Journal Contents: International Journal of Privacy and Health Information Management (IJPHIM)

Volume 5 (2017)
Issue 1
Article 1
Evaluating the Impacts of Lean Management Practices in Healthcare via Simulation (pages 1-22)
Antonio Calogero (University of Calabria, Rende, Italy), Francesco Longo (University of Calabria, Rende, Italy), Letizia Nicoletti (CAL-TEK srl, Rende, Italy), Antonio Padovano (University of Calabria, Rende, Italy)
Article 2
FMECA Modelling and Analysis in Blood Transfusion Chain (pages 23-39)
Francesco Zedda (Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy), Gianluca Borelli (AOB - Azienda Ospedaliera G. Brotzu, Cagliari, Italy), Francesco Valentino Caredda (Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica, Chimica e Materiali, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy), Alessandro Fanti (Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica ed elettronica, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy), Gianluca Gatto (Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica ed elettronica, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy), Giuseppe Mazzarella (Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica ed elettronica, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy), Pier Francesco Orrù (Centro Interdipartimentale di Ingegneria e Scienze Ambientali, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy), Andrea Volpi (Industrial Engineering Department, University of Parma, Parma, Italy)
Article 3
A Computational Study of Perfusion During the ExtraCorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) (pages 40-52)
Maria Vittoria Caruso (Bioengineering Unit, University Magna Grecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy), Vera Gramigna (Bioengineering Unit, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy), Attilio Renzulli (Cardiac Surgery Unit, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy), Gionata Fragomeni (Bioengineering Unit, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy)
Article 4
Automated Domain-Specific Feature Selection for Classification-based Segmentation of Tomographic Medical Image Data (pages 53-75)
Gerald Zwettler (School of Informatics, Communications and Media, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg, Austria), Werner Backfrieder (School of Informatics, Communications and Media, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg, Austria)
Article 5
Efficacy of a Domestic Simulator for Training in Laparoscopic Surgery: Step by Step Validation (pages 76-91)
M. Frascio (DISC - Department of General Surgery, Genoa, Italy), M. Sguanci (DISC - Department of General Surgery, Genoa, Italy), M. Minuto (DISC - Department of General Surgery, Genoa, Italy), M. Casaccia (DISC - Department of General Surgery, Genoa, Italy), F. Mandolfino (DISC - Department of General Surgery, Genoa, Italy)
Article 6
Using Simulation to Teach Security and Encryption to Non-Technical Healthcare Professionals (pages 92-110)
Mark Gaynor (Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, USA), Tracy Omer (Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, USA), Jason S. Turner (Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, USA)
Article 7
Statistical Modeling for Studying the Impact of ICD-10 on Health Fraud Detection (pages 111-131)
Yu Zhang (Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, USA), Tyler Olson (University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA)
Article 8
Organizational Intelligence: A Proposed Model for Health Institutions (pages 132-147)
Pedro Fernandes da Anunciação (Escola Superior de Ciências Empresariais do Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Setúbal, Portugal), Luís Lagartinho (Centro Hospitalar de Setúbal, Setúbal, Portugal)
Volume 4 (2016)
Issue 1
Article 1
Utilization Pattern and Privacy Issues in the use of Health Records for Research Practice by Doctors: Selected Nigerian Teaching Hospitals as Case Study (pages 1-11)
Eunice Olubunmi Omidoyin (Department of Health Information Management, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria), Rosaline Oluremi Opeke (Department of Information Resource Management, Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Nigeria), Gordon Kayode Osagbemi (Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria)
Article 2
Social Care and Life Quality of Frail or Dependent Elderly: The Contribution of Technologies (pages 12-22)
Cristina Albuquerque (University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Article 3
Employing Dynamics of Jungian Compensation to Foster Psychological Coherence with ICTs (pages 23-49)
Stephen Brock Schafer (Pacific Rim Enterprises, Redmond, WA, USA)
Article 4
Computer Based E-Healthcare Clinical Systems: A Comprehensive Survey (pages 50-69)
Mohamed K. Watfa (Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates), Hina Majeed (Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates), Tooba Salahuddin (Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Article 5
Portuguese Citizens and Oncologic Institutions in Social Networks: An Analysis of the Beginning of this Interactive Communication (2009-2012) (pages 70-84)
Nuno Martins (Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave, Barcelos, Portugal), Daniel Brandão (Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave, Barcelos, Portugal)
Issue 2
Article 1
Maturity in Health Organization Information Systems: Metrics and Privacy Perspectives (pages 1-18)
