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Biomedical Informatics Insights


An international, peer reviewed, open access journal that covers all aspects of medical informatics and decision-making supported by medical informatics.  The journal seeks to promote understanding on how text, genetics and clinical care integrate into stable but dynamic systems.  The journal also seeks to explore information management in healthcare, information systems and technology, and discussions on medical decision making.

Editor in Chief: Professor John P. Pestian

ISSN: 1178-2226

Processing Speed: High quality, constructive peer review and rapid editorial decision within an average of four weeks.

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Opportunities and Challenges of Adolescent and Adult Vaccination Administration Within Pharmacies in the United States
Jessica Y. Islam, Joann F. Gruber, Alexandre. Lockhart, Manju. Kunwar, Spencer. Wilson, Sara B. Smith, Noel T. Brewer, Jennifer S. Smith
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2017:9 1178222617692538
Review | Published on 16 Feb 2017



Using Electronic Medical Record to Identify Patients With Dyslipidemia in Primary Care Settings: International Classification of Disease Code Matters From One Region to a National Database
Justin. Oake, Erfan. Aref-Eshghi, Marshall. Godwin, Kayla. Collins, Kris. Aubrey-Bassler, Pauline. Duke, Masoud. Mahdavian, Shabnam. Asghari
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2017:9 1178222616685880
Original Research | Published on 10 Feb 2017



Immunization Information System and Informatics to Promote Immunizations: Perspective From Minnesota Immunization Information Connection
Miriam Halstead. Muscoplat, Sripriya. Rajamani
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2017:9 1178222616688893
Perspective | Published on 09 Feb 2017



A Machine Learning Approach to Evaluating Illness-Induced Religious Struggle
Joshua. Glauser, Brian. Connolly, Paul. Nash, Daniel H. Grossoehme
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2017:9 1178222616686067
Original Research | Published on 08 Feb 2017



Direct and Electronic Health Record Access to the Clinical Decision Support for Immunizations in the Minnesota Immunization Information System
Sripriya Rajamani, Aaron Bieringer, Stephanie Wallerius, Daniel Jensen, Tamara Winden and Miriam Halstead Muscoplat
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2016:Suppl. 2 23-29
Rapid Communication | Published on 22 Dec 2016



Tennessee’s 3-Star Report: Using Available Data Systems to Reduce Missed Opportunities to Vaccinate Preteens
Kelly L. Moore, Melissa K. Fankhauser and Pamela C. Hull
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2016:Suppl. 2 15-21
Technical Advance | Published on 04 Dec 2016



Clinical Decision Support for Immunizations (CDSi): A Comprehensive, Collaborative Strategy
Noam H. Arzt
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2016:Suppl. 2 1-13
Commentary | Published on 19 Oct 2016



Efficient Queries of Stand-off Annotations for Natural Language Processing on Electronic Medical Records
Yuan Luo and Peter Szolovits
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2016:8 29-38
Perspective | Published on 19 Jul 2016



Toward a Learning Health-care System – Knowledge Delivery at the Point of Care Empowered by Big Data and NLP
Vinod C. Kaggal, Ravikumar Komandur Elayavilli, Saeed Mehrabi, Joshua J. Pankratz, Sunghwan Sohn, Yanshan Wang, Dingcheng Li, Majid Mojarad Rastegar, Sean P. Murphy, Jason L. Ross, Rajeev Chaudhry, James D. Buntrock and Hongfang Liu
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2016:Suppl. 1 13-22
Original Research | Published on 23 Jun 2016



Mining Health-Related Issues in Consumer Product Reviews by Using Scalable Text Analytics
Manabu Torii, Sameer S. Tilak, Son Doan, Daniel S. Zisook and Jung-wei Fan
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2016:Suppl. 1 1-11
Original Research | Published on 20 Jun 2016



Mobile Health (mHealth) Services and Online Health Educators
Muhammad Anshari and Mohammad Nabil Almunawar
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2016:8 19-27
Original Research | Published on 25 May 2016



Methodological Issues in Predicting Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Candidates Through Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning
Kevin Bretonnel Cohen, Benjamin Glass, Hansel M. Greiner, Katherine Holland-Bouley, Shannon Standridge, Ravindra Arya, Robert Faist, Diego Morita, Francesco Mangano, Brian Connolly, Tracy Glauser and John Pestian
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2016:8 11-18
Original Research | Published on 22 May 2016



