medical informatics

Summary

Summary: The field of information science concerned with the analysis and dissemination of medical data through the application of computers to various aspects of health care and medicine.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Future developments of medical informatics from the viewpoint of networked clinical research. Interoperability and integration
    C Ohmann
    Coordination Centre for Clinical Trials, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstr 5, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 48:45-54. 2009
  2. pmc The law of attrition
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, 190 Elizabeth Street, Toronto ON, M5G 2C4, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 7:e11. 2005
  3. pmc The technology acceptance model: its past and its future in health care
    Richard J Holden
    Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    J Biomed Inform 43:159-72. 2010
  4. pmc Definition of Health 2.0 and Medicine 2.0: a systematic review
    Tom H Van De Belt
    Regional Emergency Healthcare Network, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 12:e18. 2010
  5. pmc What is eHealth (3): a systematic review of published definitions
    Hans Oh
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 7:e1. 2005
  6. ncbi Challenges and opportunities of eHealth research
    David K Ahern
    Health e Technologies Initiative, Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S75-82. 2007
  7. pmc iDASH: integrating data for analysis, anonymization, and sharing
    Lucila Ohno-Machado
    Division of Biomedical Informatics, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:196-201. 2012
  8. ncbi eHealth evaluation and dissemination research
    Russell E Glasgow
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S119-26. 2007
  9. ncbi eHealth research and healthcare delivery beyond intervention effectiveness
    Susan J Curry
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S127-30. 2007
  10. pmc Healthy living with persuasive technologies: framework, issues, and challenges
    Samir Chatterjee
    Network Convergence Laboratory, School of Information Systems and Technology, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:171-8. 2009

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Publications346 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Future developments of medical informatics from the viewpoint of networked clinical research. Interoperability and integration
    C Ohmann
    Coordination Centre for Clinical Trials, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstr 5, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 48:45-54. 2009
    ..It is the objective of our paper to give an overview of developments, indicate problem areas and to specify future requirements...
  2. pmc The law of attrition
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, 190 Elizabeth Street, Toronto ON, M5G 2C4, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 7:e11. 2005
    ..A "run-in and withdrawal" trial design is suggested as a methodological innovation for Internet-based trials with a high number of initial dropouts/nonusers and a stable group of hardcore users...
  3. pmc The technology acceptance model: its past and its future in health care
    Richard J Holden
    Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    J Biomed Inform 43:159-72. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Definition of Health 2.0 and Medicine 2.0: a systematic review
    Tom H Van De Belt
    Regional Emergency Healthcare Network, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 12:e18. 2010
    ..During the last decade, the Internet has become increasingly popular and is now an important part of our daily life. When new "Web 2.0" technologies are used in health care, the terms "Health 2.0" or "Medicine 2.0" may be used...
  5. pmc What is eHealth (3): a systematic review of published definitions
    Hans Oh
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 7:e1. 2005
    ..We believe that communication among the many individuals and organizations that use the term could be improved by comprehensive data about the range of meanings encompassed by the term...
  6. ncbi Challenges and opportunities of eHealth research
    David K Ahern
    Health e Technologies Initiative, Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S75-82. 2007
    ..A brief historical perspective provides context for the subsequent appraisal of the current state of eHealth research. Next, emerging evidence pointing to the growing interest and investment in eHealth research is presented...
  7. pmc iDASH: integrating data for analysis, anonymization, and sharing
    Lucila Ohno-Machado
    Division of Biomedical Informatics, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:196-201. 2012
    ....
  8. ncbi eHealth evaluation and dissemination research
    Russell E Glasgow
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S119-26. 2007
    ..These evaluations should address key dissemination issues, such as appeal, use, and robustness of eHealth programs across different subgroups, settings, conditions, outcomes, and time...
  9. ncbi eHealth research and healthcare delivery beyond intervention effectiveness
    Susan J Curry
    Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S127-30. 2007
  10. pmc Healthy living with persuasive technologies: framework, issues, and challenges
    Samir Chatterjee
    Network Convergence Laboratory, School of Information Systems and Technology, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:171-8. 2009
    ..The article's goal is to provide greater understanding by addressing the challenges that lie ahead for all key stakeholders that design and/or use persuasive technologies in health care...
