W Hersh

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Enhancing access to the Bibliome: the TREC Genomics Track
    William Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clincal Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:773-7. 2004
  2. pmc Caveats for the use of operational electronic health record data in comparative effectiveness research
    William R Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Med Care 51:S30-7. 2013
  3. pmc The MERG Suite: Tools for discovering competencies and associated learning resources
    Ravi Teja Bhupatiraju
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Source Code Biol Med 3:7. 2008
  4. pmc Using co-occurrence network structure to extract synonymous gene and protein names from MEDLINE abstracts
    A M Cohen
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 S, W, Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 6:103. 2005
  5. pmc Evaluation of a gene information summarization system by users during the analysis process of microarray datasets
    Jianji Yang
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 10:S5. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Building a health informatics workforce in developing countries
    William Hersh
    Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:274-7. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Implementation and evaluation of a distance learning introductory course in medical informatics
    W Hersh
    Division of Medical Informatics and Outcomes Research, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:1023-7. 2001
  8. pmc Who are the informaticians? What we know and should know
    William Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, BICC, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:166-70. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of biomedical text-mining systems: lessons learned from information retrieval
    William Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, BICC, Portland, 97239, USA
    Brief Bioinform 6:344-56. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The evidence base of telemedicine: Overview of the supplement
    William R Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 12:S1-2. 2006

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Enhancing access to the Bibliome: the TREC Genomics Track
    William Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clincal Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:773-7. 2004
    ..In the first year of the track, an ad hoc document retrieval task and an information extraction task were carried out by 29 research groups. Future work will focus on more complex data sources, searching tasks, and types of experiments...
  2. pmc Caveats for the use of operational electronic health record data in comparative effectiveness research
    William R Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Med Care 51:S30-7. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc The MERG Suite: Tools for discovering competencies and associated learning resources
    Ravi Teja Bhupatiraju
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Source Code Biol Med 3:7. 2008
    ..This project focused on developing federated discovery services for competency-based medical e-learning content...
  4. pmc Using co-occurrence network structure to extract synonymous gene and protein names from MEDLINE abstracts
    A M Cohen
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 S, W, Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 6:103. 2005
    ..The method was applied to the task of automatic gene and protein name synonym extraction...
  5. pmc Evaluation of a gene information summarization system by users during the analysis process of microarray datasets
    Jianji Yang
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 10:S5. 2009
    ..The system evaluation was conducted during the process of genomic researchers analyzing their own experimental microarray datasets...
  6. doi request reprint Building a health informatics workforce in developing countries
    William Hersh
    Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:274-7. 2010
    ..We present a framework for answering these questions and for developing estimates of the size and scope of the workforce that may be needed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Implementation and evaluation of a distance learning introductory course in medical informatics
    W Hersh
    Division of Medical Informatics and Outcomes Research, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:1023-7. 2001
    ..There is a growing interest in and need for continuing education in medical informatics delivered by distance learning...
  8. pmc Who are the informaticians? What we know and should know
    William Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, BICC, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:166-70. 2006
    ..The discipline of medical informatics must pay sufficient attention to the professional workforce that will deploy systems outside the informatics research setting so their benefits may more widely accrue...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of biomedical text-mining systems: lessons learned from information retrieval
    William Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, BICC, Portland, 97239, USA
    Brief Bioinform 6:344-56. 2005
    ..The developers of text-mining systems need to improve both test collections for system-oriented evaluation and undertake user-oriented evaluations to determine the most effective use of their systems for their intended audience...
  10. ncbi request reprint The evidence base of telemedicine: Overview of the supplement
    William R Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 12:S1-2. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis, access and outcomes: Update of a systematic review of telemedicine services
    William R Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 12:S3-31. 2006
    ..Further well-designed research is necessary to understand how best to deploy telemedicine services in health care...
