Qing Zeng

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Extracting principal diagnosis, co-morbidity and smoking status for asthma research: evaluation of a natural language processing system
    Qing T Zeng
    Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:30. 2006
  3. pmc Assessment of pictographs developed through a participatory design process using an online survey tool
    Hyeoneui Kim
    Clinical Informatics Research and Development, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, MA, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e5. 2009
  4. pmc Assessing consumer health vocabulary familiarity: an exploratory study
    Alla Keselman
    National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Feature-guided clustering of multi-dimensional flow cytometry datasets
    Qing T Zeng
    Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 310 Thorn Building, 75 Francis Street, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Biomed Inform 40:325-31. 2007
  6. pmc Term identification methods for consumer health vocabulary development
    Qing T Zeng
    Harvard Medical School, Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e4. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A knowledge-based, concept-oriented view generation system for clinical data
    Q Zeng
    Decision Systems Group, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Biomed Inform 34:112-28. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Text characteristics of clinical reports and their implications for the readability of personal health records
    Qing Zeng-Treitler
    Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:1117-21. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Patient and clinician vocabulary: how different are they?
    Q Zeng
    Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:399-403. 2001
  10. pmc Hierarchical clustering of monoclonal antibody reactivity patterns in nonhuman species
    Juan Pablo Pratt
    Laboratory of Immunophysiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cytometry A 75:734-42. 2009