  11. pmc Translational bioinformatics: coming of age
    Atul J Butte
    Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics, Department of Medicine and Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:709-14. 2008
    The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) recently augmented the scope of its activities to encompass translational bioinformatics as a third major domain of informatics. The AMIA has defined translational bioinformatics as ".....
  12. ncbi Influences, usage, and outcomes of Internet health information searching: multivariate results from the Pew surveys
    Ronald E Rice
    Department of Communication, 4840 Ellison Hall, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 4020, USA
    Int J Med Inform 75:8-28. 2006
    ....
  13. pmc Design and evaluation in eHealth: challenges and implications for an interdisciplinary field
    Claudia Pagliari
    Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 9:e15. 2007
    ..It also has policy implications for agencies commissioning research and development in this area...
  14. pmc NanoParticle Ontology for cancer nanotechnology research
    Dennis G Thomas
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Biomed Inform 44:59-74. 2011
    ..Mechanisms for editorial and governance processes are being developed for the maintenance, review, and growth of the NPO...
  15. pmc Natural supplements for H1N1 influenza: retrospective observational infodemiology study of information and search activity on the Internet
    Shawndra Hill
    Operations and Information Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 3730 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Med Internet Res 13:e36. 2011
    ..As the incidence of H1N1 increases, the lay public may turn to the Internet for information about natural supplements for prevention and treatment...
  16. pmc How Google is changing medicine
    Dean Giustini
    BMJ 331:1487-8. 2005
  17. doi Medical informatics: past, present, future
    Reinhold Haux
    Peter L Institute for Medical Informatics, University of Braunschweig Institute of Technology and Hannover Medical School, Muehlenpfordtstr 23, D 38106 Braunschweig, Germany
    Int J Med Inform 79:599-610. 2010
    To reflect about medical informatics as a discipline. To suggest significant future research directions with the purpose of stimulating further discussion.
  18. ncbi Health information on the Internet: accessibility, quality, and readability in English and Spanish
    G K Berland
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    JAMA 285:2612-21. 2001
    ..Despite the substantial amount of health-related information available on the Internet, little is known about the accessibility, quality, and reading grade level of that health information...
  19. pmc The patient physician relationship in the Internet age: future prospects and the research agenda
    B S Gerber
    Section of General Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Med Internet Res 3:E15. 2001
    ..However, further research is necessary to understand these differences in the patient physician relationship along with their corresponding effects on patient and physician satisfaction as well as clinical outcomes...
  20. pmc Traversing the many paths of workflow research: developing a conceptual framework of workflow terminology through a systematic literature review
    Kim M Unertl
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt Implementation Sciences Laboratory, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8340, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:265-73. 2010
    ..The authors developed a conceptual framework of workflow-related terminology for use in future research and present this model for use by other researchers...
  21. doi A PACS maturity model: a systematic meta-analytic review on maturation and evolvability of PACS in the hospital enterprise
    Rogier van de Wetering
    Department of Information and Computing Sciences, Utrecht University, P O Box 80 089, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 78:127-40. 2009
    ..With PACS and medical imaging technology maturing, the importance of organizational maturity and effective deployment of PACS in the hospital enterprise are becoming significant...
  22. pmc Translational informatics: enabling high-throughput research paradigms
    Philip R O Payne
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Physiol Genomics 39:131-40. 2009
    ..The objective of presenting such findings and constructs is to provide the clinical and translational research community with a common frame of reference for discussing and expanding upon such models and methodologies...
  23. pmc Clinical research informatics: challenges, opportunities and definition for an emerging domain
    Peter J Embi
    Center for Health Informatics, University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center, 231 Albert Sabin Way, PO Box 670840, Cincinnati, OH, 45267 0840, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:316-27. 2009
    ..Clinical Research Informatics, an emerging sub-domain of Biomedical Informatics, is currently not well defined. A formal description of CRI including major challenges and opportunities is needed to direct progress in the field...
