of the Desiderata
    James J Cimino
    Department of Biomedical Informatic, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Biomed Inform 39:299-306. 2006
  7. pmc Studying the human-computer-terminology interface
    J J Cimino
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, VC 5, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 8:163-73. 2001
  8. pmc An integrated approach to computer-based decision support at the point of care
    James J Cimino
    Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 118:273-88. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Medication reconciliation using natural language processing and controlled terminologies
    James J Cimino
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:679-83. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Building a knowledge base to support a digital library
    E A Mendonca
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:221-5. 2001

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. ncbi request reprint Collect once, use many. Enabling the reuse of clinical data through controlled terminologies
    James J Cimino
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    J AHIMA 78:24-9; quiz 31-2. 2007
    ..Capturing patient information with controlled terminologies can enable its reuse for a wide variety of purposes, from bed assignments to reporting to clinical alerts...
  2. ncbi request reprint Consistency across the hierarchies of the UMLS Semantic Network and Metathesaurus
    J J Cimino
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Biomed Inform 36:450-61. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The patient clinical information system (PatCIS): technical solutions for and experience with giving patients access to their electronic medical records
    James J Cimino
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, VC 5, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Med Inform 68:113-27. 2002
    ..Both they and their physicians believed that use of the system enhanced the patients' understanding of their conditions and improved their communication with their physicians. There were no adverse events encountered during the study...
  4. ncbi request reprint Practical considerations for exploiting the World Wide Web to create infobuttons
    James J Cimino
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, VC 5, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:277-81. 2004
    ..We then sought general methods for accessing information resources to answer the questions...
  5. ncbi request reprint What do patients do with access to their medical records?
    J J Cimino
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:1440-4. 2001
    ..Both they and their physicians believed that use of the system enhanced the patients' understanding of their conditions and improved their communication with their physicians. There were no adverse events encountered during the study...
  6. ncbi request reprint In defense of the Desiderata
    James J Cimino
    Department of Biomedical Informatic, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Biomed Inform 39:299-306. 2006
    ..To that end, additional Desiderata are defined that deal with the purpose, rather than the structure, of controlled medical terminologies...
  7. pmc Studying the human-computer-terminology interface
    J J Cimino
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, VC 5, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 8:163-73. 2001
    ....
  8. pmc An integrated approach to computer-based decision support at the point of care
    James J Cimino
    Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 118:273-88. 2007
    ..The Infobutton Manager has been successfully deployed in five systems at four institutions and provides users with over 1,000 accesses to on-line health information each month, with a positive impact on patient care...
  9. ncbi request reprint Medication reconciliation using natural language processing and controlled terminologies
    James J Cimino
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:679-83. 2007
    ..This approach has implications for efforts to improve medication history-taking, order entry, and automated auditing of patient records for quality assurance...
  10. ncbi request reprint Building a knowledge base to support a digital library
    E A Mendonca
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:221-5. 2001
    ..Future directions include the validation of the knowledge, based on an evaluation of system performance...
  11. pmc Access to data: comparing AccessMed with Query by Review
    G Hripcsak
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 3:288-99. 1996
    ..To evaluate the performance of tools for authoring patient database queries...
  12. ncbi request reprint Accessing heterogeneous sources of evidence to answer clinical questions
    E A Mendonca
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, Vanderbilt Clinic, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Biomed Inform 34:85-98. 2001
    ..We believe that by helping clinicians to pose well-structured clinical queries and including in them relevant information from individual patients' medical records, we can enhance information retrieval and thus can improve patient-care...
  13. pmc From data to knowledge through concept-oriented terminologies: experience with the Medical Entities Dictionary
    J J Cimino
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 7:288-97. 2000
    ..On the basis of this experience, current efforts to create standard knowledge-based terminologies appear to be justified...
  14. pmc Desiderata for controlled medical vocabularies in the twenty-first century
    J J Cimino
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Methods Inf Med 37:394-403. 1998
    ..Standards developers are beginning to recognize and address these desiderata and adapt their offerings to meet them...