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Extracting principal diagnosis, co-morbidity and smoking status for asthma research: evaluation of a natural language processing system
    Qing T Zeng
    Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:30. 2006
    ..The text descriptions in electronic medical records are a rich source of information. We have developed a Health Information Text Extraction (HITEx) tool and used it to extract key findings for a research study on airways disease...
  3. pmc Assessment of pictographs developed through a participatory design process using an online survey tool
    Hyeoneui Kim
    Clinical Informatics Research and Development, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, MA, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e5. 2009
    ..To address this issue, we have previously conducted a pilot study in which pictographs were created through a participatory design process to facilitate the comprehension and recall of discharge instructions...
  4. pmc Assessing consumer health vocabulary familiarity: an exploratory study
    Alla Keselman
    National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e5. 2007
    ..To address this need, we previously developed a regression model for predicting "average familiarity" with consumer health vocabulary (CHV) terms...
  5. ncbi request reprint Feature-guided clustering of multi-dimensional flow cytometry datasets
    Qing T Zeng
    Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 310 Thorn Building, 75 Francis Street, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Biomed Inform 40:325-31. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc Term identification methods for consumer health vocabulary development
    Qing T Zeng
    Harvard Medical School, Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e4. 2007
    ..Term identification is a critical task in vocabulary development. Because of the heterogeneity and ambiguity of consumer expressions, term identification for CHV is more challenging than for professional health vocabularies...
  7. ncbi request reprint A knowledge-based, concept-oriented view generation system for clinical data
    Q Zeng
    Decision Systems Group, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Biomed Inform 34:112-28. 2001
    ..The key relevant data identification function is accomplished by a rule-based traversal of the semantic network. This paper focuses on the design and implementation of the system; an evaluation of the system is reported separately...
  8. ncbi request reprint Text characteristics of clinical reports and their implications for the readability of personal health records
    Qing Zeng-Treitler
    Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:1117-21. 2007
    ..Since commonly used readability formulas focus more on text unit length characteristics, this study points to the need to tackle syntactic and semantic issues in the effort to measure and improve PHR readability...
  9. ncbi request reprint Patient and clinician vocabulary: how different are they?
    Q Zeng
    Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:399-403. 2001
    ....
  10. pmc Hierarchical clustering of monoclonal antibody reactivity patterns in nonhuman species
    Juan Pablo Pratt
    Laboratory of Immunophysiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Cytometry A 75:734-42. 2009
    ..We conclude that our computational algorithm is a potentially useful tool for both Mab classification and molecular taxonomy in nonhuman experimental systems...
  11. ncbi request reprint In vivo imaging of beta-galactosidase activity using far red fluorescent switch
    Ching Hsuan Tung
    Center for Molecular Imaging Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Cancer Res 64:1579-83. 2004
    ..The results indicated that in vivo real-time detection of beta-gal activity is possible by fluorescence imaging technology...
  12. ncbi request reprint Novel factor XIII probes for blood coagulation imaging
    Ching Hsuan Tung
    Center for Molecular Imaging Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Chembiochem 4:897-9. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint Toward a representation format for sharable clinical guidelines
    A A Boxwala
    Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Biomed Inform 34:157-69. 2001
    ..These extensions include processes for (i) local adaptation of recommendations encoded in shared generic guidelines and (ii) integration of guidelines into the institutional information systems...
  14. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of consumer terminology for health information retrieval
    Q Zeng
    Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Methods Inf Med 41:289-98. 2002
    ..To address this problem, we studied the characteristics of consumer terminology for health information retrieval...
  15. pmc Instrumenting the health care enterprise for discovery research in the genomic era
    Shawn Murphy
    Informatics, Partners HealthCare Systems, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Genome Res 19:1675-81. 2009
    ..Even for rare diseases caused by rare, highly penetrant mutations such as Huntington disease (N = 102) and autism (N = 756), these capabilities are also of interest...
  16. pmc A frequency-based technique to improve the spelling suggestion rank in medical queries
    Jonathan Crowell
    Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:179-85. 2004
    ..Spell checking is of crucial importance in returning pertinent results, so the authors propose a technique for increasing the effectiveness of spell-checking tools used for health-related information retrieval...
  17. pmc Selective inhibition of JNK with a peptide inhibitor attenuates pain hypersensitivity and tumor growth in a mouse skin cancer pain model
    Yong Jing Gao
    Pain Research Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Medical Research Building, Room 604, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Exp Neurol 219:146-55. 2009
    ..Our data reveal a marked peripheral neuropathy in this skin cancer model and important roles of the JNK pathway in cancer pain development and tumor growth. JNK inhibitors such as D-JNKI-1 may be used to treat cancer pain...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relationships among different subjective measurements of consumer health information retrieval performance
    Qing T Zeng
    Decision Systems Group Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:1328-32. 2004
    ..Millions of consumers perform health information retrieval (HIR) online. To better understand the consumers' perspective on HIR performance, we conducted an observation and interview study of 97 health information consumers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Positive attitudes and failed queries: an exploration of the conundrums of consumer health information retrieval
    Qing T Zeng
    Department of Radiology, Decision Systems Group, Thorn 309, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Med Inform 73:45-55. 2004
    ..We analyzed the observed search sessions to determine what factors accounted for the failure of specific searches and positive attitudes, and also discussed potential informatics solutions...
  20. pmc Exploring and developing consumer health vocabularies
    Qing T Zeng
    Department of Radiology, Decision Systems Group, Thorn 309, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:24-9. 2006
    ....
  21. pmc Assisting consumer health information retrieval with query recommendations
    Qing T Zeng
    Department of Radiology, Decision Systems Group, Thorn 309, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:80-90. 2006
    ..We have developed and evaluated a tool to assist people in health-related query formation...
  22. ncbi request reprint GLIF3: a representation format for sharable computer-interpretable clinical practice guidelines
    Aziz A Boxwala
    Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Biomed Inform 37:147-61. 2004
    ....
  23. pmc Reformulation of consumer health queries with professional terminology: a pilot study
    Robert M Plovnick
    Decision Systems Group, Thorn 310, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Med Internet Res 6:e27. 2004
    ..However, consumers often do not use effective search strategies. Query reformulation is one potential intervention to improve the effectiveness of consumer searches...

Research Grants4

  1. Improving Health Outcomes through Computer Generation of Reader-Appropriate Texts
    Qing Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It has the potential of making the vast amount of available information in the health domain more accessible to the lay public. ..
  2. Improving Health Outcomes through Computer Generation of Reader-Appropriate Texts
    Qing Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It has the potential of making the vast amount of available information in the health domain more accessible to the lay public. ..