A Cost-Effective Intervention Planning System based on Prediction of Medical Costs by using Bayesian Networks

Tarumi, Shinji ;   Hasegawa, Yasutaka ;   Shao, Yang ;   Miyoshi, Toshinori ;   Ban, Hideyuki ;   Negishi, Shouji

Tags Informatics for chronic disease managementHealth risk evaluation and modelingMachine learning

This paper describes a cost-effective intervention planning system for supporting health managements. It is important for effective health...

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A Smartphone-Based Long-Term Public Symptom Surveillance System in High Spatial Resolution

Sun, Ye

Tags Health information systemsNon-medical data analytics in public healthPublic health management solutions

The goal of this paper is to develop a symptom surveillance system (S3H), providing supplementary data with public health data for long-term...

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A Study on Classifying Mental Illness using the Linguistic Features in Social Media Discussion Threads

Yang, Christopher C. ;   Tang, XuNing ;   Jiang, Ling

Tags Natural Language ProcessingData miningSocial media

Online healthcare forums provide a platform for e-patients to share their experience and support each other. Do e-patients with different...

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An Agent based Monte Carlo Approach for Modeling and Simulating the Complex Nature of Cardiovascular Disease

Simpson, Orlando Kareem ;   Camorlinga, Sergio ;   Badmus, Oluyemi Funlola

Tags Healthcare modeling and simulationComputational modeling and simulations in biology, physiology and medicineEpidemiological modeling

A Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) NetLogo model and methodology are introduced that utilize the strengths of Agent Based Modeling (ABM) and...

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An Augmentative and Alternative Communication User Centered Designed App for Communication Partners who Work with Children with Complex Communication Needs

Radici, Elena ;   Bonacina, Stefano ;   De Leo, Gianluca

Tags Information technologies for healthcare delivery and management

This paper describes the design and development of an Augmentative and Alternative Communication app for communication partners, based on...

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An Inclusive Numerical Model to Study Geometrical and Biomechanical Properties of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Jalalahmadi, Golnaz ;   Helguera, Maria

Tags Computational systems biologyClinical information systemseHealth

A computational model is developed which incorporates geometrical and biomechanical factors to reconstruct a 3D model of abdominal aortic...

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Analysis of Nurse Call System using Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling

Nohara, Yasunobu ;   Yamashita, Takanori ;   Nakashima, Naoki

Tags Healthcare modeling and simulationData miningStatistical data analysis

A nurse call system is a system in which a button is placed around a hospital bed that allows patients to alert a nurse remotely of their...

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Analytics Driven Management of Regular Surge Events at Hospitals

Khanna, Sankalp ;   Boyle, Justin ;   Lind, James

Tags Information technologies for healthcare delivery and managementeHealthData mining

While data analytics has been employed successfully to help hospitals understand and proactively manage flow in hospitals, managing surge...

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Applying Active Learning to Semantic Predications in SemMedDB

Chen, Xi ;   Cairelli, Michael J ;   Sneiderman, Charles ;   Rindflesch, Thomas ;   Pakhomov, Serguei ;   Melton, Genevieve ;   Zhang, Rui

Tags Natural Language ProcessingSupervised learning methodKnowledge discovery and management

Building a model to filter incorrect semantic predications in semantic MEDLINE database (SemMedDB) requires adequate labeled data, and...

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Assessing the Effect of Well-Designed Buildings on the Activity Pat-Tern of Employees

Razjouyan, Javad ;   Lee, Hyoki ;   Burton, Alex ;   Najafi, Bijan ;   Sternberg, Esther ;   Skeath, Perry ;   Lindberg, Casey ;   Ram, Sudha ;   Currim, Faiz ;   Srinivasan, Karthik ;   Mehl, Matthias R. ;   Herzl, Reuben ;   Goebel, Nicole ;   Foe-Parker, Colin ;   Kampschroer, Kevin ;   Heerwagen, Judith ;   Gilligan, Brian ;   Canada, Kelli ;   Saha, Priya

Tags Physiological monitoringPersonalized health/precision medicineIntelligent medical devices and sensors

In this article, we estimated the effect of building environment on the physical activity pattern (PAP) of employees. We also assessed PAP...

