Acta Informatica Medica

journal of the Academy of Medical Sciences in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Acta Informatica Medica (Acta Inform Med) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal publishing original articles, professional articles, reviews, viewpoints, and case studies, covering issues in Medical and Health informatics.

The journal is the official organ of the Society for Medical Informatics of Bosnia and Herzegovina, European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI) and published by the Academy of Medical Sciences of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Issues are published quarterly in March, June, September, and December.

Specific scope of interests of the journal relates to System and System analysis, Medical documentation, Electronic health records, Clinical decision-making, Artificial intelligence, Expert systems, Science editing, E-learning in medicine,  On-line biomedical databases, Information and Communication technologies, Health information systems.

Evidence-based articles reflecting progress of Medical informatics in Balkan and Mediterranean countries are prioritized.

ISSN: 0353-8109 (Print), ISSN: 1986-5988 (On-line)

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Health ATMs in Saudi Arabia: A Perspective

Bakheet Aldosari Abstract Background: Health ATMs are terminals which are connected to a centrally located database storing patients’ electronic healthcare records (EHR). These machines are capable of collecting information in [...]

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Prof Jana Zvarova, PhD (1943–2017)

Izet Masic Abstract On July 5th passed away academician professor Jana Zvarova, one of pioneers and one of most influential Medical informatics scientist and expert in Europe and in the [...]

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23.07.2017.

23.07.2017. Journal follows ICMJE recommendations Duplicate Submission Authors should not submit the same manuscript, in the same or different languages, simultaneously to more than one journal. The rationale for this standard is the potential for [...]

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21.07.2017. Who is an author? - http://www.icmje.org/recommendations/browse/roles-and-responsibilities/defining-the-role-of-authors-and-contributors.html

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17.07.2017. Author instructions - Clinical Trial registration - http://www.icmje.org/recommendations/browse/publishing-and-editorial-issues/clinical-trial-registration.html

30.06.2017.

30.06.2017. New Issue of AIM -  Volume 25(2);  2017 June

06.06.2017

06.06.17. First issue of Acta Informatica Medica journal was published during wartime in Bosnia and Herzegovina (in 1993).

01.06.2017.

01.06.2017. Peer Review Process All manuscripts are considered to be confidential and they are peer reviewed by at least 2 reviewers. The corresponding author will be notified as soon as possible of the editor decision [...]

Comparison of Different Analgesic Techniques for Pain Relief During Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: a Double-blind, Randomized Clinical Trial

July 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Comparison of Different Analgesic Techniques for Pain Relief During Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: a Double-blind, Randomized Clinical Trial

Afsaneh Fouladi, Aria Soleimani Abstract Background: Most patients experience some degree of pain during extracorporeal shock waves lithotripsy (ESWL). Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of target-controlled infusion (TCI) of [...]

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Visual Evoked Potentials (VEPs) of Occipital Region in Patients with Schizophrenia and Migraine Headache

July 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Visual Evoked Potentials (VEPs) of Occipital Region in Patients with Schizophrenia and Migraine Headache

Gorana Sulejmanpasic, Senad Drnda Abstract Aim: To examine the morphologic variations of occipital sulci patterns in patients with schizophrenia and migraine haeadache regarding gender and laterality as well as damage of visual pathway in patients [...]

A Three-Phase Decision Model of Computer-Aided Coding for the Iranian Classification of Health Interventions (IRCHI)

July 24th, 2017|Comments Off on A Three-Phase Decision Model of Computer-Aided Coding for the Iranian Classification of Health Interventions (IRCHI)

Zahra Azadmanjir, Reza Safdari, Marjan Ghazisaeedi, Mehrshad Mokhtaran, Mohammad Esmail Kameli Abstract Introduction: Accurate coded data in the healthcare are critical. Computer-Assisted Coding (CAC) is an effective tool to improve clinical coding in particular when [...]

Prof Jana Zvarova, PhD (1943–2017)

July 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Prof Jana Zvarova, PhD (1943–2017)

Izet Masic Abstract On July 5th passed away academician professor Jana Zvarova, one of pioneers and one of most influential Medical informatics scientist and expert in Europe and in the world. Professor Jana Zvarova was [...]

Medical Informatics as Academic and Scientific Discipline in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Twenty-five Years of Experiences from Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo

July 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Medical Informatics as Academic and Scientific Discipline in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Twenty-five Years of Experiences from Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo

Izet Masic Abstract This year is anniversary of 25 years from establishing the first Cathedra of Medical informatics at Bosnia and Herzegovinian universities (Figures 1, 2, 3). From long time this exam was one of [...]