information systems

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Summary: Integrated set of files, procedures, and equipment for the storage, manipulation, and retrieval of information.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Health information systems: the foundations of public health
    Carla AbouZahr
    Measurement and Health Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:578-83. 2005
  2. pmc The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS): progress of an NIH Roadmap cooperative group during its first two years
    David Cella
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Med Care 45:S3-S11. 2007
  3. pmc PRISM framework: a paradigm shift for designing, strengthening and evaluating routine health information systems
    Anwer Aqil
    MEASURE Evaluation, 1616 N Fort Mayer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Health Policy Plan 24:217-28. 2009
  4. ncbi Proposal for tuberculosis death surveillance in information systems
    Lia Selig
    Gerência de Pneumologia Sanitária, Superintendência de Vigilância Epidemiológica e Ambiental, Secretaria de Estado de Saúde e Defesa Civil do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 44:1072-8. 2010
  5. ncbi Accuracy and quality of immunization information systems in forty-one low income countries
    Xavier Bosch-Capblanch
    Swiss Centre for International Health Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 14:2-10. 2009
  6. ncbi From cross-tabulations to multipurpose exposure information systems: a new job-exposure matrix
    T Kauppinen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health FIOH, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Ind Med 33:409-17. 1998
  7. pmc The impact of an emergency hiring plan on the shortage and distribution of nurses in Kenya: the importance of information systems
    J M Gross
    Emory University School of Nursing, 325 Swanton Way, Decatur, GA 30030, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 88:824-30. 2010
  8. pmc Cost and results of information systems for health and poverty indicators in the United Republic of Tanzania
    Vanessa Rommelmann
    Statistics Research Division, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 83:569-77. 2005
  9. ncbi Health IT acceptance factors in long-term care facilities: a cross-sectional survey
    Ping Yu
    School of Information Systems and Technology, The University of Wollongong, Wollongong 2522, Australia
    Int J Med Inform 78:219-29. 2009
  10. ncbi Health information systems: failure, success and improvisation
    Richard Heeks
    IDPM, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9QH, UK
    Int J Med Inform 75:125-37. 2006

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  1. pmc Health information systems: the foundations of public health
    Carla AbouZahr
    Measurement and Health Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:578-83. 2005
    ..The role of health information systems is to generate, analyse and disseminate such data...
  2. pmc The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS): progress of an NIH Roadmap cooperative group during its first two years
    David Cella
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Med Care 45:S3-S11. 2007
    ..In this article, we will summarize the organization and scientific activity of the PROMIS network during its first 2 years...
  3. pmc PRISM framework: a paradigm shift for designing, strengthening and evaluating routine health information systems
    Anwer Aqil
    MEASURE Evaluation, 1616 N Fort Mayer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209, USA
    Health Policy Plan 24:217-28. 2009
    The utility and effectiveness of routine health information systems (RHIS) in improving health system performance in developing countries has been questioned...
  4. ncbi Proposal for tuberculosis death surveillance in information systems
    Lia Selig
    Gerência de Pneumologia Sanitária, Superintendência de Vigilância Epidemiológica e Ambiental, Secretaria de Estado de Saúde e Defesa Civil do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 44:1072-8. 2010
    ..To propose a tuberculosis-related death surveillance strategy based on the Brazilian Mortality Information System...
  5. ncbi Accuracy and quality of immunization information systems in forty-one low income countries
    Xavier Bosch-Capblanch
    Swiss Centre for International Health Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 14:2-10. 2009
    To measure the accuracy and quality of immunization information systems in a range of low-income countries eligible to receive GAVI support.
  6. ncbi From cross-tabulations to multipurpose exposure information systems: a new job-exposure matrix
    T Kauppinen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health FIOH, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Ind Med 33:409-17. 1998
    ..The user may also define the final criteria of exposure, and thereby influence the magnitude of misclassification...
  7. pmc The impact of an emergency hiring plan on the shortage and distribution of nurses in Kenya: the importance of information systems
    J M Gross
    Emory University School of Nursing, 325 Swanton Way, Decatur, GA 30030, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 88:824-30. 2010
    ..To analyse the effect of Kenya's Emergency Hiring Plan for nurses on their inequitable distribution in rural and underserved areas...
  8. pmc Cost and results of information systems for health and poverty indicators in the United Republic of Tanzania
    Vanessa Rommelmann
    Statistics Research Division, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 83:569-77. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi Health IT acceptance factors in long-term care facilities: a cross-sectional survey
    Ping Yu
    School of Information Systems and Technology, The University of Wollongong, Wollongong 2522, Australia
    Int J Med Inform 78:219-29. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi Health information systems: failure, success and improvisation
    Richard Heeks
    IDPM, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9QH, UK
    Int J Med Inform 75:125-37. 2006
    The generalised assumption of health information systems (HIS) success is questioned by a few commentators in the medical informatics field. They point to widespread HIS failure...
  11. ncbi Health information systems - past, present, future
    Reinhold Haux
    Technical University of Braunschweig, Institute for Medical Informatics, Muehlenpfordtstr 23, D 38106 Braunschweig, Germany
    Int J Med Inform 75:268-81. 2006
    In 1984, Peter Reichertz gave a lecture on the past, present and future of hospital information systems. In the meantime, there has been a tremendous progress in medicine as well as in informatics...
  12. pmc Oral health information systems--towards measuring progress in oral health promotion and disease prevention
    Poul Erik Petersen
    Global Oral Health Programme, Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:686-93. 2005
    This article describes the essential components of oral health information systems for the analysis of trends in oral disease and the evaluation of oral health programmes at the country, regional and global levels...