  24. ncbi The Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (caBIG): pioneering an expansive network of information and tools for collaborative cancer research
    Kerry K Kakazu
    Hawaii Med J 63:273-5. 2004
  25. doi Review of imaging solutions for integrated quantitative immunohistochemistry in the Pathology daily practice
    Marcial Garcia Rojo
    Pathology Department, Hospital General de Ciudad Real, Ciudad Real, Spain
    Folia Histochem Cytobiol 47:349-54. 2009
    ..Automated quantitative tissue microarrays (TMA) analysis is essential to provide high-throughput analysis. Medical informatics standards in images (DICOM) and workflow (IHE) under development will foster the use of image analysis in ..
  26. ncbi ICT in health care: sociotechnical approaches
    M Berg
    Methods Inf Med 42:297-301. 2003
    The importance of the social sciences for medical informatics is increasingly recognized...
  27. ncbi Privacy enhancing techniques - the key to secure communication and management of clinical and genomic data
    G J E De Moor
    Department of Medical Informatics and Statistics, University Hospital Gent, Belgium
    Methods Inf Med 42:148-53. 2003
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  28. pmc Practices and perspectives on building integrated data repositories: results from a 2010 CTSA survey
    Sandra L Mackenzie
    Scripps Health Information Services, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:e119-24. 2012
    ..We describe the major trends and emerging practices below...
  29. pmc Natural language processing: an introduction
    Prakash M Nadkarni
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:544-51. 2011
    ..To provide an overview and tutorial of natural language processing (NLP) and modern NLP-system design...
  30. ncbi Will information and communication technology disrupt the health system and deliver on its promise?
    Johanna I Westbrook
    Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:399-400. 2010
    ..As other industries have shown, substitution and role changes are areas in which ICT can lead to the greatest gains...
  31. pmc Standards for reporting randomized controlled trials in medical informatics: a systematic review of CONSORT adherence in RCTs on clinical decision support
    K M Augestad
    Department of Telemedicine and Integrated Care, University Hospital North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:13-21. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to assess CONSORT adherence in randomized clinical trials (RCT) of disease specific clinical decision support (CDS)...
  32. ncbi Nanoinformatics: new challenges for biomedical informatics at the nano level
    Diana De La Iglesia
    Biomedical Informatics Group, Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial, Facultad de Informatica, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, 28660 Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, Spain
    Stud Health Technol Inform 150:987-91. 2009
    ..Nanoinformatics aims to create a bridge between Nanomedicine and Information Technology applying computational methods to manage the information created in the nanomedical domain...
  33. pmc Lessons from the Canadian national health information technology plan for the United States: opinions of key Canadian experts
    Eyal Zimlichman
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:453-9. 2012
    ..To summarize the Canadian health information technology (HIT) policy experience and impart lessons learned to the US as it determines its policy in this area...
  34. doi Biomedical ontologies: toward scientific debate
    V Maojo
    Biomedical Informatics Group, Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial, Faculdad de Informática, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Boadilla del Monte, 28660 Madrid, Spain
    Methods Inf Med 50:203-16. 2011
    ..We aim to stimulate further discussion on the advantages and challenges presented by biomedical ontologies from a scientific perspective...
  35. pmc Foundational biomedical informatics research in the clinical and translational science era: a call to action
    Philip R O Payne
    The Ohio State University, Department of Biomedical Informatics and Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 17:615-6. 2010
    ..Such efforts are needed to ensure that the biomedical informatics community is able to advance CRI and TBI science in the context of the modern clinical and translational science era...
  36. ncbi The Health On the Net Code of Conduct for medical and health Websites
    C Boyer
    Health On the Net Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland
    Comput Biol Med 28:603-10. 1998
    ..This article presents the HONcode and its evolution since it was launched in 1996...
  37. ncbi An inventory of evaluation studies of information technology in health care trends in evaluation research 1982-2002
    E Ammenwerth
    UMIT University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Institute for Health Information Systems, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum 1, 6060 Hall in Tyrol, Austria
    Methods Inf Med 44:44-56. 2005
    ..evaluation studies as well as the interest in adequate methods and approaches for evaluation has grown in medical informatics. In order to put this discussion into historical perspective of evaluation research, we conducted a ..
  38. pmc Using the time and motion method to study clinical work processes and workflow: methodological inconsistencies and a call for standardized research
    Kai Zheng
    School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:704-10. 2011
    ..To identify ways for improving the consistency of design, conduct, and results reporting of time and motion (T&M) research in health informatics...
