Articles

Sort by
Previous Page Page 1 of 51 Next Page
  1. Research article

    Health care professionals’ attitudes towards evidence-based medicine in the workers’ compensation setting: a cohort study

    Problems may arise during the approval process of treatment after a compensable work injury, which include excess paperwork, delays in approving services, disputes, and allegations of over-servicing. This is p...

    Nieke A. Elbers, Robin Chase, Ashley Craig, Lyn Guy, Ian A. Harris, James W. Middleton, Michael K. Nicholas, Trudy Rebbeck, John Walsh, Simon Willcock, Keri Lockwood and Ian D Cameron

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:64

    Published on: 22 May 2017

  2. Research

    Knowledge-driven binning approach for rare variant association analysis: application to neuroimaging biomarkers in Alzheimer’s disease

    Rapid advancement of next generation sequencing technologies such as whole genome sequencing (WGS) has facilitated the search for genetic factors that influence disease risk in the field of human genetics. To ...

    Dokyoon Kim, Anna O. Basile, Lisa Bang, Emrin Horgusluoglu, Seunggeun Lee, Marylyn D. Ritchie, Andrew J. Saykin and Kwangsik Nho

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 1):61

    Published on: 18 May 2017

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 1

  3. Research

    Cascade recurring deep networks for audible range prediction

    Hearing Aids amplify sounds at certain frequencies to help patients, who have hearing loss, to improve the quality of life. Variables affecting hearing improvement include the characteristics of the patients’ ...

    Yonghyun Nam, Oak-Sung Choo, Yu-Ri Lee, Yun-Hoon Choung and Hyunjung Shin

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 1):56

    Published on: 18 May 2017

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 1

  4. Research

    Modeling long-term human activeness using recurrent neural networks for biometric data

    With the invention of fitness trackers, it has been possible to continuously monitor a user’s biometric data such as heart rates, number of footsteps taken, and amount of calories burned. This paper names the ...

    Zae Myung Kim, Hyungrai Oh, Han-Gyu Kim, Chae-Gyun Lim, Kyo-Joong Oh and Ho-Jin Choi

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 1):57

    Published on: 18 May 2017

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 1

  5. Research

    Network mirroring for drug repositioning

    Although drug discoveries can provide meaningful insights and significant enhancements in pharmaceutical field, the longevity and cost that it takes can be extensive where the success rate is low. In order to ...

    Sunghong Park, Dong-gi Lee and Hyunjung Shin

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 1):55

    Published on: 18 May 2017

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 1

  6. Research

    Quad-phased data mining modeling for dementia diagnosis

    The number of people with dementia is increasing along with people’s ageing trend worldwide. Therefore, there are various researches to improve a dementia diagnosis process in the field of computer-aided diagn...

    Sunjoo Bang, Sangjoon Son, Hyunwoong Roh, Jihye Lee, Sungyun Bae, Kyungwon Lee, Changhyung Hong and Hyunjung Shin

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 1):60

    Published on: 18 May 2017

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 1

  7. Research

    Disease causality extraction based on lexical semantics and document-clause frequency from biomedical literature

    Recently, research on human disease network has succeeded and has become an aid in figuring out the relationship between various diseases. In most disease networks, however, the relationship between diseases h...

    Dong-gi Lee and Hyunjung Shin

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 1):53

    Published on: 18 May 2017

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 1

  8. Research

    An inference method from multi-layered structure of biomedical data

    Biological system is a multi-layered structure of omics with genome, epigenome, transcriptome, metabolome, proteome, etc., and can be further stretched to clinical/medical layers such as diseasome, drugs, and ...

    Myungjun Kim, Yonghyun Nam and Hyunjung Shin

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 1):52

    Published on: 18 May 2017

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 1

  9. Research article

    HealthRecSys: A semantic content-based recommender system to complement health videos

    The Internet, and its popularity, continues to grow at an unprecedented pace. Watching videos online is very popular; it is estimated that 500 h of video are uploaded onto YouTube, a video-sharing service, eve...

    Carlos Luis Sanchez Bocanegra, Jose Luis Sevillano Ramos, Carlos Rizo, Anton Civit and Luis Fernandez-Luque

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:63

    Published on: 15 May 2017

  10. Erratum

    Erratum to: Implementing 360° Quantified Self for childhood obesity: feasibility study and experiences from a weight loss camp in Qatar

    Luis Fernandez-Luque, Meghna Singh, Ferda Ofli, Yelena A. Mejova, Ingmar Weber, Michael Aupetit, Sahar Karim Jreige, Ahmed Elmagarmid, Jaideep Srivastava and Mohamed Ahmedna

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:62

    Published on: 12 May 2017

    The original article was published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:37

  11. Research article

    Implementation of depression screening in antenatal clinics through tablet computers: results of a feasibility study

    Mobile devices may facilitate depression screening in the waiting area of antenatal clinics. This can present implementation challenges, of which we focused on survey layout and technology deployment.

    José S. Marcano-Belisario, Ajay K. Gupta, John O’Donoghue, Paul Ramchandani, Cecily Morrison and Josip Car

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:59

    Published on: 10 May 2017

  12. Research article

    Renal transplant patient acceptance of a self-management support system

    Self-management support systems (SMSS) have been proposed for renal transplant patients to increase their autonomy and reduce the number of hospital visits. For the design and implementation of such systems, i...

