AMIA 2020 Virtual Informatics Summit Schedule


Monday, March 23

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT

Opening Keynote Presentation




Atul Butte, MD, PhD, Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg Distinguished Professor, University of California San Francisco




12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. EDT

Web-based Interactive Visualization of Non-Lattice Subgraphs in SNOMED CT
Shiqiang Tao

Visualizing Clinical Assessment Variation for Quality Improvement: An Example in Preoperative Physical Status Classification
Andrew Wen

A Comparative Analysis of Speed and Accuracy for Three Off-the-Shelf De-Identification Tools
Paul Heider

Challenges in Using a Graph Database to Represent and Analyze Mappings of Cancer Study Data Standards
Robinette Renner

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT

Modeling Asthma Exacerbations from Electronic Health Records
Akshay Sood

Generalization of Machine Learning Approaches to Identify Notifiable Conditions from a Statewide Health Information Exchange
Gregory Dexter

A Study of Allergen Extraction from Electronic Health Record Narratives
Youngjun Kim

Text Snippets to Corroborate Medical Relations: An Unsupervised Approach using a Knowledge Graph and Embeddings
Maulik Kamdar

Predicting Colorectal Polyp Recurrence Using Time-to-Event Analysis of Medical Records
Lia Harrington

3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. EDT

Integrating Electronic Health Records and Human Resource Information Systems to Examine the Impact of Nurses’ Characteristics on Outcomes: An Application to Pediatric Post-Surgical Care
Dammika Walpitage

Estimating the Utility of Using a Predictive Model for Optimizing Advanced Care Planning
Sehj Kashyap

Extracting and Standardizing Medical Examiner Data to Improve Health
Shamsi Berry

The accuracy vs. coverage trade-off in patient-facing diagnosis models
Anitha Kannan

Chemical Entity Recognition for MEDLINE Indexing
Max Savery


Tuesday, March 24

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT

Voices of AMIA: Listening Session for Strategic Planning




Patricia C. Dykes, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, AMIA Board Chair





12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. EDT

Trait Insights Gained by Comparing Genome-Wide Association Study Results using Different Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Definitions
Jaehyun Joo

GenomeForest: An Ensemble Machine Learning Classifier for Endometriosis
Sadia Akter

Identifying Distinct, Effective Treatments for Acute Hypotension with SODA-RL: Safely Optimized Diverse Accurate Reinforcement Learning
Joseph Futoma

Developing a FHIR-based Framework for Phenome Wide Association Studies: A Case Study with A Pan-Cancer Cohort
Nansu Zong

Identifying genetic markers associated with Alzheimer’s Disease progression through image phenotyping
Danilo Pena

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT

Comparing Concept Normalization Accuracy and Speed for Medical Problems and Medication Allergies
Stephane Meystre

Mental Health Severity Detection from Psychological Forum Data using Domain-Specific Unlabelled Data
Braja Patra

Mining Misdiagnosis Patterns from Biomedical Literature
Cindy Li

Spatial Relation Extraction from Radiology Reports using Syntax-Aware Word Representations
Surabhi Datta

Extracting smoking status from electronic health records using NLP and deep learning
Suraj Rajendran

3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. EDT

Toward a More Accurate Accrual to Clinical Trials: Joint Cohort Discovery Using Bloom Filters and Homomorphic Encryption
Xiao Dong

The Feasibility of Garbled Circuits for Cross-Site Clinical Data Analytics
Xiao Dong

Integrating Electronic Health Record Data into the ADEpedia-on-OHDSI Platform for Improved Signal Detection: A Case Study of Immune-related Adverse Events
Yue Yu

The National VA Data Commons Pilot: Principles and Early Results
Gil Alterovitz

Is my SMART on FHIR app ready for prime time? A review guideline for building and evaluating apps from proof of concept to production
Andrey Soares


Wednesday, March 25

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT

Translational Bioinformatics and Data Science Year in Review




Nicholas Tatonetti, PhD, Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics, and Director of Clinical Informatics, Institute for Genomic Medicine, Columbia University




12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. EDT

Sharing is Caring: Exploring machine learning-enabled methods for regional medical imaging exchange using procedure metadata
Salaar Liaqat

Normalizing Adverse Events using Recurrent Neural Networks with Attention
Kahyun Lee

MultiFusionNet: Atrial Fibrillation Detection With Deep Neural Networks
Luan Tran

Deep Neural Networks Ensemble for Detecting Tweets Mentioning Medications
Davy Weissenbacher

Patient Representation Transfer Learning from Clinical Notes based on Hierarchical Attention Network
Yuqi Si

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT

Using a Rothman Index based Clinical Surveillance System to Reduce Mortality – a Randomized Controlled Trial
Michael Rothman

Feature Engineering and Process Mining to Enable Hazard Detection in Health Information Technology
Hilda Klasky

Developing a Search Engine for Precision Medicine
Samuel Shenoi

A Series Registration Framework to Recover Resting-State Functional Magnetic Resonance Data Degraded By Motion
Jenna Schabdach

Combination of MRI Sequences Predicts Cellular Density in Glioma
Evan Gates

3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. EDT

BRret: Retrieval of Brain Research Related Literature
Mohammad Anani

Automatically Identifying Comparator Groups on Twitter for Digital Epidemiology of Pregnancy Outcomes
Ari Klein

Towards Automatic Bot Detection in Twitter for Health-related Tasks
Anahita Davoudi

Mining Twitter to Assess the Determinants of Health Behavior towards Palliative Care in the United States
Yunpeng Zhao

Releasing a preprint is associated with more attention and citations
Darwin Fu


Thursday, March 26

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EDT

An artificial-intelligent (AI) and big data approach to prevent statin-associated symptoms and improve adherence
Chih-Lin Chi

Predicting Polypharmacy Side-effects Using Knowledge Graph Embeddings
Sameh Mohamed

sig2db: a Workflow for Processing Natural Language from Prescription Instructions for Clinical Data Warehouses
Daniel Harris

FHIR Lab Reports: Using SMART on FHIR and CDS Hooks to increase the clinical utility of pharmacogenomic laboratory test results
Michael Watkins

12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. EDT

Examining Potential Usability and Health Beliefs Among Young Adults Using a Conversational Agent for HPV Vaccine Counseling
Muhammad Amith

Examining the Feasibility of EHR-based Clinical Decision Support for Implementing Choosing Wisely® Guidelines: A Thematic Analysis
Brian Douthit

A Step Toward Structured Representation of Clinical Alerts within an Enterprise Knowledge Management System
Sina Madani

Utilizing User-Centered EHR Design for Systematic Deep Brain Stimulation Data Collection
Daniel Robins

The Impact of Data Communication Style in Quality Reports on Depression Screening in Primary Care
John Schrom

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EDT

Characterizing Basic and Complex Usage of i2b2 at an Academic Medical Center
Evan Sholle

JITA: A Platform for Enabling Real Time Point-of-Care Patient Recruitment
Jomol Mathew

Replacing Paper Informed Consent with Electronic Informed Consent for Research in Academic Medical Centers: A Scoping Review
Cindy Chen

Towards Automating Computational Phenotyping: Exploring the Trade-offs of Different Vocabulary Mapping Strategies
Tiffany Callahan

Linkability Assessment for Demographics Data
Andrew Hill

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. EDT

Closing Keynote Presentation




Janina M. Jeff, PhD, Senior Bioinformatics Scientist, Illumina