  15. pmc Auditing the Unified Medical Language System with semantic methods
    J J Cimino
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 5:41-51. 1998
    ..Meta has been constructed through lexical matching techniques and human review. The purpose of this study was to audit the Meta using semantic techniques to identify possible inconsistencies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Representation of ophthalmology concepts by electronic systems: intercoder agreement among physicians using controlled terminologies
    John C Hwang
    Department of Ophthalmology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:511-9. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Development and representation of a fall-injury risk assessment instrument in a clinical information system
    Leanne M Currie
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Nursing, Columbia University, 630 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:721-5. 2004
    ..The concepts contained in the instrument are well represented by Clinical LOINC and the UMLS. Associated concepts have been identified in the existing clinical information system data dictionary for pre-population of the instrument...
  18. pmc The effects of redesigning the IDEATel architecture on glucose uploads
    Charlyn A Hilliman
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, New York Presbyterian Hospital, The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, New York, New York, USA
    Telemed J E Health 15:248-54. 2009
    ..98, p < 0.01. The system redesign made a significant impact in reducing glucose upload delays of IDEATel participants. However, upload delays were significantly impacted by the region where the participants resided...
  19. pmc Toward vocabulary domain specifications for health level 7-coded data elements
    S Bakken
    Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 7:333-42. 2000
    ....
  20. pmc Evaluation of the clinical LOINC (Logical Observation Identifiers, Names, and Codes) semantic structure as a terminology model for standardized assessment measures
    S Bakken
    Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 7:529-38. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the adequacy of the Clinical LOINC (Logical Observation Identifiers, Names, and Codes) semantic structure as a terminology model for standardized assessment measures...
  21. pmc Developing tailored theory-based educational content for WEB applications: illustrations from the MI-HEART project
    R Kukafka
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:1474-8. 2001
    ..With informatics technology, our ability to collect information from individuals and provide educational content tailored to the specific information collected is not only possibly, but practical...
  22. pmc Beyond the superhighway: exploiting the Internet with medical informatics
    J J Cimino
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 4:279-84. 1997
    ..In other cases, researchers described new tasks that are now possible with this technology. Still others examined this technology to show how it can be evaluated and improved. This paper summarizes their accomplishments...
  23. ncbi request reprint Terminology tools: state of the art and practical lessons
    J J Cimino
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Methods Inf Med 40:298-306. 2001
    ..The tool set at NYPH provides a case study to demonstrate one feasible architecture...
  24. pmc PalmCIS: a wireless handheld application for satisfying clinician information needs
    Elizabeth S Chen
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:19-28. 2004
    ..The focus was on achieving end-to-end security and developing a highly usable system. This report discusses the motivation behind PalmCIS, design and development of the system, and future directions...
  25. ncbi request reprint An automated approach to studying health resource and infobutton use
    Elizabeth S Chen
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 122:273-8. 2006
    ..The availability of effective links to on-line medical knowledge sources from the patient health record can assist in resolving information needs, potentially improving patient care and decision-making...
  26. pmc Integrating evidence into clinical information systems for nursing decision support
    Suzanne Bakken
    Columbia University, School of Nursing, 630 W 168th Street, Mailbox 6, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Med Inform 77:413-20. 2008
    ..To illustrate approaches for providing decision support for evidence-based nursing practice through integration of evidence into clinical information systems (CISs) with examples from our experience at Columbia University Medical Center...
  27. ncbi request reprint A scale-free network view of the UMLS to learn terminology translations
    Chintan O Patel
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:689-93. 2007
    ..A hub-driven traversal strategy provides a promising approach to generate high quality cross-terminology translations from the UMLS...
  28. pmc A randomized trial comparing telemedicine case management with usual care in older, ethnically diverse, medically underserved patients with diabetes mellitus: 5 year results of the IDEATel study
    Steven Shea
    Division of General Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:446-56. 2009
    ..Mortality was not different between the groups, although power was limited. Trial Registration http://clinicaltrials.gov Identifier: NCT00271739...
