From the International Medical Informatics Association

ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics 2010;1 (4) – New Articles

The fourth issue of the eJournal ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics – an official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS, has seven articles now available.

The Table of Contents and individual articles (for this and previous issues) are online at

Lessons Learned from Implementation of Information and Communication Technologies in Spain’s Healthcare Services: Issues and Opportunities
Case Report
J. Carnicero (1), D. Rojas (2)
(1) Observatory of the National Health System. Ministry of Health and Social Policy, Spain; (2) Independent Consultant, Spain
ACI 2010 1 4: 363-376

Meaningful Use of a Standardized Terminology to Support the Electronic Health Record in New Zealand
Case Report
K. Monsen (1, 2, 3), M. Honey (1, 2, 3), S. Wilson (1, 2, 3)
(1) School of Nursing, University Of Minnesota, USA; (2) School of Nursing, The University of Auckland, New Zealand; (3) Shona Wilson Consultancy Co. Ltd., Wellington, New Zealand
ACI 2010 1 4: 368-376

Development of a decision support model for screening attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder with actigraphbased measurements of classroom activity
Research Article
H. J. Kam (1), Y. M. Shin (2), S. M. Cho (2), S. Y. Kim (2), K. W. Kim (3), R. W. Park (1)
(1) Department of Biomedical Informatics, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, South Korea; (2) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, South Korea; (3) Neuropsychiatry and Stroke Center, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, South Korea
ACI 2010 1 4: 377-393

A Computerized Alert Screening For Severe Sepsis In Emergency Department Patients Increases Lactate Testing But Does Not Improve Inpatient Mortality
Research Article
T. Berger (1), A. Birnbaum (2), P. Bijur (3), G. Kuperman (4), P. Gennis (2)
(1) University of California, Sacramento, CA; (2) Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY; (3) Albert Einstein College of Medicine; (4) Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital
ACI 2010 1 4: 394-407

Registers for networked medical research in Germany: Situation and prospects
Research Article – Special Topic TMF
J. Stausberg (1), U. Altmann (2), G. Antony (3), J. Drepper (4), U. Sax (5), A. Schütt (4)
(1) Institut für Medizinische Informationsverarbeitung, Biometrie und Epidemiologie (IBE), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany; (2) Institut für Medizinische Informatik, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Germany; (3) Kompetenznetz Parkinson, Marburg, Germany; (4) TMF – Technology, Methods, and Infrastructure for Networked Medical Research (acknowledged non-profit association), Berlin, Germany; (5) Universitätsmedizin Göttingen, Germany
ACI 2010 1 4: 408-418

IT Infrastructure Components for Biobanking
Research Article – Special Topic TMF
H. U. Prokosch (1), A. Beck (1), T. Ganslandt (1), M. Hummel (2), M. Kiehntopf (3), U. Sax (4), F. Ueckert (5), S. Semler (6)
(1) University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany; (2) Dept. of Pathology, Charité – University Hospital Berlin, Germany; (3) Dept. of Clinical Chemistry, University of Jena, Germany; (4) Division of Information Technology, Dept. of Medical Informatics, Univ. Medical Center Göttingen, Germany; (5) Dept. of Medical Informatics, University of Münster, Germany; (6) TMF e.V. Berlin, Germany
ACI 2010 1 4: 419-429

An internet portal for the development of clinical practice guidelines
Research Article – Special Topic TMF
W. J. Höhne (1), T. Karge (1), B. Siegmund (1), J. Preiss (1), J. C. Hoffmann (2), M. Zeitz (1), U. R. Fölsch (3)
(1) Charité, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Medical Department I, Berlin, Germany; (2) Medizinische Klinik I, St. Marienkrankenhaus, Ludwigshafen, Germany; (3) Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany
ACI 2010 1 4: 430-441

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