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METHODS of Information in Medicine, 2012, Volume 51, Issue 2 – eTOC

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

Volume 51, Issue 2 is available at: http://www.methods-online.com

The archive of METHODS, dating back until 1962, is also available online; most of this material is available for free download.

This issue of METHODS has THIRTEEN articles (including two free to download editorials).

Evaluation of Biomedical Informatics Innovations and Their Impact on Public Health

Editorial
I. N. Sarkar (1)
(1) University of Vermont, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, and Department of Computer Science, Burlington, Vermont, USA
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 2: 93-94
[free download]

Technology-induced Errors: 
The Current Use of Frameworks and Models from the Biomedical and Life Sciences Literatures
Original Article
E. M. Borycki (1), A. W. Kushniruk (1), P. Bellwood (1), J. Brender (2)
(1) School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; (2) Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, and Virtual Centre for health informatics, Aalborg, Denmark
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 2: 95-103
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0009

Systematic Prioritization of the STARE-HI Reporting Items: 
An Application to Short Conference Papers on Health Informatics Evaluation
Original Article
N. F. de Keizer (1), J. Talmon (2), E. Ammenwerth (3), J. Brender (4), M. Rigby (5), P. Nykänen (6)
(1) Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (2) School for Public Health and Primary Care – CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands; (3) UMIT – University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Institute for Health Information Systems, Hall in Tyrol, Austria; (4) Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, and Virtual Centre for health informatics, Aalborg, Denmark; (5) School of Public Policy and Professional Practice, Keele University, Keele, United Kingdom; (6) Department of computer sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 2: 104-111
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME10-01-0072

Public Reporting in Germany: the Content of Physician Rating Website
Original Article, with Online Supplementary Material
M. Emmert (1), U. Sander (2), A. S. Esslinger (3), M. Maryschok (1), O. Schöffski (1)
(1) Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Chair of Health Management, Nuremberg, Germany:; (2) University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Hannover, Germany; (3) University of Applied Sciences Aalen, Germany and Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Chair of Strategic Management, Nuremberg, Germany
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 2: 112-120
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-01-0045

Health Services Research Evaluation Principles: 
Broadening a General Framework for Evaluating Health Information Technology
Original Article
P. S. Sockolow (1), P. R. Crawford (2, 3), H. P. Lehmann (2, 4, 5)
(1) College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA; (2) Division of Health Sciences Informatics, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA; (3) Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA; (4) Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA; (5) Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 2: 122-130
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME10-01-0066

Biomedical Informatics Publications: a Global Perspective – 
Part II: Journals
Original Article
V. Maojo (1), M. García-Remesal (1), C. Bielza (2), J. Crespo (3), D. Perez-Rey (1), C. Kulikowski (4)
(1) Computational Intelligence Group, Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain; (2) Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain; (3) Biomedical Informatics Group and Department of Languages and Software Engineering, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain; (4) Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 2: 131-137
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-01-0061

Influence of Selection Bias on the Test Decision: 
A Simulation Study 

Original Article
M. Tamm (1), E. Cramer (2), L. N. Kennes (1), N. Heussen (1)
(1) Department of Medical Statistics, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany; (2) Institute of Statistics, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 2: 138-143
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-01-0043

Mayak Workers Study Cohort: 
An Inter-Institutional Comparison of Causes of Death in the Cause-of-Death Register of Ozyorsk in the Russian Federation
Original Article, with Online Supplementary Material
T. V. Azizova (1), V. Fedirko (2), Y. Tsareva (1), F. Tretyakov (1), C. Funch Lassen (3), S. Friis (3), J. Schüz (2)
(1) Southern Urals Biophysics Institute (SUBI), Ozyorsk, Russia; (2) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Lyon, France; (3) Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 2: 144-149
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-01-0049

Boosting into a New Terminological Era
Editorial
M. Schmid (1), O. Gefeller, T. Hothorn (2)
(1) Institut für Medizininformatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany; (2) Institut für Statistik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Germany
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 2: 150-151
[free download]

Identification of Breast Cancer Prognosis Markers Using Integrative Sparse Boosting

Focus Theme – Boosting Methodology
S. Ma (1), J. Huang (2), Y. Xie (3), N. Yi (4)
(1) School of Public Health,Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA; (2) Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA:; (3) Department of Clinical Sciences, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA; (4) Department of Biostatistics, Section on Statistical Genetics, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 2: 152-161
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0019

Multi-class HingeBoost: 
Method and Application to the Classification of Cancer Types Using Gene Expression Data 


Focus Theme – Boosting Methodology, with 
Online Supplementary Material
Z. Wang (1)
(1) Department of Research, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 2: 162-167
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0020

Regularization for Generalized Additive Mixed Models by Likelihood-based Boosting


Focus Theme – Boosting Methodology, with 
Online Supplementary Material
A. Groll (1), G. Tutz (1)
(1) Department of Statistics, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 2: 168-177
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0021

The Importance of Knowing When to Stop: 
A Sequential Stopping Rule for Component-wise Gradient Boosting
Focus Theme – Boosting Methodology, with 
Online Supplementary Material
A. Mayr (1), B. Hofner (1), M. Schmid (1)
(1) Institut für Medizininformatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 2: 178-186 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0030

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

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