A Real-Time Detection and Warning of Cardiovascular Disease LAHB for a Wearable Wireless ECG Device

Arunan, Anjali ;   Pathinarupothi, Rahul Krishnan ;   Ramesh, Maneesha Vinodini

Tags Decision support methods and systemsMobile healthWearable systems and sensors

According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 17 million people die annually due to cardiac disease, which accounts for 30% of the...

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A Semantic Web-Based Approach to Plausible Reasoning for Improving Clinical Knowledge Engineering

Mohammadhassanzadeh, Hossein ;   Van Woensel, William ;   Abidi, Samina Raza ;   Abidi, Syed Sibte Raza

Tags Decision support methods and systemsOntologyKnowledge discovery and management

In this paper, we present a semantic web based knowledge engineering approach to extend the coverage of medical knowledge-based systems in...

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Agile Model Driven Development of Electronic Health Record-Based Specialty Population Registries

Kannan, Vaishnavi ;   Fish, Jason ;   Willett, DuWayne

Tags Informatics for chronic disease managementElectronic health recordsDecision support methods and systems

The transformation of the American healthcare payment system from fee-for-service to value-based care increasingly makes it valuable to...

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An Integrated Agent-Based Approach for Modeling Disease Spread in Large Populations to Support Health Informatics

Bisset, Keith ;   Cadena, Jose ;   Khan, Maleq ;   Kuhlman, Chris ;   Lewis, Bryan ;   Telionis, Pyrros

Tags Behavioral health informaticsDecision support methods and systemsInfectious disease outbreak modeling

Disease spread has a much broader impact on public health than the important issues of illnesses and deaths. Among these are chronic health...

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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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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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Evolution and Challenges with Designing Clinical Engineering Informatics Systems in Developing Countries

Sharma, Jitendar

Tags Information technologies for healthcare delivery and managementInformation technologies for the management of patient safety and clinical outcomesDecision support methods and systems

iomedical equipment is a critical component for delivery of healthcare diagnostics and therapeutic services. Increased disease burden and drug...

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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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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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On the Remote Detection of COPD-Related Worrisome Events

Merone, Mario ;   Onofri, Leonardo ;   Pedone, Claudio ;   Bussu, Angela Maria ;   Rubiu, Barbara Francesca Maria ;   Capasso, Giuseppe ;   Salaris, Silvano ;   Iannello, Giulio ;   Antonelli Incalzi, Raffaele ;   Soda, Paolo

Tags Decision support methods and systemsMobile and wearable technologies for elderlyHealth data acquisition, transmission, management and visualization

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a common preventable and treatable disease characterized by persistent airflow limitations. In...

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PEPCOR – A Risk Prediction Model for Pediatric Intensive Care Units Utilizing Ventilator Days and Length of Stay

Pethiyagoda, Theruni ;   Cheng, Chihwen ;   Wang, May D. ;   Chanani, Nikhil

Tags Personalized health/precision medicineDecision support methods and systemsData mining

Great sources of concern for pediatric and neonatal intensive care units are the total resource utilization and cost of caring for very sick...

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Semantic-Based Approach for Predicting Venous Thromboembolism using Kohonen Self Organized Map Neural Network

Sabra, Susan ;   Mahmood, Khalid ;   Alobaidi, Mazen

Tags Knowledge discovery and managementPreventive healthDecision support methods and systems

This paper presents a novel semantic-based approach to analyze clinical documentation in order to predict the first occurrence of...

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Splice Sites Prediction of Human Genome using AdaBoost

Pashaei, Elham ;   Ozen, Mustafa ;   Aydin, Nizamettin

Tags Decision support methods and systemsMachine learningComputational systems biology

With the rapid growth of huge amounts of DNA sequence, gene prediction has become a challenging problem in bioinformatics. Splice sites...

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Supporting Novice Clinician's Cognitive Strategies: System Design Perspective

Islam, Roosan ;   Mayer, Jeanmarie ;   Clutter, Justin

Tags Decision support methods and systemsClinical information systemsDecision support systems

Among all clinical domains, infections prevail. The changing nature of microbes, viruses and infections poses a great threat to the overall...

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