Making Use of H-index: the Shape of Science at the University of Sarajevo

Haris Memisevic, Irzada Taljic, Amra Macak Hadziomerovic Abstract Introduction: Quantifying science and scientific contribution has become one of the main tasks in evaluating researchers and their impact. How do we value research and science in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH)? Scientific community has mostly agreed upon that one of the best ways to value researchers is [...]

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Managing information in Health Informatics

Rodolfo A. Fiorini, Izet Masic Abstract Only once we agree upon our understanding of what words really mean can we debate whether a concept, represented by those words, is or not well represented significantly in specific application. Conceptual clarity and predicative/ impredicative competence are the fundamental components for managing information more effectively in Health Informatics, [...]

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Data Requirements and the Basis for Designing Health Information Kiosks

Mina Afzali, Maryam Ahmadi, Zahra Mahmoudvand Abstract Introduction: Health kiosks are an innovative and cost-effective solution that organizations can easily implement to help educate people. Aim: To determine the data requirements and basis for designing health information kiosks as a new technology to maintain the health of society. Methods: By reviewing the literature, a list [...]

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Benefits of Outsourcing Strategy and IT Technology in Clinical Trials

Milorad Stamenovic, Amra Dobraca Abstract Introduction: Aim of this paper is to describe some of models of outsourcing (numerous and response to different types of risks and increment of quality is based on individual problem and situation). Defining whether to outsource or not and whether to build or buy new information technology (IT) is question [...]

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The Most Influential Scientists in the Development of Medical Informatics (18): Isaacs Sedick

Izet Masic Abstract Isaacs Sedick, PhD (1940-2012) was born and grew up in the Bo-Kaap, Cape Town, Western Cape. From an early age, Isaacs was fascinated with science and was engaged in performing science experiments at home. At the age of 13, he was involved in distributing political pamphlets and attending meetings of the Teachers [...]

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Designing and Implementation of a Heart Failure Telemonitoring System

Reza Safdari, Maryam Jafarpour, Mehrshad Mokhtaran, Nasim Naderi Abstract Introduction: The aim of this study was to identify patients at-risk, enhancing self-care management of HF patients at home and reduce the disease exacerbations and readmissions. Method: In this research according to standard heart failure guidelines and Semi-structured interviews with 10 heart failure Specialists, a draft [...]

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15th International Conference on Informatics, Management and Technology in Health Care, Athens, Greece, 7-9 July, 2017

Izet Masic Abstract In the period from 7st to 9th July 2017 14th International Conference on Informatics, Management and Technology and Healthcare (ICIMTH 2017) was held in Athens, Greece. [Acta Inform Med 2017; 25(3.000): 209-210] Keywords: Conference, EFMI, ICT >>Full text PDF               >>Abstract               >>10.5455/aim.2017.25.209-210

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Clinical and Para Clinical Information Needs of Infertility Electronic Health Records in Iran: A Delphi Study

Mehrdad Farzandipour, Fateme Rangraz Jeddi, Hamid Reza Gilasi, Diana Shirzadi Abstract Background: infertility is referred to the person’s inability to conceive pregnancy after one year of intercourse without using protection. This study paves the ground for creating a complete, united, and coherent source of patients’ medical information. Materials and Methods: this is an applied research [...]

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Health Professionals Information for Diagnostics Related Groups (DRGs) with the Use of a Website

Aikaterini Bizopoulou, Andrianna Mangita, Costis Chardalias, Panagiotis Coutonias, Marianna Diomidous Abstract Introduction: The aim of this research is to inform the health professionals about the ways of introducing and operating the the Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG’s) system in the Hellenic National Health System, through the use of the development technologies. An effort is also made [...]

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Therapeutic Effects of Curcumin on Ultrasonic Morphological Characteristics of Liver in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome

Senada Selmanovic, Azijada Beganlic, Nizama Salihefendic, Farid Ljuca, Albina Softic, Elvisa Smajic Abstract Introduction. Metabolic syndrome (METS) represent a simultaneous presence of multiple metabolic disorders in one person. Prevalence is increasing worldwide, which is probably related to increased obesity and sedentary lifestyle. Non-alcoholic steatosis or „fatty liver“ is a metabolic disease caused by fat dysfunction. [...]

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