Jeremy U Espino
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- The RODS Open Source Project: removing a barrier to syndromic surveillanceJeremy U Espino
Real Time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 107:1192-6. 2004..This paper describes the design of the software, requested extensions, and the structure of the development effort...
- Removing a barrier to computer-based outbreak and disease surveillance--the RODS Open Source ProjectJeremy U Espino
Real Time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Suite 500, Cellomics Building, 500 Technology Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
MMWR Suppl 53:32-9. 2004..Developing software in an open-source framework, which entails free distribution and use of software and continuous, community-based software development, can produce software with such characteristics, and can do so rapidly...
- Technical description of RODS: a real-time public health surveillance systemFu Chiang Tsui
The RODS Laboratory, Center for Biomedical Informatics, Suite 8084 Forbes Tower, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:399-408. 2003..RODS was used during the 2002 Winter Olympics and currently operates in two states-Pennsylvania and Utah. It has been and continues to be a resource for implementing, evaluating, and applying new methods of public health surveillance...
- Association of over-the-counter pharmaceutical sales with influenza-like-illnesses to patient volume in an urgent care settingTimothy Y Liu
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
PLoS ONE 8:e59273. 2013....
- A method for estimating from thermometer sales the incidence of diseases that are symptomatically similar to influenzaRicardo Villamarín
Center for Advanced Study of Informatics in Public Health, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
J Biomed Inform 46:444-57. 2013..These results raise the possibility that this model could be applied, perhaps with adaptation, in other regions of the country, where commonly thermometer sales data are available, but daily ED SLI counts are not...
- Design of a national retail data monitor for public health surveillanceMichael M Wagner
The RODS Laboratory, Center for Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Suite 550, 100 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:409-18. 2003....
- A method for detecting and characterizing outbreaks of infectious disease from clinical reportsGregory F Cooper
Real time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance RODS Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, 5607 Baum Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 3701, USA Electronic address
J Biomed Inform 53:15-26. 2015..The results provide support that the approach can detect and characterize outbreaks early and well enough to be valuable. We describe several extensions to the approach that appear promising. ..
- The center for causal discovery of biomedical knowledge from big dataGregory F Cooper
Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 22:1132-6. 2015..Collaborative activities with the BD2K Consortium further advance causal discovery tools and integrate tools and resources developed by other centers. ..
- Influenza detection from emergency department reports using natural language processing and Bayesian network classifiersYe Ye
Real time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance Laboratory RODS, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Intelligent Systems Program, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 21:815-23. 2014..To evaluate factors affecting performance of influenza detection, including accuracy of natural language processing (NLP), discriminative ability of Bayesian network (BN) classifiers, and feature selection...
- Automated syndromic surveillance for the 2002 Winter OlympicsPer H Gesteland
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:547-54. 2003..No outbreaks of public health significance were detected. The system was implemented successfully and operational for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and remains operational today...
- Roundtable on bioterrorism detection: information system-based surveillanceWilliam B Lober
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:105-15. 2002..A mailing list server for these ongoing efforts may be found at http://bt.cirg.washington.edu...