  13. ncbi Improving primary care for patients with chronic illness
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:1775-9. 2002
    ..The model predicts that improvement in its 6 interrelated components-self-management support, clinical information systems, delivery system redesign, decision support, health care organization, and community resources-can produce ..
  14. pmc Factors motivating and affecting health information exchange usage
    Joshua R Vest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Rural Public Health, Texas A and M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:143-9. 2011
    ..However, where implemented, reports indicate HIE system usage is low. The aim of this study was to determine the factors associated with different types of HIE usage...
  15. ncbi Patient care information systems and health care work: a sociotechnical approach
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 55:87-101. 1999
    Those who face the difficulties of developing useful patient care information systems (PCISs) often stress the importance of 'organizational issues'...
  16. pmc Open source, open standards, and health care information systems
    Carl J Reynolds
    Centre for Health Informatics and Multiprofessional Education, UCL Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 13:e24. 2011
    Recognition of the improvements in patient safety, quality of patient care, and efficiency that health care information systems have the potential to bring has led to significant investment...
  17. ncbi Health information systems adoption: findings from a systematic review
    Maryati Mohd Yusof
    Department of System Mgmt and Science, Faculty of Info Tech and Science, National University of Malaysia, Malaysia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:262-6. 2007
    Earlier evaluation studies on Health Information Systems (HIS) adoption have highlighted a large number of adoption problems that were attributed to the lack of fit between technology, human and organisation factors...
  18. ncbi The reality of health information systems: challenges for standardization
    Hirotsugu Aiga
    Human Development Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency JICA, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 2:5-9. 2008
    Health information systems (HISs) serve as an indispensable foundation for developing health policy and strategies and improving delivery of routine health services in an evidence-based manner...
  19. ncbi HL7 ontology and mobile agents for interoperability in heterogeneous medical information systems
    B Orgun
    Department of Computing, Macquarie University, Sydney NSW 2109, Australia
    Comput Biol Med 36:817-36. 2006
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  20. ncbi Application of geographic information systems and remote sensing to schistosomiasis control in China
    X N Zhou
    Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Meiyuan 214064, Wuxi, Jiangsu, People s Republic of China
    Acta Trop 79:97-106. 2001
    Progress in China on developing prediction models using remote sensing, geographic information systems and climate data with historical infection prevalence and malacology databases is reviewed...
  21. pmc Strengthening health information systems to address health equity challenges
    Lexi Bambas Nolen
    Global Equity Gauge Alliance, Durban, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 83:597-603. 2005
    ..However, most national health information systems (HIS) lack key information needed to assess and address health inequities, namely, reliable, longitudinal ..
  22. ncbi Meeting patients' needs with patient information systems: potential benefits of qualitative research methods
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, L4-117, P.O. Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 64:1-14. 2001
    ....
  23. ncbi Playing smallball: approaches to evaluating pilot health information exchange systems
    Kevin B Johnson
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2209 Garland Avenue, Room 428, Nashville, TN 37232, United States
    J Biomed Inform 40:S21-6. 2007
    ..Despite the existence of traditional approaches for large-scale evaluation, a more realistic approach may be a "smallball" model based on established IT implementation phases, with appropriate evaluation dimensions linked to each phase...
  24. pmc Health information systems in humanitarian emergencies
    Michel Thieren
    Department of Measurement and Health Information Systems, Evidence and Information for Policy Cluster, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:584-9. 2005
    Health information systems (HIS) in emergencies face a double dilemma: the information necessary to understand and respond to humanitarian crises must be timely and detailed, whereas the circumstances of these crises makes it challenging ..
  25. pmc Emergency physicians' perceptions of health information exchange
    Jason S Shapiro
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, VC5, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:700-5. 2007
    ..Health information exchange (HIE) is a potentially powerful technology that can improve the quality of care delivered in emergency departments, but little is known about emergency physicians' current perceptions of HIE...
  26. pmc Incorporating geospatial capacity within clinical data systems to address social determinants of health
    Karen Frederickson Comer
    Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, School of Liberal Arts, The Polis Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:54-61. 2011
    Linking electronic health record (EHR) systems with community information systems (CIS) holds great promise for addressing inequities in social determinants of health (SDH)...
  27. pmc Linking the integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) and health information system (HIS) classifications: issues and options
    A K Rowe
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 77:988-95. 1999
    ..Where feasible, a modification of the health information system to include the IMCI classifications may also be considered...
  28. 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...
  29. pmc The effects of creating psychological ownership on physicians' acceptance of clinical information systems
    Guy Paré
    HEC Montreal, 3000 Chemin de la Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 2A7
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:197-205. 2006
    Motivated by the need to push further our understanding of physicians' acceptance of clinical information systems, we propose a relatively new construct, namely, psychological ownership...
  30. ncbi Costs and benefits of health information technology: new trends from the literature
    Caroline Lubick Goldzweig
    Veterans Affairs VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System in California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w282-93. 2009
    ..Accelerating the adoption of health IT will require greater public-private partnerships, new policies to address the misalignment of financial incentives, and a more robust evidence base regarding IT implementation...
  31. pmc Structure and performance of infectious disease surveillance and response, United Republic of Tanzania, 1998
    Peter Nsubuga
    Division of International Health, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 80:196-203. 2002
    ....
