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315 result(s) for 'natural language processing' within BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making

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  1. Death certificates provide an invaluable source for mortality statistics which can be used for surveillance and early warnings of increases in disease activity and to support the development and monitoring of ...

    Authors: Bevan Koopman, Sarvnaz Karimi, Anthony Nguyen, Rhydwyn McGuire, David Muscatello, Madonna Kemp, Donna Truran, Ming Zhang and Sarah Thackway

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15:53

    Content type: Research Article

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  2. Clinical notes such as discharge summaries have a semi- or unstructured format. These documents contain information about diseases, treatments, drugs, etc. Extracting meaningful information from them becomes c...

    Authors: Ruth Reátegui and Sylvie Ratté

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 3):74

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 3

  3. Feature selection and gene set analysis are of increasing interest in the field of bioinformatics. While these two approaches have been developed for different purposes, we describe how some gene set analysis ...

    Authors: Suyan Tian, Chi Wang and Howard H. Chang

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 5):115

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 5

  4. 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

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 4

  5. In this editorial, we first summarize the 2018 International Conference on Intelligent Biology and Medicine (ICIBM 2018) that was held on June 10–12, 2018 in Los Angeles, California, USA, and then briefly introdu...

    Authors: Yaoyun Zhang, Cui Tao, Yang Gong, Kai Wang and Zhongming Zhao

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 1):21

    Content type: Introduction

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  6. In the past few years, neural word embeddings have been widely used in text mining. However, the vector representations of word embeddings mostly act as a black box in downstream applications using them, there...

    Authors: Zhiwei Chen, Zhe He, Xiuwen Liu and Jiang Bian

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 2):65

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 2

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:73

  7. Although MIMIC-II, a public intensive care database, has been recognized as an invaluable resource for many medical researchers worldwide, becoming a proficient MIMIC-II researcher requires knowledge of SQL pr...

    Authors: Joon Lee, Evan Ribey and James R. Wallace

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16:15

    Content type: Software

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  8. We present a formalized medical knowledge system using a linguistic approach combined with a semantic net.

    Authors: Peter Fritz, Andreas Kleinhans, Florian Kuisle, Patricius Albu, Christine Fritz-Kuisle and Mark Dominik Alscher

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:103

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Automated methods for identifying clinically relevant new versus redundant information in electronic health record (EHR) clinical notes is useful for clinicians and researchers involved in patient care and cli...

    Authors: Rui Zhang, Serguei V. S. Pakhomov, Elliot G. Arsoniadis, Janet T. Lee, Yan Wang and Genevieve B. Melton

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 2):68

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  10. Eye tracking is commonly used in marketing to understand complex responses to materials, but has not been used to understand how low-literacy adults access health information or its relationship to decision ma...

    Authors: Sarah Bauerle Bass, Thomas F. Gordon, Ryan Gordon and Claudia Parvanta

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16:67

    Content type: Research article

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  11. We designed and validated a rule-based expert system to identify influenza like illness (ILI) from routinely recorded general practice clinical narrative to aid a larger retrospective research study into the i...

    Authors: Jayden MacRae, Tom Love, Michael G. Baker, Anthony Dowell, Matthew Carnachan, Maria Stubbe and Lynn McBain

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15:78

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Extracting relations between important clinical entities is critical but very challenging for natural language processing (NLP) in the medical domain. Researchers...

    Authors: Zhiheng Li, Zhihao Yang, Chen Shen, Jun Xu, Yaoyun Zhang and Hua Xu

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 1):22

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 1

  13. A problem-oriented approach is one of the possibilities to organize a medical record. The problem-oriented medical record (POMR) - a structured organization of patient information per presented medical problem...

    Authors: Sereh M. J. Simons, Felix H. J. M. Cillessen and Jan A. Hazelzet

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16:102

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Heart failure is one of the leading causes of hospitalization in the United States. Advances in big data solutions allow for storage, management, and mining of large volumes of structured and semi-structured d...

    Authors: Sara Bersche Golas, Takuma Shibahara, Stephen Agboola, Hiroko Otaki, Jumpei Sato, Tatsuya Nakae, Toru Hisamitsu, Go Kojima, Jennifer Felsted, Sujay Kakarmath, Joseph Kvedar and Kamal Jethwani

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:44

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Extracting relations between bio-entities from biomedical literature is often a challenging task and also an essential step towards biomedical knowledge expansion. The BioCreative community has organized a sha...

    Authors: Suwen Liu, Yifan Shao, Longhua Qian and Guodong Zhou

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 2):63

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 2

  16. The provision of additional information is often assumed to improve consumption decisions, allowing consumers to more accurately weigh the costs and benefits of alternatives. However, increasing the complexity...

