Master's Theses and State of the Science Papers

Baccam, Truc, BS (2014)  
Decision Making In a Time Sensitive Setting: Can Paramedics Identify St-Elevation Myocardial Infarction on a Pre-Hospital Electrocardiogram? A Literature Review
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Jones, Heidi, BS (2014)  
Comprehensive analysis of drug alert data with high override and backout rate
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Arya, Ruth V. (2014)  
Creating Instructional Training Videos to Enhance Physician Use of an EHR in Ambulatory Care
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Vogel, Shannon, BA, FHIMSS (2014)  
Patient Engagement Guide for Physicians in Ambulatory Care: A Review of the Literature
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Akinwande, Taiwo, RN, BSN (2014)  
Systematic Review of Literature and Published Work on Medical Error Recovery
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Chavez, Avery J. (2014)  
Information Visualization in Diabetes Care Management
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Howell, Rodney E., BSCET (2014)  
Field Study of the System-to-System Interfaces and Patient Identification ONC SAFER Assessment Guides
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Meeks, Derek W., MD (2014)  
An Analysis of Electronic Health Record-Related Patient Safety Concerns
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Walker, Gary V., MD, MPH (2014)  
Factors Associated with Radiation Therapy Incidents in a Large Academic Institution
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Zabihinoury, Peyman (2014)  
Reporting Heath Information Technology Errors: An Analysis of Adverse Events Reported to the US Food and Drug Administration
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Calhoun, John D., PhD (2013)  
Healthcare Informatics and Process Support for Human Spaceflight Operations
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Wolfarth, Jonathan A., MA, MS, RN-BC (2013)  
Electronic Prescribing and Post-Implementation Workarounds
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Lee, Louis (2013)  
The Promise of Computerized Decision Support Systems in Dentistry
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Millecker, Laura (2013)  
Evaluation of Real-Time PCR Assays and Liquid Bedd Arrays for the Molecular Detention of Gastrointestinal Pathogens in a Pediatric Population
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Kommera, Naveen R., MD (2013)  
Impact of Computerized Physician Order Entry on Mortality: A Systematic Review
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Mohammad, Naqi, BA (2013)  
An Integrative Review of Data Governance in Biomedical Research Literature
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Smith, Nathaniel (2013)  
Incorporating Mobile Technology Instruction in the Clinical Molecular Laboratory
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Nakamae, Shoko, BA MA PhD (2013)  
Evaluation of a Community-Based Health Promotion Program Utilizing an Online and Off-Line Combination: The Effects of an Online Diet Record System on Self-Rated Achievement
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Vartian, Carl V., MD (2013)  
Development and Field Testing of a Self-Assessment Guide for Computer-based Provider Order Entry
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Tran, Kim Son, BS (2013)  
The Security and Trust Barrier in Cloud Computing and Healthcare: A Review of the Literature
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Radecki, Ryan P., MD (2013)  
A Quality Improvement Application of Topological Data Analysis to Medication Safety Alerts
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Botello, Tyson B., MPH (2013)  
Enterprise Data Governance in Healthcare
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Fathiamini, S., MD MS (2012)  
Medication-Problem Pair Knowledge Base Development Using Distributional Semantics Methods
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Nguyen, V.D., MA (2012)
Intended and Unintended Consequences of Introducing a New Electronic Health Record in an Emergency Department
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Sawhney, M.K., MBBS MTech (2012) 
Use of System Workarounds in an EHR Based Alert Notification Functionality: A Qualitative Study
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Turner, N.C. (2012) 
Undesirable and Desirable Consequences of Implementing a Computerized Provider Order Entry System: A Literature Review
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Vagnoni, M.M. (2012) 
Role of Cognitive Science in Overcoming Challenges in Clinical Knowledge Exploration
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Bilane, J.C., B.B.A (2012) 
Mindfulness Effects on Mindreading: An Informatics Perspective
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Berster, B., BSc (2012) 
Hyperdimensional Computing Approach to Word Sense Disambiguation
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Bell, R.C., BS (2012) 
Theoretical X-ray dose reduction in pediatric congenital heart disease imaging by the use of a nanoparticle blood pool contrast agent
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Gottipati, D., MS (2012) 
Augmenting Expertise: Effects of a Cognitive Support System on Psychiatric Clinical Comprehension
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Idowu, B., RN (2012)
Developing Indicators of Workflow Efficiency in Electronic Medication Administration
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Kim, J., MS (2012) 
Brief overview of Digital images in Telepathology and its security issues
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Markowitz, E., MS (2012)
Medication Reconciliation: Work Domain Ontology, Prototype Development, and a Predictive Model
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Mohammad, M., BA (2012) 
Achieving VTE Meaningful Use Quality Measures in an EHR Implementation
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Oscar E., MD, ISS (2012) 
Persuasive Technology And Mobile Health: A Systematic Review
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Shahzad, K. (2012)
Usability Analysis of a Community Hospital Electronic Health Record
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Espinosa, G., BS (2012).
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a Blood Pool Contrast Agent for Acute Chest Pain Diagnosis: A Short-Term Outcome Evaluation
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Harrington, C., LMSW (2011) 
Usability Evaluation of a Telemedicine-Oriented Quality Health Record System for Patient-Centered Medical Homes
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Chekuri, S.C., MBBS, MPH (2011).
Backward Chaining Rule Induction Using Multiple Genomic Data Types to Understand Gene Interactions in Ovarian Cancer
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Goodwin, J.C. (2011).
Predicting Biomedical Document Access as a Function of Past Use
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Li, Z., BA (2011).
A Conceptual Framework for the Representation of Information in EHRs to Support Clinicians’ Cognitive Tasks
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Serna, F. (2011).
Structure- and Ligand-based Virtual Screening Using a Laplacian-modified Naïve Bayes Classifier: Application to the ß2 Adrenergic Receptor
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Razzouk, E., MD(2011).
Approaching the Limits of Knowledge: The Influence of Priming on Error Detection in Simulated Clinical Rounds
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Shang, N. (2011).
Literature-Based Knowledge Discovery Using Link Analysis
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Harris, A. (2011).
Use Of A Database Helps Maintain Focus On Childhood Obesity Pilot Goals
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Ibarra-Jimenez, J., MD (2011).
Description, Evaluation, Modeling and Improvement of Knowledge Acquisition in Transdisciplinary Health Care Teams: A Review of Literature
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Kadapa, A., MD, MS (2011).
A Model for Establishing a Community Health Information Exchange Using a Community’s Medical Home Practitioners and their Patients’ Network of Care
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Kookal, K. K. (2011).
Role of Semantic Web in Overcoming Challenges in Biomedical Data Integration
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Bozzo-Silva, P., MD (2011).
Automated Medication Reconciliation and Complexity of Care Transitions
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