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Automatic Smartwatch-Based Gait Assessment

Getsos, Julia ;   Weiss, Gary ;   Yoneda, Kenichi ;   Patruno, Luigi ;   Liu, Jiechen

Tags Mobile and wearable technologies for elderlyTechnology and services for home careData mining

Gait and balance are key indicators of an individual's overall health. Gait analyses can therefore function as an important clinical tool, but...

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Blood Coagulation Detection by Analyzing Multifrquency Impedance Data

Sapkota, Achyut ;   Dung Nguyen, Huu ;   Maruyama, Osamu ;   Takei, Masahiro

Tags Physiological monitoringSensors and sensor systems

Multifrequency impedance data of coagulating and noncoagulating blood was analyzed using Cole-Cole fitting. The characteristic frequency of...

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Comparison of Cerebral Blood Flow Activation of Elderlies with Amnestic and Nonamnestic MCI during Daily Conversation

Kato, Shohei ;   Endo, Hidetoshi ;   Nagata, Risako ;   Sakuma, Takuto ;   Tomida, Kiyomi

Tags Data inference, mining, and trend analysisTechnology and services for assisted-living and elderlyMedical image processing and visualization

This study presents a comparative analysis of cerebral blood flow activation between cognitively normal elderlies and two subtypes of mild...

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Computerized Behavioral Modification Framework for Improving Patient's Adherence to Diabetes Self-Management Plans

Abidi, Samina Raza ;   Michael Vallis, Michael Vallis ;   Piccinini-Vallis, Helena ;   Imran, Syed Ali ;   Abidi, Syed Sibte Raza

Tags Behavioral health informaticsDecision support methods and systemsOntology

We present D-WISE (Diabetes Web-Centric Information and Support Environment) that offers a decision support tool to assist family physicians...

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Data Mining of Sequential Patient Conditions for Death Reporting

Lin, Calvin ;   Nasiatka, Matt ;   Patel, Jay ;   Patel, Tilak ;   Premsankar, Vishnu ;   Williams, Derrick ;   Hoffman, Ryan ;   Venugopalan, Janani ;   Braun, Paula ;   Braunstein, Mark ;   Wang, May D.

Tags Data miningCausality analysis and case-based reasoningElectronic health records

Each year approximately 2.6 million deaths occur in the United States. As a result, mortality data is one of the largest sources of health...

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Development of Sleep Apnea Syndrome Screening Algorithm by using Heart Rate Variability Analysis and Random Forests

Nakayama, Chikao ;   Fujiwara, Koichi ;   Matsuo, Masahiro ;   Kano, Manabu ;   Kadotani, Hiroshi

Tags Decision support methods and systemsTechnology and services for home careInformation technologies for the management of patient safety and clinical outcomes

Abstract-Although sleep apnea syndrome (SAS) is a common sleep disorder, most patients with sleep apnea are undiagnosed and untreated...

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Dynamic Magnetic Resonance Images for Prediction of Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer using Hybrid Approach of Genetic Algorithm and Support Vector Machine

Fan, Ming ;   Li, Lihua

Tags Evaluation of health information systems

The neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) has become standard treatment paradigms for breast cancer patients. In this study, a hybrid approach...

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Dynamic Time Warping for Heart-Rate-Independent Timing of Cardiac Phases

Wick, Carson ;   Yao, Jingting ;   Bhatti, Pamela ;   Inan, Omer ;   Tridandapani, Srini

Tags AlgorithmsPattern recognitionPersonalized health/precision medicine

Dynamic time warping was used to track cardiac phases across the range of observed heart rates from the seismocardiogram of a healthy...

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Epileptic Seizure Prediction Algorithm using Heart Rate Variability Analysis and Multivariate Statistical Process Control

Fujiwara, Koichi ;   Miyajima, Miho ;   Yamakawa, Toshitaka ;   Abe, Erika ;   Suzuki, Yoko ;   Sawada, Yuriko ;   Kano, Manabu

Tags Informatics for chronic disease managementWearable systems and sensorsMachine learning

The present work proposes a new epileptic seizure prediction method through integrating heart rate variability (HRV) analysis and multivariate...

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Evaluation and Integration of Medical Devices for the Prevention of Diabetic Foot at the Early Stages by using Telehealth with the use of "DIAPETICS" Platform

Zequera Diaz, Martha Lucia ;   González Angarita, Manuel José ;   Polo Koch, Andrea ;   Ortiz, Gabriel ;   Cubides, Mauricio

Tags eHealthClinical information systemsDecision support systems

Diabetes is a condition with serious consequences for morbidity, mortality, and costly illness for any national health system. The use of...

