Ben Y Reis

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Linking surveillance to action: incorporation of real-time regional data into a medical decision rule
    Andrew M Fine
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:206-11. 2007
  2. pmc An epidemiological network model for disease outbreak detection
    Ben Y Reis
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program, Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e210. 2007
  3. pmc Measuring the impact of health policies using Internet search patterns: the case of abortion
    Ben Y Reis
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program, Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:514. 2010
  4. pmc Longitudinal histories as predictors of future diagnoses of domestic abuse: modelling study
    Ben Y Reis
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program at the Harvard MIT, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    BMJ 339:b3677. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Syndromic surveillance: the effects of syndrome grouping on model accuracy and outbreak detection
    Ben Y Reis
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:235-41. 2004
  6. pmc Use of population health data to refine diagnostic decision-making for pertussis
    Andrew M Fine
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:85-90. 2010
  7. pmc HealthMap: global infectious disease monitoring through automated classification and visualization of Internet media reports
    Clark C Freifeld
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program, Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:150-7. 2008
  8. pmc AEGIS: a robust and scalable real-time public health surveillance system
    Ben Y Reis
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program at the Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:581-8. 2007
  9. pmc Surveillance Sans Frontières: Internet-based emerging infectious disease intelligence and the HealthMap project
    John S Brownstein
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program at the Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e151. 2008
  10. pmc A self-scaling, distributed information architecture for public health, research, and clinical care
    Andrew J McMurry
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program at the Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, 300 Longwood Ave, Enders Room 150, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:527-33. 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Linking surveillance to action: incorporation of real-time regional data into a medical decision rule
    Andrew M Fine
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:206-11. 2007
    ..We incorporate data about recent local trends in meningitis epidemiology into a prediction model differentiating aseptic from bacterial meningitis...
  2. pmc An epidemiological network model for disease outbreak detection
    Ben Y Reis
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program, Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e210. 2007
    ..As a result, public-health crises and major public events threaten to undermine health-surveillance systems at the very times they are needed most...
  3. pmc Measuring the impact of health policies using Internet search patterns: the case of abortion
    Ben Y Reis
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program, Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:514. 2010
    ..We propose that these data can also be used more broadly to study the impact of health policies across different regions in a more efficient and timely manner...
  4. pmc Longitudinal histories as predictors of future diagnoses of domestic abuse: modelling study
    Ben Y Reis
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program at the Harvard MIT, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    BMJ 339:b3677. 2009
    ..To determine whether longitudinal data in patients' historical records, commonly available in electronic health record systems, can be used to predict a patient's future risk of receiving a diagnosis of domestic abuse...
  5. ncbi request reprint Syndromic surveillance: the effects of syndrome grouping on model accuracy and outbreak detection
    Ben Y Reis
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:235-41. 2004
    ..We seek to study the effects of different syndrome grouping methods on model accuracy, a key factor in the outbreak-detection performance of syndromic surveillance systems...
  6. pmc Use of population health data to refine diagnostic decision-making for pertussis
    Andrew M Fine
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:85-90. 2010
    ..To improve identification of pertussis cases by developing a decision model that incorporates recent, local, population-level disease incidence...
  7. pmc HealthMap: global infectious disease monitoring through automated classification and visualization of Internet media reports
    Clark C Freifeld
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program, Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:150-7. 2008
    ..Our objective is to address this challenge through the HealthMap.org Web application, an automated system for querying, filtering, integrating and visualizing unstructured reports on disease outbreaks...
  8. pmc AEGIS: a robust and scalable real-time public health surveillance system
    Ben Y Reis
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program at the Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:581-8. 2007
    ..The report includes a description of the evolution of the design over time in response to the challenges of a regional and national integration environment...
  9. pmc Surveillance Sans Frontières: Internet-based emerging infectious disease intelligence and the HealthMap project
    John S Brownstein
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program at the Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e151. 2008
  10. pmc A self-scaling, distributed information architecture for public health, research, and clinical care
    Andrew J McMurry
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program at the Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, 300 Longwood Ave, Enders Room 150, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:527-33. 2007
    ..This study sought to define a scalable architecture to support the National Health Information Network (NHIN). This architecture must concurrently support a wide range of public health, research, and clinical care activities...
  11. doi request reprint A pharmacoepidemiological network model for drug safety surveillance: statins and rhabdomyolysis
    Ben Y Reis
    Childrens Hospital Informatics Program, Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Childrens Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Drug Saf 35:395-406. 2012
    ..These data are typically analysed by comparing the adverse event rates associated with a drug of interest to those of a single comparable reference drug...
  12. pmc Using temporal context to improve biosurveillance
    Ben Y Reis
    Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:1961-5. 2003
    ..Furthermore, for increased robustness and performance, hybrid systems should be developed to capitalize on the complementary strengths of different types of temporal filters...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of emergency department chief complaint and diagnostic codes for identifying respiratory illness in a pediatric population
    Allison J Beitel
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:355-60. 2004
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  14. pmc Time series modeling for syndromic surveillance
    Ben Y Reis
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 3:2. 2003
    ..Unfortunately, systematic methods for determining the expected number of (ED) visits on a particular day have not yet been well established. We present here a generalized methodology for developing models of expected ED visit rates...
  15. ncbi request reprint Running outside the baseline: impact of the 2004 Major League Baseball postseason on emergency department use
    Ben Y Reis
    Ann Emerg Med 46:386-7. 2005