  32. ncbi Environmental information systems for the control of arthropod vectors of disease
    M C Thomson
    MALSAT Research Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, U K
    Med Vet Entomol 14:227-44. 2000
    Over the last decade, remote sensing technologies and geographical information systems have moved from the research arena into the hands of vector control specialists...
  33. 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
    Even though today most university hospitals have already implemented commercial hospital information systems and started to build up comprehensive electronic medical records, reuse of such data for data warehousing and research purposes ..
  34. pmc The use of PROMIS and assessment center to deliver patient-reported outcome measures in clinical research
    Richard C Gershon
    Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Appl Meas 11:304-14. 2010
    ..This paper provides an overview of the development of the PROMIS item banks and details Assessment Center functionality...
  35. pmc Use of The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as a conceptual framework and common language for disability statistics and health information systems
    Nenad Kostanjsek
    World Health Organization, Classifications, Terminology and Standards, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 11:S3. 2011
    ..Furthermore, the article presents key features of the ICF tooling environment and outlines current and future developments of the classification...
  36. ncbi Lessons from a failed information systems initiative: issues for complex organisations
    G Southon
    Health Management Research and Analysis, Caringbah, NSW, Australia
    Int J Med Inform 55:33-46. 1999
    ..The paper demonstrates that the environment of large complex distributed organisations introduces a complex of issues that are not normally considered in implementation strategy...
  37. pmc Environmental risk factors for Lyme disease identified with geographic information systems
    G E Glass
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 85:944-8. 1995
    ..CONCLUSIONS. Combining a geographic information system with epidemiologic methods can be used to rapidly identify risk factors of zoonotic disease over large areas...
  38. ncbi Recent progress in sensor-enhanced health information systems - slowly but sustainably
    Michael Marschollek
    Peter L Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics, University of Braunschweig Institute of Technology and Hannover Medical School, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, D 30625 Hannover, Germany
    Inform Health Soc Care 34:225-30. 2009
    ..information system structures, and - preferably - the enhancement of these into sensor-enhanced health information systems (seHIS)...
  39. pmc Qualitative evaluation of health information exchange efforts
    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 97239 3098, USA
    J Biomed Inform 40:S33-9. 2007
    ..This paper describes important HIE-related research questions and outlines appropriate qualitative research techniques for addressing them...
  40. ncbi Health information exchange: 'lex parsimoniae'
    J Marc Overhage
    Medical Informatics, Regenstrief Institute, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w595-7. 2007
    ..The should be parsimonious--not overly constraining how the exchanges operate and maintaining separation between the applications that provide functionality and the network that supports HIE...
  41. pmc Application of ICT in strengthening health information systems in developing countries in the wake of globalisation
    Daudi O Simba
    Department of Community Health, School of Public Health and Social Sciences, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences
    Afr Health Sci 4:194-8. 2004
    ..opportunities and challenges to developing countries in their efforts to strengthen the Health Management Information Systems (HMIS)...
  42. ncbi Health information systems and physician quality: role of the American board of pediatrics maintenance of certification in improving children's health care
    Paul Miles
    American Board of Pediatrics, 111 Silver Cedar Court, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S108-10. 2009
    ..Physicians are now required to document that they can assess and improve quality of care. Functional health information systems are essential for this process.
  43. ncbi It is time! Accelerating the use of child health information systems to improve child health
    Gerry Fairbrother
    Child Policy Research Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 7014, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S61-3. 2009
    ..However, they also point out the challenges that need to be overcome to realize fully the potential of health information technology to improve the quality and efficiency of health care...
  44. ncbi Building a comprehensive clinical information system from components. The approach at Intermountain Health Care
    P D Clayton
    Intermountain Health Care, University of Utah, USA
    Methods Inf Med 42:1-7. 2003
    To discuss the advantages and disadvantages of an interfaced approach to clinical information systems architecture.
  45. pmc Enhancing malaria control using a computerised management system in southern Africa
    Marlize Booman
    Malaria Information Officer, Malaria Control Programme, Mpumalanga Department of Health, Private Bag X11278, Nelspruit, 1200, South Africa
    Malar J 2:13. 2003
    ..Ongoing monitoring of spraying operations is essential to assure optimal programme performance and early corrective action, where indicated...
  46. ncbi Clinical information systems in nursing homes: an evaluation of initial implementation strategies
    Gregory L Alexander
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 4380, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 25:189-97. 2007
    ..Findings will be useful to administrators and policy makers who are contemplating implementation of a clinical information system...
  47. ncbi A rapid-learning health system
    Lynn M Etheredge
    Rapid Learning Project, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w107-18. 2007
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  48. ncbi Patient information systems that tailor to the individual
    D S Bental
    Department of Computing and Electrical Engineering, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh EH14 4AS, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 36:171-80. 1999
    ..In this article we discuss how computer-based patient information systems can provide material that is tailored to the individual, giving a number of examples of systems developed ..
  49. ncbi Health informatics and the delivery of care to older people
    Sabine Koch
    Health Informatics Centre, Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Karolinska Institutet, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Maturitas 63:195-9. 2009
    ..that review articles cover the fields of information technology in the home environment, integrated health information systems, public health systems, consumer health informatics and non-technology oriented topics such as nutrition, ..
  50. pmc Harmonizing health information systems with information systems in other social and economic sectors
    Sarah B Macfarlane
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0443, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 83:590-6. 2005
    Efforts to strengthen health information systems in low- and middle-income countries should include forging links with systems in other social and economic sectors...
