Fast Convolutional Method for Automatic Sleep Stage Classification.
Conclusions: The fast convolutional method worked well on the tested datasets. It achieved a high F-measure result and an efficient running time. Thus, it can be considered a promising tool for sleep stage classification. PMID: 30109150 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - August 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Temporal Segmentation for Capturing Snapshots of Patient Histories in Korean Clinical Narrative.
Conclusions: Although this method is based on manually constructed rules, our findings demonstrate that the proposed algorithm can achieve fairly good segmentation results, and it may be the basis for methodological improvement in the future. PMID: 30109151 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - August 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Self-management of Chronic Conditions Using mHealth Interventions in Korea: A Systematic Review.
Conclusions: While the number of identified studies was not large, none reported negative impacts of mHealth on selected outcomes. Future studies on mHealth should design interventions with a greater variety of targeted functions and should adopt more rigorous methodologies to strengthen the evidence for its effectiveness in chronic disease management. PMID: 30109152 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - August 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Electrocardiogram Sampling Frequency Range Acceptable for Heart Rate Variability Analysis.
Conclusions: A 250-Hz sampling frequency would be acceptable for HRV analysis. When frequency-domain analysis is not required, a 100-Hz sampling frequency would also be acceptable. PMID: 30109153 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - August 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Effectiveness of Mobile Health Application Use to Improve Health Behavior Changes: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials.
Conclusions: Despite the high risk of bias, such as selection, performance, and detection, this systematic review found that the use of mobile health applications has a positive impact on health-related behaviors and clinical health outcomes. Application users were more satisfied with using mobile health applications to manage their health in comparison to users of conventional care. PMID: 30109154 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - August 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Classification of Iris Colors and Patterns in Koreans.
Conclusions: We classified Korean iris colors and patterns for application in the design of artificial eyes. PMID: 30109155 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - August 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Application of Convolutional Neural Network in the Diagnosis of Jaw Tumors.
Conclusions: Ameloblastomas and KCOTs could be detected based on digital panoramic radiographic images using CNN with accuracy comparable to that of manual diagnosis by oral maxillofacial specialists. These results demonstrate that CNN may aid in screening for ameloblastomas and KCOTs in a substantially shorter time. PMID: 30109156 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - August 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Construction of an Electrocardiogram Database Including 12 Lead Waveforms.
Conclusions: Electrocardiogram information that includes 12 lead waveforms was extracted and transformed into a form that can be analyzed. The description and programming codes in this case report could be a reference for other researchers to build ECG databases using their own local ECG repository. PMID: 30109157 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - August 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

National Healthcare Service and Its Big Data Analytics.
Authors: Nam DJ, Kwon HW, Lee H, Ahn EK PMID: 30109158 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - August 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Correction: Using Statistical and Machine Learning Methods to Evaluate the Prognostic Accuracy of SIRS and qSOFA.
Authors: Gupta A, Liu T, Shepherd S, Paiva W Abstract [This corrects the article on p. 139 in vol. 24, PMID: 29770247.]. PMID: 30109159 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - August 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Healthcare Informatics Research's Journey of Paving the Road to Excellence in Global Healthcare Informatics.
Authors: Choi M, Kim JA PMID: 29770242 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - May 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Mobile Technology in Undergraduate Nursing Education: A Systematic Review.
Conclusions: We still seem to be in the beginning stage of implementing mobile technology in nursing education due to the limited implication of mobile technology and inconsistent research conclusions. In the future, rigorous primary empirical studies are needed to suggest the effective use of mobile devices in nursing education. PMID: 29770243 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - May 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Predicting Length of Stay in Intensive Care Units after Cardiac Surgery: Comparison of Artificial Neural Networks and Adaptive Neuro-fuzzy System.
Conclusions: The adaptive neuro-fuzzy algorithm produces a more accurate model as it applies both the capabilities of a neural network architecture and experts' knowledge as a hybrid algorithm. It identifies nonlinear components, yielding remarkable results for prediction the length of stay, which is a useful calculation output to support ICU management, enabling higher quality of administration and cost reduction. PMID: 29770244 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - May 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Evaluation of the IngVaL Pedobarography System for Monitoring of Walking Speed.