Big Data Application in Biomedical Research and Health Care: A Literature Review
Jake Luo, Min Wu, Deepika Gopukumar and Yiqing Zhao
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2016:8 1-10
Review | Published on 19 Jan 2016



Some Correlates of Electronic Health Information Management System Success in Nigerian Teaching Hospitals
Adebowale I. Ojo and Sunday O. Popoola
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2015:7 1-9
Original Research | Published on 01 Apr 2015



Combining an Expert-Based Medical Entity Recognizer to a Machine-Learning System: Methods and a Case Study
Pierre Zweigenbaum, Thomas Lavergne, Natalia Grabar, Thierry Hamon, Sophie Rosset and Cyril Grouin
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2013:6 Suppl. 1 51-62
Original Research | Published on 01 Aug 2013



Text Categorization of Heart, Lung, and Blood Studies in the Database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP) Utilizing n-grams and Metadata Features
Mindy K. Ross, Ko-Wei Lin, Karen Truong, Abhishek Kumar and Mike Conway
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2013:6 35-45
Original Research | Published on 22 Jul 2013



Using Conversation Topics for Predicting Therapy Outcomes in Schizophrenia
Christine Howes, Matthew Purver and Rose McCabe
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2013:Suppl. 1 39-50
Original Research | Published on 15 Jul 2013



Computational Semantics in Clinical Text Supplement
John P. Pestian, Ph.D
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2013:6 (Suppl. 1) 1-2
Editorial | Published on 24 Jun 2013



Computational Semantics in Clinical Text
Stephen Wu
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2013:Suppl. 1 3-5
Editorial | Published on 24 Jun 2013 | Video abstract



Analysis of Cross-Institutional Medication Description Patterns in Clinical Narratives
Sunghwan Sohn, Cheryl Clark, Scott R. Halgrim, Sean P. Murphy, Siddhartha R. Jonnalagadda, Kavishwar B. Wagholikar, Stephen T. Wu, Christopher G. Chute and Hongfang Liu
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2013:Suppl. 1 7-16
Original Research | Published on 24 Jun 2013



Using Empirically Constructed Lexical Resources for Named Entity Recognition
Siddhartha Jonnalagadda, Trevor Cohen, Stephen Wu, Hongfang Liu and Graciela Gonzalez
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2013:Suppl. 1 17-27
Original Research | Published on 24 Jun 2013



Towards Converting Clinical Phrases into SNOMED CT Expressions
Rohit J. Kate
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2013:Suppl. 1 29-37
Original Research | Published on 24 Jun 2013



Using n-Grams for Syndromic Surveillance in a Turkish Emergency Department Without English Translation: A Feasibility Study
Sylvia Halász, Philip Brown, Cem Oktay, Arif Alper Çevik, Isa Kiliçaslan, Colin Goodall, Dennis G Cochrane, Thomas R Fowler, Guy Jacobson, Simon Tse and John R Allegra
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2013:6 29-33
Original Research | Published on 25 Apr 2013



Recognizing Scientific Artifacts in Biomedical Literature
Tudor Groza, Hamed Hassanzadeh and Jane Hunter
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2013:6 15-27
Original Research | Published on 02 Apr 2013



Decomposing Phenotype Descriptions for the Human Skeletal Phenome
Tudor Groza, Jane Hunter and Andreas Zankl
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2013:6 1-14
Original Research | Published on 04 Feb 2013



What’s In a Note: Construction of a Suicide Note Corpus
John P. Pestian, Pawel Matykiewicz and Michelle Linn-Gust
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 1-6
Original Research | Published on 05 Nov 2012



