Workshop Program (PDF)
NOTE: The workshop will be held at Ormandy West/Center located at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City
 8:50 AM - 9:00 AM  Introduction  
 9:00 AM to 9:20 AM Paper:  A Novel Approach to Uncover Health Care Frauds Through Spectral Analysis
Author(s):  Song Chen and Aryya Gangopadhyay
 Privacy and Fraud
 9:20 AM to 10:10 AM Invited Talk: Predictive Modeling of Large Healthcare Data under Privacy Constraints
Speaker: Dr Joydeep Ghosh (University of Texas at Austin)
Invited Talk
  Paper: Perturbed Gibbs Samplers for Generating Large-Scale     Privacy-Safe Synthetic Health Data
Author(s): Yubin Park, Joydeep Ghosh and Mallikarjun Shankar
 Privacy and Fraud
 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM  Break  
 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM Paper: Removing Confounding Factors via Constraint-Based Clustering: An Application to Finding Homogeneous Groups of MS Patients
Author(s): Jingjing Liu, Carla E. Brodley, Brian C. Healy and Tanuja Chitnis
 Screening and Diagnosis
 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM Paper: Automatic Patient Search Using Bernoulli Model
Author(s): Yingying Gu, Christopher Kallas, Jun Zhang, James Marx and Judy Tjoe
 Screening and Diagnosis
 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM Paper: Early Diagnosis and Its Benefits in Sepsis Blood Purification Treatment
Author(s):  Mohamed Ghalwash, Vladan Radosavljevic and Zoran Obradovic
 Screening and Diagnosis
 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM Paper: Using Structured EHR Data and SVM to Support ICD-9-CM Coding
Author(s):  José Ferrão, Mónica D. Oliveira, Filipe Janela and Henrique M. G. Martins
 Data Properties and Management
 12:00 noon - 1:00 PM Lunch   
 1:00 PM - 1:20 PM Paper: Impact of Density of Lab Data in EHR for Prediction of Potentially Preventable Events
Author(s): Chandrima Sarkar and Jaideep Srivastava
 Data Properties and Management
 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM Paper: Towards the Discovery of Diseases Related by Genes Using Vertex Similarity Measures
Author(s): Hung-Hsuan Chen and C. Lee Giles
 Data Properties and Management
 1:40 PM - 2:30 PM Invited Talk: When Bigger is not Better: Some Challenges in the Analysis of Big Data
Speaker: Dr Robert Kaplan (National Institutes of Health)
Invited Talk
 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM  Break  
 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM

Panel Discussion: Predictive Modeling in Healthcare: Challenges, Realities, and Opportunities
Moderator: Dr Jaideep Srivastava (University of Minnesota)
Panel Members

  • Dr Joydeep Ghosh (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Dr Vipin Gopal (Humana)
  • Dr Vasant Honavar (NSF, Iowa State University)
  • Dr Robert Kaplan (National Institutes of Health)
  • Dr Longjian Liu (Drexel University)
 Panel Discussion
 4:15 PM to 4:30 PM  Closing  

Dr. Prasanna Desikan (Division of Applied Research, Allina Health)
Dr. Ritu Khare (National Center for Biotechnology Information, NIH)