Oct 2, 2014; Informatics Journal Club Webinar; Hua Xu

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Validating drug repurposing signals using electronic health records: a case study of metformin associated with reduced cancer mortality Hua Xu, Melinda C Aldrich, Qingxia Chen, Hongfang Liu, Neeraja B Peterson, Qi Dai, Mia Levy, Anushi Shah, Xue Han, Xiaoyang Ruan, Min Jiang, Ying Li, Jamii St Julien, Jeremy Warner, Carol Friedman, Dan M Roden, Joshua C Denny J Am Med Inform Assoc Published Online First: 22 July 201 doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2014-002649 Hua Xu The University of Texas...

Sept 4, 2014; Informatics Journal Club; Hardeep Singh and Dean Sittig

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An analysis of electronic health record-related patient safety concerns Derek W Meeks, Michael W Smith, Lesley Taylor, Dean F Sittig, Jean M Scott, Hardeep Singh J Am Med Inform Assoc doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002578 Hardeep Singh, MD, MPH Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center Baylor College of Medicine Dean Sittig, PhD University of Texas Health Science Center A recent Institute of Medicine report called for attention to safety issues related to electronic health records (EHRs). We...

Aug 15, 2014; iDASH External Webinar; Alison Marsden

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SimVascular: An open source pipeline for cardiovascular modeling and blood flow simulation Alison Marsden UC San Diego Abstract: SimVascular is currently the only comprehensive software package that provides a complete pipeline from medical image data segmentation to patient specfic blood flow simulation and analysis. This software and its derivatives have been used in hundreds of conference abstracts and peer-reviewed journal articles, as well as the foundation of medical startups....

Helping health care technologies communicate

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Julian Goldman, a physician at Mass General Hospital, knows better than most the frustrations that doctors face when they're confronted with computer systems and devices that just won't communicate with each other. His lab has been a pioneer in developing open source tools and standards designed to integrate the various technologies used in homes and hospitals. The effort, in turn, led to the development of a community of likeminded researchers and manufacturers that would like to break...

July 30, 2014; iDASH External Webinar; CYCORE

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CYCORE: Cyberinfrastructure for Cancer Comparative Effectiveness Research Kevin Patrick UC San Diego School of Medicine Emilia Farcas UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute Susan Peterson University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center Eileen Shinn University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center Abstract: We propose to create a highly customizable suite of sensors capable of supporting cancer comparative effectiveness research (CER) in a variety of patients, settings, and clinical...

Health care that follows you from home to hospital and back

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Professor Marjorie Skubic from the University of Missouri has created a suite of health care technologies that identify when an individual falls in their home or when their physical behavior changes over time. However, how does a physician at a hospital know about and use information gathered by devices like those designed by Skubic for the home? And likewise, how does information about a patient's condition in the hospital get incorporated into technologies like Skubic's when they return...