  39. pmc Developing a web-based information resource for palliative care: an action-research inspired approach
    Annette F Street
    Clinical School of Nursing, La Trobe University Austin Health, Lv 4 Austin Tower, Heidelberg VIC 3084, Australia
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 7:26. 2007
    ..This paper describes the benefits and challenges of a collaborative approach involving users and experts that informed the first stage of the development of a palliative care website 1...
  40. pmc A randomized effectiveness trial of a clinical informatics consult service: impact on evidence-based decision-making and knowledge implementation
    Shelagh A Mulvaney
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, School of Nursing, 461 21 Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:203-11. 2008
    ..To determine the effectiveness of providing synthesized research evidence to inform patient care practices via an evidence based informatics program, the Clinical Informatics Consult Service (CICS)...
  41. ncbi Participatory design of a text message scheduling system to support young people with diabetes
    Annalu Waller
    School of Computing, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HN, Scotland
    Health Informatics J 12:304-18. 2006
    ..The result was a reliable, functional, acceptable and usable system that was effectively implemented in its intended setting...
  42. pmc Critical issues in eHealth research
    Audie A Atienza
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S71-4. 2007
  43. pmc What e-Health can offer
    S Yunkap Kwankam
    e Health, Knowledge Management and Sharing Department, Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 82:800-2. 2004
  44. doi Commonly cited website quality criteria are not effective at identifying inaccurate online information about breast cancer
    Elmer V Bernstam
    School of Health Information Sciences, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 112:1206-13. 2008
    ..However, the effectiveness of these tools is unknown. The authors determined whether existing quality criteria can identify inaccurate breast cancer information online...
  45. pmc Health IT success and failure: recommendations from literature and an AMIA workshop
    Bonnie Kaplan
    Yale Center for Medical Informatics, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:291-9. 2009
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  46. pmc Effectiveness of a Web-based intervention aimed at healthy dietary and physical activity behavior: a randomized controlled trial about users and usage
    Saskia M Kelders
    Department of Psychology, Health and Technology, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 13:e32. 2011
    ..However, the pathways of these changes are not clear. In addition, nonusage poses a threat to these interventions. Little is known of characteristics of participants that predict usage...
  47. pmc Experience and attitudes towards information technology among first-year medical students in Denmark: longitudinal questionnaire survey
    Jens Dørup
    Section for Health Informatics, Institute of Biostatistics, University of Aarhus, Vennelyst Blvd 6, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Med Internet Res 6:e10. 2004
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  48. pmc The use and interpretation of quasi-experimental studies in medical informatics
    Anthony D Harris
    Division of Healthcare Outcomes Research, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 100 N Greene Street, Lower Level, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:16-23. 2006
    ..study designs, often described as nonrandomized, pre-post intervention studies, are common in the medical informatics literature...
  49. pmc Biomedical informatics and translational medicine
    Indra Neil Sarkar
    Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Vermont, College of Medicine, 89 Beaumont Ave, Given Courtyard N309, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    J Transl Med 8:22. 2010
    ..Based on contributions and advancements in each of these topic areas, the article proposes that biomedical informatics practitioners ("biomedical informaticians") can be essential members of translational medicine teams...
  50. doi What are the barriers to residents' practicing evidence-based medicine? A systematic review
    Nynke van Dijk
    Department of General Practice Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acad Med 85:1163-70. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study, therefore, was to systematically appraise and summarize the literature on the barriers that residents experience in the application of EBM in daily practice...
  51. pmc Bioinformatics and medical informatics: collaborations on the road to genomic medicine?
    Victor Maojo
    Medical Informatics Group, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:515-22. 2003
    In this report, the authors compare and contrast medical informatics (MI) and bioinformatics (BI) and provide a viewpoint on their complementarities and potential for collaboration in various subfields...
  52. pmc Effectiveness of IT-based diabetes management interventions: a review of the literature
    Beth M Costa
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Waterfront Campus, Geelong, 3220 Victoria, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 10:72. 2009
    ....
  53. pmc Information needs and visitors' experience of an Internet expert forum on infertility
    Wolfgang Himmel
    Department of General Practice, University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany
    J Med Internet Res 7:e20. 2005
    ....
