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Methods of Information in Medicine: eTOC 2014; 53(1)

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

Volume 53, Issue 1 is now available at: http://www.methods-online.com This issue of METHODS has NINE articles, including THREE free downloads.

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

Informatics and Genetic Epidemiology
Editorial
A. Ziegler (1, 2), A. F. Wilson (3), F. Gagnon (4)
(1) Institute of Medical Biometry and Statistics, University of Lübeck, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany; (2) Center for Clinical Trials, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany; (3) Genometrics Section, Inherited Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; (4) Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Methods Inf Med 2014 53 1: 1-2
[free download]

Authentication Systems for Securing Clinical Documentation Workflows: 
A Systematic Literature Review
Review Article

J. Schwartze (1), B. Haarbrandt (1), D. Fortmeier (2), R. Haux (1), C. Seidel (3)
(1) Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics, University of Braunschweig – Institute of Technology and Hanover Medical School, Braunschweig, Germany; (2) University of Luebeck, Institute of Medical Informatics, Luebeck, Germany; (3) Medical Center Braunschweig, Department for Information Technology and Business Development, Braunschweig, Germany
Methods Inf Med 2014 53 1: 3-13 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME12-01-0078

Information Technology Acceptance in Health Information Management
Original Article
M. Abdekhoda (1), M. Ahmadi (1), A. Dehnad (1), A. F. Hosseini (1)
(1) School of Health Management and Information Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Methods Inf Med 2014 53 1: 14-20 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-01-0079

Regularization in Deformable Registration of Biomedical Images Based on Divergence and Curl Operators
Original Article
S. Riyahi-Alam (1), M. Peroni (2), G. Baroni (3, 4), M. Riboldi (3, 4)
(1) Department of Mechanical and Aerospace, Biomedical Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy; (2) Paul Scherrer Institut, Zentrum für Protonentherapie, WMSA/C15, Villigen PSI, Switzerland; (3) Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy; (4) Bioengineering Unit, Centro Nazionale di Adroterapia Oncologica, Pavia, Italy
Methods Inf Med 2014 53 1: 21-28 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME12-01-0109

An Electronic Specimen Collection Protocol Schema (eSCPS): 
Document Architecture for Specimen Management and the Exchange of Specimen Collection Protocols between Biobanking Information Systems
Original Article – Online Supplementary Material
O. Eminaga (1), A. Semjonow (2), E. Oezguer (1), J. Herden (1), I. Akbarov (1), A. Tok (1), U. Engelmann (1), S. Wille (1)
(1) Department of Urology, University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, Germany; (2) Department of Urology, University Hospital of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
Methods Inf Med 2014 53 1: 29-38 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-01-0035

Development of an Open Metadata Schema for Prospective Clinical Research (openPCR) in China
Original Article – Online Supplementary Material
W. Xu (1, 2), Z. Guan (3), J. Sun (4), Z. Wang (5), Y. Geng (6)
(1) Department of Medical Informatics, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China; (2) Department of Library Science, Nanjing Political College, Nanjing, China; (3) Department of Basic Medicine, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China; (4) Department of Health Service, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China; (5) Department of Medical Informatics, Changhai Hospital, Shanghai, China; (6) Shanghai Banpo Network Technologies Ltd, Shanghai, China
Methods Inf Med 2014 53 1: 39-46 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-01-0008

Improvement of Adequate Use of Warfarin for the Elderly Using Decision Tree-based Approaches
Original Article
K. E. Liu (1), C.-L. Lo (2), Y.-H. Hu (2)
(1) Department of Economics, National Chung Cheng University, Chia-Yi, Taiwan; (2) Department of Information Management and Graduate Institute of Healthcare Information Management, National Chung Cheng University, Chia-Yi, Taiwan
Methods Inf Med 2014 53 1: 47-53 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-01-0027

A Simplification and Implementation of Random-effects Meta-analyses Based on the Exact Distribution of Cochran’s Q
Original Article – Online Supplementary Material
M. Preuß (1), A. Ziegler (1, 2)
(1) Institut für Medizinische Biometrie und Statistik, Universität zu Lübeck, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany; (2) Zentrum für Klinische Studien, Universität zu Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
Methods Inf Med 2014 53 1: 54-61 
dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-01-0073

Information Graphs for Epidemiological Applications of the Kullback-Leibler Divergence
Letter to the Editor
G. Hughes
Methods Inf Med 2014 53 1: IV-VI

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