Alberto Carneiro (Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal & Universidade Europeia, Lisbon, Portugal)
Article 2
How Information Architecture Contributes to Define a Framework for a Market Intelligence System Development: Applications in Healthcare Sector (pages 19-37)
George Leal Jamil (Informações em Rede Ltda, Belo Horizonte, Brazil), Leandro Henrique Rocha dos Santos (IN3 Inteligência de Mercado Ltda, Belo Horizonte, Brazil), Liliane Carvalho Jamil (Independent Researcher, Belo Horizonte, Brazil), Augusto Alves Pinho Vieira (Independent Researcher, Belo Horizonte, Brazil)
Article 3
Resilience and Psychomotricity: Strategies of Action in Preschool Education (pages 38-52)
Maria de Lourdes Cró (College of Education, Polytechnic Institution of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal), Ana Mafalda Castro Pinho (University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Article 4
Weathering the Storm: Disaster Preparedness and the Florida Health Information Exchange (pages 53-61)
Alice M. Noblin (Department of Health Management & Informatics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA), Kendall Cortelyou-Ward (Department of Health Management & Informatics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA), Ashley Rutherford (University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA)
Article 5
ICTs, E-health, and Multidisciplinary Healthcare Teams: Promises and Challenges (pages 62-75)
Bolanle A. Olaniran (Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA)
Article 6
Mobile Healthcare in an Increasingly Connected Developing World (pages 76-97)
Nikhil Yadav (Division of Computer Science, Mathematics and Science, College of Professional Studies, St. John's University, Jamaica, NY, USA), Mehrdad Aliasgari (Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science, California State University, Long Beach, CA, USA), Christian Poellabauer (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA)
Volume 3 (2015)
Issue 1
Article 1
Identifying Factors for Successful Implementation of Simulation Modeling in Healthcare (pages 1-19)
Krisjanis Steins (Quantitative Logistics Research Group, Department of Science and Technology, Linköping University, Sweden), Fredrik Persson (Quantitative Logistics Research Group, Department of Science and Technology, Linköping University, Sweden)
Article 2
Evaluations on the Applicability of Generic and Modular Image Processing Chains for Quantitative 3D Data Analysis in Clinical Research and Radiographer Training (pages 20-41)
Gerald Adam Zwettler (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg, Austria), Werner Backfrieder (Department of Bio- and Medical Informatics,School of Informatics, Communications and Media,University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg, Austria)
Article 3
Laparoscopic Skills Simulator: A Gradual Structured Training Program for Acquiring Laparoscopic Abilities (pages 42-60)
M. Sguanci (DISC- Department of General Surgery, Genoa University, Genoa, Italy), F. Mandolfino (DISC- Department of General Surgery, Genoa University, Genoa, Italy), M. Casaccia (DISC- Department of General Surgery, Genoa University, Genoa, Italy), M. Gaudina (DIBRIS- Department of Informatics, Bioengineering, Robotics and Systems Engineering, Genoa University, Genoa, Italy), E. Bellanti (DIBRIS- Department of Informatics, Bioengineering, Robotics and Systems Engineering, Genoa University, Genoa, Italy), M. Minuto (DISC- Department of General Surgery, Genoa University, Genoa, Italy), M. Frascio (DISC- Department of General Surgery, Genoa University, Genoa, Italy)
Issue 2
Special Issue on Multidisciplinary Approaches to Handling Complexity in Healthcare
Editorial Preface
Muaz A. Niazi (Computer Science Department, COMSATS Institute of IT, Islamabad, Pakistan)
Article 1
Publicness, Goal Ambiguity and Patient Safety: Exploring Organizational Factors in Hospital Practice (pages 1-26)
Stuart Anderson (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK)
Article 2
Health Expenditure: Short and Long-Term Relations in Latin America, 1995-2010 (pages 27-50)
Jesus Salgado-Vega (Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Toluca, Mexico), Fatima Y. Salgado-Naime (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega and Gasset, Madrid, Spain & Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Toluca, Mexico)
Article 3
Cost Effective Design of an RFID Based Healthcare Service System (pages 51-65)
Kinza Sarwar (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan), Munam Ali Shah (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan)
Article 4
Segmentation of Lung Nodules in CT Scan Data: A Review (pages 66-77)
Shehzad Khalid (Department of Computer Engineering, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan), Anwar C. Shaukat (Department of Computer Science, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan), Amina Jameel (Department of Computer Engineering, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan), Imran Fareed (Department of Electrical Engineering, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
Article 5
Sentiment Analysis for Health Care (pages 78-91)
Muhammad Taimoor Khan (Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan), Shehzad Khalid (Department of Computer Engineering, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan)
Article 6
Analysis of Valuable Techniques and Algorithms Used in Automated Skin Lesion Recognition Systems (pages 92-107)
