AMIA 2013 Competition and Award Nominee/Finalists

The Martin Epstein and Student Paper Awards

The Martin Epstein and Student Paper Awards are issued in recognition of best student papers at the Annual Symposium. Student papers are selected by the Annual Symposium Scientific Program Committee and forwarded to the Student Paper Advisory Committee (SPAC) who nominate eight finalist papers for presentation at the Student Paper Competition. Based on a combination of the written paper and oral presentation, the judges will select a first, second, and third place paper. If the first place paper is truly extraordinary, the (SPAC) awards the Martin Epstein Award.

Student Paper Competition Finalists

(S64) Persuasive Performance Feedback: The Effect of Framing on Self-efficacy
E. Choe, University of Washington; B. Lee, Microsoft Research; S. Munson, W. Pratt, J. Kientz, University of Washington

(S07) Design and Evaluation of a Bacterial Clinical Infectious Diseases Ontology
C. Gordon, Columbia University/University of Melbourne; S. Pouch, Columbia University; L. Cowell, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; M. Boland, H. Platt, Columbia University; A. Goldfain, Blue Highway Inc.; C. Weng, Columbia University

(S93) An Early Illness Recognition Framework Using a Temporal Smith Waterman Algorithm and NLP
Z. Hajihashemi, M. Popescu, University of Missouri Columbia

(S20) Validation of Pre-operative Patient Self-Assessment of Cardiac Risk for Non-Cardiac Surgery: Foundations for Decision Support
S. Manaktala, T. Rockwood, T.J. Adam, University of Minnesota

(S82) Automatically Extracting Clinically Useful Sentences from UpToDate to Support Clinicians' Information Needs.
R. Mishra, G. Del Fiol, University of Utah; H. Kilicoglu, National Library of Medicine; S. Jonnalagadda, Mayo Clinic; M. Fiszman, National Library of Medicine

(S73) Crowdsourcing the Verification of Relationships in Biomedical Ontologies
J. Mortensen, M. Musen, N. Noy, Stanford University

(S84) Semantic Annotation of Clinical Events for Generating a Problem List
D. Mowery, P. Jordan, J. Wiebe, H. Harkema, University of Pittsburgh; W. Chapman, University of California San Diego

(S84) Inferring the Semantic Relationships of Words within an Ontology Using Random Indexing: Applications to Pharmacogenomics
B. Percha, R. Altman, Stanford University

Distinguished Paper Awards

From a slate of candidate papers recommended by the Annual Symposium Scientific Program Committee, the Awards Committee will recognize up to five notable and distinguished papers from the Annual Symposium. Distinguished papers are awarded at Annual Symposium but contain no ordinal designation. Papers of the Student Paper Competition finalists are not eligible.

AMIA Distinguished Paper Award Nominees

(S19) Identifying Inconsistencies in SNOMED CT Problem Lists using Structural Indicators
A. Agrawal, Manhattan College; Y. Perl, New Jersey Institute of Technology; Y. Chen, Borough of Manhattan Community College; G. Elhanan, Halfpenny Technologies; M. Liu, New Jersey Institute of Technology

(S71) Method for the Development of Data Visualizations for Community Members with Varying Levels of Health Literacy
A. Arcia, M. Bales, W. Brown, M. Co Jr., M. Gilmore, Y. Lee, C. Park, J. Prey, M. Velez, J. Woollen, S. Yoon; R. Kukafka, J. Merrill, S. Bakken, Columbia University

(S84) On-time Clinical Phenotype Prediction Based on Narrative Reports
C. Bejan, Vanderbilt University; L. Vanderwende, Microsoft; H. Evans, M. Wurfel, University of Wasington; M. Yetisgen-Yildiz, University of Washington

(S40) Patient Encounters and Care Transitions in One Community Supported by Automated Query-based Health Information Exchange
T. Campion, J. Vest, J. Ancker, R. Kaushal, Weill Cornell Medical College

(S18) Predicting the Dengue Incidence in Singapore using Univariate Time Series Models
P. Dayama, K. Sampath, IBM Research – India

(S62) Multihospital Infection Prevention Collaborative: Informatics Challenges and Strategies to Prevent MRSA
B. Doebbeling, Regenstrief Institute/Roudebush VAMC/Indiana University School of Medicine; M. Flanagan, Indiana University School of Medicine; G. Nall, Regenstrief Institute; S. Hoke, M. Rosenman, A. Kho, Regenstrief Institute/Indiana University School of Medicine

(S29) A Pilot Study to Explore the Feasibility of Using the Clinical Care Classification System for Developing a Reliable Costing Method for Nursing Services
P. Dykes, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School; D. Wantland, Rutgers College of Nursing; L. Whittenburg, Medicomp Systems Inc.; V. Saba, SabaCare

(S29) Collaborative Development and Maintenance of Health Terminologies
N. Hardiker, University of Salford; T. Kim, University of California Davis; C. Bartz, A. Coenen, K. Jansen, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

(S08) Patient Moderator Interaction in Online Health Communities
J. Huh, D. McDonald, A. Hartzler, W. Pratt, University of Washington

(S39) Desiderata for Healthcare Integrated Data Repositories Based on Architectural Comparison of Three Public Repositories
V. Huser, J. Cimino, NIH Clinical Center

(S39) Linked Data and Online Classifications to Organise Mined Patterns in Patient Data
N. Jay, Université de Lorraine/CHU de Nancy; M. D'Aquin, Open University