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Fast Similar Case Search on Medical Check-Up Records

Han, Youngwoong ;   Jung, Ho-Youl ;   Kim, Young-Won ;   Kim, Minho ;   Lim, Myungeun ;   Kim, Dae-Hee ;   Choi, Jaehun

Tags High-performance computing for healthcarePersonal/consumer health informaticsBig Data analytics

The proposed method reduces the dimension of data using a feature extraction method and generates groups of similar data on the reduced...

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GT2RDF: A Semantic Representation of Genetic Testing Data

Rupa, Anamika Paul ;   Zhu, Qian

Tags Personalized health/precision medicineHealth information systemsDecision support methods and systems

In this new era of genetic technology we accumulated much genetic medicine related data, but the distributed storage and diverse data...

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Healthcare Practitioners' Perception about Evidence Databases Promotion in Clinical Practice

Lialiou, Paschalina ;   Mantas, John

Tags Health data acquisition, transmission, management and visualizationHuman factors (ergonomics) in health information systemsHealth information systems

Online evidence databases facilitate the access to health information, supporting evidence-based practice. This survey evaluates health...

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Implementing Clinical Guidelines: An Online Breast Cancer Survivorship Tool for Education and Knowledge Representation

Kapoor, Akshat ;   Nambisan, Priya

Tags Personal/consumer health informaticsPersonal health systemsDecision support systems

Upon completing their treatment, breast cancer (BC) survivors are traditionally handed a paper document called a survivorship care plan,...

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Information Reign from the Cloud: A Time Critical Cloud-Based Decision Support System Operating on De-Identified Data

Gross, Brian ;   Kathirvel, Raja ;   Issac, Eldo

Tags Cloud computing for healthcareDecision support methods and systemsOntology

A time critical cloud-based decision support system is discussed. This novel approach addresses the variability in the clinical semantics across...

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Low-Cost, Open Source Bioelectric Signal Acquisition System

Mastinu, Enzo ;   Ortiz-Catalan, Max ;   Håkansson, Bo

Tags Wearable systems and sensorsPattern recognitionIntelligent medical devices and sensors

Bioelectric potentials provide an intuitive source of control in human-machine interfaces. In this work an open source low-cost system for...

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Measuring Similarity between Health Consumers in a Heterogeneous Healthcare Information Network

Jiang, Ling ;   Yang, Christopher C.

Tags E-communities, social networks and social mediaData miningHealthcare communication networks

In this study, we proposed two approaches based on local and global structural information respectively for measuring user similarity in online...

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Mortality Risk Stratification in Septic Shock Patients: A Data Mining Approach

Carrara, Marta ;   Aletti, Federico ;   Baselli, Giuseppe ;   Ferrario, Manuela

Tags Supervised learning methodPredictive analyticsMachine learning

A linear prediction model of 7-day mortality was built on a population of 73 septic shock patients selected from the MIMIC-II database using...

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Novel Approach of Nutrition Education Program Enhanced by IT Infrastructure in a Worksite Cafeteria

Kondo, Hirofumi ;   Osaki, Takanobu ;   Ban, Hideyuki

Tags eHealthBehavioral health informaticsInformatics for chronic disease management

The authors designed and developed a novel approach of nutrition education program enhanced by IT infrastructure. The program enables...

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Perception of Voice Recongition for Radiology Reporting: Case Study from Saudia Arabia

Alarifi, Mohammad ;   Purkayastha, Saptarshi ;   Jones, Josette ;   Aldosary, Abdullah ;   Gichoya, Judy

Tags Clinical information systemsBehavioral health informaticsImage-enabled electronic medical records

There is an increasing of Automated Voice Recognition (AVR) software as an alternative to manual typing or secondary transcription to...

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Performance Evaluation of Predicting the Length of Hospitalization by Operation Record

Yamashita, Takanori ;   Nohara, Yasunobu ;   Hamai, Satoshi ;   Nakashima, Naoki ;   Hirokawa, Sachio

Tags Natural Language ProcessingArtificial IntelligenceData mining

Electronic medical data include structured numerical data and unstructured text data. The present paper analyzed the words that appear...

