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METHODS of Information in Medicine, 2011, Volume 50, Issue 5 – eTOC

METHODS of Information in Medicine is an official journal of IMIA.

Founded in 1962 and, therefore, the oldest international journal in medical informatics, Methods of Information in Medicine is publishing its 50th volume in 2011.

Volume 50, Issue 5 is available at: http://www.methods-online.com

Interim Report of Healthcare Delivery after East Japan Earthquake-Tsunami Disaster – Does EHR Help?

Editorial
M. Kimura (1), R. Yamamoto (2), S. Oku (3)
(1) Hamamatsu University, School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan; (2) University of Tokyo, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, Tokyo, Japan; (3) Center for Advanced Research of Information Science and Technology (CAIST),Aizu Research Cluster for Medical Engineering and Informatics (ARC-Medical), Aidu-Wakamatsu, Japan
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 5: 393-396
[free download]

Effectiveness of Lexico-syntactic Pattern Matching for Ontology Enrichment with Clinical Documents
Original Article
K. Liu (1), W. W. Chapman (1, 2), G. Savova (3), C. G. Chute (3), N. Sioutos (4), R. S. Crowley (1, 2, 5)
(1) Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; (2) Intelligent Systems Program, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; (3) Department of Health Services Research, Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA; (4) Lockheed Martin Corporation, Fairfax, Virginia, USA; (5) Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 5: 397-407
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME10-01-0020

Large-scale Performance Evaluation of e-Homecare Architectures Using the WS-NS Simulator
Original Article
S. Van Hoecke (1, 2), B. Volckaert (2), B. Dhoedt (2), F. De Turck (2)
(1) Electronics and Information Technology Lab, University College West-Flanders, Ghent University Association,Kortrijk, Belgium; (2) Department of Information Technology – IBCN – IBBT, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 5: 408-419
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME09-01-0078

Sensor-based Fall Risk Assessment – an Expert ‘to go’
Original Article
M. Marschollek (1), A. Rehwald (2), K. H. Wolf (2), M. Gietzelt (2), G. Nemitz (3), H. Meyer zu Schwabedissen (3), R. Haux (2)
(1) Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics, University of Braunschweig – Institute of Technology and Hanover Medical School, Hanover, Germany; (2) Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics, University of Braunschweig – Institute of Technology and Hanover Medical School, Braunschweig, Germany; (3) Braunschweig Medical Center, Department for Geriatric Medicine, Braunschweig, Germany
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 5: 420-426
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME10-01-0040

A Remote Operating Slit Lamp Microscope System – 
Development and its Utility in Ophthalmologic Examinations
Original Article
N. Tanabe (1), K. Go (2), Y. Sakurada (1), M. Imasawa (1), F. Mabuchi (1), T. Chiba (1), K. Abe (3), K. Kashiwagi (1, 4)
(1) Department of Ophthalmology, University of Yamanashi School of Medicine, Chuo, Yamanashi, Japan; (2) Department of Computer Media Engineering, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering,; (3) Department of Ophthalmology, Yamanashi Prefectural Central Hospital, Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan; (4) Department of Community and Family Medicine Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering, University of Yamanashi, Chuo, Yamanashi, Japan
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 5: 427-434
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME10-01-0064

Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) for Examining Healthcare Professionals’ Assessments of Risk Factors – 
The Relative Importance of Risk Factors for Falls in Community-dwelling Older People 

Original Article
L. Pecchia (1, 2), P. A. Bath (2), N. Pendleton (3), M. Bracale (1)
(1) Department of Biomedical, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy; (2) Health Informatics Research Group and Centre for Health Information Management Research (CHIMR), Information School, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom; (3) School of Translational Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 5: 435-444
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME10-01-0028

Highlights of Medinfo 2010
Editorial
A. Hasman (1)
(1) Department of Medical Informatics, AMC – University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 5: 445-446
[free download]

Challenges in Measuring the Impact of Interruption on Patient Safety and Workflow Outcomes
Special Topic: Medinfo 2010
F. Magrabi (1), S. Y. W. Li (1), A. G. Dunn (1), E. Coeira (1)
(1) Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute for Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 5: 447-453
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0003

IMPACT: A Generic Tool for Modelling and Simulating Public Health Policy
Special Topic: Medinfo 2010
J. D. Ainsworth (1), E. Carruthers (1), P. Couch (1), N. Green (1), M. O’Flaherty (2), M. Sperrin (3), R. Williams (1), Z. Asghar (2), S. Capewell (2), I. E. Buchan (1)
(1) North-west Institute for Bio-Health Informatics, School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, UK; (2) Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, UK; (3) Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Lancaster University, UK
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 5: 454-463
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0006

TADAA: Towards Automated Detection of Anaesthetic Activity
Special Topic: Medinfo 2010
B. R. Houliston (1), D. T. Parry (1), A. F. Merry (2)
(1) AURA Laboratory, School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand; (2) Department of Anaesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 5: 464-471
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0001

Evaluation of the Content Coverage of SNOMED CT Representing ICNP Seven-axis Version 1 Concepts
Special Topic: Medinfo 2010
H. A. Park (1), C. Lundberg (2), A. Coenen (3), D. Konicek (2)
(1) Research Institute of Nursing Science, College of Nursing, Interdisciplinary Program of Medical Informatics, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; (2) SNOMED Terminology Solutions, Deerfield, Illinois, USA; (3) School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 5: 472-478
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-01-0004

An Exploratory Study of Patient Attitudes towards Symptom Reporting in a Primary Care Setting – 
Benefits for Medical Consultation and Syndromic Surveillance?
Special Topic: Medinfo 2010
M. A. Johansen (1), G. Berntsen (1), N. Shrestha (2), J. G. Bellika (1, 3), J.-A. K. Johnsen (1, 2)
(1) Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway; (2) Research Group Telemedicine, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway; (3) Department of Computer Science, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 5: 479-486
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0005

You may also be interested in the eJournal ACI – Applied Medical Informatics and in the IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics.

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