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HiKER Group and RIM Group have completed and submitted the following paper: Evangelia Kyrimi, Kudakwashe Dube, Norman Fenton, Ali Fahmi, Mariana Neves, David Marsh and Scott McLachlan(2020): Bayesian Networks in Healthcare: What is preventing their adoption? (Submitted 10 Jul 2020) From Kuda Dube’s research highlights Abstract: Bayesian networks (BNs) are known to be versatile in their capability to support medical decision-making in a variety of healthcare contexts. However, despite having gained significant research attention in the literature, BN adoption in clinical practice remains an elusive problem. This is made worse by the absence, in the literature, of a comprehensive analysis of the benefits, barriers and...Read more

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The HiKER Group and the RIM Group have released the preprint: Norman Fenton, Scott McLachlan, Peter Lucas, Kudakwashe Dube, Graham Hitman, Magda Osman, Evangelia Kyrimi, Martin Neil (2020); A privacy-preserving Bayesian network model for...Read more

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DR Scott McLachlan, a member of the HiKER Group, was interviewed by Nick Quraishi for the LBC News 7pm last night regarding UK Government’s latest about-face on the NHS Contact Tracing App. Will a new contact tracing app in 6months be any...Read more

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Article published by members of #HIKERGroup and #RIMGroup: “Bayesian Networks in Healthcare: Distribution by Medical Condition“ in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine is now available online as from 10 June 2020. ABSTRACT: Bayesian...Read more

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Congratulations — your work was one of the top downloaded in recent publication history!Dear Kudakwashe,We are excited to share that your research, published in Learning Health Systems, is among the top 10% most downloaded papers!A framework...Read more

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A paper on the thorny problems of CoViD-19 Contact Tracing Apps by the HIKER and RIM Group members has been accepted for publication in the CoViD-19 special issue of the Journal of Behavioral Economics for Policy (JBEP), a publication of the SABE...Read more

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The paper entitled “Bayesian Networks in Healthcare: Distribution by Medical Condition“ by collaborating members of the HIKER and RIM Groups has been accepted for publication in the journal, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine. The...Read more

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We are excited to receive the news that HIKER Group founding member, Scott McLachlan, successfully defended his doctoral thesis on Monday, 16 December 2019. The announcement from Prof Norman Fenton, head of the RIM Group within the School of...Read more

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HiNZ 2019 Presentations

December 5, 2019

HIKER Group member, Dr Derek Buchanan, presented the following topics at the Health Informatics New Zealand Conference 2019, Hamilton, NZ: The MELT Framework for Evaluating mHealth Apps in New Zealand; SNOMED-CT and Pathway to Training: A call to...Read more

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