  54. pmc How the internet affects patients' experience of cancer: a qualitative study
    Sue Ziebland
    DIPEx Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Institute of Health Sciences, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 328:564. 2004
    ..To explore how men and women with cancer talk about using the internet...
  55. pmc Data standards in clinical research: gaps, overlaps, challenges and future directions
    Rachel L Richesson
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, 3650 Spectrum Blvd, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:687-96. 2007
    ..Unresolved issues and informatics challenges related to the adoption of clinical research data and terminology standards are mentioned, as are the collaborations and activities the authors perceive as most likely to address them...
  56. ncbi Consumer health information seeking on the Internet: the state of the art
    R J Cline
    Department of Health Science Education, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    Health Educ Res 16:671-92. 2001
    ..Both interpersonal and mass communication concepts open avenues for investigation and understanding the influence of the Internet on health beliefs and behaviors, health care, medical outcomes, and the health care system...
  57. doi Adopting electronic medical records in primary care: lessons learned from health information systems implementation experience in seven countries
    D A Ludwick
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Med Inform 78:22-31. 2009
    ..Very little information was available about privacy and liability...
  58. ncbi Perspectives for medical informatics. Reusing the electronic medical record for clinical research
    H U Prokosch
    Chair of Medical Informatics, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Krankenhausstr 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 48:38-44. 2009
    ....
  59. ncbi Evaluating informatics applications--clinical decision support systems literature review
    B Kaplan
    Center for Medical Informatics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Int J Med Inform 64:15-37. 2001
    ..Consequently, there is a lack of information useful for understanding why CDSSs may or may not be effective, resulting in making less informed decisions about these technologies and, by extension, other medical informatics applications.
  60. doi Biomedical informatics: changing what physicians need to know and how they learn
    William W Stead
    McKesson Foundation Professor of Biomedical Informatics, and Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2104, USA
    Acad Med 86:429-34. 2011
    ..The authors illustrate this future role of medical informatics with a vignette and summarize the evolving understanding of both beneficial and deleterious effects of ..
  61. ncbi Utilization of information technology in medical education: a questionnaire survey of students in a Malaysian institution
    M I Nurjahan
    Section of Family Medicine, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur
    Med J Malaysia 57:58-66. 2002
    ..The objective of this survey was to obtain a self-reported assessment of the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) by medical students at the International Medical University, Malaysia...
  62. ncbi Bioinformatics: towards new directions for public health
    V Maojo
    Biomedical Informatics Group, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Polytechnical University of Madrid, Boadilla del Monte, 28660 Madrid, Spain
    Methods Inf Med 43:208-14. 2004
    ..To analyze the research challenges in biomedical informatics related with the need of integration of clinical, environmental and genetic data and the new scenarios arisen in public health...
  63. ncbi Health-related searches on the Internet
    Gunther Eysenbach
    JAMA 291:2946. 2004
  64. ncbi Biomedical and health informatics in translational medicine
    C A Kulikowski
    Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Methods Inf Med 48:4-10. 2009
    ..To discuss translational medicine advances challenging biomedical and health informatics...
  65. pmc Use of an internet "viral" marketing software platform in health promotion
    Pierre Gosselin
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 10:e47. 2008
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  66. pmc Publication trends in the medical informatics literature: 20 years of "Medical Informatics" in MeSH
    Jonathan P Deshazo
    Department of Medical Education and Biomedical Informatics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7240, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:7. 2009
    ..of this study is to identify publication output, and research areas, as well as descriptively and quantitatively characterize the field of medical informatics through publication trend analysis over a twenty year period (1987-2006).
  67. doi Theorising big IT programmes in healthcare: strong structuration theory meets actor-network theory
    Trisha Greenhalgh
    University College London, London N19 5LW, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 70:1285-94. 2010
    ..Structurally relevant properties inscribed and embedded in technological artefacts constrain and enable human agency. The fortunes of healthcare IT programmes might be studied in terms of the interplay between these factors...
  68. ncbi Empirical studies assessing the quality of health information for consumers on the world wide web: a systematic review
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Toronto General Hospital, 190 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    JAMA 287:2691-700. 2002
    ..The quality of consumer health information on the World Wide Web is an important issue for medicine, but to date no systematic and comprehensive synthesis of the methods and evidence has been performed...