    Wenxin Wang, Céline L. van Lint, Willem-Paul Brinkman, Ton J. M. Rövekamp, Sandra van Dijk, Paul J. M. van der Boog and Mark A. Neerincx

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:58

    Published on: 8 May 2017

  13. Research article

    Enriching the international clinical nomenclature with Chinese daily used synonyms and concept recognition in physician notes

    It has been shown that the entities in everyday clinical text are often expressed in a way that varies from how they are expressed in the nomenclature. Owing to lots of synonyms, abbreviations, medical jargons...

    Rui Zhang, Jialin Liu, Yong Huang, Miye Wang, Qingke Shi, Jun Chen and Zhi Zeng

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:54

    Published on: 2 May 2017

  14. Research article

    Development of a web-based patient decision aid for initiating disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs using user-centred design methods

    A main element of patient-centred care, Patient Decision Aids (PtDAs) facilitate shared decision-making (SDM). A recent update of the International Patient Decision Aids Standards (IPDAS) emphasised patient in...

    Ingrid Nota, Constance H. C. Drossaert, Heleen C. Melissant, Erik Taal, Harald E. Vonkeman, Cees J. Haagsma and Mart A. F. J. van de Laar

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:51

    Published on: 26 April 2017

  15. Research article

    Social media engagement analysis of U.S. Federal health agencies on Facebook

    It is becoming increasingly common for individuals and organizations to use social media platforms such as Facebook. These are being used for a wide variety of purposes including disseminating, discussing and ...

    Sanmitra Bhattacharya, Padmini Srinivasan and Philip Polgreen

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:49

    Published on: 21 April 2017

  16. Research article

    Health care public reporting utilization – user clusters, web trails, and usage barriers on Germany’s public reporting portal Weisse-Liste.de

    Quality of care public reporting provides structural, process and outcome information to facilitate hospital choice and strengthen quality competition. Yet, evidence indicates that patients rarely use this inf...

    Christoph Pross, Lars-Henrik Averdunk, Josip Stjepanovic, Reinhard Busse and Alexander Geissler

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:48

    Published on: 21 April 2017

  17. Research article

    Ceiling effect in EMR system assimilation: a multiple case study in primary care family practices

    There has been indisputable growth in adoption of electronic medical record (EMR) systems in the recent years. However, physicians’ progress in using these systems has stagnated when measured with maturity sca...

    Marie-Claude Trudel, Josianne Marsan, Guy Paré, Louis Raymond, Ana Ortiz de Guinea, Éric Maillet and Thomas Micheneau

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:46

    Published on: 20 April 2017

  18. Research article

    Imbalanced target prediction with pattern discovery on clinical data repositories

    Clinical data repositories (CDR) have great potential to improve outcome prediction and risk modeling. However, most clinical studies require careful study design, dedicated data collection efforts, and sophis...

    Tak-Ming Chan, Yuxi Li, Choo-Chiap Chiau, Jane Zhu, Jie Jiang and Yong Huo

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:47

    Published on: 20 April 2017

  19. Research article

    Facilitators and barriers to using physical activity smartphone apps among Chinese patients with chronic diseases

    Smartphones and their applications (apps) impact society and health care. With the growth of smartphone users and app downloads in China, patients with chronic diseases have access to a self-management strateg...

    Liu Sun, Yanling Wang, Brian Greene, Qian Xiao, Chen Jiao, Meihua Ji and Ying Wu

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:44

    Published on: 19 April 2017

  20. Research article

    Assessing the reliability of self-reported weight for the management of heart failure: application of fraud detection methods to a randomised trial of telemonitoring

    Since clinical management of heart failure relies on weights that are self-reported by the patient, errors in reporting will negatively impact the ability of health care professionals to offer timely and effec...

    Adam Steventon, Sarwat I. Chaudhry, Zhenqiu Lin, Jennifer A. Mattera and Harlan M. Krumholz

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:43

    Published on: 18 April 2017

  21. Research article

    Assessing the usability by clinicians of VISION: A hierarchical display of patient-collected physiological information to clinicians

    The inability of patients to accurately and completely recount their clinical status between clinic visits reduces the clinician’s ability to properly manage their patients. One way to improve this situation i...

    Cubby L. Gardner, Fang Liu, Paul Fontelo, Michael C. Flanagan, Albert Hoang and Harry B. Burke

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:41

    Published on: 14 April 2017

  22. Database

    ApreciseKUre: an approach of Precision Medicine in a Rare Disease

    Alkaptonuria (AKU; OMIM:203500) is a classic Mendelian genetic disorder described by Garrod already in 1902. It causes urine to turn black upon exposure to air and also leads to ochronosis as well as early ost...

    Ottavia Spiga, Vittoria Cicaloni, Andrea Bernini, Andrea Zatkova and Annalisa Santucci

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:42

    Published on: 14 April 2017

  23. Research Article

    Automatic migraine classification via feature selection committee and machine learning techniques over imaging and questionnaire data

    Feature selection methods are commonly used to identify subsets of relevant features to facilitate the construction of models for classification, yet little is known about how feature selection methods perform...

    Yolanda Garcia-Chimeno, Begonya Garcia-Zapirain, Marian Gomez-Beldarrain, Begonya Fernandez-Ruanova and Juan Carlos Garcia-Monco

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:38

    Published on: 13 April 2017

Previous Page Page 1 of 51 Next Page