Conclusions: Increased sensor durability and a higher percentage of analyzed steps indicates that IngVaL is an improvement over the prototype system. The combined strategy of amplitude and step frequency was confirmed as the most accurate method. PMID: 29770245 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - May 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Development of the IMB Model and an Evidence-Based Diabetes Self-management Mobile Application.
Conclusions: The DSM app was developed based on behavioral change theory through IMB models. It was designed to be evidence-based, user-centered, and effective. It remains necessary to fully evaluate the effect of the DSM app on the DSM behavior changes of diabetes patients. PMID: 29770246 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - May 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Using Statistical and Machine Learning Methods to Evaluate the Prognostic Accuracy of SIRS and qSOFA.
Conclusions: The evidences suggest that qSOFA is a better diagnostic criteria than SIRS. The low sensitivity of qSOFA can be improved by carefully selecting the threshold to translate the predicted probabilities into labels. These findings can guide healthcare providers in selecting risk-stratification measures for patients presenting to an ED with sepsis. PMID: 29770247 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - May 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

HEDEA: A Python Tool for Extracting and Analysing Semi-structured Information from Medical Records.
Conclusions: This tool can be used to generate analysis report and charts using the central database. This information is only provided after prior approval has been received from the patient for medical research purposes. PMID: 29770248 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - May 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

A New Online Journal Management System.
Authors: Chang H, Kong HJ PMID: 29503746 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - March 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Enchanted Life Space: Adding Value to Smart Health by Integrating Human Desires.
Conclusions: An 'enchanted' experience can only be possible when monitoring provides the user with a comfortable life and satisfies their needs and desires sufficiently. Only when the novelty of the device's smartness effectively connects people with the space around them and focuses on human desires can it be cost effective and value creating. PMID: 29503747 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - March 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Scenario-Based Assessment of User Needs for Point-of-Care Robots.
Conclusions: Incorporating this technology into healthcare services will enhance communication and teamwork skills across distances and thereby facilitate teamwork. However, repeated tests will be needed to evaluate and ensure improved performance. PMID: 29503748 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - March 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Bayesian-Based Decision Support System for Assessing the Needs for Orthodontic Treatment.
Conclusions: The study was the first testing phase in which the results generated by the proposed system were compared with those suggested by expert orthodontists. The system delivered promising results; it showed a high degree of accuracy in classifying patients into groups needing and not needing orthodontic treatment. PMID: 29503749 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - March 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Comparison of Models for the Prediction of Medical Costs of Spinal Fusion in Taiwan Diagnosis-Related Groups by Machine Learning Algorithms.
Conclusions: Our study demonstrated that the random forest model can be employed to predict the medical costs of Tw-DRG49702, and could inform hospital strategy in terms of increasing the financial management efficiency of this operation. PMID: 29503750 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - March 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Evaluating the Dietary and Nutritional Apps in the Google Play Store.
Conclusions: A centralized resource is needed that can provide information on health-related apps to allow for systematic evaluation of their effectiveness. Further research needs to examine improved methods of designing app-store platforms and presenting the available apps to properly guide users in app selection. PMID: 29503751 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - March 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Comparison and Analysis of ISO/IEEE 11073, IHE PCD-01, and HL7 FHIR Messages for Personal Health Devices.
Conclusions: ISO/IEEE 11073 standards are suitable for devices having very small computing power. IHE PCD-01 and HL7 DoF messages can be used for the devices that need to be connected to hospital information systems that require patient information. When information reuse is frequent, DoF is advantageous over PCD-01. PMID: 29503752 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - March 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Automatic Glaucoma Detection Method Applying a Statistical Approach to Fundus Images.
Conclusions: This research showed that the proposed method using three statistics features achieves good performance for glaucoma detection. PMID: 29503753 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - March 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Trends in Research on the Security of Medical Information in Korea: Focused on Information Privacy Security in Hospitals.