  51. pmc Voice capture of medical residents' clinical information needs during an inpatient rotation
    Herbert S Chase
    Herbert Chase, Department of Biomedical Informatics, CUMC, VC 5, 622 West 168 Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:387-94. 2009
    ....
  52. ncbi Pakistan's health management information system: health managers' perspectives
    Muhammad Suleman Qazi
    UNFPA, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 59:10-4. 2009
    ..To explore the perceptions of health managers regarding Health Management Information System (HMIS), within their organizational setting and in the context of decentralization process in Pakistan...
  53. 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
    ..In order to put this discussion into historical perspective of evaluation research, we conducted a systematic review on trends in evaluation research of information technology in health care from 1982 to 2002...
  54. ncbi Leveraging state immunization information systems to measure the effectiveness of rotavirus vaccine
    Margaret M Cortese
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e1474-81. 2011
    Electronic immunization information systems (IISs) are now established in almost all US states...
  55. ncbi [Assessment of the structure, dynamics and monitoring of information systems for road traffic injuries in Peru--2009]
    J Jaime Miranda
    Programa de Investigación en Accidentes de Tránsito, Salud Sin Límites Perú, Lima, Peru
    Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica 27:273-87. 2010
    A baseline assessment of the structure, dynamics, and monitoring capabilities of the information systems for road traffic injuries was conducted in three Peruvian cities: Lima, Huamanga and Pucallpa.
  56. ncbi Immunization information systems national research and evaluation agenda
    Janet S Kelly
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:35-8. 2007
    Immunization Information Systems (IIS) are operational in most states and are useful in programmatic and clinical assessments...
  57. ncbi The use of geographical information systems in examining variations in sociodemographic profiles of dental practice catchments: a case study of a Swansea practice
    Gary Higgs
    GIS Research Centre, School of Computing, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, UK
    Prim Dent Care 9:63-9. 2002
    The aim of this paper is to use a case study approach to illustrate the potential for using geographical information systems (GIS) to examine the provision of dental services in the UK...
  58. ncbi Cost savings associated with using immunization information systems for Vaccines for Children administrative tasks
    Diana L Bartlett
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:559-66. 2007
    Our objective was to investigate the potential cost savings of immunization information systems (IIS) in performing some administrative tasks associated with the federal Vaccines for Children (VFC) program at the state and practice ..
  59. pmc Computerization of workflows, guidelines, and care pathways: a review of implementation challenges for process-oriented health information systems
    Phil Gooch
    Centre for Health Informatics, School of Informatics, City University London, London, UK
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:738-48. 2011
    ..for individual clinical decisions and toward the provision of process-oriented, patient-centered, health information systems (HIS)...
  60. ncbi CLiDE Pro: the latest generation of CLiDE, a tool for optical chemical structure recognition
    Aniko T Valko
    Keymodule Ltd, Hobberley Lodge, Hobberley Lane, Leeds LS17 8JQ, United Kingdom
    J Chem Inf Model 49:780-7. 2009
    ..This full test set is presented for use in the validation of other similar systems...
  61. ncbi Information systems use, benefits, and satisfaction among Ohio RNs
    Amany A Abdrbo
    Nursing Administration Department, Nursing Faculty, Cairo University, Egypt
    Comput Inform Nurs 29:59-65. 2011
    ..population, and the emphasis on patient safety, are increasing the pressure on healthcare facilities to use information systems to achieve better outcomes...
  62. ncbi Essential elements of strategic information systems to guide focused HIV responses in south and south-east Asia
    Tasnim Azim
    HIV AIDS Programme, Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    AIDS 24:S54-61. 2010
    ....
  63. ncbi Research themes and trends in health information systems
    W Raghupathi
    Fordham University, 113 W 60th Sreet, New York, NY 10023, USA
    Methods Inf Med 47:435-42. 2008
    The health information systems (HIS) field is characterized as being associated with health care and information systems...
  64. pmc Information extraction from full text scientific articles: where are the keywords?
    Parantu K Shah
    Biocomputing, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Bioinformatics 4:20. 2003
    ..Several questions arise as to whether the effort of scanning full text articles is worthy, or whether the information that can be extracted from the different sections of an article can be relevant...
  65. ncbi The search for synergy: interrelating medical work and patient care information systems
    M Berg
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Methods Inf Med 42:337-44. 2003
    This article aims to search for the way patient care information systems can be most fruitfully put to work in health care.
  66. ncbi Analysis and design of an ontology for intensive care diagnoses
    N F de Keizer
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Methods Inf Med 38:102-12. 1999
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  67. pmc Information systems for patient follow-up and chronic management of HIV and tuberculosis: a life-saving technology in resource-poor areas
    Hamish S F Fraser
    1Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e29. 2007
    ..These patients are at great risk of dying or developing drug resistance if their antiretroviral therapy is interrupted. Similar problems have been found in the scale-up of MDR-TB treatment...
  68. ncbi A secure authentication scheme for telecare medicine information systems
    Zhen Yu Wu
    Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Med Syst 36:1529-35. 2012
    ..Finally, it is shown to be more secure and practical for telecare medicine environments...
  69. ncbi Organizational impact of health information systems in healthcare
    Nancy M Lorenzi
    Stud Health Technol Inform 65:396-406. 2002
  70. ncbi Review: evaluating information systems in nursing
    Cristina Oroviogoicoechea
    Clinica Universitaria, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    J Clin Nurs 17:567-75. 2008
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  71. ncbi [Founding and development of the Croatian Health Information System]
    Sinisa Varga
    Dubrava University Hospital, Croatia
    Acta Med Croatica 59:191-9. 2005
    b>Information systems, either computer or paper based, are the key to business effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare organizations...