  69. pmc Text mining and natural language processing approaches for automatic categorization of lay requests to web-based expert forums
    Wolfgang Himmel
    Department of General Practice Family Medicine, University of Gottingen, Humboldtallee 38, 37070 Gottingen, Germany
    J Med Internet Res 11:e25. 2009
    ..Both healthy and sick people increasingly use electronic media to obtain medical information and advice. For example, Internet users may send requests to Web-based expert forums, or so-called "ask the doctor" services...
  70. pmc Missing data approaches in eHealth research: simulation study and a tutorial for nonmathematically inclined researchers
    Matthijs Blankers
    Arkin Academy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 12:e54. 2010
    ..Missing data is a common nuisance in eHealth research: it is hard to prevent and may invalidate research findings...
  71. pmc Textpresso: an ontology-based information retrieval and extraction system for biological literature
    Hans Michael Muller
    Division of Biology and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 2:e309. 2004
    ..Textpresso can be accessed at http://www.textpresso.org or via WormBase at http://www.wormbase.org...
  72. pmc Answers to questions posed during daily patient care are more likely to be answered by UpToDate than PubMed
    Arjen Hoogendam
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 10:e29. 2008
    ..UpToDate and PubMed are popular sources for medical information. Data regarding the efficiency of PubMed and UpToDate in daily medical care are lacking...
  73. ncbi Towards the integration of medical informatics education for clinicians into the medical curriculum
    Diana Lungeanu
    Department of Medical Informatics, University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Timisoara, 300041 Timisoara, Romania
    Stud Health Technol Inform 150:936-40. 2009
    In the context of an existing first year, one-semester mandatory course of medical informatics (MI) for medical students, we tested an interactive teaching approach in parallel with the traditional academic program...
  74. ncbi Medical informatics in Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Izet Masic
    Med Arh 58:71-2. 2004
  75. ncbi Medical informatics in the medical curriculum--when?
    J Kern
    Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, Medical School, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 68:484-8. 1999
    Undergraduate teaching of medical informatics (MI) at the Medical School University of Zagreb has been changing its position in the medical curriculum. Nowadays, this subject is positioned in the second year of the medical curriculum...
  76. ncbi The micro-macro spectrum of medical informatics challenges: from molecular medicine to transforming health care in a globalizing society
    C A Kulikowski
    Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
    Methods Inf Med 41:20-4. 2002
    b>Medical informatics has always encompassed a very broad spectrum of techniques for clinical and biomedical research, education and practice...
  77. pmc Standing in the shadows of theory
    Patricia Flatley Brennan
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:263-4. 2008
  78. doi Deep phenotyping for precision medicine
    Peter N Robinson
    Institut für Medizinische Genetik und Humangenetik, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Hum Mutat 33:777-80. 2012
    ....
  79. doi A novel open-source web-based platform promoting collaboration of healthcare professionals and biostatisticians: a design science approach
    Dimitri A Raptis
    Department of Surgery, Swiss HBP Hepato Pancreato Biliary Center, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Inform Health Soc Care 37:22-36. 2012
    ..We are hoping that this will strengthen the clinician-statistician relationship in the short term and ultimately improve the quality of research and hence the quality of healthcare in the long term...
  80. ncbi Large scale healthcare data integration and analysis using the semantic web
    John Timm
    IBM Almaden Research Center 640 Harry Rd, San Jose, CA 95120, US
    Stud Health Technol Inform 169:729-33. 2011
    ..We show that bringing Semantic Web technologies into the healthcare interoperability toolkit increases opportunities for beneficial collaboration thus improving patient care and clinical research outcomes...
  81. pmc Use of medical informatics to implement and develop clinical practice guidelines
    D K Owens
    Section of General Medicine, VA Palo Alto Health Care System 94304, USA
    West J Med 168:166-75. 1998
    ..This article explores how medical informatics can help clinicians find, use, and create practice guidelines.
  82. ncbi Medical education and role of medical informatics
    Izet Masic
    Cathedra for Medical Informatics, Medical Faculty, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Stud Health Technol Inform 124:879-84. 2006
    ..in Sarajevo in order to address issues of the education of future physicians and especially role of medical informatics in their under and post graduate studies and continuous medical education...