Conclusions: We suggest that further research should be done in terms of social perception, human resource development, and technology development to improve risk management in medical information systems. PMID: 29503754 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - March 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Effects of Flipped Learning Using Online Materials in a Surgical Nursing Practicum: A Pilot Stratified Group-Randomized Trial.
Conclusions: The flipped learning method might offer more effective e-learning opportunities in terms of self-leadership and problem-solving than the traditional learning method in surgical nursing practicums. PMID: 29503755 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - March 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Customer Discovery as the First Essential Step for Successful Health Information Technology System Development.
Conclusions: CD is crucial to determine a more desirable direction in developing health IT systems, and it can be a powerful tool to increase the potential for successful commercialization in the health IT field. PMID: 29503756 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - March 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Applying Deep Learning in Medical Images: The Case of Bone Age Estimation.
Conclusions: It is shown that the proposed deep learning-based neural network can be used to estimate a subject's age from hand X-ray images, which eliminates the need for tedious atlas look-ups in clinical environments and should improve the time and cost efficiency of the estimation process. PMID: 29503757 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - March 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Correction: Development and Evaluation of an Obesity Ontology for Social Big Data Analysis.
Authors: Kim AR, Park HA, Song TM Abstract [This corrects the article on p. 159 in vol. 23, PMID: 28875050.]. PMID: 29503758 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - March 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Remembering Our Roots.
Authors: Chang H PMID: 29181231 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Machine Learning to Compare Frequent Medical Problems of African American and Caucasian Diabetic Kidney Patients.
Conclusions: This research discovered frequently appearing medical problems across five stages of CKD and further showed that many of the markers reported in previous studies are more applicable to African American patients than Caucasian patients. PMID: 29181232 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Development and Application of Direct Data Capture for Monitoring Medication Compliance in Clinical Trials.
This study developed a medication compliance monitoring system that used a PDA with a barcode scanner, which sent reminder/warning messages, logged medication barcode data, and provided compliance information to investigators. Registered participants received short message service (SMS) reminder/warning messages on their PDA and sent barcode data at the dosing time. The age range of the participants was 29 to 73 years. Five participants were
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Clinical Decision Support Model to Predict Occlusal Force in Bruxism Patients.
Conclusions: The results obtained demonstrate that the multiple regression model can predict the occlusal force using the digital values for the size and color of the articulating paper markings in bruxism patients. PMID: 29181234 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Systematic Review of Data Mining Applications in Patient-Centered Mobile-Based Information Systems.
Conclusions: Embedded data-mining-based feature in mobile apps, such as case detection, prediction/classification, risk estimation, or collection of patient data, particularly during self-management, would save, apply, and analyze patient data during and after care. More intelligent methods, such as artificial neural networks, fuzzy logic, and genetic algorithms, and even the hybrid methods may result in more patients-centered recommendations, providing education, guidance, alerts, and awareness of personalized output. PMID: 29181235 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Machine Learning to Improve the Effectiveness of ANRS in Predicting HIV Drug Resistance.
Conclusions: The study shows that there is a significant improvement in the prediction ability of ANRS gold standard. PMID: 29181236 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Prediction of Kidney Graft Rejection Using Artificial Neural Network.
Conclusions: The results of this study indicate that the ANN model outperformed LR in the prediction of kidney transplantation failure. Therefore, this approach is a promising classifier for predicting graft failure to improve patients' survival and quality of life, and it should be further investigated for the prediction of other clinical outcomes. PMID: 29181237 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Development of a Stress Classification Model Using Deep Belief Networks for Stress Monitoring.
Conclusions: The proposed model in this study was demonstrated to be effective in classifying stress detection, and in particular, it is expected to be applicable for stress prediction in stress monitoring systems. PMID: 29181238 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Validity of Principal Diagnoses in Discharge Summaries and ICD-10 Coding Assessments Based on National Health Data of Thailand.