  29. ncbi request reprint Multitasking by clinicians in the context of CPOE and CIS use
    Sarah Collins
    Columbia University School of Nursing, Department of Biomedical Informatics, and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:958-62. 2007
    ..Nine secondary actions, potentially resulting in a slip or a mistake, suggest that CPOE may necessitate different forms of safety nets than traditional clinician communication...
  30. doi request reprint Understanding workflow in telehealth video visits: observations from the IDEATel project
    David R Kaufman
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Biomed Inform 42:581-92. 2009
    ..Explicating these properties can serve as a needs requirement analysis to develop more effective systems and implementation plans...
  31. pmc Information needs, Infobutton Manager use, and satisfaction by clinician type: a case study
    Sarah A Collins
    Columbia University School of Nursing, 630 West 168th Street, Mailbox 6, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:140-2. 2009
    ..Observational data suggest that IM success rates may be improved by tailoring anticipated questions to clinician type. Clinicians reported that a more visible Infobutton may increase use...
  32. pmc A network-theoretic approach for decompositional translation across Open Biological Ontologies
    Chintan O Patel
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, Vanderbilt Clinic, New York, NY 10032, United States
    J Biomed Inform 43:608-12. 2010
    ..The results indicate that the network structure provides strong cues for decompositional ontology translation and the existing relationships can be used to identify new translations...
  33. pmc Using semantic and structural properties of the Unified Medical Language System to discover potential terminological relationships
    Chintan O Patel
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, Vanderbilt Clinic, 5 Floor, 622 West 168 Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:346-53. 2009
    ..To use the semantic and structural properties in the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) Metathesaurus to characterize and discover potential relationships...
  34. pmc Practical experience with the maintenance and auditing of a large medical ontology
    David Baorto
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, 622 West 168th Street, VC 5, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Biomed Inform 42:494-503. 2009
    ..In this paper, we describe this process, with examples of its effectiveness. We believe that our process provides lessons for others who seek to maintain complex, concept-oriented controlled terminologies...
  35. pmc A review of auditing methods applied to the content of controlled biomedical terminologies
    Xinxin Zhu
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, VC 5, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Biomed Inform 42:413-25. 2009
    ..We also identify which terminologies have been audited with the methods and provide examples to illustrate each part of the framework...
  36. ncbi request reprint Terminology model discovery using natural language processing and visualization techniques
    Li Zhou
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Biomed Inform 39:626-36. 2006
    ..We believe that a general method based on NLP and information visualization will facilitate the modeling of medical terminologies...
  37. ncbi request reprint Heuristic evaluation of paper-based Web pages: a simplified inspection usability methodology
    Mureen Allen
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Biomed Inform 39:412-23. 2006
    ..We were able to implement solutions to approximately 70% of the violations. Our study found that a heuristic evaluation using paper-based screen shots of a user interface was expeditious, inexpensive, and straightforward to implement...
  38. pmc Participant perceptions of the influences of the NLM-sponsored Woods Hole medical informatics course
    Vimla L Patel
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032 3720, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:256-62. 2005
    ..Many of the participants feel and show evidence of becoming effective agents of change in their institutions in the area of medical informatics, which is one of the objectives of the program...
  39. ncbi request reprint Promoting patient safety and enabling evidence-based practice through informatics
    Suzanne Bakken
    Department of Nursing and Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Med Care 42:II49-56. 2004
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Representation of ophthalmology concepts by electronic systems: adequacy of controlled medical terminologies
    Michael F Chiang
    Department of Ophthalmology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ophthalmology 112:175-83. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Personal digital educators
    James J Cimino
    Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:860-2. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Patterns of usage for a Web-based clinical information system
    Elizabeth S Chen
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, 622 W 168th Street, Vanderbilt Clinic 5th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:18-22. 2004
    ..We present our method and these results as well as describe how the results can be used to customize menus, shortcut lists, and patient reports in WebCIS and similar systems...