  72. ncbi Primary healthcare information system--development and deployment issues
    Ranko Stevanovic
    Croatian National Institute of Public Health, Croatia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 127:43-57. 2007
    ....
  73. ncbi Information systems and the electronic health record in primary health care
    Milica Katic
    Department of Family Medicine, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, University of Zagreb, Croatia
    Inform Prim Care 15:187-92. 2007
    The implementation of information systems into primary health care opened the possibilities of providing integrated and co-ordinated health care, improved in quality and focused on the healthcare user...
  74. ncbi Adoption of regulatory compliance programmes across United States healthcare organizations: a view of institutional disobedience
    D P Lorence
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, PA 16801, USA
    Health Serv Manage Res 16:167-78. 2003
    ..The level of adoption of compliance management in this study varied significantly across practice characteristics and areas, suggesting the existence of barriers to cross-market comparative performance assessment...
  75. ncbi Linking children's health information systems: clinical care, public health, emergency medical systems, and schools
    Alan R Hinman
    Public Health Informatics Institute, Task Force for Child Survival and Development, 325 Swanton Way, Decatur, GA 30030, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S67-73. 2009
    This article describes health information systems used for children in a variety of settings (eg, clinical care, public health, emergency medicine systems, and schools) and their current ability to exchange information...
  76. 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.
  77. pmc Critical issues in the development of health information systems in supporting environmental health: a case study of ciguatera
    Sarah Goater
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Environ Health Perspect 119:585-90. 2011
    ..environmental pressures resulting from climate change and globalization challenge the capacity of health information systems (HIS) in the Pacific to inform future policy and public health interventions...
  78. ncbi Indicators of organizational readiness for clinical information technology/systems innovation: a Delphi study
    R Snyder-Halpern
    College of Nursing, University of Arizona, 1305 North Martin, Tucson, AZ 85721 0203, USA
    Int J Med Inform 63:179-204. 2001
    ..This preliminary taxonomy was used to develop an organizational information technology/systems innovation readiness scale that is currently being pilot tested in phase three of the research program...
  79. doi Public health information systems -- and EUPHIX
    Finn Kamper-Jørgensen
    Scand J Public Health 36:673-5. 2008
  80. ncbi [Information system in primary health care]
    Ranko Stevanovic
    Croatian Institute of Public Health
    Acta Med Croatica 59:209-12. 2005
    ..As defined according to the Project priorities (with measurable objectives), the use of new technologies will be introduced by stages...
  81. pmc Evaluating public health uses of health information exchange
    Jason S Shapiro
    Columbia University, Department of Biomedical Informatics, 622 West 168th Street, VC5, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Biomed Inform 40:S46-9. 2007
    ....
  82. ncbi National healthcare information system in Croatian primary care: the foundation for improvement of quality and efficiency in patient care
    Darko Gvozdanović
    Ericsson Nikola Tesla d d, Zagreb, Croatia
    Inform Prim Care 15:181-5. 2007
    ..is very comprehensive and addresses all niches of care delivery processes; it is founded on the enterprise information systems that will aim to support end-to-end business processes in the healthcare domain...
  83. ncbi Implementing the HL7v3 standard in Croatian primary healthcare domain
    Miroslav Koncar
    Ericsson Nikola Tesla d d, Krapinska 45, P O Box 93, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 105:325-36. 2004
    ..standards, guidelines, methodologies, and related services for interoperability between healthcare information systems. In the field of medical information technologies, HL7 provides the world's most advanced information ..
  84. ncbi Representing nursing assessments in clinical information systems using the logical observation identifiers, names, and codes database
    Susan Matney
    Intermountain Health Care, Salt Lake City, UT 84120 8212, USA
    J Biomed Inform 36:287-93. 2003
    ..In order for LOINC to be of greater use in implementing information systems that support nursing practice, additional content is needed...
  85. ncbi Barcode technology in blood bank information systems: upgrade and its impact
    Bing Nan Li
    Institute of System and Computer Engineering of Macau, Block 3, 1 F, University of Macau, Taipa 1356
    J Med Syst 30:449-57. 2006
    This paper desires to explore the role of barcode technology in blood bank information systems via addressing its upgrade and the consequent impact...
  86. pmc Seven durable ideas
    John P Glaser
    Department of Information Systems, Partners HealthCare, 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 15:267-71. 2008
    Partners Healthcare, and its affiliated hospitals, have a long track record of accomplishments in clinical information systems implementations and research...
  87. pmc Informatics resources to support health care quality improvement in the veterans health administration
    Denise M Hynes
    VA Information Resource Center, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, PO Box 5000 151V, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:344-50. 2004
    b>Information systems are increasingly important for measuring and improving health care quality...
  88. ncbi Security in health-care information systems--current trends
    E Smith
    Rand Afrikaans University, Department of Computer Science, Auckland Park, South Africa
    Int J Med Inform 54:39-54. 1999
    Ever since health-care information systems have been implemented, their security is being considered an important issue, especially in the light of the fact that their data are deemed to comprise extremely sensitive information...
  89. ncbi A new approach for integration of telemedicine applications into existing information systems in healthcare
    Matvei Tobman
    Dept of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Technical University of Munich, Ismaninger Str 22, 81675 Munich, Germany
    Stud Health Technol Inform 90:152-5. 2002
    ..of telemedicine applications, they must seamlessly be integrated into healthcare services and their information systems (e.g. HIS, POS, RIS)...