Uzma Jamil (Department of Computer Engineering, Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan & Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan), Shehzad Khalid (Department of Computer Engineering,Bahria Univesity, Islamabad, Pakistan)
Volume 2 (2014)
Issue 1
Second Volume of the International Journal of Privacy and Health Information Management
Editorial Preface
Muaz A. Niazi (COMSATS Institute of IT, Islamabad, Pakistan)
Article 1
A Viewpoint of Security for Digital Health Care in the United States: What's There? What Works? What's Needed? (pages 1-21)
Steven A. Demurjian (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA), Alberto De la Rosa Algarín (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA), Jinbo Bi (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA), Solomon Berhe (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA), Thomas Agresta (Department of Family Medicine and the Center for Quantitative Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA), Xiaoyan Wang (Department of Family Medicineand the Center for Quantitative Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA), Michael Blechner (Department of Pathologyand the Center for Quantitative Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA)
Article 2
The Intelligent Data Brokerage: A Utility-Enhancing Architecture for Algorithmic Anonymity Measures (pages 22-33)
Nolan Hemmatazad (College of Information Science and Technology, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, USA), Robin Gandhi (College of Information Science and Technology, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, USA), Qiuming Zhu (College of Information Science and Technology, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, USA), Sanjukta Bhowmick (College of Information Science and Technology, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, USA)
Article 3
Political Attitudes on the Dutch Electronic Patient Record (pages 34-50)
Evert Mouw (Independent Researcher, Elspeet, Netherlands)
Article 4
System Upgrade and Integration at a Medium-Sized Dental Clinic (pages 51-64)
Eun G. Park (McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada), Benjamin Paris (McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Issue 2
Article 1
Aggregate Model-Based Performance Analysis of an Emergency Department (pages 1-21)
Ivo Adan (Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands), Erjen Lefeber (Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands), Jordi Timmermans (Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands), Annet van de Waarsenburg (Catharina Hospital Eindhoven, Eindhoven, Netherlands), Mireille Wolleswinkel-Schriek (Catharina Hospital Eindhoven, Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Article 2
Identification of Motion-Based Action Potentials in Neural Bundles (pages 22-40)
Volkhard Klinger (Department of Embedded Systems, FHDW Hannover, Hannover, Germany), Arne Klauke (Department of Embedded Systems, FHDW Hannover, Hannover, Germany)
Article 3
Advanced Solutions for Healthcare Facility Management (pages 41-56)
Francesco Longo (DIMEG, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy), Letizia Nicoletti (DIMEG, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy), Alessandro Chiurco (DIMEG, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy), Antonio Calogero (DIMEG, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy)
Article 4
Implementation of Electronic Health Record (EHR) System in the Healthcare Industry (pages 57-71)
Robert P Schumaker (Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT, USA), Kavya P. Reganti (Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT, USA)
Volume 1 (2013)
Issue 1
Article 1
Development of a Diplomatic, Information, Military, Health, and Economic Effects Modeling System (pages 1-11)
Newton Howard (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA), Erik Cambria (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA)
Article 2
A Systems Framework for Modeling Health Disparities in the Prevalence in Chronic Conditions following a Natural Disaster Event (pages 12-28)
Rafael Diaz (The Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC), Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA), Joshua G. Behr (The Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC), Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA), Francesco Longo (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Modelling & Simulation Center – Laboratory of Enterprise Solutions (MSC-LES), University of Calabria, Rende, CS, Italy), Hua Liu (Department of Political Science and Geography, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA)
Article 3
Patient Safety Concerns among Emergency Medical Staff and Patients (pages 29-52)
Pi-Fang Hsu (Department of Communications Management, Shih Hsin University, Taipei, Taiwan), Wen-Chun Tsai (Supervisor, Nursing Department of En Chu Kong Hospital, New Taipei, Taiwan), Chia-Wen Tsai (Department of Information Management, Ming Chaun University, Taipei, Taiwan)
Article 4
A Review of PACS on Cloud for Archiving Secure Medical Images (pages 53-62)
Ricardo Ferraro de Souza (Networks and Management Laboratory, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil), Carlos Becker Westphall (Networks and Management Laboratory, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil), Daniel R. dos Santos (Networks and Management Laboratory, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil), Carla M. Westphall (Networks and Management Laboratory, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil)
Issue 2
