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METHODS of Information in Medicine, 2012, Volume 51, Issue 3 – eTOC

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

Volume 51, Issue 3 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 ELEVEN articles (including two free to download editorials by IMIA Board members).

Complexity and the Will to Transform

Editorial
L. A. Moura Jr (1)
(1) Assis Moura eHealth
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 3: 187-188
[free download]

Control Charts in Healthcare Quality Improvement: A Systematic Review on Adherence to Methodological Criteria
Review Article
A. Koetsier (1), S. N. van der Veer (1), K. J. Jager (1), N. Peek (1), N. F. de Keizer (1)
(1) Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 3: 189-198 http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-01-0055

A Regional Health Care Network: eHealth.Braunschweig – Domain Fields and Architectural Challenges
Original Article
N. Gusew (1), T. Bartkiewicz (2), W. Bautsch (2), A. Gerlach (3), M. Goldapp (4), R. Haux (1), U. Heller (2), H. P. Kierdorf (2), T. Kleinschmidt (5), W. Ludwig (1), U. Markurth (6), S. Pfingsten-Würzburg (7), M. Plischke (3), H. Reilmann (2), R. Schubert (6), C. Seidel (2), R. Warnke (8)
(1) Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics, University of Braunschweig – Institute of Technology and Hanover Medical School, Braunschweig, Germany; (2) Medical Center Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany; (3) BITZ, Center of Informatics and Technology, Braunschweig, Germany; (4) LINEAS Healthcare GmbH, Braunschweig, Germany; (5) Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians Lower Saxony, Germany; (6) City Council of Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany; (7) Public Health Department of Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany; (8) Nibelungen Housing Association, Braunschweig, Germany
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 3: 199-209 http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0010

On Creating a Patient-centric Database from Multiple Hospital Information Systems
Original Article
J. Bettencourt-Silva (1), B. De La Iglesia (1), S. Donell (2), V. Rayward-Smith (1)
(1) School of Computing Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom; (2) Faculty of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 3: 210-220 http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME10-01-0069

Wireless LAN Security Management with Location Detection Capability in Hospitals
Original Article
K. Tanaka (1), H. Atarashi (1), I. Yamaguchi (1), H. Watanabe (1), R. Yamamoto (2), K. Ohe (3)
(1) Department of Planning, Information and Management, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan; (2) Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; (3) Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 3: 221-228 http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME10-01-0002

A Database De-identification Framework to Enable Direct Queries on Medical Data for Secondary Use
Original Article
B. S. Erdal (1, 2), J. Liu (1), J. Ding (1), J. Chen (1), C. B. Marsh (3), J. Kamal (1), B. D. Clymer (2)
(1) Information Warehouse, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA; (2) Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA; (3) Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 3: 229-241 http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-01-0048

Automated Classification of Free-text Pathology Reports for Registration of Incident Cases of Cancer
Original Article
V. Jouhet (1), G. Defossez (1), A. Burgun (2), P. Le Beux (2), P. Levillain (3, 4), P. Ingrand (1, 5), V. Claveau (6)
(1) Unité d’épidémiologie, biostatistique et registre des cancers de Poitou-Charentes, Faculté de médecine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Poitiers, Université de Poitiers, Poitiers, France; (2) INSERM U936, Faculté de médecine, Université de Rennes 1, Rennes, France; (3) Anatomie et cytologie pathologiques, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Poitiers, Poitiers, France; (4) Centre de Regroupement Informatique et Statistique en Anatomo-Pathologie de Poitou-Charentes, Faculté de médecine, Université de Poitiers, Poitiers, France:; (5) INSERM, CIC 802, Poitiers, France; (6) IRISA – CNRS UMR 6074, Rennes, France
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 3: 242-251 http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-01-0005

A Generic Method to Monitor Completeness and Speed of Medical Documentation Processes*
Original Article, with Online Supplementary Material
M. Dugas (1), S. Dugas-Breit (2)
(1) Institute of Medical Informatics, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany; (2) Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Munich, Germany
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 3: 252-257 http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME09-01-0085

High-Performance Medical Imaging Informatics
Focus Theme – Editorial
L. Gong (1), C. A. Kulikowski (2)
(1) IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, USA; (2) Department of Computer Science, Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 3: 258-259
[free download]

A Fast, Automatic Segmentation Algorithm for Locating and Delineating Touching Cell Boundaries in Imaged Histopathology

Focus Theme – Medical Imaging
X. Qi (1, 2), F. Xing (3), D. J. Foran (1, 2), L. Yang (2, 3)
(1) Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, USA; (2) Center for Biomedical Imaging & Informatics, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, USA; (3) Division of Biomedical Informatics, Department of Biostatistics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 3: 260-267 http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0015

Progressive Data Transmission for Anatomical Landmark Detection in a Cloud


Focus Theme – Medical Imaging
M. Sofka (1), K. Ralovich (2), J. Zhang (1), S. K. Zhou (1), D. Comaniciu (1)
(1) Siemens Corporate Research, 755 College Road East, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA; (2) Technical University of Munich, Boltzmannstr. 3, 85748 Garching, Germany
Methods of Information in Medicine 2012 51 3: 268-278 http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0017

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

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