Oct 3, 2013 Open Access Journal Club: Jessica Tenenbaum and Melissa Haendel

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A sea of standards for omics data: sink or swim? Jessica D Tenenbaum, Susanna-Assunta Sansone, Melissa Haendel J Am Med Inform Assoc doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002066 Jessica Tenenbaum Duke Translational Medicine Institute Melissa Haendel Oregon Health and Science University In the era of big data, omic-scale technologies, and increasing calls for data sharing, it is generally agreed that the use of community-developed, open data standards is critical. Far less agreed upon is...

Evidence-Based Strategies in Weight Loss Mobile Apps

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Background: Physicians have limited time for weight-loss counseling, and there is a lack of resources to which they can refer patients for assistance with weight loss. Weight-loss mobile applications (apps) have the potential to be a helpful tool, but the extent to which they include the behavioral strategies included in evidence-based interventions is unknown. Purpose: The primary aims of the study were to determine the degree to which commercial weightloss mobile apps include the...
Authors: Sherry Pagoto, Kristin Schneider, Mirjana Jojic, Michelle DeBiasse, Devin Mann

September 20, 2013; Ricky Taira; iDASH External Monthly Webinar

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Defining and Organizing Medical NLP Tasks Ricky Kiyotaka Taira University of California, Los Angeles Abstract: In this talk, we touch on some of the major issues related to building high quality deep understanding medical NLP systems. Given that it is unlikely that any one group can singly develop such a system, it is important to understand how tasks can be factored while maintaining a global master design focused on the latest theories of language to insure the overall system can...

Journal Club Webinar, September 5, Hyeonuei Kim and Son Doan

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PhenDisco: phenotype discovery system for the database of genotypes and phenotypes Son Doan, Ko-Wei Lin, Mike Conway, Lucila Ohno-Machado, Alex Hsieh, Stephanie Feudjio Feupe, Asher Garland, Mindy K Ross, Xiaoqian Jiang, Seena Farzaneh, Rebecca Walker, Neda Alipanah, Jing Zhang, Hua Xu, Hyeoun-Eui Kim J Am Med Inform Assoc doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2013-001882 Hyeon-Eui Kim and Son Doan Division of Biomedical Informatics University of California, San Diego The database of genotypes and...