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

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  1. 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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  2. 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

  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Automated machine-learning systems are able to de-identify electronic medical records, including free-text clinical notes. Use of such systems would greatly boost the amount of data available to researchers, y...

    Authors: Tzvika Hartman, Michael D. Howell, Jeff Dean, Shlomo Hoory, Ronit Slyper, Itay Laish, Oren Gilon, Danny Vainstein, Greg Corrado, Katherine Chou, Ming Jack Po, Jutta Williams, Scott Ellis, Gavin Bee, Avinatan Hassidim, Rony Amira…

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2020 20:14

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Internet of things is fast becoming the norm in everyday life, and integrating the Internet into medical treatment, which is increasing day by day, is of high utility to both clinical doctors and patients. Whi...

    Authors: Bin Ma, Chunxiao Li, Zhaolong Wu, Yulong Huang, Ada Chaeli van der Zijp-Tan, Shaobo Tan, Dongqi Li, Ada Fong, Chandan Basetty, Glen M. Borchert, Ryan Benton, Bin Wu and Jingshan Huang

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 7):275

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 7

  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 8

  10. 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

  11. The International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) has been widely used to describe the diagnosis information of patients. Automatic ICD-10 coding is important because manually assigning code...

    Authors: Lingling Zhou, Cheng Cheng, Dong Ou and Hao Huang

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2020 20:67

    Content type: Research article

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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

  17. 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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  18. 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

  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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

  27. To robustly identify synergistic combinations of drugs, high-throughput screenings are desirable. It will be of great help to automatically identify the relations in the published papers with machine learning ...

    Authors: Yueping Sun, Li Hou, Lu Qin, Yan Liu, Jiao Li and Qing Qian

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 5):234

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 5

  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. Computer-based clinical decision support systems (CDSS) are regarded as a key element to enhance decision-making in a healthcare environment to improve the quality of medical care delivery. The concern of havi...

    Authors: Murali Sambasivan, Pouyan Esmaeilzadeh, Naresh Kumar and Hossein Nezakati

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:142

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Biomedical event extraction is one of the most frontier domains in biomedical research. The two main subtasks of biomedical event extraction are trigger identification and arguments detection which can both be...

    Authors: Anran Wang, Jian Wang, Hongfei Lin, Jianhai Zhang, Zhihao Yang and Kan Xu

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 3):171

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 3

  32. Our study aims to assess the influence of data quality on computed Dutch hospital quality indicators, and whether colorectal cancer surgery indicators can be computed reliably based on routinely recorded data ...

    Authors: Kathrin Dentler, Ronald Cornet, Annette ten Teije, Pieter Tanis, Jean Klinkenbijl, Kristien Tytgat and Nicolette de Keizer

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2014 14:32

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Clinical entity recognition as a fundamental task of clinical text processing has been attracted a great deal of attention during the last decade. However, most studies focus on clinical text in English rather...

    Authors: Buzhou Tang, Xiaolong Wang, Jun Yan and Qingcai Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 3):74

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 3

  34. Clinical practice guidelines give recommendations about what to do in various medical situations, including therapeutical recommendations for drug prescription. An effective way to computerize these recommenda...

    Authors: Jean-Baptiste Lamy, Vahid Ebrahiminia, Christine Riou, Brigitte Seroussi, Jacques Bouaud, Christian Simon, Stéphane Dubois, Antoine Butti, Gérard Simon, Madeleine Favre, Hector Falcoff and Alain Venot

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:31

    Content type: Research article

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  35. The Gene Ontology (GO) is a resource that supplies information about gene product function using ontologies to represent biological knowledge. These ontologies cover three domains: Cellular Component (CC), Mol...

    Authors: Ruoyao Ding, Yingying Qu, Cathy H. Wu and K. Vijay-Shanker

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 5):119

    Content type: Research

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

  36. Suicide has been one of the leading causes of deaths in the United States. One major cause of suicide is psychiatric stressors. The detection of psychiatric stressors in an at risk population will facilitate t...