Special Issue on Modeling, Simulation, and Computational Methods for Privacy and Healthcare Information
Guest Editorial Preface
Francesco Longo (University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy), Rafael Diaz (Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA)
Article 1
Variable Interaction Networks in Medical Data (pages 1-16)
Stephan M. Winkler (Heuristic and Evolutionary Algorithms Laboratory, Bioinformatics Research Group, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg, Austria), Gabriel Kronberger (Heuristic and Evolutionary Algorithms Laboratory, Bioinformatics Research Group, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg, Austria), Michael Affenzeller (Heuristic and Evolutionary Algorithms Laboratory, Bioinformatics Research Group, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg, Austria), Herbert Stekel (Central Laboratory, General Hospital Linz, Linz, Austria)
Article 2
Developing an Ultrasonography Simulator Training Tool (pages 17-27)
John A. Sokolowski (Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center (VMASC), Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA), Catherine M. Banks (Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center (VMASC), Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA), Hector M. Garcia (Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center (VMASC), Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA), William T. Richards (Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center (VMASC), Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA)
Article 3
IFEDH: Solving Health System Problems Using Modelling and Simulation (pages 28-37)
Niki Popper (DWH Simulation Services, Vienna, Austria), Florian Miksch (DWH Simulation Services, Vienna, Austria), Günther Zauner (DWH Simulation Services, Vienna, Austria), Harald Piringer (VRVis Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung Forschungs-GmbH, Vienna, Austria), Ingrid Wilbacher (Main Association of Austrian Social Security Institutions, Vienna, Austria), Felix Breitenecker (Institute for Analysis and Scientific Computing, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria)
Article 4
A New Hybrid Algorithm based on Watershed Method, Confidence Connected Thresholding and Region Merging as Preprocessing for Statistical Classification of General Medical Images (pages 38-56)
Gerald Zwettler (Department of Bio- and Medical Informatics,School of Informatics, Communications and Media,University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg, Austria), Werner Backfrieder (Department of Bio- and Medical Informatics,School of Informatics, Communications and Media,University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg, Austria)
Article 5
The Effects of Transit Corridor Developments on the Healthcare Access of Medically Fragile Vulnerable Populations (pages 57-75)
Rafael Diaz (Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA), Joshua Behr (Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC), Old Dominion University, Suffolk, VA, USA), ManWo Ng (Department of Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA), Anna Jeng (School of Community and Environmental Health, College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA), Bridget Giles (Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center (VMASC), Old Dominion University, Suffolk, VA, USA)
Article 6
Three-Dimensional Numerical Simulations of the Aortic Flow in Presence of a Left Ventricle Assist Device with Two Outflow Graft Placements (pages 76-95)
R. Mazzitelli (School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, “Magna Graecia” University, Catanzaro, Italy), F. Condemi (School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, “Magna Graecia” University, Catanzaro, Italy), A. Renzulli (Cardiac Surgery Unit, “Magna Graecia” University, Catanzaro, Italy), G. F. Serraino (Cardiac Surgery Unit, “Magna Graecia” University, Catanzaro, Italy), G. Fragomeni (School of Computer and Biomedical Engineering, “Magna Graecia” University, Catanzaro, Italy)
Article 7
Obesity Epidemic Simulation Based on Behavioral Models and Intelligent Agents (pages 96-114)
Marina Massei (DIME, University of Genoa, Genova, Italy), Alberto Tremori (DIME, University of Genoa, Genova, Italy), Vera Novak (BIDMC, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA), Simonluca Poggi (MAST srl, Genova, Italy), Christian Bartolucci (Simulation Team, Genova, Italy), Angelo Ferrando (MAST srl, Genova, Italy), Alessandro Chiurco (MSC-LES, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy)
Article 8
Transformation of Markov Models for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis into the System Dynamics Methodology: Analysis and Case Study (pages 115-131)
Patrick Einzinger (dwh Simulation Services, Vienna, Austria), Ruth Leskovar (Institute for Analysis and Scientific Computing, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria), Claudia Wytrzens (Institute for Analysis and Scientific Computing, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria)
Article 9
An Innovative Serious Game for Education and Training in Health Care (pages 132-146)
Agostino G. Bruzzone (Simulation Team, MITIM, DIME, University of Genoa, Genova, Italy), Marco Frascio (Simulation Center DISC, University of Genoa, Genova, Italy), Francesco Longo (DIMEG, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy), Marina Massei (Simulation Team, MITIM, DIME, University of Genoa, Genova, Italy), Letizia Nicoletti (DIMEG, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy)