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METHODS of Information in Medicine, 2013, Volume 52, Issue 6 – eTOC

METHODS of Information in Medicine is an official journal of IMIA. Volume 52, Issue 6 is available at: http://www.methods-online.com This issue of METHODS has  ELEVEN articles, including FOUR free downloads. The main Editorial is titled “The World Health Assembly Resolutions on eHealth: eHealth in Support of Universal Health Coverage” authored by Najeeb Al-Shorbaji, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (free download). The other three free downloads are linked: a discussion paper titled “Biomedical Informatics: We are what we publish” (Elkin, Brown and Wright – download), which is introduced by an editorial (Beuscart: “Know thyself”download), and followed by a commentary paper (Geissbuhler et al, with contributions from colleagues in Switzerland, Spain, Netherlands, USA, Egypt, Argentina and Australia – download) which collates invited comments. Methods invites colleagues to continue the discussion in subsequent issues through letters to the editor.

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

The World Health Assembly Resolutions on eHealth: eHealth in Support of Universal Health Coverage
Editorial
N. Al-Shorbaji (1)
(1) World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 6: 463-466
[free download]

A Statistical Cerebroarterial Atlas Derived from 700 MRA Datasets
Original Article

N. D. Forkert (1), J. Fiehler (1), S. Suniaga (2), H. Wersching (3), S. Knecht  (4), A. Kemmling (1, 5)
(1) Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany; (2) Department of Computational Neuroscience, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany; (3) Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Münster, Münster, Germany; (4) Department of Neurology, University of Münster, Münster, Germany; (5) Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Münster, Münster, Germany
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 6: 467-474 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-02-0001

The USE IT-adoption-model to Predict and Evaluate Adoption of Information and Communication Technology in Healthcare
Original Article – Online Supplementary Material
M. B. Michel-Verkerke (1), T. A. M. Spil (2)
(1) Saxion University of Applied Sciences, Research Center Health, Social Work and Technology, Enschede, The Netherlands; (2) University of Twente, Industrial Engeneering and Business Information Systems, Enschede, The Netherlands
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 6: 475-483 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME12-01-0107

A Negative Feedback Model for a Mechanism Based Description of Longitudinal Observations – 
Application for Bone Turnover Biomarkers
Original Article
M. A. Boroujerdi (1), S. Schmidt (1)
(1) Division of Pharmacology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 6: 484-493 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME12-01-0076

Disease-based Modeling to Predict Fluid Response in Intensive Care Units

Original Article
A. S. Fialho (1), L. A. Celi (2), F. Cismondi (1), S. M. Vieira (3), S. R. Reti (4), J. M. C. Sousa (3), S. N. Finkelstein (1)
(1) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Engineering Systems Division, Cambridge, MA, USA; (2) Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Boston, MA, USA; (3) Technical University of Lisbon, Instituto Superior Técnico, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,CIS/IDMEC – LAETA, Lisbon, Portugal; (4) Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Harvard Medical School, Division of Clinical Informatics, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 6: 494-502 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME12-01-0093

An Observation Tool for Studying Patient-oriented Workflow in Hospital Emergency Departments
Original Article, Online Supplementary Material
M. Ozkaynak (1), P. Brennan (2)
(1) Industrial Engineering Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA; (2) Industrial and Systems Engineering and School of Nursing University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 6: 503-513 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME12-01-0079

Trying to Optimise the German Version of the OPTION Scale Regarding the Dyadic Aspect of Shared Decision Making
Original Article
H. Keller (1), O. Hirsch (1), M. Müller-Engelmann (1), M. Heinzel-Gutenbrunner (2), T. Krones (1, 3), N. Donner-Banzhoff (1)
(1) Department of General Practice/Family Medicine, Philipps University Marburg, Marburg, Germany; (2) Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Philipps University Marburg, Marburg, Germany; (3) Clinical Ethics, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 6: 514-521 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-01-0011

DPC in Acute-phase Inpatient Hospital Care 
- Visualization of Amount of Nursing Care Provided and Accessibility to Nursing Care
Original Article
C. Matsumoto (1, 2), Y. Uto (3), F. Muranaga (3), I. Kumamoto (3)
(1) Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Science, Kagoshima, Japan; (2) Department of Nursing, Clinical Health Nursing, Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka, Japan; (3) Department of Medical Information Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 6: 522-535 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME12-01-0090

Know Thyself
For Discussion – Editorial
R. Beuscart (1)
(1) INSERM CIC-IT Lille, University Hospital of Lille, EA2694 UDSL2, Lille, France
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 6: 536-537
(free download).

Biomedical Informatics: We Are What We Publish
For Discussion – Original Article
P. L. Elkin (1), S. H. Brown (2, 3), G. Wright (4)
(1) Department of Biomedical Informatics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA; (2) Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC, USA; (3) Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA; (4) Faculty of Health Sciences, Walter Sisulu University, Mthatha, South Africa
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 6: 538-546 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-01-0041
(free download).

Discussion of “Biomedical Informatics: We Are What We Publish”
For Discussion – Original Article
A. Geissbuhler (1), W. E. Hammond (2), A. Hasman (3), R. Hussein (4), R. Koppel (5), C. A. Kulikowski (6), V. Maojo, F. Martin-Sanchez (7), P. W. Moorman (8), L. A. Moura (9), F. G. B. de Quirós (10), M. J. Schuemie (11), B. Smith (12), J. Talmon (13)
(1) Department of Radiology and Medical Informatics, Geneva University, Geneva, Switzerland; (2) Duke Center for Health Informatics, Durham, North Carolina, USA; (3) Department of Medical Informatics, AMC-University of Amsterdam , Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (4) The Biomedical Informatics Center of Excellence, Information Technology Institute, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Egypt; (5) Sociology Department and the School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia, USA; (6) Department of Computer Science, Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey, New Jersey, USA: 7Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial, Facultad de Informática, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain; (7) Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; (8) Medical Informatics Department, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; (9) Assis Moura eHealth, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; (10) Department of Health Informatics, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina; (11) Janssen Research & Development, Titusville, New Jersey, USA; (12) Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA; (13) Centre for Research Innovation, Support and Policy, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Methods Inf Med 2013 52 6: 547-562
(free download).

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

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