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...

08-22-2013 Greg Talavara and Sheila Castañeda

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Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013 Partnership for Epidemiological Research in Hispanic/Latinos: Research Literacy to Consent to Bio-behavioral Longitudinal Research Greg Talavera San Diego State University Sheila Castañeda San Diego State University Abstract: This project targets participants in the Hispanic Community Health Study (HCHS) / Study of Latinos (SOL) through the San Diego Field Center. HCHS/SOL is a prospective, population-based, cohort study designed to examine risk...

8-16-2013 Samantha Kleinberg, iDASH External Webinar

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Data Driven Causal Inference in Multiple Medical Systems Date: Fri Aug 16, 2013 Host: Samantha Kleinberg Stevens Institute of Technology ABSTRACT One of the key problems we face with the accumulation of massive datasets is the transformation of data to actionable, causal, knowledge. Electronic health records enable us to conduct research on the same population that is being treated, but these data vary widely in quality, quantity, and structure. In order to know whether algorithms can...

August 6, 2013 - Jane Burns, Jihoon Kim; Special Webinar

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Privacy Preserving Analytics for Kawasaki Disease in African-Americans Jane Burns UCSD Jihoon Kim UCSD Abstract: Preserving research subject privacy while accelerating discovery through inter-institutional collaborations remains a challenge. Genotype data itself is considered an identifiable code similar to a social security number or fingerprint, so individual-level data cannot be shared while still preserving privacy. Collaborations between countries are further restricted by...

Aug 2, 2013: Special Webinar; Elena Martinez and Ian Komenaka

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Informed Consent for Biospecimen Collection and Data Sharing among Low-income, Uninsured and Underinsured Women: Is it a Matter of Trust? Elena Martinez Moores Cancer Center Ian Komenaka Maricopa Medical Center Abstract: Little is known about willingness of individuals from underserved populations to participate in biospecimen collection and data sharing, and whether participation varies according to the individual who is attempting to obtain informed consent from patients for such...

Journal Club Webinar: Aug 6, 2013, Kimberly Shoenbill

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Genetic data and electronic health records: a discussion of ethical, logistical and technological considerations Shoenbill K, Fost N, Tachinardi U, Mendonca EA. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Jun 14. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23771953 Kimberly Shoenbill, MD, MS Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics University of Wisconsin, Madison The completion of sequencing the human genome in 2003 has spurred the production and collection of genetic data at ever increasing rates....

July 19, 2013: Hua Xu

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Medication Information Extraction from EHR – Methods and Applications Hua Xu The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Abstract: The growing use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) systems has established large practice-based clinical datasets, which are emerging as valuable resources for clinical and translational research. The longitudinal nature of the data contained within EHRs makes them ideal for quantifying drug outcomes (both efficacy and toxicity). The major...

June 21, 2013 - An Introduction to Physionet; George Moody and Roger Mark

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An Introduction to PhysioNet Roger G. Mark and George Moody Massachusetts Institute of Technology Abstract: PhysioNet is a resource for biomedical research and development sponsored by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), two institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). We seek to promote, catalyze and perform basic-to-bedside research in complex biomedical systems by: Making...

Peter Embi - Computerized provider documentation: findings and implications of a multisite study of clinicians and administrator

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Informatics Journal Club Webinar Date: June 6, 2013 Computerized provider documentation: findings and implications of a multisite study of clinicians and administrators Embi PJ, Weir C, Efthimiadis EN, Thielke SM, Hedeen AN, Hammond KW. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23355462 Peter J. Embi, MD, MS, FACP, FACMI Wexner Medical Center The Ohio State University This project takes a CPD has dramatically changed documentation processes, impacting...