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    Prediction of malaria outbreaks

    A new model using data mining from epidemiological, meteorological, climatic, and socio-economic data predicts malaria incidence 7–8 weeks in advance using performance metrics.

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015, 15:47
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    Detection of medication discrepancy

    A hybrid algorithm for automated medication reconciliation is able to detect medication discrepancy between free-text clinical notes and discharge prescription lists, reaching significantly better results that previous attempts in the field.

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015, 15:37
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    What do you think about CDS?

    The views of three groups in the landscape of computerized clinical decision support (CDS) vary significantly regarding content sharing and legal issues, which could move the field forward if addressed.

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015, 15:35

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Volume 15 Suppl 2 (15 June 2015)

Louhi 2014: Special Issue on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis

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Gothenburg, Sweden. 27 April 2014

Volume 15 Suppl 1 (20 May 2015)

Proceedings of the ACM Eighth International Workshop on Data and Text Mining in Biomedical Informatics

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Shanghai, China. 7 November 2014

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