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Logo of jamiaJAMIA - The Journal of the American Medical Informatics AssociationInstructions for authorsCurrent TOC

Volume 21(5);  September 2014

Articles from this journal are usually available in PMC after a 12-month delay (embargo). Some articles may be available sooner.


Structuring text and standardizing data for clinical and population health applications
Lucila Ohno-Machado
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 763. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2014-003171


Electronic health record functionality needed to better support primary care
Alex H Krist, John W Beasley, Jesse C Crosson, David C Kibbe, Michael S Klinkman, Christoph U Lehmann, Chester H Fox, Jason M Mitchell, James W Mold, Wilson D Pace, Kevin A Peterson, Robert L Phillips, Robert Post, Jon Puro, Michael Raddock, Ray Simkus, Steven E Waldren
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 764–771. Published online Jan 14, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002229
Improving the quality of cancer care in America through health information technology
Thomas W Feeley, George W Sledge, Laura Levit, Patricia A Ganz
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 772–775. Published online Dec 18, 2013. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002346

Focus on Biomedical Natural Language Processing and Data Modeling

Phenotyping for patient safety: algorithm development for electronic health record based automated adverse event and medical error detection in neonatal intensive care
Qi Li, Kristin Melton, Todd Lingren, Eric S Kirkendall, Eric Hall, Haijun Zhai, Yizhao Ni, Megan Kaiser, Laura Stoutenborough, Imre Solti
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 776–784. Published online Jan 8, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-001914
An electronic health record driven algorithm to identify incident antidepressant medication users
William V Bobo, Jyotishman Pathak, Hilal Maradit Kremers, Barbara P Yawn, Scott M Brue, Cynthia J Stoppel, Paul E Croarkin, Jennifer St Sauver, Mark A Frye, Walter A Rocca
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 785–791. Published online Apr 29, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2014-002699
A multi-part matching strategy for mapping LOINC with laboratory terminologies
Li-Hui Lee, Anika Groß, Michael Hartung, Der-Ming Liou, Erhard Rahm
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 792–800. Published online Dec 20, 2013. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002139
Combining structured and unstructured data to identify a cohort of ICU patients who received dialysis
Swapna Abhyankar, Dina Demner-Fushman, Fiona M Callaghan, Clement J McDonald
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 801–807. Published online Jan 2, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-001915
A comprehensive study of named entity recognition in Chinese clinical text
Jianbo Lei, Buzhou Tang, Xueqin Lu, Kaihua Gao, Min Jiang, Hua Xu
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 808–814. Published online Dec 17, 2013. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002381
Influenza detection from emergency department reports using natural language processing and Bayesian network classifiers
Ye Ye, Fuchiang (Rich) Tsui, Michael Wagner, Jeremy U Espino, Qi Li
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 815–823. Published online Jan 9, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-001934
Automatic lymphoma classification with sentence subgraph mining from pathology reports
Yuan Luo, Aliyah R Sohani, Ephraim P Hochberg, Peter Szolovits
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 824–832. Published online Jan 15, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002443
Assisted annotation of medical free text using RapTAT
Glenn T Gobbel, Jennifer Garvin, Ruth Reeves, Robert M Cronin, Julia Heavirland, Jenifer Williams, Allison Weaver, Shrimalini Jayaramaraja, Dario Giuse, Theodore Speroff, Steven H Brown, Hua Xu, Michael E Matheny
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 833–841. Published online Jan 14, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002255
Word sense disambiguation in the clinical domain: a comparison of knowledge-rich and knowledge-poor unsupervised methods
Rachel Chasin, Anna Rumshisky, Ozlem Uzuner, Peter Szolovits
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 842–849. Published online Jan 18, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002133
Learning regular expressions for clinical text classification
Duy Duc An Bui, Qing Zeng-Treitler
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 850–857. Published online Feb 27, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002411
MedXN: an open source medication extraction and normalization tool for clinical text
Sunghwan Sohn, Cheryl Clark, Scott R Halgrim, Sean P Murphy, Christopher G Chute, Hongfang Liu
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 858–865. Published online Mar 17, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002190
Assessing the similarity of surface linguistic features related to epilepsy across pediatric hospitals
Brian Connolly, Pawel Matykiewicz, K Bretonnel Cohen, Shannon M Standridge, Tracy A Glauser, Dennis J Dlugos, Susan Koh, Eric Tham, John Pestian
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 866–870. Published online Apr 1, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002601
N-gram support vector machines for scalable procedure and diagnosis classification, with applications to clinical free text data from the intensive care unit
Ben J Marafino, Jason M Davies, Naomi S Bardach, Mitzi L Dean, R Adams Dudley
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 871–875. Published online Apr 30, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2014-002694
Patient-level temporal aggregation for text-based asthma status ascertainment
Stephen T Wu, Young J Juhn, Sunghwan Sohn, Hongfang Liu
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 876–884. Published online May 15, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002463
Semantic analysis of SNOMED CT for a post-coordinated database of histopathology findings
Walter S Campbell, James R Campbell, William W West, James C McClay, Steven H Hinrichs
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 885–892. Published online May 15, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002456
Supervised machine learning and active learning in classification of radiology reports
Dung H M Nguyen, Jon D Patrick
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 893–901. Published online May 22, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002516
Induced lexico-syntactic patterns improve information extraction from online medical forums
Sonal Gupta, Diana L MacLean, Jeffrey Heer, Christopher D Manning
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 902–909. Published online Jun 26, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2014-002669

Research and Applications

QNOTE: an instrument for measuring the quality of EHR clinical notes
Harry B Burke, Albert Hoang, Dorothy Becher, Paul Fontelo, Fang Liu, Mark Stephens, Louis N Pangaro, Laura L Sessums, Patrick O'Malley, Nancy S Baxi, Christopher W Bunt, Vincent F Capaldi, Julie M Chen, Barbara A Cooper, David A Djuric, Joshua A Hodge, Shawn Kane, Charles Magee, Zizette R Makary, Renee M Mallory, Thomas Miller, Adam Saperstein, Jessica Servey, Ronald W Gimbel
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 910–916. Published online Jan 2, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002321
DCMDSM: a DICOM decomposed storage model
Alexandre Savaris, Theo Härder, Aldo von Wangenheim
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 917–924. Published online Feb 3, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002337
Applying MetaMap to Medline for identifying novel associations in a large clinical dataset: a feasibility analysis
David A Hanauer, Mohammed Saeed, Kai Zheng, Qiaozhu Mei, Kerby Shedden, Alan R Aronson, Naren Ramakrishnan
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 925–937. Published online Jun 13, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2014-002767

Brief Communication

Electronic recording and reporting system for tuberculosis in China: experience and opportunities
Fei Huang, ShiMing Cheng, Xin Du, Wei Chen, Fabio Scano, Dennis Falzon, Lixia Wang
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 938–941. Published online Dec 10, 2013. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002001


Data use and effectiveness in electronic surveillance of healthcare associated infections in the 21st century: a systematic review
Jeroen S de Bruin, Walter Seeling, Christian Schuh
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 942–951. Published online Jan 14, 2014. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002089

Messages from AMIA

2014 AMIA Annual Symposium
Bonnie L Westra
J Am Med Inform Assoc. Sep 2014; 21(5): 952. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2014-003170

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