From the International Medical Informatics Association

METHODS of Information in Medicine, 2013, Volume 52, Issue 3 – eTOC

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

Volume 52, Issue 3 is available at: This issue of METHODS has TEN articles, including TWO free downloads.

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

More than Four Decades of Medical Informatics Education for Medical Students in Germany: 
New Recommendations Published
A. Winter (1), R.-D. Hilgers (2), R. Hofestädt (3), P. Knaup-Gregori (4), C. Ose (5), A. Trimmer (6)
(1) Leipzig University, Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Epidemiology, Leipzig, Germany, Editor in Chief of MIBE; (2) RWTH Aachen University, Institute for Medical Statistics, Aachen, Germany, Editor of MIBE; (3) Bielefeld University, Bioinformatics Department, Bielefeld, Germany, Editor of MIBE; (4) Heidelberg University, Institute for Medical Biometry and Informatics, Heidelberg, Germany, Editor of MIBE; (5) Duisburg-Essen University, Faculty of Medicine, Centre for Clinical Trials, Essen, Germany, Editor of MIBE; (6) Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS GmbH, Bremen, Germany, Editor of MIBE
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 3: 181-183
[free download]

Development of National Competency-based Learning Objectives “Medical Informatics” for Undergraduate Medical Education
GMDS White Paper
; Online Supplementary Material
R. Röhrig (1), J. Stausberg (2), M. Dugas (3), on behalf of the GMDS project group “Medical Informatics Education in Medicine”
(1) Department Medical Informatics in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Germany; (2) Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometrics and Epidemiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany; (3) Institute of Medical Informatics, University of Münster, Münster, Germany
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 3: 184-188
[free download]

Evaluation of the USE IT-questionnaire for the Evaluation of the Adoption of Electronic Patient Records by Healthcare Professionals
Original Article; Online Supplementary Material
M. B. Michel-Verkerke (1, 2), A. M. G. M. Hoogeboom (1, 2)
(1) Saxion University of Applied Sciences, Research Center Health, Social Work and Technology, Enschede, The Netherlands; (2) University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 3: 189-198

A Comprehensive E-prescribing Model to Allow Representing, Comparing, and Analyzing Available Systems
Original Article

S. Marceglia (1), L. Mazzola (1), S. Bonacina (1), P. Tarquini (2), P. Donzelli (2), F. Pinciroli (1, 3)
(1) e-Health Lab, Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy; (2) Ufficio progetti strategici per l’innovazione digitale, Dipartimento per la digitalizzazione della pubblica amministrazione e l’innovazione tecnologica, Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri, Rome, Italy; (3) Honorary Visiting Professor, City University, London, UK
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 3: 199-219

Introducing the Adherence Strategy Engineering Framework (ASEF) 
Support for Developing Technology-based Self-care Solutions
Original Article
S. Wagner (1), T. S. Toftegaard (1), O. W. Bertelsen (2)
(1) Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark; (2) Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 3: 220-230

Potential and Requirements of IT for Ambient Assisted Living Technologies: 
Results of a Delphi Study
Original Article
: Online Supplementary Material
K. Spitalewsky (1), J. Rochon (1), M. Ganzinger (1), P. Knaup (1)
(1) University of Heidelberg, Institute of Medical Biometry and Informatics, Heidelberg, Germany
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 3: 231-238

Prototyping Sensor Network System for Automatic Vital Signs Collection: 
Evaluation of a Location Based Automated Assignment of Measured Vital Signs to Patients 

Original Article

T. Kuroda (1), H. Noma (2), C. Naito (3), M. Tada (4), H. Yamanaka (5), T. Takemura (6), K. Nin (7), H. Yoshihara (8)
(1) Kyoto University Hospital, Division of Medical Information Technology and Administration Planning, Kyoto, Japan; (2) Ritsumeikan University, Department of Media Technology, Kusatsu, Japan; (3) Kyoto University Hospital, Integrated Clinical Education Center, Kyoto, Japan; (4) Kinki University, Department of Informatics, Higashi-Osaka, Japan; (5) Kyoto University Hospital, Department of Nursing, Kyoto, Japan; (6) University of Hyogo, Graduate School of Applied Informatics, Kobe, Japan; (7) Kyoto University, Graduate School of Human Health Sciences, Kyoto, Japan; (8) Kyoto University, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto, Japan
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 3: 239-249

Health Providers’ Perceptions of Novel Approaches to Visualizing Integrated Health Information
Original Article
T. Le (1), B. Reeder (2), H. Thompson (2), G. Demiris
(1) University of Washington, Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education, Seattle, Washington, USA; (2) University of Washington, School of Nursing, Seattle, Washington, USA
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 3: 250-258

The Standardization of Uveitis Nomenclature (SUN) Project: 
Development of a Clinical Evidence Base Utilizing Informatics Tools and Techniques
Original Article
: Online Supplementary Material
B. Trusko (1), J. Thorne (2), D. Jabs (1), R. Belfort (3), A. Dick (4), S. Gangaputra (5), R. Nussenblatt (6), A. Okada (7), J. Rosenbaum (8), for The Standardization of Uveitis Nomenclature (SUN) Project
(1) Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Ophthalmology, New York, New York, USA; (2) The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Ophthalmology, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; (3) Federal University of Sao Paulo, Department of Ophthalmology, Sao Paulo, Brazil; (4) University of Bristol, Ophthalmology, Bristol, United Kingdom; (5) University of Wisconsin, Ophthalmology, Madison, Wisconsin, USA; (6) The National Institutes of Health, The National Eye Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA; (7) Kyorin Eye Center, Tokyo, Japan; (8) Oregon Health and Science University, Ophthalmology and Medicine, Portland, Oregon, USA
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 3: 259-260

Linear and Nonlinear Analysis of Base Lung Sound in Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis Patients in Comparison to Healthy Subjects
Original Article
S. Charleston-Villalobos (1), L. Albuerne-Sanchez (1), R. Gonzalez-Camarena (2), M. Mejia-Avila (3), G. Carrillo-Rodriguez (3), T. Aljama-Corrales (1)
(1) Electrical Engineering Department, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico; (2) Health Science Department, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico; (3) National Institute of Respiratory Diseases, Mexico City, Mexico
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 3: 266-276

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