DBMI Publications

Estimating the joint disease outbreak-detection time when an automated biosurveillance system is augmenting traditional clinical case finding

Shen Y, Adamou C, Dowling JN, Cooper GF. Estimating the joint disease outbreak-detection time when an automated biosurveillance system is augmenting traditional clinical case finding. Journal of Biomedical Informatics;41:224-231 (2008).  PMID:  18194876.

Prevalence of incidental prostate cancer in the general population: a study of healthy organ donors.

Yin M, Bastacky S, Chandran U, Becich MJ, Dhir R. Prevalence of incidental prostate cancer in the general population: a study of healthy organ donors. J Urol. 2008 Mar;179(3):892-5; discussion 895. Epub 2008 Jan 22. PMID: 18207193

Development of an instrument for measuring clinicians' power perceptions in the workplace

Bartos CE, Fridsma DB, Butler BS, Penrod LE, Becich MJ, Crowley RS. Development of an instrument for measuring clinicians' power perceptions in the workplace. J Biomed Inform. 2008 Mar 4. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 18375189 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher].

How much agreement is there in the visual search strategy of experts reading mammograms?

Mello-Thoms C. How much agreement is there in the visual search strategy of experts reading mammograms? Proc SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment 2008; 6917:691704-1—691704-9.

Internet Death Notices as a Novel Source of Mortality Surveillance Data

Boak MB, M'ikanatha NM, Day RS, Harrison LH.  Internet Death Notices as a Novel Source of Mortality Surveillance Data.  Am J Epidemiol  Epub 2007 Dec 12; 2008 Mar 1; 167 (5):532-9,

Multi-label literature classification based on the Gene Ontology graph

Jin, B*., Muller*, B., Zhai, CX, and Lu, X (2008) Multi-label literature classification based on the Gene Ontology graph.  BMC Bioinformatics 9:525. PMID: 19063730

A Z-Score based multi-level spatial clustering algorithm for the detection of disease outbreaks

Que J., Tsui F.-C., and Espino J., A Z-Score based multi-level spatial clustering algorithm for the detection of disease outbreaks, Biosecure 2008 Dec, LNCS 5354, pp. 108-118.

Predictors of aripiprazole treatment continuation in hospitalized patients

Coley KC, Fabian TJ, Kim E, Ammerman DK, Scipio TM, Saul MI, Kim MS, Whitehead R, Ganguli R. Predictors of aripiprazole treatment continuation in hospitalized patients.  Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 2008 Nov 17.  PMID:  19012819

Analysis of a failed clinical decision support system for management of congestive heart failure

Wadhwa R, Fridsma DS, Saul MI, Penrod LE, Visweswaran S, Cooper GF, Chapman W. Analysis of a failed clinical decision support system for management of congestive heart failure. Proceedings of the Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association (2008) 773-777. PMID: 18999183.

Assessing the performance characteristics of signals used by a Clinical Event Monitor to detect adverse drug reactions in the nursing home.

Handler SM, Hanlon JT, Perera S, Saul MI, Fridsma DB, Visweswaran S, Studenski SA, Roumani YF, Castle NG, Nace DA, Becich MJ. Assessing the performance characteristics of signals used by a Clinical Event Monitor to detect adverse drug reactions in the nursing home. Annual Symposium Proceedings/AMIA Symposium.  2008. 278-282. PMID:18998853  PMCID:PMC2656060.

A multilevel spatial clustering algorithm for detection of disease outbreaks

Que J. and Tsui F.-C. A multilevel spatial clustering algorithm for detection of disease outbreaks, AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 6:611-5.  PMCID: PMC2655962

Improving classification performance with discretization on biomedical datasets

Lustgarten, JL, Gopalakrishnan, V, Grover, H, Visweswaran, S. Improving classification performance with discretization on biomedical datasets. In: Proceedings of the Fall Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association (Nov 2008) 445-9. PMID: 18999186 PMCID: PMC2656082

Assessing the performance characteristics of signals used by a clinical event monitor to detect adverse drug reactions in the nursing home

Handler, SM, Hanlon, JT, Perera, S, Saul, MI, Fridsma, DB, Visweswaran, S, Studenski, SA, Roumani, YF, Castle, NG, Nace, DA, Becich, MJ. Assessing the performance characteristics of signals used by a clinical event monitor to detect adverse drug reactions in the nursing home. In: Proceedings of the Fall Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association (Nov 2008) 278-82. PMID: 18998853 PMCID: PMC2656060

