A Data-Driven Feature Extraction Framework for Predicting the Severity of Condition for Congestive Heart Failure Patients

Sideris, Costas ;   Alshurafa, Nabil ;   Pourhomayoun, Mohammad ;   Shahmohammadi, Farhad ;   Samy, Lauren ;   Sarrafzadeh, Majid

Tags Decision support methods and systemsKnowledge discovery and managementElectronic health records

In this paper, we propose a novel methodology for utilizing disease diagnostic information to predict severity of condition for Congestive...

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A Reusable Ontology for Primitive and Complex HL7 FHIR Data Types

Beredimas, Nikolaos ;   Kilintzis, Vassilis ;   Chouvarda, Ioanna ;   Maglaveras, Nikolaos

Tags Knowledge discovery and managementHealth information systemsHealth information system interoperability

HL7 FHIR is a new standard aiming to offer more flexible interoperability mechanisms. We present a stand-alone RDF vocabulary as an OWL...

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An Automatic Method for the Enrichment of DICOM Metadata using Biomedical Ontologies

Peréz, Wilson ;   Tello, Andrés ;   Saquicela, Victor ;   Vidal, Maria-Esther ;   La Cruz, Alexandra

Tags TelemedicineData miningKnowledge discovery and management

This work is a new contribution for enriching medical images using semantic annotations with a strategy for unifying different ontologies and...

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Early Detection of Heart Failure with Varying Prediction Windows by Structured and Unstructured Data in Electronic Health Records

Wang, Yajuan ;   Ng, Kenney ;   Byrd, Roy ;   Hu, Jianying ;   Ebadollahi, Shahram ;   Daar, Zahra ;   deFilippi, Christopher ;   Steinhubl, Steven ;   Stewart, Walter

Tags Data miningKnowledge discovery and managementElectronic health records

Heart failure (HF) prevalence is increasing and is among the most costly diseases to society. Early detection of HF would provide the means...

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Expert Knowledge Integration in the Data Mining Process with Application to Cardiovascular Risk Assessment

Tavares, Miguel ;   Paredes, Simao ;   Rocha, Teresa ;   de Carvalho, Paulo ;   Henriques, Jorge ;   Morais, João ;   Ramos, João Pedro ;   Mendes, Diana

Tags Knowledge discovery and managementData miningDecision support methods and systems

The data mining process, when applied to clinical databases, suffers from critical data problems, from noisy acquisitions to missing or...

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Prediction of Health Outcomes using Big (Health) Data

Arandjelovic, Ognjen

Tags Electronic health recordsKnowledge discovery and managementData mining

The vast amounts of information in the form of electronic medical records are used to develop a novel model of disease progression. The...

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