  12. ncbi request reprint The full spectrum of biomedical informatics education at Oregon Health & Science University
    W R Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, BICC, Portland, OR, USA
    Methods Inf Med 46:80-3. 2007
    ..The objective of this paper is to provide a context and description of the biomedical informatics education program at Oregon Health & Science University...
  13. ncbi request reprint Educating 10,000 informaticians by 2010: the AMIA 10x10 program
    William Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Int J Med Inform 76:377-82. 2007
    ..There is an increasing need for a larger and better trained workforce in medical informatics. The goal of the American Medical Informatics Association 10x10 program is to educate 10,000 clinicians in medical informatics by the year 2010...
  14. pmc The ImageCLEFmed medical image retrieval task test collection
    William Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, BICC, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Digit Imaging 22:648-55. 2009
    ..We also provide baseline results with the new collection and describe them in the context of past research with portions of the collection...
  15. pmc A stimulus to define informatics and health information technology
    William Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:24. 2009
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  16. pmc Advancing biomedical image retrieval: development and analysis of a test collection
    William R Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, BICC, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:488-96. 2006
    ..Develop and analyze results from an image retrieval test collection...
  17. pmc Clinical outcomes resulting from telemedicine interventions: a systematic review
    W R Hersh
    Division of Medical Informatics and Outcomes Research, Oregon Health and Science University, BICC, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 1:5. 2001
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to evaluate the efficacy of telemedicine interventions for health outcomes in two classes of application: home-based and office/hospital-based...
  18. ncbi request reprint Automatic prediction of trauma registry procedure codes from emergency room dictations
    W R Hersh
    Division of Medical Informatics and Outcomes Research, School of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 52:665-9. 1998
    ..Our preliminary results indicate moderate success, and we believe future enhancements with additional learning techniques and selected natural language processing approaches will be fruitful...
  19. pmc Implementation and evaluation of a medical informatics distance education program
    W R Hersh
    Division of Medical Informatics and Outcomes Research, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 8:570-84. 2001
    ..Given the need for continuing education in medical informatics for mid-career professionals, the authors aimed to implement and evaluate distance learning courses in this area...
  20. ncbi request reprint "A world of knowledge at your fingertips": the promise, reality, and future directions of on-line information retrieval
    W Hersh
    Division of Medical Informatics and Outcomes Research, Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine, Portland 97201, USA
    Acad Med 74:240-3. 1999
    ..The continued evolution of the medium in the future should, however, be beneficial, as synthesized evidence-based resources become available and these resources are integrated into electronic medical record systems...
  21. pmc Medical informatics education: an alternative pathway for training informationists
    William Hersh
    Division of Medical Informatics and Outcomes Research, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97201 3098, USA
    J Med Libr Assoc 90:76-9. 2002
    ..Another to consider is training in medical informatics. With the right coursework, individuals trained in medical informatics should be equally well qualified to assume the role of informationists...
  22. ncbi request reprint How well do physicians use electronic information retrieval systems? A framework for investigation and systematic review
    W R Hersh
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland 97201, USA
    JAMA 280:1347-52. 1998
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide a conceptual framework and to apply the results of previous studies to this framework...
  23. pmc Factors associated with success in searching MEDLINE and applying evidence to answer clinical questions
    William R Hersh
    Division of Medical Onformatics and Outcomes Research, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:283-93. 2002
    ..This study sought to assess the ability of medical and nurse practitioner students to use MEDLINE to obtain evidence for answering clinical questions and to identify factors associated with the successful answering of questions...
  24. pmc CliniWeb: managing clinical information on the World Wide Web
    W R Hersh
    Biomedical Information Communication Center, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland 97201, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 3:273-80. 1996
    ..Limitations of the processes used to build the database are discussed, together with directions for future research...
