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Volume 19 Supplement 8

Selected articles from the IEEE BIBM International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (BIBM) 2018: medical informatics and decision making (part 2)


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.

Madrid, Spain3-6 December 2018

Edited by Mingon Kang

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  1. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that is classified into stages based on disease severity. We aimed to characterize the time to progression prior to death in patients ...

    Authors: Chunlei Tang, Joseph M. Plasek, Haohan Zhang, Min-Jeoung Kang, Haokai Sheng, Yun Xiong, David W. Bates and Li Zhou
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 8):258
  2. Electronic health records (EHRs) provide possibilities to improve patient care and facilitate clinical research. However, there are many challenges faced by the applications of EHRs, such as temporality, high ...

    Authors: Tong Ruan, Liqi Lei, Yangming Zhou, Jie Zhai, Le Zhang, Ping He and Ju Gao
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 8):259

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