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Volume 20 Supplement 14

Special Issue on Biomedical and Health Informatics

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.

San Diego, CA, USA18-20 November 2019

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Edited by Illhoi Yoo.

  1. It is significant to model clinical activities for process mining, which assists in improving medical service quality. However, current process mining studies in healthcare pay more attention to the control fl...

    Authors: Haifeng Xu, Jianfei Pang, Xi Yang, Jinghui Yu, Xuemeng Li and Dongsheng Zhao
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2020 20(Suppl 14):303
  2. Laboratory indicator test results in electronic health records have been applied to many clinical big data analysis. However, it is quite common that the same laboratory examination item (i.e., lab indicator) ...

    Authors: Ming Liang, ZhiXing Zhang, JiaYing Zhang, Tong Ruan, Qi Ye and Ping He
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2020 20(Suppl 14):331
  3. Pneumothorax (PTX) may cause a life-threatening medical emergency with cardio-respiratory collapse that requires immediate intervention and rapid treatment. The screening and diagnosis of pneumothorax usually ...

    Authors: Qingfeng Wang, Qiyu Liu, Guoting Luo, Zhiqin Liu, Jun Huang, Yuwei Zhou, Ying Zhou, Weiyun Xu and Jie-Zhi Cheng
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2020 20(Suppl 14):317
  4. Increased chloride in the context of intravenous fluid chloride load and serum chloride levels (hyperchloremia) have previously been associated with increased morbidity and mortality in select subpopulations o...

    Authors: Pete Yeh, Yiheng Pan, L. Nelson Sanchez-Pinto and Yuan Luo
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2020 20(Suppl 14):302
  5. Medical image data, like most patient information, have a strong requirement for privacy and confidentiality. This makes transmitting medical image data, within an open network, problematic, due to the aforeme...

    Authors: Jian Li, Zelin Zhang, Shengyu Li, Ryan Benton, Yulong Huang, Mohan Vamsi Kasukurthi, Dongqi Li, Jingwei Lin, Glen M. Borchert, Shaobo Tan, Gang Li, Bin Ma, Meihong Yang and Jingshan Huang
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2020 20(Suppl 14):297
  6. The breathing disorder obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) only occurs while asleep. While polysomnography (PSG) represents the premiere standard for diagnosing OSAS, it is quite costly, complicated to use...

    Authors: Bin Ma, Zhaolong Wu, Shengyu Li, Ryan Benton, Dongqi Li, Yulong Huang, Mohan Vamsi Kasukurthi, Jingwei Lin, Glen M. Borchert, Shaobo Tan, Gang Li, Meihong Yang and Jingshan Huang
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2020 20(Suppl 14):298
  7. Automated summarization of scientific literature and patient records is essential for enhancing clinical decision-making and facilitating precision medicine. Most existing summarization methods are based on si...

    Authors: Eva K. Lee and Karan Uppal
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2020 20(Suppl 14):306

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