A New On-Line Electrocardiographic Records Database and Computer Routines for Data Analysis

Ledezma, Carlos Alberto ;   Altuve, Miguel ;   Severeyn Varela, Erika ;   Wong C, Sara ;   Perpinan, Gilberto

Tags Knowledge discovery and managementData mining

Gathering experimental data to test computer methods developed during a research is a hard work. Nowadays, some databases have been...

Read More Download this Paper

A Study of Activity and Body Posture with the PiiX Mobile Body-Adherent Device

Chakravarthy, Niranjan ;   Engel, Jonathan ;   Chavan, Abhi ;   Finlay, Brion ;   Nosbush, Grant

Tags Knowledge discovery and managementMobile healthWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

Remote monitoring of in-home activity and body posture provides useful physiological parameters for understanding patient status and for...

Read More Download this Paper

A Temporal Interestingness Measure for Drug Interaction Signal Detection in Post-Marketing Surveillance

Ji, Yanqing ;   Ying, Hao ;   Tran, John ;   Dews, Peter ;   Mansour, Ayman ;   Massanari, R. Michael

Tags Data miningKnowledge discovery and managementElectronic health records

Drug-drug interactions (DDIs) can result in serious consequences, including death. Existing methods for identifying potential DDIs in...

Read More Download this Paper

Comparison of Arrhythmia Prevalence in NUVANT Mobile Cardiac Telemetry System Patients in the US and India

Engel, Jonathan ;   Chakravarthy, Niranjan ;   Nosbush, Grant ;   Fogoros, Richard ;   Chavan, Abhi

Tags Data miningBody sensor networksMobile health

The Corventis NUVANT™ Mobile Cardiac Telemetry System provides continuous monitoring of symptomatic and asymptomatic cardiac abnormalities to...

Read More Download this Paper

Flexing Bed Stock : A Hospital Capacity Management Case Study

Khanna, Sankalp ;   Boyle, Justin ;   Zeitz, Kathryn

Tags Knowledge discovery and managementeHealthEmerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare delivery

As hospitals struggle to meet rising demand for their services, efficient capacity management is critical to the success of their efforts. A...

Read More Download this Paper

Identifying and Extracting Patient Smoking Status Information from Clinical Narrative Texts in Spanish

Soto, Diego Armando ;   Figueroa, Rosa ;   Pino, Esteban J

Tags Data miningKnowledge discovery and managementElectronic health records

In this work we present a system to identify and extract patient's smoking status from clinical narrative text in Spanish. The clinical...

Read More Download this Paper

Personalization Algorithms Applied to Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment

Paredes, Simão ;   Marques, Tânia ;   Rocha, Teresa ;   de Carvalho, Paulo ;   Henriques, Jorge ;   Morais, João

Tags Knowledge discovery and managementDecision support methods and systemsComputer-aided decision making

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the major cause of death in the world. Clinical guidelines recommend the use of risk assessment tools...

Read More Download this Paper

Precise Prediction for Managing Chronic Disease Readmissions

Khanna, Sankalp ;   Boyle, Justin ;   Good, Norm

Tags Knowledge discovery and managementeHealthLow cost health delivery, public and environmental health, epidemiology

Potentially preventable hospital readmissions have a crippling effect on the health of chronic disease patients and on healthcare funding and...

Read More Download this Paper

Predicting Number of Hospitalization Days Based on Health Insurance Claims Data Using Bagged Regression Trees

Xie, Yang ;   Schreier, Guenter ;   Chang, David Chan-Wei ;   Neubauer, Sandra ;   Redmond, Stephen James ;   Lovell, Nigel H.

Tags Data miningKnowledge discovery and management

Healthcare administrators worldwide are striving to both lower the cost of care whilst improving the quality of care given. Therefore, better...

Read More Download this Paper