J Espino

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Mtonga TM, Choonara FE, Espino JU, Kachaje C, Kapundi K, Mengezi TE, Mumba SL, Douglas GP. (2019). Design and implementation of a clinical laboratory information system in a low-resource setting. African journal of laboratory medicine, 8(1)

Fisher AM, Mtonga TM, Espino JU, Jonkman LJ, Connor SE, Cappella NK, Douglas GP. (2018). User-centered design and usability testing of RxMAGIC: a prescription management and general inventory control system for free clinic dispensaries. BMC health services research, 18(1)

Cooper GF, Bahar I, Becich MJ, Benos PV, Berg J, Espino JU, Glymour C, Jacobson RC, Kienholz M, Lee AV, Lu X, Scheines R, . (2015). The center for causal discovery of biomedical knowledge from big data. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA, 22(6)

Amin W, Tsui FR, Borromeo C, Chuang CH, Espino JU, Ford D, Hwang W, Kapoor W, Lehmann H, Martich GD, Morton S, Paranjape A, Shirey W, Sorensen A, Becich MJ, Hess R, . (2014). PaTH: towards a learning health system in the Mid-Atlantic region. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA, 21(4)

Ye Y, Tsui FR, Wagner M, Espino JU, Li Q. (2014). Influenza detection from emergency department reports using natural language processing and Bayesian network classifiers. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA, 21(5)

Cooper GF, Villamarin R, Rich Tsui FC, Millett N, Espino JU, Wagner MM. (2015). A method for detecting and characterizing outbreaks of infectious disease from clinical reports. Journal of biomedical informatics, (53)

Villamarín R, Cooper G, Wagner M, Tsui FC, Espino JU. (2013). A method for estimating from thermometer sales the incidence of diseases that are symptomatically similar to influenza. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 46(3)

Tsui FC, Espino JU, Weng Y, Choudary A, Su HD, Wagner MM. (2005). Key design elements of a data utility for national biosurveillance: event-driven architecture, caching, and Web service model. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium

Wagner MM, Espino J, Tsui FC, Gesteland P, Chapman W, Ivanov O, Moore A, Wong W, Dowling J, Hutman J. (2004). Syndrome and outbreak detection using chief-complaint data--experience of the Real-Time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance project. MMWR supplements, (53)

Espino JU, Wagner M, Szczepaniak C, Tsui FC, Su H, Olszewski R, Liu Z, Chapman W, Zeng X, Ma L, Lu Z, Dara J. (2004). Removing a barrier to computer-based outbreak and disease surveillance--the RODS Open Source Project. MMWR supplements, (53)

Wagner MM, Tsui FC, Espino J, Hogan W, Hutman J, Hersh J, Neill D, Moore A, Parks G, Lewis C, Aller R. (2004). National Retail Data Monitor for public health surveillance. MMWR supplements, (53)

Espino JU, Hogan WR, Wagner MM. (2008). Telephone triage: a timely data source for surveillance of influenza-like diseases. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium

Espino JU, Wagner MM, Tsui FC, Su HD, Olszewski RT, Lie Z, Chapman W, Zeng X, Ma L, Lu ZW, Dara J. (2008). The RODS Open Source Project: removing a barrier to syndromic surveillance. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 107(Pt 2)

Tsui FC, Espino JU, Dato VM, Gesteland PH, Hutman J, Wagner MM. (2003). Technical description of RODS: a real-time public health surveillance system. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA, 10(5)

Wagner MM, Robinson JM, Tsui FC, Espino JU, Hogan WR. (2003). Design of a national retail data monitor for public health surveillance. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA, 10(5)

Gesteland PH, Gardner RM, Tsui FC, Espino JU, Rolfs RT, James BC, Chapman WW, Moore AW, Wagner MM. (2003). Automated syndromic surveillance for the 2002 Winter Olympics. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA, 10(6)

Espino JU, Wagner MM. (2008). Accuracy of ICD-9-coded chief complaints and diagnoses for the detection of acute respiratory illness. Proceedings. AMIA Symposium

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