From the International Medical Informatics Association

METHODS of Information in Medicine, 2011, Volume 50, Issue 2 – 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 2 is available at:

High-quality, Standard, Controlled Healthcare Terminologies Come of Age
J. J. Cimino (1)
(1) Laboratory for Informatics Development, The Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 2: 101-104 [free download]

A Characterization of Local LOINC Mapping for Laboratory Tests in Three Large Institutions
Original Article
M. C. Lin (1), D. J. Vreeman (2, 3), C. J. McDonald (4), S. M. Huff (5)
(1) The Department of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA; (2) Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA; (3) Regenstrief Institute, Inc., Indianapolis, IN, USA; (4) Lister Hill Center, National Library of Medicine, Washington, D.C., USA; (5) Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 2: 105-114

Long-term Impact of Physician Encoding on Detail and Number of Recorded Diagnoses Support by a Speciality Specific List of Diseases
Original Article
H. Prins (1), A. Hasman (2)
(1) School of Health Care, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Zwolle, The Netherlands; (2) Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center – University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 2: 115-123

Identifying Prevalent Cases of Breast Cancer in the French Case-mix Databases
Original Article
B. Trombert Paviot (1), F. Gomez (2), F. Olive (3), S. Polazzi (4), L. Remontet (5, 6), N. Bossard (5, 6), N. Mitton (7), M. Colonna (8, 7), A.-M. Schott (5, 4)
(1) CHU de St Etienne, Département de Santé Publique et d’Information Médicale, Université de Saint-Etienne, France; (2) Département d’Information Médicale, Centre Léon Bérard, Lyon, France; (3) Département d’Information Médicale, CHU de Grenoble, Grenoble, France; (4) Hospices Civils de Lyon, Pole Information Médicale Evaluation Recherche, Université de Lyon, RECIF, EA 4129 Santé Individu Société, Lyon, France; (5) Université de Lyon, Université Lyon I, Villeurbanne, France; (6) Hospices Civils de Lyon, Service de Biostatistique, Lyon – UMR CNRS 5558, Laboratoire Biostatistique Santé, Pierre-Bénite, France; (7) Registre des cancers de l’Isere, France; (8) FRANCIM, Toulouse, France
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 2: 124-130

SS-MIX: A Ministry Project to Promote Standardized Healthcare Information Exchange
Original Article
M. Kimura (1), K. Nakayasu (2), Y. Ohshima (3), N. Fujita (4), N. Nakashima (5), H. Jozaki (6), T. Numano (7), T. Shimizu (8), M. Shimomura (9), F. Sasaki (10), T. Fujiki (11), T. Nakashima (12), K. Toyoda (13), H. Hoshi (7), T. Sakusabe (14), Y. Naito (1), K. Kawaguchi (1), H. Watanabe (1), S. Tani (1)
(1) Hamamatsu University, Hamamatsu, Japan; (2) Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare, Tokyo, Japan; (3) Shizuoka Prefecture, Shizuoka, Japan; (4) Chiba University, Chiba, Japan; (5) Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan; (6) Fukuroi Municipal Hospital, Fukuroi, Japan; (7) NTT Data, Tokyo, Japan; (8) SBS Information Systems, Shizuoka, Japan; (9) Fujitsu, Tokyo, Japan; (10) NEC, Tokyo, Japan; (11) Software Service, Osaka, Japan; (12) Fuji Film, Tokyo, Japan; (13) HCI, Tokyo, Japan; (14) Fujita University, Toyoake, Japan
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 2: 131-139

Electronic Health Record Interoperability as Realized in the Turkish Health Information System
Original Article
A. Dogac (1, 2), M. Yuksel (1, 2), A. Avci (3), B. Ceyhan (3), U. Hülür (3), Z. Eryilmaz (3), S. Mollahaliloglu (3), E. Atbakan (3), R. Akdag (3)
(1) Department of Computer Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey; (2) SRDC Ltd., Ankara, Turkey; (3) Ministry of Health, Ankara, Turkey
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 2: 140-149

Development of ICF Code Selection Tools for Mental Health Care
Original Article
S. Manabe (1), Y. Miura (2), T. Takemura (3), N. Ashida (4), R. Nakagawa (5), T. Mineno (5), Y. Matsumura (1)
(1) Department of Integrated Medicine, Medical Informatics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan; (2) Daily Life Training Facilities, Nishiurakai Medical Corporation, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan; (3) Department of Medical Informatics and Administration Planning, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan; (4) Department of Medical and Welfare Management, Seibi University, Fukuchiyama, Kyoto, Japan; (5) Department of Medical Informatics, Osaka University Hospital, Suita, Osaka, Japan
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 2: 150-157

Supporting Creativity and Appreciation of Uncertainty in Exploring Geo-coded Public Health Data
Original Article
S. L. Thew (1), A. Sutcliffe (1), O. de Bruijn (1), J. McNaught (2), R. Procter (3), P. Jarvis (4), I. Buchan (4)
(1) Manchester Business School, Manchester, UK; (2) National Centre for Text Mining, Manchester, UK; (3) School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK; (4) Northwest Institute for BioHealth Informatics, Manchester, UK
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 2: 158-165

Mining Health Care Administrative Data with Temporal Association Rules on Hybrid Events
Original Article
S. Concaro (1, 2), L. Sacchi (1), C. Cerra (2), P. Fratino (2), R. Bellazzi (1)
(1) Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Università di Pavia, Pavia, Italy; (2) Sistema Informativo Aziendale e Controllo di Gestione, ASL,Pavia, Italy
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 2: 166-179

An Analysis Framework for Electronic Health Record Systems 
Interoperation and Collaboration in Shared Healthcare
Original Article
J. Bisbal (1), D. Berry (2)
(1) Department of ICT, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain; (2) Department of Control/Electrical Engineering, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 2: 180-189

Doctors’ Concerns of PDAs in the Ward Round Situation 
Lessons from a Formative Simulation Study
Original Article
O. A. Alsos (1), B. Dabelow (2), A. Faxvaag (1)
(1) Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway; (2) University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Methods of Information in Medicine 2011 50 2: 190-200

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

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