    Authors: Jingcheng Du, Yaoyun Zhang, Jianhong Luo, Yuxi Jia, Qiang Wei, Cui Tao and Hua Xu

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 2):43

    Content type: Research

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

  37. Translational medical research literature has increased rapidly in the last few decades and played a more and more important role during the development of medicine science. The main aim of this study is to ev...

    Authors: Qiang Yao, Peng-Hui Lyu, Fei-Cheng Ma, Lan Yao and Shi-Jing Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13:77

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Drug information compendia and drug-drug interaction information databases are critical resources for clinicians and pharmacists working to avoid adverse events due to exposure to potential drug-drug interacti...

    Authors: Katrina M. Romagnoli, Scott D. Nelson, Lisa Hines, Philip Empey, Richard D. Boyce and Harry Hochheiser

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:21

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Effective use of a patient decision aid (PtDA) can be affected by the user’s health literacy and the PtDA’s characteristics. Systematic reviews of the relevant literature can guide PtDA developers to attend to...

    Authors: Kirsten J McCaffery, Margaret Holmes-Rovner, Sian K Smith, David Rovner, Don Nutbeam, Marla L Clayman, Karen Kelly-Blake, Michael S Wolf and Stacey L Sheridan

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13(Suppl 2):S10

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 2

  40. Exchange of Electronic Health Record (EHR) data between systems from different suppliers is a major challenge. EHR communication based on archetype methodology has been developed by openEHR and CEN/ISO. The ex...

    Authors: Rong Chen, Gunnar O Klein, Erik Sundvall, Daniel Karlsson and Hans Åhlfeldt

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2009 9:33

    Content type: Research article

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  41. The valuable clinical data, specimens, and assay results collected during a primary clinical trial or observational study can enable researchers to answer additional, pressing questions with relatively small i...

    Authors: Elizabeth K Nelson, Britt Piehler, Adam Rauch, Sarah Ramsay, Drienna Holman, Smita Asare, Adam Asare and Mark Igra

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13:5

    Content type: Debate

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  42. Obesity and overweight are multifactorial diseases that affect two thirds of Americans, lead to numerous health conditions and deeply strain our healthcare system. With the increasing prevalence and dangers as...

    Authors: Caryn Roth, Randi E Foraker, Philip RO Payne and Peter J Embi

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2014 14:36

    Content type: Research article

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  43. A cloud-based clinical decision support system (CDSS) was implemented to remotely provide evidence-based guideline reminders in support of preventative health. Following implementation, we measured the agreeme...

    Authors: Brian Edward Dixon, Linas Simonaitis, Susan M Perkins, Adam Wright and Blackford Middleton

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2014 14:31

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Premenopausal breast cancer patients are at risk of treatment-related infertility. Many patients do not receive sufficient fertility information before treatment. As such, our team developed and alpha tested the

    Authors: Brittany Speller, Kelly Metcalfe, Erin D. Kennedy, Marcia Facey, Ellen Greenblatt, Adena S. Scheer, Ellen Warner, Anil Abraham Joy, Frances C. Wright and Nancy N. Baxter

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19:203

    Content type: Research article

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  45. A common disclosure control practice for health datasets is to identify small geographic areas and either suppress records from these small areas or aggregate them into larger ones. A recent study provided a m...

    Authors: Khaled El Emam, Ann Brown, Philip AbdelMalik, Angelica Neisa, Mark Walker, Jim Bottomley and Tyson Roffey

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:18

    Content type: Research article

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  46. It is recognised as good practice to use qualitative methods to elicit users' views of internet-delivered health-care interventions during their development. This paper seeks to illustrate the advantages of co...

    Authors: Lucy Yardley, Leanne G Morrison, Panayiota Andreou, Judith Joseph and Paul Little

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:52

    Content type: Research article

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  47. Patient stratification is a critical task in clinical decision making since it can allow physicians to choose treatments in a personalized way. Given the increasing availability of electronic medical records (...

    Authors: Kishan Rama, Helena Canhão, Alexandra M. Carvalho and Susana Vinga

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19:289

    Content type: Software

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