    Authors: Jean Spinks and Duncan Mortimer

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16:14

    Content type: Research article

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  17. 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...

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

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:63

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Interoperable phenotyping algorithms, needed to identify patient cohorts meeting eligibility criteria for observational studies or clinical trials, require medical data in a consistent structured, coded format...

    Authors: Jeffrey G. Klann, Lori C. Phillips, Alexander Turchin, Sarah Weiler, Kenneth D. Mandl and Shawn N. Murphy

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15:104

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Active learning (AL) has shown the promising potential to minimize the annotation cost while maximizing the performance in building statistical natural language processing (NLP) models. However, very few...

    Authors: Yukun Chen, Thomas A. Lask, Qiaozhu Mei, Qingxia Chen, Sungrim Moon, Jingqi Wang, Ky Nguyen, Tolulola Dawodu, Trevor Cohen, Joshua C. Denny and Hua Xu

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 2):82

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  20. This paper presents the rationale for designing and implementing the next-generation of public health information systems using grid computing concepts and tools. Our attempt is to evaluate all grid types incl...

    Authors: Catherine J Staes, Wu Xu, Samuel D LeFevre, Ronald C Price, Scott P Narus, Adi Gundlapalli, Robert Rolfs, Barry Nangle, Matthew Samore and Julio C Facelli

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2009 9:32

    Content type: Debate

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  21. The Multiparameter Intelligent Monitoring in Intensive Care II (MIMIC-II) database is a free, public resource for intensive care research. The database was officially released in 2006, and has attracted a grow...

    Authors: Daniel J Scott, Joon Lee, Ikaro Silva, Shinhyuk Park, George B Moody, Leo A Celi and Roger G Mark

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13:9

    Content type: Software

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  22. The adoption of the electronic medical record (EMR) is rapidly growing in China. Constantly evolving, Chinese EMRs contain vast amounts of clinical and financial data, providing tremendous potential for resear...

    Authors: Yuan Xu, Ning Li, Mingshan Lu, Robert P. Myers, Elijah Dixon, Robin Walker, Libo Sun, Xiaofei Zhao and Hude Quan

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16:110

    Content type: Research article

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  23. This paper presents a conditional random fields (CRF) method that enables the capture of specific high-order label transition factors to improve clinical named entity recognition performance. Consecutive clini...

    Authors: Wangjin Lee and Jinwook Choi

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19:132

    Content type: Technical advance

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  24. Usage of structured fields in Electronic Health Records (EHRs) to ascertain smoking history is important but fails in capturing the nuances of smoking behaviors. Knowledge of smoking behaviors, such as pack ye...

    Authors: Ellen L. Palmer, Saeed Hassanpour, John Higgins, Jennifer A. Doherty and Tracy Onega

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19:141

    Content type: Research article

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    The Research article to this article has been published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19:143

  25. Autocoding (or automatic concept indexing) occurs when a software program extracts terms contained within text and maps them to a standard list of concepts contained in a nomenclature. The purpose of autocodin...

    Authors: Jules J Berman

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2004 4:16

    Content type: Software

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  26. Approximately 30% of intubated preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) will fail attempted extubation, requiring reintubation and mechanical ventilation. Although ventilator technology and mon...

    Authors: Martina Mueller, Carol L Wagner, David J Annibale, Rebecca G Knapp, Thomas C Hulsey and Jonas S Almeida

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2006 6:11

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Throughout the medical and paramedical professions, self-report health status questionnaires are used to gather patient-reported outcome measures. The objective of this pilot study was to evaluate in individua...

    Authors: Patrick Boissy, Karen Jacobs and Serge H Roy

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2006 6:42

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease of uncertain aetiology. Variations in its disease course make it difficult to impossible to accurately determine the prognosis of individual patients. The Sylvia Lawry C...

    Authors: M Daumer, A Neuhaus, C Lederer, M Scholz, JS Wolinsky and M Heiderhoff

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2007 7:11

    Content type: Software

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  29. New algorithms for disease outbreak detection are being developed to take advantage of full electronic medical records (EMRs) that contain a wealth of patient information. However, due to privacy concerns, eve...

    Authors: Anna L Buczak, Steven Babin and Linda Moniz

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:59

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Medical and clinical question answering (QA) is highly concerned by researchers recently. Though there are remarkable advances in this field, the development in Chinese medical domain is relatively backward. I...

    Authors: Junqing He, Mingming Fu and Manshu Tu

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 2):52

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 2

  31. Data quality of EHRs was sufficient to be used for the calculation of QIs, although comparability to survey data was problematic. Standardization is needed, not only to be able to compare different data collectio...

