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Ruben Amarasingham, Ferdinand Velasco, Bin Xie, Christopher Clark, Ying Ma, Song Zhang, Deepa Bhat, Brian Lucena, Marco Huesch, Ethan A. Halm

Electronic medical record-based multicondition models to predict the risk of 30 day readmission or death among adult medicine patients: validation and comparison to existing models.

BMC Medical Infromtics and Decision Making.2015;15(39):1-8.


Sudha Ram, Wenli Zhang, Max Williams, Yolande Pengetnze

Predicting asthma-related emergency department visits using big data.

IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. July 8, 2015;19(4):1216-23.


Oanh Kieu Nguyen, Connie V Chan, Anil Makam, Healther Stieglitz, Ruben Amarasingham

Envisioning a social-health information exchange as a platform to support a patient-centered medical neighborhood: a feasibility study.

Journal of General Internal Medicine. January 2015;30(1):60-67.


Ruben Amarasingham, Rachel E Patzer, Marco Huesch, Nam Q Nguyen, Bin Xie.

Implementing electronic health care predictive analytics: considerations and challenges.

Health Affairs: Using Big Data to Transform Care. July 2014;33(7):1148-1154.


David W Bates, Suchi Saria, Lucila Ohno-Machado, Anand Shah, Gabriel Escobar.

Big data in health care: using analytics to identify and manage high-risk and high-cost patients.

Health Affairs: Using Big Data to Transform Care. July 2014;33(7):1123-1131.


I Glenn Cohen, Ruben Amarasingham, Anand Shah, Bin Xie, Bernard Lo.

The legal and ethical concerns that arise from using complex predictive analytics in health care.

Health Affairs: Using Big Data to Transform Care . July 2014;33(7):1139-1147.


McAlister, Finlay A

Decreasing readmissions: it can be done but one size does not fit all. 

BMJ Quality & Safety.2013;0:1-2.


Anil N Makam, Oanh K Nguyen, Billy J Moore, Ying Ma, Ruben A Amarasingham

Identifying patients with diabetes and the earliest date of diagnosis in real time: an electronic health record case-finding algorithm.

BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2013,13:81.January 2015;30(1):60-67.


Ruben A Amarasingham, Parag C Patel, Kathleen Toto, Lauren Nelson, Timothy S Swanson, Billy J Moore, Bin Xie, Song Zhang, Kristin S Alvarez, Ying Ma, Mark H Drazner, Usha Kollipara, Ethan A Halm

Allocating scarce resources in real-time to reduce heart failure readmissions: a prospective controlled study.

BMJ Quality & Safety.201322(12):998-1005.


Amit G Singal, Robert S Rahimi, Christopher A Clark, Ying Ma, Jennifer A Cuthbert, Don C Rockey, Ruben Amarasingham

An automated model using electronic medical record data identifies patients with cirrhosis at high risk for readmission.

Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. October 2013;11(10):1335-1341.


Carlos A Alvarez, Christopher A Clark, Song Zhang, Ethan A Halm, John J Shannon, Carlos E Girod, Lauren Cooper, Ruben Amarasingham

Predicting out of intensive care unit cardiopulmonary arrest or death using electronic medical record data.

BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2013;13(28):1-21.


Mahendra Nehra, Ying Ma, Christopher A Clark, Ruben Amarasingham, Don C Rockey, Amit G Singal

Use of administrative claims data for identifying patients with cirrhosis.

Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 2013;47(5):50-54


Ank Nijhawan, Christopher A Clark, Richard Kaplan, Billy J Moore, Ethan A Halm, Ruben Amarasingham

An electronic medical record-based model to predict 30 day risk of readmission and death among HIV- infected inpatients.

Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 2012;61(3):349-358


Song Zhang, Christopher A Clark, Ruben Amarasingham

A bayesian semi-parametric framework to impute missing covariates in electronic medical records.

Abstract presented at Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference 2011; April 29 – May 1, 2011, 2011; Arlington, TX. (Track 1.4).


Ruben Amarasingham, Billy J Moore, Ying P Tabak, Mark H Drazner, Christopher A Clark, Song Zhang, W Gary Reed, Timothy S Swanson, Ying Ma, Ethan A Halm

An automated model to identify heart failure patients at risk for 30-day readmission or death using electronic medical record data.

Medical Care 2010;48(11):981-988.


Ruben Amarasingham, Timothy S Swanson, Don B Treichler, Sarah N Amarasingham, W Gary Reed

A rapid admission protocol to reduce emergency department boarding times.

Quality & Safety in Health Care 2010;19(3):200-204.


Ruben Amarasingham, Laura Plantinga, Marie Diener-West, Darrell J Gaskin, Neil R Powe

Clinical information technologies and inpatient outcomes: a multiple hospital study.

Archives of Internal Medicine  2009;169(2):108-114.


Ruben Amarasingham, Marie Diener-West, Laura Plantinga, Aaron C Cunningham, Darrell J Gaskin, Neil R Powe

Hospital characteristics associated with highly automated and usable clinical information systems in Texas, United States.

BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008;8:39.


Ruben Amarasingham, Peter J Pronovost, Marie Diener-West, Christine Goeschel; Todd Dorman; David R Thiemann; Neil R Powe

Measuring clinical information technology in the ICU setting: application in a quality improvement collaborative.

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association: JAMIA. May-Jun 2007;14(3):288-294.


Ruben Amarasingham, Marie Diener-West, Michael Weiner, Harold Lehmann, Jerome E Herbers, Neil R Powe

Clinical information technology capabilities in four U.S. hospitals: testing a new structural performance measure.

Medical Care 2006;44(3):216-224.