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...

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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...

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A Surgical Robotic Interface for Kidney Tumor Cryoablation

Yandac, Asim Evren ;   Cay, Damla ;   Akgun, Gokhan ;   Erol Barkana, Duygun

Tags Computer-aided decision makingKnowledge discovery and management

In this paper, the development procedure of a surgical interface for kidney tumor cryoablation has been given. The surgical interface has...

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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...

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A Transdisciplinary Approach to Wearables, Big Data and Quality of Life

Park, Sungmee ;   Jayaraman, Sundaresan

Tags Personal health systemsBody sensor networksKnowledge discovery and management

Today, the term "wearable" goes beyond the traditional definition of clothing; it refers to an accessory that enables personalized mobile...

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Discovering Themes from AMD Retinal Maps Using Topic Models

Chundi, Parvathi ;   Subramaniam, Mahadevan ;   Margalit, Eyal

Tags Data miningKnowledge discovery and managementDecision support methods and systems

An approach to discover common patterns across spatial retinal maps of AMD patients using Latent Dirichlet Application (LDA) topic modeling...

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Disease State Fingerprint for Fall Risk Assessment

Similä, Heidi ;   Immonen, Milla Sinikka

Tags Knowledge discovery and managementPersonalised healthDecision support methods and systems

Fall prevention is an important and complex multifactorial challenge, since one third of people over 65 years old fall at least once every year....

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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...

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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...

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Latent Topic Discovery of Clinical Concepts from Hospital Discharge Summaries of a Heterogeneous Patient Cohort

Lehman, Li-wei ;   Long, William ;   Saeed, Mohammed ;   Mark, Roger

Tags Knowledge discovery and managementData miningDecision support methods and systems

Patients in critical care often exhibit complex disease patterns. A fundamental challenge in clinical research is to identify clinical features...

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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...

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Physiological Trajectory of Patients Pre and Post ICU Discharge

Johnson, Alistair Edward William ;   Burgess, Jonathan ;   Pimentel, Marco A.F. ;   Clifton, David ;   Young, J Duncan ;   Watkinson, Peter J. ;   Tarassenko, Lionel

Tags Decision support methods and systemsData miningKnowledge discovery and management

The intensive care unit (ICU) admits the most severely ill patients, and the goal of the unit can be interpreted as stabilizing patient...

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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...

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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...

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Risk Prediction for Heart Failure Incidence within 1-Year Using Clinical and Laboratory Factors

Miao, Fen ;   Cai, Yun-Peng ;   Zhang, Yuan-Ting

Tags Knowledge discovery and managementComputer-aided decision makingData mining

Validated risk scores for heart failure incidence are still lacking, especially for short-term prediction. In this paper we aim at developing a...

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Sensor-Based Activity Recognition Using Extended Belief Rule Based Inference Methodology

Calzada, Alberto ;   Liu, Jun ;   Nugent, Chris ;   Wang, Hui ;   Martinez, Luis

Tags Decision support methods and systemsComputer-aided decision makingKnowledge discovery and management

The recently developed extended belief rule-based inference methodology (RIMER+) recognizes the need of modeling different types of...

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Telehealth on Heart Failure: Preliminary Results of the Recap Project

Varon, Carolina ;   Alao, Morenikeji ;   Minter, Jan ;   Stapleton, Michelle ;   Thomson, Stuart ;   Jaecques, Siegfried ;   Brunner-La Rocca, Hans-Peter ;   Van Huffel, Sabine

Tags TelehealthTelemedicineKnowledge discovery and management

The effect of telehealth on physiological parameters like blood pressure and pulse in patients suffering from heart failure (HF) is...

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