Analysis of a failed clinical decision support system for management of congestive heart failure

Wadhwa, R, Fridsma, DB, Saul, MI, Penrod, LE, Visweswaran, S, Cooper, GF, Chapman, W. Analysis of a failed clinical decision support system for management of congestive heart failure. In: Proceedings of the Fall Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association (Nov 2008) 773-7. PMID: 18999183 PMCID: PMC2655961

Improving a knowledge base for use in proteomic data analysis

Lustgarten, JL, Gopalakrishnan, V, Hogan, WR, Visweswaran, S. Improving a knowledge base for use in proteomic data analysis. In: Intelligent Data Analysis in bioMedicine And Pharmacology (IDAMAP-08) (Nov 2008).

A multidisciplinary approach to honest broker services for tissue banks and clinical data: a pragmatic and practical model.

Dhir R.; Patel A.A.; Winters S.; Bisceglia M.; Swanson D.; Aamodt R.; Becich M.J. A multidisciplinary approach to honest broker services for tissue banks and clinical data: a pragmatic and practical model. Cancer. 2008 Oct 1;113(7):1705-15. PMID: 18683217

Discontinuing medications: A novel approach for revising the prescribing stage of the medication-use process

Bain KT, Holmes HM, Beers MH, Maio V, Handler SM, Pauker SG. Discontinuing medications: A novel approach for revising the prescribing stage of the medication-use process. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2008;56(10):1946-1952.  PMID:18771457  NIHMS: 102035  PMCID:  PMC Journal – In process.

Touchscreen clinical workstations at point-of-care: a paradigm shift in electronic medical record design for developing countries

McKay MV, Douglas GP. Touchscreen clinical workstations at point-of-care: a paradigm shift in electronic medical record design for developing countries. 5th IET International Seminar on Appropriate Healthcare Technologies for Developing Countries. 2008/12213.

A comparison of data captured at point of care versus data captured retrospectively

Douglas G, McKay M, Bwanali M, Gadabu O, Mumba S, et al. A comparison of data captured at point of care versus data captured retrospectively. AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2008;934. PMID: 18999092

Establishing a nationwide emergency department-based syndromic surveillance system for better public health responses in Taiwan

Wu TS, Shih FY, Yen MY, Wu JS, Lu SW, Chang KC, Hsiung C, Chou JH, Chu YT, Chang H, Chiu CH, Tsui FC, Wagner MM, Su IJ, King CC. Establishing a nationwide emergency department-based syndromic surveillance system for better public health responses in Taiwan. BMC Public Health. 2008 Jan 18;8:18. PMID: 18201388

Establishing a nationwide emergency department-based syndromic surveillance system for better public health responses in Taiwan

Wu TS, Shih FY, Yen MY, Wu JS, Lu SW, Chang KC, Hsiung C, Chou JH, Chu YT, Chang H, Chiu CH, Tsui FC, Wagner MM, Su IJ, King CC. Establishing a nationwide emergency department-based syndromic surveillance system for better public health responses in Taiwan. BMC Public Health. 2008 Jan 18;8:18.  PMID: 18201388.

Analysis of a failed clinical decision support system for management of congestive heart failure

Wadhwa R, Fridsma DB, Saul MI, Penrod LE, Visweswaran S, Cooper GF, Chapman W.  Analysis of a failed clinical decision support system for management of congestive heart failure. Annual Symposium Proceedings/AMIA Symposium 2008. 773-777.  PMCID:PMC2655961

Hierarchical explanation of inference in Bayesian networks that represent a population of independent agents

Sutovsky P and Cooper GFHierarchical explanation of inference in Bayesian
networks that represent a population of independent agents
. In: Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (2008) 214-218.

Conditional Anomaly Detection Methods for Patient-Management Alert Systems

Valko M, Cooper G, Seybert A, Visweswaran S, Hauskrecht M.  Conditional Anomaly Detection Methods for Patient-Management Alert Systems.   In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Machine Learning in Health Care Applications of the 25th International Conference on Machine Learning(2008).

TMpro: Transmembrane Helix Prediction Using Amino Acid Properties and Latent Semantic Analysis

Madhavi Ganapathiraju, N. Balakrishnan, Raj Reddy and Judith Klein-Seetharaman, BMC Bioinformatics, vol 9, Suppl 1, 2008.