A Comparison of Alerting Strategies for Hemorrhage Identification During Prehospital Emergency Transport

Liu, Jianbo ;   Reisner, Andrew ;   Edla, Shwetha ;   Reifman, Jaques

Tags Decision support methods and systemsComputer-aided decision makingData mining

Early and accurate identification of physiological abnormalities is one feature of intelligent decision support. The ideal analytic strategy for...

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A Dynamic Bayesian Network Approach for Time-Specific Survival Probability Prediction in Patients after Ventricular Assist Device Implantation

Exarchos, Themis P. ;   Rigas, Georgios ;   Goletsis, Yorgos ;   Stefanou, Kostas ;   Jacobs, Steven ;   Trivella, Maria G. ;   Fotiadis, Dimitrios I.

Tags Decision support methods and systemsData mining

In this work we present a decision support tool for the calculation of time-dependent survival probability for patients after ventricular...

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A Medication Adherence Monitoring System for Pill Bottles Based on a Wearable Inertial Sensor

Chen, Chen ;   Kehtarnavaz, Nasser ;   Jafari, Roozbeh

Tags Personal health systemsEmerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare deliveryDecision support methods and systems

This paper presents a medication adherence monitoring system for pill bottles based on a wearable inertial sensor. Signal templates...

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A Platform for Real-Time Acquisition and Analysis of Physiological Data in Hospital Emergency Departments

Smith, Jason B. ;   Reisner, Andrew ;   Edla, Shwetha ;   Liu, Jianbo ;   Liddle, Stephanie ;   Reifman, Jaques

Tags Decision support methods and systemsComputer-aided decision makingData mining

An opportunity exists for automated clinical decision support, in which raw source data from a conventional physiological monitoring system are...

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An Automatic Fall Detection Framework Using Data Fusion of Doppler Radar and Motion Sensor Network

Liu, Liang ;   Popescu, Mihail ;   Skubic, Marjorie ;   Rantz, Marilyn

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingDecision support methods and systemsWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

This paper describes the ongoing work of detecting falls in independent living senior apartments. We have developed a fall detection system...

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Automatic Identification of Solid-Phase Medication Intake Using Wireless Wearable Accelerometers

Wang, Rui ;   Sitová, Zde?ka ;   Jia, Xiaoqing ;   He, Xiang ;   Abramson, Tobi ;   Gasti, Paolo ;   Balagani, Kiran ;   Farajidavar, Aydin

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingDecision support methods and systemsWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

We have proposed a novel solution to a fundamental problem encountered in implementing non-ingestion based medical adherence monitoring...

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Closing the Loop from Continuous M-Health Monitoring to Fuzzy Logic-Based Optimized Recommendations

Benharref, Abdelghani ;   Serhani, Mohamed Adel ;   Al Ramzana, Nujum

Tags Decision support methods and systemsMobile healthWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

Continuous sensing of health metrics might generate a massive amount of data. Generating clinically validated recommendations, out of these...

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Comparison of Real-Time Classification Systems for Arrhythmia Detection on Android-Based Mobile Devices

Leutheuser, Heike ;   Gradl, Stefan ;   Kugler, Patrick ;   Anneken, Lars ;   Arnold, Martin ;   Achenbach, Stephan ;   Eskofier, Bjoern M

Tags Decision support methods and systemsWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsLow cost health delivery, public and environmental health, epidemiology

The electrocardiogram (ECG) is a key diagnostic tool in heart disease and may serve to detect ischemia, arrhyth- mias, and other conditions....

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Decision Support for Stroke Rehabilitation Therapy Via Describable Attribute-Based Decision Trees

Venkataraman, Vinay ;   Turaga, Pavan ;   Lehrer, Nicole ;   Baran, Michael ;   Rikakis, Thanassis ;   Wolf, Steven L

Tags Decision support methods and systemsComputer-aided decision makingLow cost health delivery, public and environmental health, epidemiology

This paper proposes a computational framework for movement quality assessment using a decision tree model that can potentially assist a...

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Design of an Interactive Medical Guideline Application for Community Health Workers

Karlen, Walter ;   Scheffer, Cornie

Tags Emerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare deliveryDecision support methods and systemsWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

Clinical guidelines, such as the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI), are used worldwide to support community health workers in...

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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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Elective Surgery Cancellations and Theatre Utilization

Thorburn, Hamish ;   Khanna, Sankalp ;   Boyle, Justin ;   Wilson, Richard ;   Steyn, Michael ;   Good, Norm

Tags eHealthDecision support methods and systemsHealth information systems

Reducing surgery cancellations is critical for improving hospital resource utilization and patient outcomes. In this study, we employ negative...

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Fall Detection for Elderly Using Anatomical-Plane-Based Representation

Alazrai, Rami ;   Zmily, Ahmad ;   Mowafi, Yaser

Tags Personal health systemsData miningDecision support methods and systems

Falls are a common cause of injuries and traumas for elderly and could be life threatening. Delivering a prompt medical support after a fall is...

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Intelligent Remote Health Monitoring using Evident-Based DSS for Automated Assistance

Serhani, Mohamed Adel ;   Benharref, Abdelghani ;   Al Ramzana, Nujum

Tags Decision support methods and systemsWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsMobile health

the shift from common diagnosis practices to continuous monitoring based on body sensors has transformed healthcare from hospital-centric...

