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wir möchten Sie auf eine neue Ausgabe der offiziellen internationalen Zeitschrift der GMDS, Methods of Information in Medicine, aufmerksam machen. Alle Artikel der Zeitschrift sind für persönliche GMDS-Mitglieder kostenlos im Intranet unter www.gmds.de zugreifbar.

Dear GMDS Members,

A new issue of the journal Methods of Information in Medicine 2017; 56; 2 is now available online at www.methods-online.com.
Below you also find the latest publications of our newly implemented journal track Methods Open.

Technologies Solutions Schemes for Patients’ Rehabilitation
Methodologies, Models and Algorithms
Focus Theme Editorial - REHAB
H. M. Fardoun, A. S. Mashat
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 2: 83-87
doi.org/10.3414/ME17-14-0002

Technology in Rehabilitation: Evaluating the Single Leg Squat Exercise with Wearable Inertial Measurement Units
Focus Theme - REHAB
D. F. Whelan, M. A. O'Reilly, T. E. Ward, E. Delahunt, B. Caulfield
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 2: 88-94
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-02-0002

Combined Vision and Wearable Sensors-based System for Movement Analysis in Rehabilitation
Focus Theme - REHAB
S. Spasojević, T. V. Ilić, S. Milanović, V. Potkonjak, A. Rodić, J. Santos-Victor
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 2: 95-111
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-02-0013

Eye Movement Analysis and Cognitive Assessment
The Use of Comparative Visual Search Tasks in a Non-immersive VR Application
Focus Theme - REHAB
P. J. Rosa, P. Gamito, J. Oliveira, D. Morais , M. Pavlovic, O. Smyth, I. Maia, T. Gomes
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 2: 112-116
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-02-0006

An Immersive Virtual Reality Platform to Enhance Walking Ability of Children with Acquired Brain Injuries
Focus Theme - REHAB
E. Biffi, E. Beretta, A. Cesareo, C. Maghini, A. C. Turconi, G. Reni, S. Strazzer
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 2: 119-126
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-02-0020

MaLT – Combined Motor and Language Therapy Tool for Brain Injury Patients Using Kinect
Focus Theme - REHAB
Online Supplementary Material
M. Wairagkar, R. McCrindle, H. Robson, L. Meteyard, M. Sperrin, A. Smith, M. Pugh
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 2: 127-137
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-02-0015

The Effect of Balance Training on Postural Control in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease Using a Virtual Rehabilitation System
Focus Theme - REHAB
S. Albiol-Pérez, J.-A. Gil-Gómez, M.-T. Muñoz-Tomás, H. Gil-Gómez, R. Vial-Escolano, J.-A. Lozano-Quilis
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 2: 138-144
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-02-0004

Evaluation Results of an Ontology-based Design Model of Virtual Environments for Upper Limb Motor Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients
Focus Theme - REHAB
C. Ramírez-Fernández, A. L. Morán, E. García-Canseco, J. R. Gómez-Montalvo
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 2: 145-155
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-02-0017

Cognitive Training through mHealth for Individuals with Substance Use Disorder
Focus Theme - REHAB
P. Gamito, J. Oliveira, P. Lopes, R. Brito, D. Morais, C. Caçoete, A. Leandro, T. Almeida, H. Oliveira
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 2: 156-161
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-02-0012

Can 3D Gamified Simulations Be Valid Vocational Training Tools for Persons with Intellectual Disability?
An Experiment Based on a Real-life Situation
Focus Theme - REHAB
A. von Barnekow, N. Bonet-Codina, D. Tost
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 2: 162-170
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-02-0014

Using Actigraphy and mHealth Systems for an Objective Analysis of Sleep Quality on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients
Focus Theme - REHAB
S. Balderas-Díaz, M. P. Martínez, G. Guerrero-Contreras, E. Miró, K. Benghazi, A. I. Sánchez, J. L. Garrido, G. Prados
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 2: 171-179
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-02-0011

The MADE Reference Information Model for Interoperable Pervasive Telemedicine Systems
Online Supplementary Material
Focus Theme - Wearable Therapy
N. L. S. Fung, V. M. Jones, H. J. Hermens
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 2: 180-187
doi.org/10.3414/ME15-02-0013

New Open Access articles are published and available online at Methods Open.
With Methods Open authors have the possibility to publish their articles in gold open access and interested readers have immediate free access to the content.
For further details please see the explanatory editorial and Instructions to Authors.

On Teaching International Courses on Health Information Systems
Lessons Learned during 16 Years of Frank – van Swieten Lectures on Strategic Information Management in Health Information Systems
E. Ammenwerth (1), P. Knaup (2), A. Winter (3), A. W. Bauer (4), O. J. Bott (5, 6), M. Gietzelt (2), B. Haarbrandt (5), W. O. Hackl (1), N. Hellrung (5, 7), G. Hübner-Bloder (1), F. Jahn (3), M. W. Jaspers (8), U. Kutscha (9), C. Machan (1), B. Oppermann (5), J. Pilz (9), J. Schwartze (5), C. Seidel (10), J.-E. Slot (11, 12), S. Smers (13), K. Spitalewsky (2, 14), N. Steckel (5, 15), A. Strübing (3), M. van der Haak (2, 16), R. Haux (5), W. J. ter Burg (8)
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 Open: e39-e48
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-01-0124

The Impact of Information Culture on Patient Safety Outcomes
Development of a Structural Equation Model
V. Jylhä (1), S. Mikkonen (2), K. Saranto (1), D. W. Bates (3, 4)
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 Open: e30-e38
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-01-0075

Discussion of “Representation of People’s Decisions in Health Information Systems: A Complementary Approach for Understanding Health Care Systems and Population Health”
N. Al-Shorbaji (1), E. M. Borycki (2), M. Kimura (3), C. U. Lehmann (4), N. M. Lorenzi (4), L. A. Moura (5), A. Winter (6)Methods Inf Med 2017 56 Open: e20-e29
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-15-0001

Representation of People‘s Decisions in Health Information Systems
A Complementary Approach for Understanding Health Care Systems and Population Health
F. Gonzalez Bernaldo de Quiros (1), A. R. Dawidowski (2), S. Figar (2)
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 Open: e13-e19
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-05-0001

Health Information Systems Supporting Health and Resiliency Through Improved Decision-making
D. Ring (1), W. M. Tierney (2)
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 Open: e11-e12
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-25-0001

Research Strategies for Biomedical and Health Informatics
Some Thought-provoking and Critical Proposals to Encourage Scientific Debate on the Nature of Good Research in Medical Informatics
R. Haux (1), C. A. Kulikowski (2), S. Bakken (3), S. de Lusignan (4), M. Kimura (5), S. Koch (6), J. Mantas (7), V. Maojo (8), M. Marschollek (1), F. Martin-Sanchez (9), A. Moen (10, 11), H.-A. Park (12), I. N. Sarkar (13), T. Y. Leong (14, 15), A. T. McCray (16)
Methods Inf Med 2017 56 Open: e1-e10
doi.org/10.3414/ME16-01-0125

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