  83. doi Achieving meaningful use of health information technology: a guide for physicians to the EHR incentive programs
    Leah Marcotte
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:731-6. 2012
    ..We provide herein an overview of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs and guide physicians in the process of how to demonstrate meaningful use of health information technology...
  84. doi Evidence based practice: the practicalities of keeping abreast of clinical evidence while in training
    R Phillips
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, UK
    Postgrad Med J 84:450-3. 2008
    ..Key resources to give the trainee rapid access to evidence based answers are highlighted, as are efficient ways of keeping up to date with the emerging literature...
  85. ncbi Essential prerequisites to the safe and effective widespread roll-out of e-working in healthcare
    Michael Rigby
    Centre for Health Planning and Management, Darwin Building, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Int J Med Inform 75:138-47. 2006
    ..It needs to be as evidence-based as any other health care technology, but at present policy and parsimony are forcing it to fall short of these standards, thus generating unethical risks...
  86. ncbi Seniors seeking health information need help crossing "digital divide"
    Rebecca Voelker
    JAMA 293:1310-2. 2005
  87. ncbi The future of medical informatics. Some perspectives of intra- and inter-institutional information systems
    A Winter
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Epidemiology, University of Leipzig, Haertelstr 16 18, 04107 Leipzig, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 48:62-5. 2009
    Presenting the author's point of view on chances and challenges of medical informatics in research, education, and practice of information management, especially in the field of regional as well as institutional health information systems.
  88. ncbi Theory development in health care informatics: Information and communication technology acceptance model (ICTAM) improves the explanatory and predictive power of technology acceptance models
    Ji Young An
    College of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 122:63-7. 2006
    ..31, df = 752); GFI = .71; RMSEA = .08; CFI = .86; NFI = .78. The results of this study provide empirical support for the continued development of ICTAM in the area of health consumers' information and communication technology acceptance...
  89. ncbi MedCIRCLE: collaboration for Internet rating, certification, labelling and evaluation of health information on the World-Wide-Web
    M A Mayer
    Web Médica Acreditada, WMA, Official Medical Association of Barcelona, Spain
    Stud Health Technol Inform 95:667-72. 2003
    ..Other aims include refinement and expansion of HIDDEL, to become a standard vocabulary and interchange format for self- and third-party ratings of health information...
  90. ncbi The use of routinely collected computer data for research in primary care: opportunities and challenges
    Simon de Lusignan
    Primary Care Informatics, Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Fam Pract 23:253-63. 2006
    ..This paper reviews how data are stored in primary care computer systems; current use of large primary care research databases; and, the opportunities and challenges for using routinely collected primary care data in research...
  91. ncbi Informatics united: exemplary studies combining medical informatics, neuroinformatics and bioinformatics
    J Wiemer
    Intelligent Bioinformatics Systems, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 42:126-33. 2003
    b>Medical informatics, neuroinformatics and bioinformatics provide a wide spectrum of research...
  92. pmc A holistic framework to improve the uptake and impact of eHealth technologies
    Julia E W C Van Gemert-Pijnen
    Department of Psychology, Health and Technology Center for eHealth Research and Disease Management, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 13:e111. 2011
    ....
  93. pmc Internet medical usage in Japan: current situation and issues
    H Tatsumi
    Department of Anatomy, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, 060 8556, Japan
    J Med Internet Res 3:E12. 2001
    ..The development of medical care will be promoted through patients and physicians working together in the accumulation of shared resources for good medical care information...
  94. doi Disambiguation of ambiguous biomedical terms using examples generated from the UMLS Metathesaurus
    Mark Stevenson
    Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DP, UK
    J Biomed Inform 43:762-73. 2010
    ..The examples generated using the novel approach produce an improvement in WSD performance when combined with manually labeled examples...
  95. doi Project HealthDesign: rethinking the power and potential of personal health records
    Patricia Flatley Brennan
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, H6 241 CSC, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Biomed Inform 43:S3-5. 2010
    ....
  96. pmc Case-based medical informatics
    Stefan V Pantazi
    School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, BC, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 4:19. 2004
    ..We outline the fundamental differences between Medical Informatics and theoretical sciences and propose that Medical Informatics research should advance individual knowledge ..
