Recent Publications

Clinical Informatics I Bioinformatics I Clinical Epidemiology I Health Information Management

*Archived Publications at bottom of page

Clinical Informatics

Time-motion analysis of clinical nursing documentation during implementation of an electronic operating room management system for ophthalmic surgery
Yackel TR,Chiang MF, et al. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings. 2013 Nov 16:1195-204. eCollection 2013.
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Electronic health record systems in ophthalmology: impact on clinical documentation
Chiang, MF, et al. Ophthalmology. 2013 Sep;120(9):1745-55. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2013.02.017.

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Evaluation of electronic health record implementation in ophthalmology at an academic medical center (an American Ophthalmological Society thesis)
Chiang MF, et al. Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 2013 Sep.
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Caveats for the use of operational electronic health record data in comparative effectiveness research
Hersh WR, Weiner MG, et al. Med Care. 2013 Aug;51(8 Suppl 3):S30-7.
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Electronic Health Record Systems in Ophthalmology: Impact on Clinical Documentation
Sanders DS, Lattin DJ, Read-Brown S, Tu DC, Wilson DJ, Hwang TS, Morrison JC, Yackel TR, Chiang MF. Ophthalmology. 2013 May 15.
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Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

Multi-omic network signatures of disease
Gibbs DL,McWeeney SK, et al. Frontiers in Genetics. 2014 Jan 7;4:309. eCollection 2014.
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Challenges in secondary analysis of high throughput screening data
Blucher AS, McWeeney SK. Pac Symp Biocomput. 2014:114-24.

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Comparison of methods to identify aberrant expression patterns in individual patients: augmenting our toolkit for precision medicine
Druker BJ, McWeeney SK, Wilmot B, et al. Genome Med. 2013 Nov 29;5(11):103. [Epub ahead of print]
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Genetic factors involved in risk for methamphetamine intake and sensitization
McWeeney S, et al. Mamm Genome. 2013 Nov 13. [Epub ahead of print]

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The Human Phenotype Ontology project: linking molecular biology and disease through phenotype data
Haendel, M, et al. Nucleic Acids Res. 2013 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print]

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On the reproducibility of science: unique identification of research resources in the biomedical literature
Vasilevsky, Nicole, et al. PeerJ (2013): 5 Sept 2013. Web. https://peerj.com/articles/148.pdf.
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Genetic susceptibility to chronic otitis media with effusion: Candidate gene single nucleotide polymorphisms.
Macarthur CJ, Wilmot B, Wang L, Schuller M, Lighthall J, Trune D.Laryngoscope. 2013 Aug 8.

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Systems immunogenetics of vaccines.
Mooney M, McWeeney S, Sékaly RP.Semin Immunol. 2013 Apr;25(2):124-9. doi: 10.1016/j.smim.2013.06.003. Epub 2013 Jul 22.
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Clinical Epidemiology

Virk: an active learning-based system for bootstrapping knowledge base development in the neurosciences
Ambert KH, Cohen AM, Burns GA, Boudreau E, Sonmez K. Frontiers in Neuroinformatics.2013 Dec 25;7:38. eCollection 2013.
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Rule-based deduplication of article records from bibliographic databases
Jiang Y, Cohen AM, et al. Database (Oxford). Published online Jan 16;2014. Print 2014.
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Systematic Review of the Benefits and Risks of Metformin in Treating Obesity in Children Aged 18 Years and Younger
McDonagh MS, Selph S, Ozpinar A, Foley C. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Dec 16. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.4200. [Epub ahead of print]
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Rates and indications for surgical breast biopsies in a community-based health system
Soot L, Weerasinghe R, Wang L, Nelson HD. Am J Surg. 2013 Nov 10. pii: S0002-9610(13)00649-1. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2013.07.046.
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Association between knowledge of HIV-positive status or use of antiretroviral therapy and high-risk transmission behaviors: Systematic review
Zakher B, Blazina I, Chou R. AIDS Care. 2013 Sep 5.
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US Food and Drug Administration documents can provide unpublished evidence relevant to systematic reviews
McDonagh MS, Peterson K, Balshem H, Helfand M.J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Oct;66. Epub 2013 Jul 12.

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Preventing dental caries in children <5 years: systematic review updating USPSTF recommendation.
Chou R, Cantor A, Zakher B, Mitchell JP, Pappas M.Pediatrics. 2013 Aug;132(2):332-50. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-1469. Epub 2013 Jul 15. Review.
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Health Information Management

Taking the doctoral challenge. Educators push HIM professionals to add PhD to credentials
Brodnik MS, Valerius JD, Watzlaf VJ. Journal of AHIMA. 2013 Aug; 84(8):24-7.
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Archived publications

Use of simulation to assess electronic health record safety in the intensive care unit: a pilot study.
Christopher A March, David Steiger, Gretchen Scholl, Vishnu Mohan, William R Hersh, Jeffrey A Gold. BMJ Open 2013; 3:e002549. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002549

Barriers to retrieving patient information from electronic health record data: failure analysis from the TREC Medical Records Track.
Edinger T, Cohen AM, Bedrick S, Ambert K, Hersh W. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2012;2012:180-8. Epub 2012 Nov 3. 

Text-mining and neuroscience
Ambert KH, Cohen AM. Int Rev Neurobiol. 2012;103:109-32. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-388408-4.00006-X.  

Studying the potential impact of automated document classification on scheduling a systematic review update.
Cohen AM, Ambert K, McDonagh M.BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2012 Apr 19;12:33. doi: 10.1186/1472-6947-12-33.