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Current Issue

2016 (Vol. 55): Issue 2 2016

Journal: Methods of Information in Medicine
Subtitle: A journal stressing, for more than 50 years, the methodology and scientific fundamentals of organizing, representing and analyzing data, information and knowledge in biomedicine and health care
ISSN: 0026-1270

13 articles
1.
Models and Data Sources Used in Systems Medicine
A Systematic Literature Review

Original Article

Editors Choice

Online Supplementary Material

M. Gietzelt (1), M. Löpprich (1), C. Karmen (1), P. Knaup (1), M. Ganzinger (1)

(1) Institute of Medical Biometry and Informatics, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany

Methods Inf Med 2016 55 2: 107-113

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME15-01-0151

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SPIRIT: Systematic Planning of Intelligent Reuse of Integrated Clinical Routine Data
A Conceptual Best-practice Framework and Procedure Model

Original Article

W. O. Hackl (1), E. Ammenwerth (1)

(1) Institute of Biomedical Informatics, UMIT – University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tirol, Austria

Methods Inf Med 2016 55 2: 114-124

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME15-01-0045

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Integrated Data Repository Toolkit (IDRT)
A Suite of Programs to Facilitate Health Analytics on Heterogeneous Medical Data

Original Article

C. R. K. D. Bauer (1), T. Ganslandt (2, 3), B. Baum (1), J. Christoph (3), I. Engel (3), M. Löbe (4), S. Mate (3), S. Stäubert (4), J. Drepper (5), H.-U. Prokosch (2, 3), A. Winter (4), U. Sax (1)

(1) Department of Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany; (2) Medical Center for Information and Communication Technology, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany; (3) Chair of Medical Informatics, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany; (4) Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Epidemiology (IMISE), University Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany; (5) TMF – Technology, Methods, and Infrastructure for Networked Medical Research, Berlin, Germany

Methods Inf Med 2016 55 2: 125-135

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME15-01-0082

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Original Article

D. Nasseh (1), J. Stausberg (1)

(1) IBE, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany

Methods Inf Med 2016 55 2: 136-143

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0087

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Original Article

Online Supplementary Material

B. Baer (1), M. Nguyen (1), E. J. Woo (1), S. Winiecki (1), J. Scott (1), D. Martin (1), T. Botsis (1, 2), R. Ball (1)

(1) Office of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Rockville, Maryland, USA; (2) Department of Computer Science, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

Methods Inf Med 2016 55 2: 144-150

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0066

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Original Article

M. Topaz (1, 2), D. L. Seger (1, 3), F. Goss (4), K. Lai (3), S. P. Slight (5), J. J. Lau (1), H. Nandigam (1, 2, 3), L. Zhou (1, 2, 3)

(1) General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; (2) Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; (3) Clinical and Quality Analysis, Partners Healthcare System, Wellesley, MA, USA; (4) Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA; (5) Division of Pharmacy, School of Medicines, Pharmacy and Health, Durham University, Durham, UK

Methods Inf Med 2016 55 2: 151-157

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME15-01-0081

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Original Articles

H. Gu (1), Y. Chen (2), Z. He (3), M. Halper (4), L. Chen (5)

(1) Computer Science Department, New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY, USA; (2) Computer Information Systems Department, BMCC, CUNY, New York, NY, USA; (3) Biomedical Informatics Department, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA; (4) Information Technology Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey, USA; (5) Science Department, BMCC, CUNY, New York, NY, USA

Methods Inf Med 2016 55 2: 158-165

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0104

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Core Standards of the EUBIROD Project
Defining a European Diabetes Data Dictionary for Clinical Audit and Healthcare Delivery

Original Article

Online Supplementary Material

S. G. Cunningham (1), F. Carinci (2, 3), M. Brillante (1), G. P. Leese (1), R. R. McAlpine (1), J. Azzopardi (4), P. Beck (5), N. Bratina (6), V. Bocquet (7), K. Doggen (8), P. K. Jarosz-Chobot (9), M. Jecht (10), U. Lindblad (11), T. Moulton (12), Ž. Metelko (13), A. Nagy (14), G. Olympios (15), S. Pruna (16), S. Skeie (17), F. Storms (18), C. T. Di Iorio (19), M. Massi Benedetti (2)

(1) University of Dundee, Scotland; (2) Hub for International Health Research, Italy; (3) University of Surrey, United Kingdom; (4) University of Malta, Malta; (5) Joanneum Research, Austria; (6) University Children’s Hospital Ljubljana, Slovenia; (7) Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg, Luxembourg; (8) Scientific Institute of Public Health, Belgium; (9) Medical University of Silesia, Poland; (10) Havelhöhe Hospital, Germany; (11) University of Gothenburg, Sweden; (12) Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Ireland; (13) Vuk Vrhovac University Clinic for Diabetes, Croatia; (14) University of Debrecen, Hungary; (15) Ministry of Health, Cyprus; (16) Telemedica Consulting, Romania; (17) NOKLUS, Norway; (18) Dutch Institute for Healthcare Improvement (CBO), The Netherlands; (19) Serectrix snc, Italy

Methods Inf Med 2016 55 2: 166-176

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME15-01-0016

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Original Article

G. Kopanitsa (1, 2, 3)

(1) Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia; (2) Helix Laboratory Service, Saint-Petersburg, Russia; (3) Tomsk State University for Architecture and Building, Tomsk, Russia

Methods Inf Med 2016 55 2: 177-181

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME15-01-0068

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Original Article

Online Supplementary Material

B. Holleczek (1), H. Brenner (2, 3, 4)

(1) Saarland Cancer Registry, Saarbrücken, Germany; (2) Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany; (3) Division of Preventive Oncology, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT), Heidelberg, Germany; (4) German Cancer Consortium (DKTK), German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany

Methods Inf Med 2016 55 2: 182-192

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME15-01-0004

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Original Article

W. Uter (1), A. Schnuch (2), M. Wilkinson (3), A. Dugonik (4), B. Dugonik (5), T. Ganslandt (6)

(1) Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany; (2) Information Network of Departments of Dermatology, Georg-August University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany; (3) Department of Dermatology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK; (4) Department of Dermatology, University Medical Centre Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia; (5) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Maribor, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia; (6) Medical Center for Information & Communication Technology, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany

Methods Inf Med 2016 55 2: 193-199

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME15-01-0099

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12.

Letter to the Editor

G. Glover (1), S. Fletcher (2), A. Esquinas (3)

(1) Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust , Critical Care, London, United Kingdom; (2) Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Intensive Care Unit, Bradford, United Kingdom; (3) Hospital Morales Meseguer, Intensive Care Unit, Murcia, Spain

Methods Inf Med 2016 55 2: 200-201

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME15-04-0006

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Erratum

The Original Article can be found here.

Methods Inf Med 2016 55 2: 201-201

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME15-12-0004e

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