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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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M-Health Service Infrastructure for Chronic Conditions

Velardo, Carmelo ;   Shah, Syed Ahmar ;   Triantafyllidis, Andreas ;   Gibson, Oliver John ;   Tarassenko, Lionel

Tags Mobile healthPersonalised healthDecision support methods and systems

m-Health systems can support patients with chronic conditions, such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Congestive Heart...

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Mobile DIORAMA-II: Infrastructure less Information Collection System for Mass Casualty Incidents

Ganz, Aura ;   Schafer, James ;   Yang, Zhuorui ;   Yi, Jun ;   Lord, Graydon ;   Ciottone, Gregory R.

Tags Computer-aided decision makingWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsDecision support methods and systems

In this paper we introduce DIORAMA-II system that provides real time information collection in mass casualty incidents. Using a mobile platform...

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Modeling Deterioration in the Vital Signs of Critical Care Patients

Pollard, Tom Joseph ;   Pimentel, Marco A.F. ;   Harra, Louise ;   Williams, David ;   Clifton, David ;   Harris, Steven ;   Fong, Kevin

Tags Decision support methods and systemsHealth information systems

In this retrospective study we developed a data fusion model able to track physiologic deterioration in critical care patients. We demonstrate...

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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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Personalized Alerts for Patients with COPD Using Pulse Oximetry and Symptom Scores

Shah, Syed Ahmar ;   Velardo, Carmelo ;   Gibson, Oliver John ;   Rutter, Heather ;   Farmer, Andrew ;   Tarassenko, Lionel

Tags Decision support methods and systemsPersonalised healtheHealth

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive chronic disease, predicted to become the third leading cause of death by 2030....

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Physical Activity Recognition Based on Rotated Acceleration Data Using Quaternion in Sedentary Behavior : A Preliminary Study

Shin, Young Eun ;   Choi, Woo-hyuk ;   Shin, Taemin

Tags Personal health systemsDecision support methods and systemsMobile health

This paper suggests a physical activity assessment method based on quaternion. To reduce user inconvenience, we measured the activity using...

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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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Predicting Postoperative Acute Respiratory Failure in Critical Care Using Nursing Notes and Physiological Signals

Huddar, Vijay ;   Rajan, Vaibhav ;   Bhattacharya, Sakyajit ;   Roy, Shourya

Tags Decision support methods and systemsData miningComputer-aided decision making

Postoperative Acute Respiratory Failure (ARF) is a serious complication in critical care affecting patient morbidity and mortality. In this...

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Prediction of Long-Term Glucose Control and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes Using Data Mining

Georga, Eleni I. ;   Protopappas, Vasilios C. ;   Bellos, Christos ;   Potsika, Vassiliki ;   Fotiadis, Dimitrios I.

Tags Data miningDecision support methods and systems

In this study, machine learning techniques are employed on clinical type 2 diabetes data to predict the average glucose control and the...

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Remote Health Monitoring: Predicting Outcome Success Based on Contextual Features for Cardiovascular Disease

Alshurafa, Nabil ;   Eastwood, Jo-Ann ;   Pourhomayoun, Mohammad ;   Liu, Jason Jun Hing ;   Sarrafzadeh, Majid

Tags TelehealthPersonal health systemsDecision support methods and systems

Current studies have produced a plethora of remote health monitoring (RHM) systems designed to enhance the care of patients with chronic...

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Remote, Real-Time Monitoring and Analysis of Vital Signs of Neonatal Graduate Infants

Greer, Robert William ;   Olivier, Christopher ;   Pugh, James Edward ;   Eklund, J. Mikael ;   McGregor, Carolyn

Tags TelemedicineDecision support methods and systemsHealth information systems

This paper presents a system for the remote monitoring of a newborn infant physiological data. By providing a simple means for parents to...

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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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Stress-Oriented Driver Assistance System for Electric Vehicles

Athanasiou, Georgia ;   Tsotoulidis, Savvas ;   Mitronikas, Epaminondas ;   Lymberopoulos, Dimitrios

Tags Technology and services for assisted-livingDecision support methods and systems

Stress is physiological and physical reaction that appears in highly demanding situations and affects human's perception and reaction...

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Telemonitoring in Heart Failure Patients with Clinical Decision Support to Optimize Medication Doses Based on Guidelines

Kropf, Martin ;   Modre, Robert ;   Hayn, Dieter ;   Fruhwald, Friedrich ;   Schreier, Guenter

Tags Decision support methods and systemsComputer-aided decision makingTelemedicine

The European Society of Cardiology guidelines for heart failure management are based on strong evidence that adherence to optimal medication...

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WELCOME – Innovative Integrated Care Platform Using Wearable Sensing and Smart Cloud Computing for COPD Patients with Comorbidities

Chouvarda, Ioanna ;   Philip, Nada ;   Natsiavas, Pantelis ;   Kilintzis, Vassilis ;   Sobnath, Drishty ;   Kayyali, Reem ;   Henriques, Jorge ;   Paiva, Rui Pedro ;   Raptopoulos, Andreas ;   Chételat, Olivier ;   Maglaveras, Nikolaos

Tags eHealthPersonal health systemsDecision support methods and systems

We propose WELCOME, an innovative integrated care platform using wearable sensors and smart cloud computing for Chronic Obstructive...

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