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METHODS of Information in Medicine, 2013, Volume 52, Issue 1 – eTOC

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

Volume 52, Issue 1 is available at: http://www.methods-online.com This issue of METHODS has ELEVEN articles.

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

“Tradition Is not Preserving the Ashes, It Is Passing on the Fire” 
On Strengthening Ties with GMDS
Editorial
A. Winter (1), R. Haux (2), H. Bickeböller (3)
(1) University of Leipzig, Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Epidemiology, Germany, Editor of MIBE; (2) University of Braunschweig – Institute of Technology and Hannover Medical School, Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics, Germany, Editor of Methods; (3) University Medical Center Göttingen, Department of Genetic Epidemiology, Germany, President of GMDS
Methods of Information in Medicine 2013 52 1: 1-2
[free download]

Appropriateness of ICD-coded Diagnostic Inpatient Hospital Discharge Data for Medical Practice Assessment

A Systematic Review ; Review Article; 
Online Supplementary Material
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 2013 52 1: 3-17
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME12-01-0022

A Task-based Support Architecture for Developing Point-of-care Clinical Decision Support Systems for the Emergency Department
Original Article
S. Wilk (1, 2), W. Michalowski (2), D. O’Sullivan (2, 3), K. Farion (3), J. Sayyad-Shirabad (4), C. Kuziemsky (2), B. Kukawka (1)
(1) Institute of Computing Science, Poznan University of Technology, Poland; (2) Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, Canada; (3) School of Informatics, City University London, United Kingdom; (4) Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada
Methods of Information in Medicine 2013 52 1: 18-32
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-01-0099

A Proof of Concept for Assessing Emergency Room Use with Primary Care Data and Natural Language Processing
Original Article
; Online Supplementary Material
J. St-Maurice (1, 2), M.-H. Kuo (2), P. Gooch (3)
(1) School of Health and Life Sciences and Community Services, Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada; (2) School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; (3) Centre for Health Informatics, City University, London, UK
Methods of Information in Medicine 2013 52 1: 33-42
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME12-01-0012

Visualization of Medical Data Based on EHR Standards
Original Article
G. Kopanitsa (1, 2), C. Hildebrand (1), J. Stausberg (3), K. H. Englmeier (1)
(1) Institute for Biological and Medical Imaging, Helmholtz Zentrum München – German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany; (2) Institute Cybernetic Center, Tomsk Polytechnic University , Tomsk, Russia; (3) Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, München, Germany
Methods of Information in Medicine 2013 52 1: 43-50
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME12-01-0016

An Easily Implemented Method for Abbreviation Expansion for the Medical Domain in Japanese Text – 
A Preliminary Study
Original Article
E. Y. Shinohara (1), E. Aramaki (2), T. Imai (3), Y. Miura (4), M. Tonoike (4), T. Ohkuma (4), H. Masuichi (4), K. Ohe (1, 5)
(1) Department of Planning, Information and Management, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan; (2) Center for Knowledge Structuring, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; (3) Center for Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; (4) Research Technology Group, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd, Kanagawa, Japan; (5) Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Methods of Information in Medicine 2013 52 1: 51-61
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME12-01-0040

Grid and Cloud Computing Methods in Biomedical Research
Focus Theme – Editorial
M. J. A. Eugster (1), M. Schmid (2), H. Binder (3, 4, 5), M. Schmidberger (6)
(1) Institut für Statistik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany; (2) Institut für Medizininformatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany; (3) Institute of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; (4) Freiburg Center for Data Analysis and Modeling, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; (5) Institute of Medical Biometry, Epidemiology and Informatics, University Medical Center, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany; (6) Data Science Group, comSysto GmbH, Munich, Germany
Methods of Information in Medicine 2013 52 1: 62-64

Application of Microarray Analysis on Computer Cluster and Cloud Platforms
Focus Theme – Grid and Cloud Computing Methods in Biomedical Research; 
Online Supplementary Material

C. Bernau (1), A.-L. Boulesteix (1), J. Knaus (2)
(1) Department for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (IBE), Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Munich, Germany; (2) Institute of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Methods of Information in Medicine 2013 52 1: 65-71
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0043

Costs of Cloud Computing for a Biometry Department – 
A Case Study
Focus Theme – Grid and Cloud Computing Methods in Biomedical Research; 
Online Supplementary Material
J. Knaus (1), S. Hieke (1, 2), H. Binder (1, 2, 3), G. Schwarzer (1)
(1) Institute of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; (2) Freiburg Center for Data Analysis and Modeling, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; (3) Institute of Medical Biometry, Epidemiology and Informatics, University Medical Center, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany
Methods of Information in Medicine 2013 52 1: 72-79
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0048

Exploiting Parallel R in the Cloud with SPRINT
Focus Theme – Grid and Cloud Computing Methods in Biomedical Research
M. Piotrowski (1), G. A. McGilvary (2), T. M. Sloan (1), M. Mewissen (3), A. D. Lloyd (4), T. Forster (3), L. Mitchell (1), P. Ghazal (3), J. Hill (5)
(1) EPCC, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; (2) Edinburgh Data-Intensive Research Group, School of Informatics, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; (3) Division of Pathway Medicine, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; (4) The University of Edinburgh Business School, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; (5) Applied Modelling and Computation Group, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
Methods of Information in Medicine 2013 52 1: 80-90
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0039

Cost-effective GPU-Grid for Genome-wide Epistasis Calculations
Focus Theme – Grid and Cloud Computing Methods in Biomedical Research
B. Pütz (1), T. Kam-Thong (1), N. Karbalai (1), A. Altmann (1), B. Müller-Myhsok (1)
(1) MPI of Psychiatry, Statistical Genetics, Munich, Germany
Methods of Information in Medicine 2013 52 1: 91-95
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME11-02-0049

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

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