(S81) Using Image References in Radiology Reports to Support Enhanced Report-to-Image Navigation
T. Mabotuwana, Y. Qian, M. Sevenster, Philips Research North America

(S92) Patient Informed Governance of Distributed Research Networks: Results and Discussion from Six Patient Focus Groups
L. Mamo, D. Browe, H. Logan, San Francisco State University; K. Kim, San Francisco State University/University of California, Davis

(S06) Twinlist: Novel User Interface Designs for Medication Reconciliation
C. Plaisant, T. Chao, J. Wu, University of Maryland; A. Hettinger, Medstar Innovation Institute; J. Herskovic, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston/MD Anderson Cancer Center; T. Johnson, University of Kentucky; E. Bernstam, E. Markowitz, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; S. Powsner, Yale University; B. Shneiderman, University of Maryland

Working Group Awards

AMIA Working Groups issue several awards presented at AMIA annual conferences. Working Group Awards are originally sponsored by a Working Group and approved by the AMIA Awards Committee and Board of Directors.

Diana Forsythe Award

Honors either a peer-reviewed AMIA paper published in the Proceedings of the Annual Symposium or peer-reviewed article published in JAMIA or other journals publishing medical informatics-related content that best exemplifies the spirit and scholarship of Diana Forsythe’s work at the intersection of informatics and social sciences with a cash prize. Selection is determined by a sub-committee of the AMIA Awards Committee and the AMIA People and Organizational Issues Working Group, with the award presented annually at the AMIA Annual Symposium.

Diana Forsythe Award Finalists

A sociotechnical analysis of diagnostic computer kiosks in four California hospital emergency departments. Social Science & Medicine 75 (2012) 2378-2385
Ackerman, S.L., Tebb, K., Stein, J.C., Frazee, B.W., Hendey, G.W., Schmidt, L.A., Gonzales, R. Benefit or burden?

Mediation of Adoption and Use: A Key Strategy for Mitigating Unintended Consequences of Health IT Implementation. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 19 (2012) 1043-1049
Novak, L. L., Anders, S.H., Gadd. C.S. and Lorenzi, N.M.

The effects of EMR deployment on doctors’ work practices: A qualitative study in the emergency department of a teaching hospital. International Journal of Medical Informatics 81 (2012) 204–217
Park, S.Y., Lee, S.Y., Chen, Y.

Disciplined doctors: The electronic medical record and physicians’ changing relationship to medical knowledge. Social Science & Medicine 74 (2012) 1021e1028.
Reich, A.

Nursing Informatics Working Group (NIWG) Student Award

Honors a student who demonstrates excellence in nursing informatics and who has the potential to contribute significantly to the discipline of nursing and health informatics. The candidate papers are recommended by the AMIA Annual Symposium Scientific Program Committee, and the selection of the recipient is made by a special committee within the AMIA Nursing Informatics Working Group.

NIWG Student Award Nominees

(S40) A Software Communication Tool for the Tele-ICU
D. Pimintel, S. Wei, A. Odor, University of California, Davis

(S73) Developing Nursing Computer Interpretable Guidelines: A Feasibility Study of Heart Failure Guidelines in Homecare
M. Topaz, University of Pennsylvania ; E. Shalom, University of the Negev; R. Masterson Creber, University of Pennsylvania ; K. Rhadakrishnan, University of Texas; K. Bowles, University of Pennsylvania

Harriet H. Werley Award

A cash prize is presented to the paper presented at the AMIA Annual Symposium with a nurse as first author that is judged to make the greatest contribution to advancing the field of nursing informatics. The candidate papers are recommended by the AMIA Annual Symposium Scientific Program Committee, and the selection of the recipient is made by a special committee within the AMIA Nursing Informatics Working Group.

Werley Award Nominees

(S71) Method for the Development of Data Visualizations for Community Members with Varying Levels of Health Literacy
A. Arcia, M. Bales, W. Brown, M. Co Jr., M. Gilmore, Y. Lee, C. Park, J. Prey, M. Velez, J. Woollen, S. Yoon; R. Kukafka, J. Merrill, S. Bakken, Columbia University

(S38) Cultivating Imagination: Development and Pilot Test of a Therapeutic Use of an Immersive Virtual Reality CAVE
P. Brennan, F. Nicolalde, K. Ponto, M. Kinneberg, V. Freese, D. Paz, University of Wisconsin-Madison

(S29) A Pilot Study to Explore the Feasibility of Using the Clinical Care Classification System for Developing a Reliable Costing Method for Nursing Services
P. Dykes, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School; D. Wantland, Rutgers College of Nursing; L. Whittenburg, Medicomp Systems Inc.; V. Saba, SabaCare

(S29) Collaborative Development and Maintenance of Health Terminologies
N. Hardiker, University of Salford; T. Kim, University of California Davis; C. Bartz, A. Coenen, K. Jansen, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

(S83) Evaluation of Intravenous Medication Errors with Smart Infusion Pumps in an Academic Medical Center
K. Ohashi, P. Dykes, K. McIntosh, E. Buckley, Brigham and Women's Hospital; M. Wien, Partners Healthcare System Hospital; D. Bates, Brigham and Women's Hospital

(S91) Support For Contextual Control In Primary Care: A Qualitative Analysis
C. Weir, F. Drews, J. Butler, M. Jones, Veterans Health Affairs/University of Utah; R. Barrus, Veterans Health Affairs; J. Nebeker, Veterans Health Affairs/University of Utah