  90. pmc Use of electronic information systems in nursing homes: United States, 2004
    Helaine E Resnick
    Institute for the Future of Aging Services, American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, 2519 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20008, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 16:179-86. 2009
    ..S. nursing homes (NH), to relate EIS utilization to selected facility characteristics and to contrast these findings to previous estimates of EIS use in NH...
  91. ncbi The value of information technology in healthcare
    Richard I Skinner
    Providence Health System, Tigard, Oregon, USA
    Front Health Serv Manage 19:3-15. 2003
    ..The article ends with management principles for IT investment...
  92. ncbi Towards an atlas of human helminth infection in sub-Saharan Africa: the use of geographical information systems (GIS)
    S Brooker
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, UK OX1 3FY
    Parasitol Today 16:303-7. 2000
    ..In this article, Simon Brooker and colleagues describe progress made by this initiative in mapping helminth infections in sub-Saharan Africa, highlighting the value as well as the limitations of this empirical mapping approach...
  93. pmc The case for randomized controlled trials to assess the impact of clinical information systems
    Joseph L Y Liu
    The University of Dundee Centre for Primary Care and Population Research, Health Informatics Centre, Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme, Dental Health Services and Research Unit, Dundee, UK
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:173-80. 2011
    ..community that the randomized controlled trial (RCT) has a limited role to play in evaluating clinical information systems. A common reason voiced by skeptics is that these systems are fundamentally different from drug ..
  94. pmc Some unintended consequences of information technology in health care: the nature of patient care information system-related errors
    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 11:104-12. 2004
    Medical error reduction is an international issue, as is the implementation of patient care information systems (PCISs) as a potential means to achieving it...
  95. pmc Using a geographical information system to plan a malaria control programme in South Africa
    M Booman
    Malaria Control Programme, Mpumalanga Department of Health, Nelspruit, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 78:1438-44. 2000
    ..Matching malaria control measures to specific strata of endemic malaria has provided the opportunity for more efficient malaria control in Mpumalanga province...
  96. pmc Perceptions of immunization information systems for collecting pandemic H1N1 immunization data within Canada's public health community: a qualitative study
    Christine L Heidebrecht
    Department of Surveillance and Epidemiology, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:523. 2010
    Immunization information systems (IISs) are electronic registries used to monitor individual vaccination status and assess vaccine coverage...
  97. pmc Task analysis in action: the role of information systems in communicable disease reporting
    Jamie Pina
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2009:531-5. 2009
    In order to improve the design of information systems for notifiable conditions reporting, it is essential to understand the role of such systems in public health practice...
  98. pmc How information systems should support the information needs of general dentists in clinical settings: suggestions from a qualitative study
    Mei Song
    Center for Dental Informatics in the Department of Dental Public Health and Information Management, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:7. 2010
    A major challenge in designing useful clinical information systems in dentistry is to incorporate clinical evidence based on dentists' information needs and then integrate the system seamlessly into the complex clinical workflow...
  99. ncbi ICT in health care: sociotechnical approaches
    M Berg
    Methods Inf Med 42:297-301. 2003
    ..e. failed systems). 2) They see technological innovation as a social process, in which organizations are deeply affected. 3) Through in-depth, formative evaluation, they can help improve system design and implementation...
  100. pmc The United Hospital Fund meeting on evaluating health information exchange
    George Hripcsak
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, VC5, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Biomed Inform 40:S3-10. 2007
    ..Unintended consequences should be monitored. A comprehensive study of return on investment requires an assessment of all effects. Program evaluation across several projects may help set future policy...
  101. ncbi Estimated financial savings associated with health information exchange and ambulatory care referral
    Mark E Frisse
    Vanderbilt Center for Better Health, 3401 West End Avenue, Suite 290, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Biomed Inform 40:S27-32. 2007
    ..These projections support the case for the financial viability of regional health information exchanges and motivate participation of hospitals and ambulatory care organizations-particularly in urban settings...

Research Grants84

  1. High Throughput Genotyping and DNA Sequencing for Studying the Genetic Contributi
    Sonia Dua; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Enter computer readable data into the electronic information systems. If required by a specific project, ensure clinical, family, and phenotypic data are carefully entered and ..
  2. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    DENNIS PATTRATH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  3. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  4. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  5. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  6. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  7. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  8. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  9. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  10. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  11. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  12. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) region 4
    Claire Hamasu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  13. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) region 4
    Claire Hamasu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  14. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  15. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  16. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 6
    CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  17. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 7
    TAMARA COMBS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  18. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  19. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4
    HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  20. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  21. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4
    HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  22. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  23. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4
    HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  24. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 1
    Colleen Cuddy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  25. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6
    CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  26. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6
    CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  27. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6
    CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  28. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  29. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  30. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  31. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 1
    KATE BURR OLIVER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  32. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7
    Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  33. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7
    Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  34. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7
    Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  35. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1
    BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  36. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1
    BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  37. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1
    BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..with equal access to biomedical information resources;and, 2) improving the public's access to information systems and information resources to enable them to make informed decisions about their health...
  38. PROJECTED HEAT WAVE MAGNITUDES AND PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACTS
    Helene G Margolis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Geographical Information Systems (GIS) technology and advanced geostatistical, as well as traditional statistical and epidemiological ..
  39. Predictors of Prenatal Care Providers Counseling Women on Tobacco Use/Exposure
    BETH LEONG PINELES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..behavior and community needs: 1) a local physician survey, 2) a mapping approach based on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and 3) analysis of a national physician survey dataset...