Statistical and Similarity Methods for Classifying Emotion in Suicide Notes
Kirk Roberts and Sanda M. Harabagiu
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 195-204
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Rule-based and Lightly Supervised Methods to Predict Emotions in Suicide Notes
Ted Pedersen
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 185-193
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Three Hybrid Classifiers for the Detection of Emotions in Suicide Notes
Maria Liakata, Jee-Hyub Kim, Shyamasree Saha, Janna Hastings, and Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 175-184
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Binary Classifiers and Latent Sequence Models for Emotion Detection in Suicide Notes
Colin Cherry, Saif M. Mohammad and Berry de Bruijn
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 147-154
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Discovering Fine-grained Sentiment in Suicide Notes
Wenbo Wang, Lu Chen, Ming Tan, Shaojun Wang and Amit P. Sheth
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 137-145
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Early Fusion of Low Level Features for Emotion Mining
Fabon Dzogang, Marie-Jeanne Lesot, Maria Rifqi, and Bernadette Bouchon-Meunier
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 129-136
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



A Hybrid System for Emotion Extraction from Suicide Notes
Azadeh Nikfarjam, Ehsan Emadzadeh and Graciela Gonzalez
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 165-174
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Leveraging Psycholinguistic Resources and Emotional Sequence Models for Suicide Note Emotion Annotation
Eric Yeh, William Jarrold and Joshua Jordan
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 155-163
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Combining Lexico-semantic Features for Emotion Classification in Suicide Notes
Bart Desmet, and VĂ©ronique Hoste
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 125-128
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Introductory Editorial
John P. Pestian
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 1
Editorial | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Sentiment Analysis of Suicide Notes: A Shared Task
John P. Pestian, Pawel Matykiewicz, Michelle Linn-Gust, Brett South, Ozlem Uzuner, Jan Wiebe, Kevin B. Cohen, John Hurdle, Christopher Brew
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 3-16
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



A Hybrid Model for Automatic Emotion Recognition in Suicide Notes
Hui Yang, Alistair Willis, Anne de Roeck and Bashar Nuseibeh,
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 17-30
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Suicide Note Sentiment Classification: A Supervised Approach Augmented by Web Data
Yan Xu, Yue Wang,, Jiahua Liu, Zhuowen Tu, Jian-Tao Sun, Junichi Tsujii and Eric Chang
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 31-41
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



A Hybrid Approach to Sentiment Sentence Classification in Suicide Notes
Sunghwan Sohn, Manabu Torii, Dingcheng Li, Kavishwar Wagholikar, Stephen Wu and Hongfang Liu
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 43-50
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Emotion Detection in Suicide Notes using Maximum Entropy Classification
Richard Wicentowski and Matthew R. Sydes
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 51-60
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Fine-Grained Emotion Detection in Suicide Notes: A Thresholding Approach to Multi-Label Classification
Kim Luyckx, Frederik Vaassen, Claudia Peersman and Walter Daelemans
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 61-69
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



LASSA: Emotion Detection via Information Fusion
Ning Yu, Sandra Kübler, Joshua Herring, Yu-Yin Hsu, Ross Israel and Charese Smiley
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 71-76
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Using Ensemble Models to Classify the Sentiment Expressed in Suicide Notes
James A. McCart, Dezon K. Finch, Jay Jarman, Edward Hickling, Jason D. Lind, Matthew R. Richardson, Donald J. Berndt and Stephen L. Luther
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 77-85
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



A Naïve Bayes Approach to Classifying Topics in Suicide Notes
Irena Spasic, Pete Burnap, Mark Greenwood and Michael Arribas-Ayllon
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 87-97
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Labeling Emotions in Suicide Notes: Cost-Sensitive Learning with Heterogeneous Features
Jonathon Read, Erik Velldal and Lilja Øvrelid
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 99-103
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



A Combined Approach to Emotion Detection in Suicide Notes
Alexander Pak, Delphine Bernhard, Patrick Paroubek and Cyril Grouin
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 105-114
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Topic Categorisation of Statements in Suicide Notes with Integrated Rules and Machine Learning
Aleksandar Kovacevic, Azad Dehghan, John A. Keane and Goran Nenadic
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2012:5 (Suppl. 1) 115-124
Original Research | Published on 30 Jan 2012



Comparison of LDA and SPRT on Clinical Dataset Classifications
Chih Lee, Brittany Nkounkou and Chun-Hsi Huang
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2011:4 1-7
Original Research | Published on 19 Apr 2011



Differential Transcriptional Changes in Mice Exposed to Chemically Distinct Diesel Samples
Tina Stevens, Susan Hester and M. Ian Gilmour
Biomedical Informatics Insights 2010:3 29-52
Original Research | Published on 12 Aug 2010



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