  97. pmc Science and practice: a case for medical informatics as a local science of design
    V L Patel
    Center for Medical Education, McGill University, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 5:489-92. 1998
    ..The authors propose that medical informatics be construed as a local science of design...
  98. ncbi Implementation of health information systems in Romania
    G I Mihalas
    Department of Biophysics and Medical Informatics, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Eftimie Murgu Sq no 2, code 300 041, Timisoara, Romania
    Methods Inf Med 45:121-4. 2006
    ..The first part was dedicated to the analysis of a large national project, HMIS--Healthcare Management Information System, and the second to the current state of the hospital information systems and primary care systems...
  99. pmc A primer on aspects of cognition for medical informatics
    V L Patel
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 8:324-43. 2001
    As a multidisciplinary field, medical informatics draws on a range of disciplines, such as computer science, information science, and the social and cognitive sciences...
  100. ncbi The quality of evidence in health informatics: how did the quality of healthcare IT evaluation publications develop from 1982 to 2005?
    N F de Keizer
    Department of Medical Informatics, J1b 114, Academic Medical Centre, Universiteit van Amsterdam, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 77:41-9. 2008
    ....
  101. ncbi Mapping the domain of medical informatics
    M J Schuemie
    Department of Medical Informatics, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 50, 3015GE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Methods Inf Med 48:76-83. 2009
    The domain of medical informatics (MI) is not well defined. It covers a wide range of research topics. Our objective is to characterize the field of MI by means of the scientific literature in this domain.

Research Grants87

  1. Implementing Computerized Clinical Assessment of HIV Patient Adherence
    Allen L Gifford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  2. Wound EMR to Decrease Limb Amputations in Persons with Diabetes
    Harold Brem; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The OWEMR is a web-based medical informatics tool that synthesizes data about complex wound problems from multiple sources, identifies information ..
  3. ETHNIC DISPARITY IN THE USE OF JOINT ARTHROPLASTY
    DENNIS ANG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..substantial in-kind support for a fellowship program that includes 12 trainees in health services research, medical informatics, and geriatrics. Access to truly rich and supportive research environment is available to the candidate...
  4. META ANALYSIS OF CLINICAL INFORMATION SERVICE TRIALS
    E Balas; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..and quantitative reviews (meta- analyses) of the available evidence have not been published in the area of medical informatics. The purpose of this project is to assess the clinical value of computer- assisted and conventional ..
  5. Multi-institutional Consortium for CER in Diabetes Treatment and Prevention
    JOE VANDIVER SELBY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..who study diabetes mellitus, gestational diabetes mellitus, childhood and adult obesity, weight management, medical informatics and biostatistics...
  6. Implementing Computerized Clinical Assessment of HIV Patient Adherence
    Allen Gifford; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  7. Implementing Computerized Clinical Assessment of HIV Patient Adherence
    Allen Gifford; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  8. Center on Advancing Decision Making in Aging (CADMA)
    Alan Garber; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..be conducted by collaborating psychologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians and other physicians, experts on medical informatics, epidemiologists, and economists...
  9. Enhancing Research Informatics Capacity for Health Information in Colombia (ENRIC
    Juan Carlos Puyana; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Training a cadre of healthy professionals capable of offering medical informatics solutions to best study each and every one of these health afflictions will have a major impact on public ..
  10. Hospital Medicine and Economics Centers for Education & Research for Therapeutics
    David Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Hospital Medicine and Economics CERT will also gain national scope and impact through an important partnership with the Society of Hospital Medicine, and through affiliation with the National Opinion Research Center (NORC). ..
  11. DATA MINING AND MODEL BUILDING IN MEDICAL INFORMATICS
    Bruce Buchanan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We will test the generality of the generality of the criteria used to evaluate models and discoveries with Bayesian Net learning system, K2. ..
  12. Automated Detection of Anomalous Accesses to Electronic Health Records
    Bradley Malin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..For the most part, the medical informatics and computer science communities have focused on the external threat, which has led to the development of ..
  13. Automated Detection of Anomalous Accesses to Electronic Health Records
    Bradley A Malin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..For the most part, the medical informatics and computer science communities have focused on the external threat, which has led to the development of ..