Select Manuscripts

Improving Clinical Science and Care (higher level, perspective pieces)

D'Avolio L, Farwell W, Fiore L. Comparative Effectiveness Research and Medical Informatics. (PDF) American Journal of Medicine 2010 123(12): 32-37.

D'Avolio L. Electronic medical records at a crossroads; Impetus for change or missed opportunity? (PDF) Journal of the American Medical Association 2009 302(10): 1109-10.

Fiore L, D'Avolio L. Detours on the Road to Personalized Medicine: Barriers to biomarker validation and interpretation. Journal of the American Medical Association 2011 306(17): 1914-5.

Point of Care Clinical Trials

Fiore L., Brophy M., Ferguson R., D'Avolio L, Hermos J., Lew R., Doros G., Conrad C., O'Neil J., Sabin T., Kaufman J., Swartz S., Lawler E., Liang M., Gaziano J., Lavori P. A point-of-care clinical trial comparing insulin administered using a sliding scale versus a weight-based regimen.(PDF) Clinical Trials. 2011; 8(2): 183-195

D'Avolio L, et al. Implementation of the Department of Veterans Affairs' first point-of-care clinical trial. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association; Online version

Technologies to Turn Data into Information (e.g., data mining & natural language processing)

D'Avolio L, Nguyen T, Goryachev S, Fiore L. Automated Concept-Level Information Extraction to Reduce the Need for Custom Software and Rules Development.(PDF) Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association: 2011 Sep-Oct;18(5):607-13

Shiner B, D'Avolio LW, Nguyen TN, Zayed MH, Watts BV, Fiore L. (2011). Automated Classification of Psychotherapy Note Text: Implications for Quality Assessment in PTSD Care. (PDF) Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice (Article first published online: DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2753.2011.01634.x)

Farwell WR, D'Avolio LW, Scranton RE, Lawler EV, Gaziano JM. Statins and Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Grade in a Veterans Population. (PDF) Journal of the National Cancer Institute. (Article first published online: DOI: 10.1093/jnci/djr108)

D'Avolio L, Nguyen T, Fiore L. The Automated Retrieval Console (ARC): Open Source Software for Streamlining the Process of Natural Language Processing. Proceedings of the Association of Computing Machinery's International Health Informatics Symposium: 2010 Nov. 11-12; Arlington, VA; p. 469-473.

D'Avolio L, Nguyen T, Farwell W, Chen Y, Fitzmeyer F, Harris O, Fiore L. Evaluation of a Generalizable Approach to Clinical Information Retrieval using the Automated Retrieval Console (ARC). (PDF) Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2010 17(4): 375-382.

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