  43. pmc Toward semantic interoperability in home health care: formally representing OASIS items for integration into a concept-oriented terminology
    Jeungok Choi
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:410-7. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Approach to mobile information and communication for health care
    Eneida A Mendonca
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Med Inform 73:631-8. 2004
    ..These extensions include clinical and information resources, event monitoring, and a virtual whiteboard (VWB)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Adequacy of evolving national standardized terminologies for interdisciplinary coded concepts in an automated clinical pathway
    Patricia C Dykes
    Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Biomed Inform 36:313-25. 2003
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Scenario-based assessment of physicians' information needs
    Yoon Ho Seol
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, VC 5, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:306-10. 2004
    ..These observations supported our approach of using patterns of information needs in facilitating digital information access...
  47. ncbi request reprint Distributed cognition and knowledge-based controlled medical terminologies
    J J Cimino
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Artif Intell Med 12:153-68. 1998
    ..The knowledge they include is being used to support distributed cognition in two forms: complex medical decisions involving multiple people and applications, and coordination of maintenance of the terminologies themselves...
  48. pmc Effectiveness of topic-specific infobuttons: a randomized controlled trial
    Guilherme Del Fiol
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:752-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether infobutton links that direct to specific content topics ("topic links") are more effective than links that point to general overview content ("nonspecific links")...
  49. ncbi request reprint Review paper: coding systems in health care
    J J Cimino
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Methods Inf Med 35:273-84. 1996
    ....
  50. pmc Integrating nursing diagnostic concepts into the medical entities dictionary using the ISO Reference Terminology Model for Nursing Diagnosis
    Jee In Hwang
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:382-8. 2003
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Requirements specification for automated fall and injury risk assessment
    Leanne M Currie
    School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 122:134-8. 2006
    ..Focus groups are a useful methodology to specify requirements for healthcare applications. Outcomes evaluation of the automated instrument is in process...
  52. pmc Core content for the subspecialty of clinical informatics
    Reed M Gardner
    Department of Medical Informatics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:153-7. 2009
    ..The AMIA Board of Directors approved the Core Content for Clinical Informatics in November 2008...
  53. pmc An enriched unified medical language system semantic network with a multiple subsumption hierarchy
    Li Zhang
    CS Department, NJIT, University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:195-206. 2004
    ..In this article, the SN is expanded into a multiple subsumption structure with a directed acyclic graph (DAG) IS-A hierarchy, allowing a semantic type to have multiple parents. New viable IS-A links are added as warranted...
  54. ncbi request reprint Towards the development of a conceptual distance metric for the UMLS
    Jorge E Caviedes
    Intel Corporation, 5000 W Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226, USA
    J Biomed Inform 37:77-85. 2004
    ..Finally, conceptual matching is relevant for terminology development and maintenance, machine learning research, decision support system development, and data mining research in biomedical informatics and other fields...
  55. pmc Analysis of a study of the users, uses, and future agenda of the UMLS
    Yan Chen
    Department of Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:221-31. 2007
    ..The UMLS constitutes the largest existing collection of medical terms. However, little has been published about the users and uses of the UMLS. This study sheds light on these issues...
  56. pmc Providing concept-oriented views for clinical data using a knowledge-based system: an evaluation
    Qing Zeng
    Decision System Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:294-305. 2002
    ..g., laboratory, radiology). This study evaluates the functionality and utility of a knowledge-based system that generates concept-oriented views (organized around clinical concepts such as disease or organ system) of clinical data...
  57. pmc Relationship structures and semantic type assignments of the UMLS Enriched Semantic Network
    Li Zhang
    Computer Science Department, College of the Sequoias, Visalia, CA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:657-66. 2005
    ..A technique for deriving the relationship structures of the ESN's semantic types and an automated technique for deriving the ESN's semantic type assignments from those of the SN are presented...