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2015 (Vol. 54): Issue 4 2015

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

15 articles
1.
Is Methods of Information in Medicine Now a Better Journal Than in the Years Before?
An Editor’s Comment on the Relationship between Impact Factors and the Quality of Publications

Editorial Note

R. Haux (1)

(1) University of Braunschweig – Institute of Technology and Hannover Medical School, Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics, Germany; editor of Methods of Information in Medicine

Methods Inf Med 2015 54: 293-294

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME15-14-0001

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2.

For Discussion – Editorial

M. Rigby (1)

(1) Emeritus Professor of Health Information Strategy, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, U.K.

Methods Inf Med 2015 54 4: 295-297

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-10-0139

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3.

For Discussion – Original Article

E. Ammenwerth (1)

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

Methods Inf Med 2015 54 4: 298-307

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0119

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4.

For Discussion – Original Article

N. Al-Shorbaji (1), L. Hanmer (2), R. Hussein (3), F. Magrabi (4), A. Moen (5), L. A. Moura (6), H.-A. Park (7), P. Scott (8)

(1) World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; (2) Burden of Disease Research Unit and WHO Collaborating Centre for the Family of International Classifications, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa; (3) Biomedical Informatics Center of Excellence, Information Technology Institute, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Giza, Egypt; (4) Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia; (5) Institute for health and society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway; (6) AM eHealth, Sao Paulo, Brazil; (7) College of Nursing and Systems Biomedical Informatics Research Center, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea; (8) School of Computing, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Methods Inf Med 2015 54 4: 308-318

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-02-0119

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5.

Original Article

U. Hübner (1)

(1) Health Informatics Research Group, Hochschule Osnabrueck, Osnabrueck, Germany

Methods Inf Med 2015 54 4: 319-327

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-05-0001

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6.
Linked Records of Children with Traumatic Brain Injury
Probabilistic Linkage without Use of Protected Health Information

Original Article

Online Supplementary Material

T. D. Bennett (1, 2), J. M. Dean (1), H. T. Keenan (1), M. H. McGlincy (3), A. M. Thomas (1), L. J. Cook (1)

(1) Pediatric Critical Care, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA; (2) Current address: Pediatric Critical Care, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA; (3) Strategic Matching, Inc., Morrisonville, NY, USA

Methods Inf Med 2015 54 4: 328-337

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0093

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7.

Original Article

A. Fong (1), R. Ratwani (1, 2)

(1) MedStar Institute for Innovation – National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, Washington, D.C., USA; (2) Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C., USA

Methods Inf Med 2015 54 4: 338-345

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME15-01-0010

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8.

Original Article

M. Lablans (1), D. Kadioglu (1), M. Muscholl (1), F. Ückert (1)

(1) University Medical Center Mainz, Mainz, Germany

Methods Inf Med 2015 54 4: 346-352

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0137

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9.

Original Article

Online Supplementary Material

M. Arias (1), F. J. Díez (1)

(1) Department of Artificial Intelligence, UNED, Madrid, Spain

Methods Inf Med 2015 54 4: 353-358

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME13-01-0121

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10.
Methods for Ensuring High Quality of Coding of Cause of Death
The Mortality Register to Follow Southern Urals Populations Exposed to Radiation

Original Article

N. Startsev (1), P. Dimov (2), B. Grosche (3), F. Tretyakov (4), J. Schüz (5), A. Akleyev (1)

(1) Urals Research Center for Radiation Medicine, Chelyabinsk, Russia; (2) Chelyabinsk Oblast Clinical Hospital No3, Chelyabinsk, Russia; (3) Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS), Neuherberg, Germany; (4) Southern Urals Biophysics Institute (SUBI), Ozyorsk, Russia; (5) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Lyon, France

Methods Inf Med 2015 54 4: 359-363

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0101

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11.

Original Article

M. Bialke (1), T. Bahls (1), C. Havemann (1), J. Piegsa (1), K. Weitmann (1), T. Wegner (2), W. Hoffmann (1)

(1) Institute for Community Medicine, Section Epidemiology of Health Care and Community Health, University Medicine Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany; (2) Institute of Applied Microelectronics and Computer Engineering, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany

Methods Inf Med 2015 54 4: 364-371

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0133

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12.

Original Article

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

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

Methods Inf Med 2015 54 4: 372-375

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME14-01-0139

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13.
Memorandum “Open Metadata”
Open Access to Documentation Forms and Item Catalogs in Healthcare

White Paper

M. Dugas (1), K.-H. Jöckel (2), T. Friede (3), O. Gefeller (4), M. Kieser (5), M. Marschollek (6), E. Ammenwerth (7), R. Röhrig (8), P. Knaup-Gregori (5), H.-U. Prokosch (4)

(1) Institute of Medical Informatics, University of Münster, Münster, Germany; (2) Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany; (3) Department of Medical Statistics, University Medical Center Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany; (4) Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany; (5) Institute of Medical Biometry and Informatics, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany; (6) Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics, University of Braunschweig – Institute of Technology and Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany; (7) Institute of Biomedical Informatics, UMIT – University of Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tirol, Austria; (8) Department for Medical Informatics, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany

Methods Inf Med 2015 54 4: 376-378

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME15-05-0007

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14.

Letter to the Editor

Online Supplementary Material

C. Pires (1), A. Cavaco (1), F. Martins (2), M. Vigário (2)

(1) Research Institute for Medicines (iMed.ULisboa), Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Social Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal; (2) Faculty of Letters, Department of Linguistics, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Methods Inf Med 2015 54 4: 379-381

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME15-04-0003

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Letter to the Editor

D. Böhning (1)

(1) Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

Methods Inf Med 2015 54 4: 382-383

http://dx.doi.org/10.3414/ME15-04-0004

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