Conclusions: The validity of the principal diagnoses on the summary and coding assessment forms was found to be low. The training of physicians and coders must be strengthened to improve the validity of discharge summaries and codings. PMID: 29181239 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Satisfaction with Paper-Based Dental Records and Perception of Electronic Dental Records among Dental Professionals in Myanmar.
Conclusions: The first step towards implementing electronic dental records in Myanmar should be improvement of the content and structure of paper-based dental records, especially in private dental clinics. Utilization of appropriate open-source electronic dental record software in private dental clinics is recommended to address perceived issues around financial barriers. For the long term, we recommend providing further education and training in health informatics to healthcare professionals to facilitate the efficient use of electronic dental record software in Myanmar in the future. PMID: 29181240 [PubMed] (Source: ...
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Technology and Policy Challenges in the Adoption and Operation of Health Information Exchange Systems.
Conclusions: The issues and solutions identified in this study regarding the implementation and operate of an online HIE system can provide valuable insight for planners to enable them to successfully design and operate such systems at a national level in the future. In addition, policy support from governments is needed. PMID: 29181241 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Association between Health Information Technology and Case Mix Index.
Conclusions: The positive association between IT and CMI implies that IT adoption itself could lead to higher patient billings. Generally, a higher CMI in a hospital indicates that the hospital provides expensive services with higher coding and therefore receives more money from patients. Therefore, measures to prevent upcoding through IT systems should be implemented. PMID: 29181242 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Development and Cross-cultural Validation of the Korean Version of SMArtphone's uSability Heuristics (SMASH).
Conclusions: The results of the study provide preliminary evidence that the modified K-SMASH can be used for heuristic evaluation, one of the usability tests, when developing applications in Korea. PMID: 29181243 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

System for Collecting Biosignal Data from Multiple Patient Monitoring Systems.
Conclusions: Our system collects biosignal data from different systems in a unified format. The data collected by the system can be used to develop algorithms or applications without the need to consider the source of the data. PMID: 29181244 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Usages of Computers and Smartphones to Develop Dementia Care Education Program for Asian American Family Caregivers.
Conclusions: Most family caregivers of dementia patients use smartphones more often than computers, and more than half of those caregivers communicate with others through social media apps. A smartphone-app-based caregiver intervention may serve as a more effective approach compared to the conventional in-class method. Multiple modalities for the development of caregiver interventions should be considered. PMID: 29181245 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Methods Using Social Media and Search Queries to Predict Infectious Disease Outbreaks.
Conclusions: This prediction method could be the core engine for implementing a (near-) real-time digital surveillance system. A digital surveillance system that uses Internet resources has enormous potential to monitor disease outbreaks in the early phase. PMID: 29181246 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Interactive Visualization of Healthcare Data Using Tableau.
Conclusions: Tableau is a software that can help users explore and understand their data by creating interactive visualizations. The software has the advantages that it can be used in conjunction with almost any database, and it is easy to use by dragging and dropping to create an interactive visualization expressing the desired format. PMID: 29181247 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Value-Based Health Technology Assessment and Health Informatics.
Authors: Lee YS PMID: 28875047 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - September 8, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Text Mining in Biomedical Domain with Emphasis on Document Clustering.
CONCLUSIONS: Text mining techniques can facilitate the mining of vast amounts of knowledge on a given topic from published biomedical research articles and draw meaningful conclusions that are not possible otherwise. PMID: 28875048 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - September 8, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research

Fall Detection System for the Elderly Based on the Classification of Shimmer Sensor Prototype Data.
CONCLUSIONS: In this paper, a classification-based fall detection system is proposed. For this purpose, the SMotion data set was developed and categorized into two groups (age and weight groups). The proposed fall detection system for the elderly is implemented through a body area sensor network using third-generation sensors. The evaluation results demonstrate the reasonable performance of the proposed fall detection prototype system in the tested scenarios. PMID: 28875049 [PubMed] (Source: Healthcare Informatics Research)
Source: Healthcare Informatics Research - September 8, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Healthc Inform Res Source Type: research