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Renci, Duke Colleague and MC TRACS Member Javed Publish “Patient Electronic Health Data-Drive Approach to Clinical Decision Support”

Patient Electronic Health Data-Driven Approach to Clinical Decision Support is a brief summary paper describing an ongoing collaboration on a next generation clinical decision support system. The MindsEye system takes advantage of highly interactive, rich visualization to engage the physician at point-of-care in analyzing and diagnosing a patient based on historical, cohort, and medical protocol data.

Javed with Renci and Duke Colleagues Received a NSF Smart Health Grant

MindsEye: Development and Evaluation of a Human Computer Interface for the MindLinc Clinical Decision Support System

Javed Mostafa (PI) was awarded one of the NSF Smart Health grants. It is a collaboration among three institutions, UNC, RENCI (Co-PI, Dr. Ketan Mane), and Duke (Co-PI, Dr. Kenneth Gersing). The project starts immediately and will last for about three years. Interested in a PhD or Postdoctoral position? Please contact jm@unc.edu with a recent vita.

Dr. Mostafa to Speak at “Content-Based Multimedia Indexing,” Madrid, Spain, June 13th, 2011

ViewFinder Medicine (VfM) System

It is an intelligent image browser tool designed to facilitate quick retrieval and analysis of MRI data. VfM adapts the presentation of content based on user’s search patterns and feedback. It is designed to assist a physician retrieve and analyze MRIs and currently supports access to the ADNI database of curated Alzheimer images. The talk will focus on his collaboration with a past student Mayank Agarwal.

Conference Paper: Content-based Image Retrieval for Alzheimer’s Disease Detection [PDF]

CBMi Conference

Dr. Mostafa in the AMIA Joint Summit on Translational Science

TraCS Biomedical Informatics Core Director, Dr. Mostafa, recently participated as a member of the Scientific Program Committee (SPC) and a track chair in the AMIA Joint Summit on Translational Science.

In addition, based on work conducted in the NC TraCS Institute he had two presentations in the AMIA Clinical Informatics Summit 2011.

The two panel presentation titles are the following:

  • “Challenges and Emerging Solutions for Securing Medical Data and Applications” — with UCSF and Ohio State
  • “Meaningful Use and Personalized Patient Education” –- with NIH (Jim Cimino) and Duke

The abstracts of the presentations above included co-authors from NIH, Healthwise, Duke University, UC San Francisco, and Ohio State University. Dr. Mostafa was the lead author on both abstracts.

SIGIR 2010 Paper by LAIR Members

Work focusing a new distributed model for information retrieval conducted by members of LAIR was reported in the recent International Conference of the Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval held on July 19-23 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Scalability of Findability: Effective and Efficient IR Operations in Large Information Networks

Weimao Ke, Javed Mostafa (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)