    Authors: Marijn Scholte, Simone A. van Dulmen, Catherina W. M. Neeleman-Van der Steen, Philip J. van der Wees, Maria W. G. Nijhuis-van der Sanden and Jozé Braspenning

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16:141

    Content type: Research article

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  32. There exist many academic search solutions and most of them can be put on either ends of spectrum: general-purpose search and domain-specific "deep" search systems. The general-purpose search systems, such as ...

    Authors: Jaehoon Choi, Donghyeon Kim, Seongsoon Kim, Sunwon Lee, Kyubum Lee and Jaewoo Kang

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12(Suppl 1):S7

    Content type: Proceedings

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 1

  33. Notifiable disease surveillance in the United States is predominantly a passive process that is often limited by poor timeliness and low sensitivity. Interoperable tools are needed that interact more seamlessl...

    Authors: Timothy J Doyle, Haobo Ma, Samuel L Groseclose and Richard S Hopkins

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2005 5:27

    Content type: Database

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  34. Korian is a private group specializing in medical accommodations for elderly and dependent people. A professional data warehouse (DWH) established in 2010 hosts all of the residents’ data. Inside this informat...

    Authors: T. Delespierre, P. Denormandie, A. Bar-Hen and L. Josseran

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:127

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Disease named entity recognition (NER) is a fundamental step in information processing of medical texts. However, disease NER involves complex issues such as descriptive modifiers in actual practice. The accur...

    Authors: Kai Xu, Zhanfan Zhou, Tao Gong, Tianyong Hao and Wenyin Liu

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 5):114

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 5

  36. Developing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) supported health communication in PHC could contribute to increased health literacy and empowerment, which are foundations for enabling people to incre...

    Authors: Amina Jama Mahmud, Ewy Olander, Sara Eriksén and Bo JA Haglund

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13:17

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Many healthcare databases have been routinely collected over the past decades, to support clinical practice and administrative services. However, their secondary use for research is often hindered by restricte...

    Authors: João Rafael Almeida, Rosa Gini, Giuseppe Roberto, Peter Rijnbeek and José Luís Oliveira

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19:121

    Content type: Software

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  38. Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are frequently used by clinicians and researchers to search for, extract, and analyze groups of patients by defining Health Outcome of Interests (HOI). The definition of an HOI...

    Authors: Olivier C Curé, Henri Maurer, Nigam H Shah and Paea Le Pendu

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15(Suppl 1):S8

    Content type: Research article

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  39. Drug development is an expensive and time-consuming process. Literature-based discovery has played a critical role in drug development and may be a supplementary method to help scientists speed up the discover...

    Authors: Di Zhao, Jian Wang, Shengtian Sang, Hongfei Lin, Jiabin Wen and Chunmei Yang

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 2):59

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 2

  40. Over the past decade there has been a growing body of literature on how the Systematised Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) can be implemented and used in different clinical settings. Yet, for...

    Authors: Dennis H Lee, Francis Y Lau and Hue Quan

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:53

    Content type: Research article

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  41. There is strong scientific evidence linking obesity and overweight to the risk of various cancers and to cancer survivorship. Nevertheless, the existing online information about the relationship between obesit...

    Authors: Juan Antonio Lossio-Ventura, William Hogan, François Modave, Yi Guo, Zhe He, Xi Yang, Hansi Zhang and Jiang Bian

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 2):55

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 2

  42. The International Classification for Primary Care (ICPC) standard aims to facilitate simultaneous and longitudinal comparisons of clinical primary care practice within and across country borders; it is also us...

    Authors: Taxiarchis Botsis, Carl-Fredrik Bassøe and Gunnar Hartvigsen

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:11

    Content type: Research article

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  43. The understanding of heterogeneities in disease transmission dynamics as far as malaria vectors are concerned is a big challenge. Many studies while tackling this problem don't find exact models to explain the...

    Authors: Guillaume Koum, Augustin Yekel, Bengyella Ndifon, Josiane Etang and Frédéric Simard

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2007 7:19

    Content type: Software

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  44. Primary care data gathered from Electronic Health Records are of the utmost interest considering the essential role of general practitioners (GPs) as coordinators of patient care. These data represent the synt...

    Authors: Marie-Line Gentil, Marc Cuggia, Laure Fiquet, Camille Hagenbourger, Thomas Le Berre, Agnès Banâtre, Eric Renault, Guillaume Bouzille and Anthony Chapron

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:139

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Dietary supplements (DSs) are widely used. However, consumers know little about the safety and efficacy of DSs. There is a growing interest in accessing health information online; however, health information, ...

    Authors: Xing He, Rui Zhang, Rubina Rizvi, Jake Vasilakes, Xi Yang, Yi Guo, Zhe He, Mattia Prosperi, Jinhai Huo, Jordan Alpert and Jiang Bian

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 4):150

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 4