  25. ncbi request reprint Selective automated indexing of findings and diagnoses in radiology reports
    W Hersh
    Division of Medical Informatics and Outcomes Research, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    J Biomed Inform 34:262-73. 2001
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  26. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the efficacy of telemedicine for making diagnostic and management decisions
    William Hersh
    Division of Medical Informatics and Outcomes Research, Evidence Based Practice Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 8:197-209. 2002
    ..Despite the widespread use of telemedicine in most major medical specialties, there is strong evidence in only a few of them that the diagnostic and management decisions provided by telemedicine are comparable to face-to-face care...
  27. ncbi request reprint Medical informatics: improving health care through information
    William R Hersh
    Division of Medical Informatics and Outcomes Research, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, BICC, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    JAMA 288:1955-8. 2002
  28. ncbi request reprint Applying task analysis to describe and facilitate bioinformatics tasks
    Dat Tran
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:818-22. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Retrieving similar cases from the medical literature - the ImageCLEF experience
    Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 160:1189-93. 2010
    ..We will provide results from this year's evaluation and discuss the successes that we have had as well as challenges going forward...
  30. ncbi request reprint Automatic image modality based classification and annotation to improve medical image retrieval
    Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:1334-8. 2007
    ..We also evaluated the performance of these classifiers on a selection of queries from the ImageCLEFmed 2006. The precision of the results was improved by using the modality classifier to resort the results of a textual query...
  31. pmc A model for enhancing Internet medical document retrieval with "medical core metadata"
    G Malet
    Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 6:163-72. 1999
    ..The goal of this work is to define a set of document content description tags, or metadata encodings, that can be used to promote disciplined search access to Internet medical documents...
  32. ncbi request reprint The health informatics workforce: unanswered questions, needed answers
    William Hersh
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 151:492-503. 2010
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint A survey of current work in biomedical text mining
    Aaron M Cohen
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 S W Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 309, USA
    Brief Bioinform 6:57-71. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Adding value to the electronic health record through secondary use of data for quality assurance, research, and surveillance
    William R Hersh
    Am J Manag Care 13:277-8. 2007
  35. pmc Computerized physician order entry in U.S. hospitals: results of a 2002 survey
    Joan S Ash
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:95-9. 2004
    ..To determine the availability of inpatient computerized physician order entry in U.S. hospitals and the degree to which physicians are using it...
  36. pmc Does national regulatory mandate of provider order entry portend greater benefit than risk for health care delivery? The 2001 ACMI debate. The American College of Medical Informatics
    J Marc Overhage
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:199-208. 2002
    ..They also noted the potential for errors introduced by the systems themselves and the fact that the safety and utility of commercially available CPOE products have yet to be proved...
  37. pmc Using citation data to improve retrieval from MEDLINE
    Elmer V Bernstam
    School of Health Information Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 7000 Fannin Street, Suite 600, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:96-105. 2006
    ..Citation-based algorithms can help identify important articles within large sets of relevant results. Further studies are needed to determine whether citation-based algorithms can effectively meet actual user information needs...
  38. ncbi request reprint A categorization and analysis of the criticisms of Evidence-Based Medicine
    Aaron Michael Cohen
    Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 S W Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code BICC, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Int J Med Inform 73:35-43. 2004
    ....
  39. pmc Telehealth: the need for evaluation redux
    William R Hersh
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:89-90; discussion 90-1. 2002
  40. ncbi request reprint Ubiquitous but unfinished: online information retrieval systems
    William R Hersh
    Med Decis Making 25:147-8. 2005
  41. pmc A pilot study of contextual UMLS indexing to improve the precision of concept-based representation in XML-structured clinical radiology reports
    Yang Huang
    Stanford Medical Informatics, The Office of Information Resources and Technology, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:580-7. 2003
    ..This pilot study was performed to evaluate the utility of this indexing approach on a set of clinical radiology reports...

Research Grants1

  1. Translational Informatics for Global Health: An Argentina-Oregon Collaboration
    William Hersh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This project aims to expand clinical and translational research in a large Argentine health system through informatics training and research. ..