  40. Clinical Decision Support for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
    EDWARD ROBERT MELNICK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..2) formal coursework in human- computer interaction, medical decision-making, databases, and clinical information systems, and (3) goal- directed training activities in CDS, cognitive task analysis, human factors engineering, ..
  41. Point of care microfluidic diagnosis system for rapid and sensitive detection of
    Michel G Bergeron; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to provide a clinically useful result within one hour, and (vii) communicate results in real-time to health information systems. The VRTI-MCD will be a disposable polymer-based device that will encase all necessary reagents...
  42. IeDEA West -Africa collaboration
    Francois Dabis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..RELEVANCE: Clinical and operational research assessing the efficiency of HIV care programs require reliable information systems and capacity building for sustaining this activity in the long term...
  43. Childhood Leukemia and Home Environmental Exposures
    Patricia A Buffler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..exposures to carcinogens, based on interviews of households and outdoor levels predicted by Geographic Information Systems (GIS)...
  44. Neighborhood Characteristics &Diabetes Incidence in Multiethnic Cohort Study
    KA apos IMI A SINCLAIR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..program consists of three core components: 1) formal coursework in epidemiology, biostatistics, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology, spatial analysis, and health disparities research, 2) mentored research training in ..
  45. Traffic and Respiratory Health
    Brian P Leaderer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology and data from a variety of spatially-related sources, we propose to develop estimates of ..
  46. OpenLIS: The Development of a Clinical Laboratory Information System Using the Op
    ROGER ALLAN HUBBARD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..One solution to overcome this barrier is to provide an open source alternative to proprietary lab information systems based on open data standards...
  47. Energetics &Breast Cancer: Obesity, Inflammation, Insulin Resistance &Risk
    Ruth E Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..System data, which track individuals'spatial-temporal paths, combined with existing Geographic Information Systems data for San Diego County, will allow us to develop obesogenic environmental exposure estimates and relate ..
  48. Rapid Response Surveillance Study #09-5 - Constructing Geographic Areas in GIS fo
    Sally L Glaser; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Advancements in geographic information systems (GIS) technology have enabled researchers to develop methods automating the process...
  49. Impacts of universal access to HIV/AIDS care among HIV+ injection drug users
    Evan Wood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..augment our ongoing epidemiologic and clinical research activities with molecular genetics and geographic information systems (GIS) based methods to model the effect of these exposures on community-level plasma viral load, HIV ..
  50. Air Pollution and Cognitive Aging Among Older Women
    Jennifer Weuve; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..mechanism, this exploratory project innovatively uses air particulate exposure models, based on geographic information systems (GIS), with telephone cognitive assessments to explore the new area of air pollution and cognitive aging in ..
  51. Neighborhood Characteristics and Body Mass Index: Selection or Causation?
    Ken Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..S. Census, state, and county information on neighborhood characteristics using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases...
  52. Air pollution and Parkinson disease: a GIS-based approach
    Natalia Palacios; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and research component focused on training the candidate in environmental health research and in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in order to study the association between exposure to air pollution and risk, mortality and ..
  53. Health Information Technology to Support Clinical Decision Making in Obesity Care
    BONNIE L GANCE-CLEVELAND; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..upon evidence-based practice, delivery-system redesign to promote better care and follow up, and clinical information systems to provide data to evaluate the progress in meeting goals...
  54. Near Term Development of Reagents and Enzymes for Genome Sequencing
    Steven A Benner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The innovations are: Artificially expanded genetic information systems (AEGIS), a DNA-like system that forms duplexes following Watson-Crick rules, but has no interaction with ..
  55. Using Health Information Technology to Support Population-Based Clinical Practice
    Per H Gesteland; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..2. Visual perception, human cognition, and medical decision making. 3. Knowledge integration in clinical information systems. 4...
  56. Enhancing Control of Pulmonary Disease Through Spirometry: Project COPD
    Min J Joo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..focuses on a combination of mentoring and didactics to enhance her skills in qualitative methods, health information systems, and clinical trials...
  57. The influence of the built environment on outcomes after breast cancer
    Theresa H M Keegan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Utilizing Geographic Information Systems technology, this study efficiently combines data that objectively characterizes the built environments of ..
  58. Spatial and Psychosocial Influences on Food Access in Rural Appalachia
    ESTHER J THATCHER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Appalachian county in Virginia will integrate qualitative interviews, participant observation, geographic information systems (GIS) mapping, and in- store food assessments to examine spatial and psychosocial factors that affect ..
  59. Pain Assessment & Intervention Needs (PAIN)
    Fern Fitzhenry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Vanderbilt University Medical Center, as a pioneer in implementation of clinical application information systems, e.g...
  60. Racial disparities in access to high quality hospitals for coronary heart disease
    Ioana Popescu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..biostatistical modeling and clinical research ethics;2) the application of spatial analysis and geographic information systems methods in health care;and 3) methods for measuring residential segregation and understanding its ..
  61. Adherence Improvement and Measurement- AIM- System. Challenge Topic 10-MH-101
    James O Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Clinical information systems (CIS) are a key element in the CCM and have three important roles: reminder systems;feedback mechanisms;and ..
  62. ANALYSIS AND ANNOTATION OF THE E. COLI GENOME SEQUENCE
    KENNETH EDWARD RUDD; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and efficient management of this flood of new data, using expert curatorial oversight to create reliable information systems supporting experimental and systems biology research, has been an ongoing challenge. EcoGene...