D'Amore, J., BA(2011).
The Promise of the Continuity of Care Document: Challenges and Opportunity for Quality Improvement and Population Health
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Daves, M., MD (2011).
Meta-Analysis of Multiple Microarray Datasets Reveals a Common Gene Signature of Metastasis in Solid Tumors
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Okafor,N., MD (2011).
Analysis of Diagnostic Errors in Emergency Medicine Using a Descriptive Medical Error Registry
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Tata, D.V., MS, MBA (2011).
Identifying Attrition Risks and Evaluating Interventions in Nursing Students at a Community College
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Jones, S.L., MD (2010).
Early Detection of Hospitalized Patients at Risk for Developing Sepsis
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Lindsay, L., BS (2010).
Scenario-Based Task Analysis: An Evaluation Study of Divergent Data Output Interfaces
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Saitwal, H.,MBBS (2010).
An Evaluation of Complementary Techniques for Mapping and Integrating Medication Terminological Systems
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Tsui, C., BBA (2010).
Development and Early Assessment of a Patient-Centered Kiosk for Medication Reconciliation: My Medication Helper (MMH)
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Claassen, J., MPAff. (2010).
Validating Values in a Medical Data Warehouse Using Statistical Tests
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Garcia, C.A., MD (2010).
Characterization of Community Health Workers Performance When Using a Point-of-Care Decision Support System Versus Current Practices: An Analytic Hierarchy Process Approach
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Smalls, S., BA (2010).
The Role of Consultancy in Enhancing Readiness for Implementation of the Medical Home Model Supported by Teleaccess Through a Quality Health Record: Barriers and Opportunities for Learning
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston.

Brannon, T., MD (2010).
The Problem-Oriented Medical Record in the Age of the EMR: State of the Science
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Health Information Sciences at Houston.

Gossey, J.T., MD, BA (2010).
Increasing Awareness of Colorectal Cancer Screening Through Targeted Exam Room Based Video Messages
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Health Information Sciences at Houston.

Hoang, T.V. (2010).
Serological Surveillance of Hepatitis B Infection and Vaccination Status of Vietnamese Americans
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Health Information Sciences at Houston.

Liu, Y., MD (2010).
The Impact of Environmental Factors on Physician Decision Making in Emergency Department
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Health Information Sciences at Houston.

Salako, D. (2010).
Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment: The Socio-Technical Impact of an Electronic Health Record and Clinical Decision Support Approach in an In-Patient Setting
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Health Information Sciences at Houston.

Wahle, M. (2010).
Real-Time Ambient Occlusion for Visualization of Multi-Scale Molecular Models
Masters thesis, The University of Texas School of Health Information Sciences at Houston.