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Volume 18 Supplement 4

Selected articles from the IEEE BIBM International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (BIBM) 2017: medical informatics and decision making

Research

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editor declares no competing interests.

Kansas City, MO, USA13-16 November 2017

Edited by Xiaohua Hu.

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  1. There has been an increasing interest in understanding the usefulness of wrist-based accelerometer data for physical activity (PA) assessment due to the ease of use and higher user compliance than other body p...

    Authors: Matin Kheirkhahan, Avirup Chakraborty, Amal A. Wanigatunga, Duane B. Corbett, Todd M. Manini and Sanjay Ranka
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 4):124
  2. There has been an increasing interest in learning low-dimensional vector representations of medical concepts from Electronic Health Records (EHRs). Vector representations of medical concepts facilitate explora...

    Authors: Tian Bai, Ashis Kumar Chanda, Brian L. Egleston and Slobodan Vucetic
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 4):123
  3. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is one of several conditions that affect a growing percentage of the US population; the disease is accompanied by multiple co-morbidities, and is hard to diagnose in-and-of itself. In...

    Authors: Moumita Bhattacharya, Claudine Jurkovitz and Hagit Shatkay
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 4):125
  4. Accurate predictive modeling in clinical research enables effective early intervention that patients are most likely to benefit from. However, due to the complex biological nature of disease progression, captu...

    Authors: Xiangrui Li, Dongxiao Zhu and Phillip Levy
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 4):126
  5. Access to palliative care is a key quality metric which most healthcare organizations strive to improve. The primary challenges to increasing palliative care access are a combination of physicians over-estimat...

    Authors: Anand Avati, Kenneth Jung, Stephanie Harman, Lance Downing, Andrew Ng and Nigam H. Shah
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 4):122

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    3.298 - 2-year Impact Factor (2021)
    3.894 - 5-year Impact Factor (2021)
    1.387 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.833 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

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    43 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
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