  63. Defining Interoperability Standards for PRO Assessments
    DERSHUNG YANG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in developing interoperability standards to facilitate data exchange between heterogeneous healthcare information systems;in particular the government's Health Information Technology (HIT) Initiative that heavily leverages ..
  64. Towards the Building of a Comprehensive Searchable Biological Experiment Database
    Hong Yu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of developing valid information retrieval systems for bioscientists has led to the development of information systems worldwide (e.g., Arrowsmith (Smalheiser and Swanson 1998), BioText (Hearst 2003), GeneWays (Friedman et al...
  65. Exploiting the Power of GIS to Enhance Spatial Thinking in STEM Areas
    AMY LOBBEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal of this project is to develop and evaluate a theory-driven pedagogic minimal Geographic Information Systems (mGIS) interface to enhance spatial thinking, analysis, and learning in science, technology, engineering, ..
  66. HIT for Medication Safety in Critical Access Hospitals
    Abraham Hartzema; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our purpose is to develop an implementation plan for pharmacy health information systems in critical access hospitals (CAH)...
  67. CT fluoroscopy guided robotically assisted lung biopsy
    Kevin Cleary; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The research will build on a two-year collaboration between the Imaging Science and Information Systems (ISIS) Center at Georgetown University and the Urology Robotics (URobotics) Laboratory at The Johns Hopkins ..
  68. RFID Application in the Blood Product Supply Chain
    Rodeina Davis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The prototype will complement good manufacturing and transfusion practices and existing information systems with a quality systems approach and conform to the policy environment of the transfusion medicine supply ..
  69. CT fluoroscopy guided robotically assisted lung biopsy
    Kevin Cleary; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The research will build on a two-year collaboration between the Imaging Science and Information Systems (ISIS) Center at Georgetown University and the Urology Robotics (URobotics) Laboratory at The Johns Hopkins ..
  70. THREE DIMENSIONAL MRI ATLAS OF THE HUMAN CEREBELLUM
    JEREMY SCHMAHMANN; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..accessible to clinicians and investigators around the world whether they are dependent upon computer based information systems or not...
  71. HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER IAIMS PROGRAM
    TERRANCE BURTON; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..West Virginia University will develop and implement an effective process for integrating the computing and information systems of the academic components of the HSC and its Clinical Enterprise: West Virginia University Hospitals (WVUH)..
  72. Industrial Pollutants and Risk of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
    Anneclaire De Roos; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..becoming more readily implemented with the increasing availability and ease-of-use of desktop geographic information systems (GIS) and public databases of industry location and emissions...
  73. ETHNIC MATCHING AND USE OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
    Lonnie Snowden; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..on clients, clinicians, and programs will come from fiscal year 1987-1988 from these identical management information systems. these sources will provide data on large nonduplicated samples of minority and white clients...
  74. COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL-RUSH UNIV JOINT INTERNET PROJECT
    Kevin Lane; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The Departments of Medicine, Health Information Systems, and the Academic Center Library at Cook County Hospital (CCH), working with the Departments of Information ..
  75. GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS & SCHISTOSOMIASIS
    John Malone; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..mansoni and S. haematobium. The GIS model will be used to develop more targeted Ministry of Health treatment and control programs. ..
  76. Using HIT to Improve Ambulatory Chronic Disease Care
    David Mehr; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..through care coordination, active follow-up, support for self-management, clinician decision support, and information systems. Despite the potential for health information technology (HIT) to facilitate these processes, research to ..
  77. Access to distributed de-identified imaging data
    Elliot Menschik; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..imaging data lends itself to automated de-identification that could transform multiple distributed clinical information systems into a readily accessible treasure trove of research data that falls within the "safe harbor" provisions of ..
  78. END-STAGE LIVER DISEASE/PREVALENCE & TREATMENT VARIATION
    Cindy Bryce; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The applicant will obtain further instruction in computer simulation, geographic information systems, and advanced statistical analysis; in addition, she will receive clinical education to better understand ..
  79. Historic Traffic Exposure Maps for Cancer Studies
    Paul English; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..the development of exposure maps showing modeled concentrations of ambient air pollution using geographic information systems (GIS) to investigate long-term health effects...
  80. Community Mapping of Environmental Hazards and Barriers in an Immigrant Populatio
    Peggy Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..we will conduct an equal partnership community mapping project, bringing expertise in the use of geographic information systems (GIS) tools from the research partner together with the knowledge and perceptions of the community partner ..
  81. CCHS-East Huron Hospital CPOE Project
    Barbara Moran; Fiscal Year: 2006
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by the applicant): The vision for CCHS-East's information systems and for the CCHS-East's Huron Hospital CPOE Project is to create an information management environment that supports the ..
  82. Agency Process Improvement and Client Outcomes
    Kim Hoffman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., reduced criminal activity, increased employment) but these relationships are relatively untested. State information systems offer valuable yet underutilized methods of assessing provider performance and client outcomes...
  83. Implementation of a Mammography Reminder System in a Healthcare Network
    Roger Luckmann; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..care practices, managed care organizations, and integrated healthcare networks (IHN), fragmentation of information systems, and absence of model system components ready for implementation...
  84. HEALTHIER NORTHWOODS PEOPLE INFORMATION SYSTEMS PROJECT
    SUZANNE MATTHEW; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The Healthier Northwoods People Information Systems Project builds on our success to enhance the delivery of health information resources and education in this ..