From the International Medical Informatics Association

ACI eJournal: 2013 Volume 4 (1): New Articles

Volume 4(1) of the eJournal ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics – an official eJournal of IMIA and AMDIS – has now started, with FOUR new items – see

Volume 3(4) is now complete and has 11 articles ( It and previous issues are all available on the ACI website.

Applied Clinical Informatics has been selected to be indexed and included in MEDLINE/PubMed. The publishers and editorial team will work with the NLM to have past and future papers indexed as soon as possible.

The new editorial board has been announced: the list of current and past members is at

ACI makes active use of social media tools and can be found at:, and

Volume 4(1) – four new articles:

Developing a Tool to Assess the Quality of Socio-Demographic Data in Community Health Centres
Case Report
M. Laberge (1), A. Shachak (1, 2)
(1) Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto; (2) Faculty of Information, University of Toronto
ACI 2013 4 1: 1-11

Predictors of success for electronic health record implementation in small physician practices
Research Article
J. S. Ancker (1, 2), M. P. Singh (3), R. Thomas (1, 2), A. Edwards (1, 2), A. Snyder (3), A. Kashyap (4), R. Kaushal (1, 2)
(1) Weill Cornell Medical College, Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy, Departments of Pediatrics and of Public Health, New York, NY 10034; (2) Health Information Technology Evaluation Collaborative (HITEC); (3) New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY; (4) eClinicalWorks, New York, NY
ACI 2013 4 1: 12-24

An e-Health Decision Support System for Improving Compliance of Health Workers to the Maternity Care Protocols in South Africa
Research Article
V. Horner (1, 2), P. Rautenbach (2), N. Mbananga (3), T. Mashamba (4), H. Kwinda (5)
(1) South African Medical Research Council, Research Capacity Development, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa; (2) University of Limpopo, Medunsa Campus, Community Medicine and Primary Health Care, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa; (3) University of the Witwatersrand, LINK Centre, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa; (4) University of Limpopo, Medunsa Campus, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa; (5) Elim Hospital, Elim, Limpopo, South Africa
ACI 2013 4 1: 25-36

A Smartphone-based Medication Self-management System with Real-time Medication Monitoring
Research Article
M. Hayakawa (1), Y. Uchimura (2), K. Omae (3), K. Waki (2), H. Fujita (2), K. Ohe (1)
(1) Department of Medical Informatics and Economics, Division of Social Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; (2) Department of Ubiquitous Health Informatics, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; (3) Frontier Services Department, NTT DOCOMO, Inc., Tokyo, Japan
ACI 2013 4 1: 37-52

For further information on this peer-reviewed eJournal, go to

Further materials of interest from the same publishers are to be found in the journal Methods of Information on Medicine and in the IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics.

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January 30, 2013 - Posted by | clinical informatics, IMIA, journals | , , , , , ,

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