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Practical Prediction Models for Chronic Disease Hospital Avoidance

Khanna, Sankalp ;   Good, Norm ;   Boyle, Justin

Tags Readmission profilingHealth risk evaluation and modelingInformatics for chronic disease management

Despite several risk stratification algorithms being proposed in recent years, there is limited use of these algorithms in hospital services....

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Preliminary Study on Driving-Stress with Multiple Physiological Indicators in Driving Experiment

Kanamori, Ryo ;   Ando, Akira ;   Yamamoto, Toshiyuki ;   Morikawa, Takayuki

Tags Human factors (ergonomics) in health information systemsMachine learningMulti-sensor data fusion

This study analyzes driving-stress in driving experiments to assess road structure and traffic condition. Three students put on the sensors...

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Roadmap to Device Connectivity in Neurocritical Care

Rodriguez, Anna ;   Moberg, Richard ;   Trapuzzano, Gary

Tags Health information system interoperabilityHealth data acquisition, transmission, management and visualizationInformation technologies for the management of patient safety and clinical outcomes

Neurocritical care is a complex discipline, where a high volume of disparate data is produced. Advanced informatics is needed to enable a...

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Seizure Detection via Distance Traversal of Phase-Space Graphs

Luckett, Patrick ;   McDonald, J. Todd ;   Hively, Lee M.

Tags Graph-theoretical applications

Seizure Detection via Distance Traversal of Phase-Space Graphs Abstract Approximately 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy, making it...

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SESE: Inferring Disease-Gene Relationships using Second Sentence in Biological Literature

Kim, Jeongwoo ;   Bak, Charndoh ;   Kim, Inseop ;   Kim, Seoyoung ;   Cha, Junbum ;   Park, Sanghyun

Tags Bioinformatics databasesData mining

A vast number of researches which are involved in biology have been conducted, and large amount of literature data have been generated....

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Towards Development of a Cardiac Care Framework for Early Automated Diagnosis using Heart Sounds

Mandal, Subhamoy

Tags Emerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare deliveryHealth information systemsInformation technologies for healthcare delivery and management

Based on the recommendations of physicians we proposed a system and came up with a novel Interactive Healthcare Information Interchange...

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Coil Positioning – A Computational Study

Kim, Donghyeon ;   Jun, Sung Chan

Tags AlgorithmsPredictive analytics

Transcranial magnetic stimulation, one of non-invasive brain stimulation methods, is gaining more attention to neuroscientists as possible...

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Users' Evaluation of a Pilot M-Health Application for Travelers

Gallos, Parisis ;   Mantas, John

Tags Evaluation of health information systems

The aim of this research is to evaluate a pilot mobile application for travelers by comparing the users demographics with their perceptions...

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Utilizing Physiological Measures from Wearable Sensor to Accurately Estimate Wear-Time

Razjouyan, Javad ;   Lee, Hyoki ;   Burton, Alex ;   Najafi, Bijan ;   Sternberg, Esther ;   Skeath, Perry ;   Lindberg, Casey ;   Ram, Sudha ;   Currim, Faiz ;   Srinivasan, Karthik ;   Mehl, Matthias R. ;   Herzl, Reuben ;   Goebel, Nicole ;   Foe-Parker, Colin ;   Kampschroer, Kevin ;   Heerwagen, Judith ;   Gilligan, Brian ;   Canada, Kelli ;   Saha, Priya

Tags Wearable systems and sensorsPhysiological monitoringData inference, mining, and trend analysis

In this article, we developed a new algorithm to detect wear time based on skin temperature or electrocardiography signal quality using data...

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Wearable Hemodynamic Monitoring for Trauma Resuscitation

Etemadi, Mozziyar ;   Brooke, Magdalene ;   Heller, James Alexander ;   Roy, Shuvo ;   Inan, Omer ;   Victorino, Gregory

Tags Wearable systems and sensorsSensors and sensor systemsMulti-sensor data fusion

We present a wearable ballistocardiogram (BCG) measurement device for use in the emergency department trauma bay to rapidly determine the...

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Wireless Heart and Respiration Monitoring for Infants using Passive RFID Tags

Vora, Shrenik ;   Mongan, William ;   Dandekar, Kapil ;   Fontecchio, Adam ;   Kurzweg, Timothy

Tags Low power, wireless sensing methods and systemsData inference, mining, and trend analysisSupervised learning method

A wearable, wireless and battery-free continuous health monitor for infants is described. An RFID tag is used as an On-Off Keying Device to...

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