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Albert Lai

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, SBS-Biomedical Informatics
  • 1800 Cannon Drive
    320D
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-293-9286

Honors

  • 20141101

    Best Presentation, AMIA NLP-WG Doctoral Consortium Competition.

  • 20131101

    Distinguished Paper Reviewer, AMIA Annual Symposium.

  • 20131101

    Best Presentation, AMIA NLP-WG Doctoral Consortium Competition (Preethi Raghavan).

  • 20130601

    2013 Poster Award Winner.

  • 20111001

    Student Paper Competition Finalist (Zhihui Luo).

  • 20111001

    Student Paper Competition Finalist (Jung Hoon Woo).

  • 20061201

    Dissertation defended “with Distinction”.

Chapters

2015

2005

  • 2005. "Web Content Delivery Using Thin-Client Computing." In Web Content Delivery, edited by Xueyan Tang, Jianliang Xu and Samuel T. Chanson,

Journal Articles

2016

  • Roth C, Payne PR, Weier RC, Shoben AB, Fletcher EN, Lai AM, Kelley MM, Plascak JJ, Foraker RE, 2016, "The Geographic Distribution of Cardiovascular Health in the Stroke Prevention in Healthcare Delivery Environments (SPHERE) Study." J Biomed Inform 59,

2015

  • Shivade, C; Malewadkar, P; Fosler-Lussier, E; Lai, AM, 2015, "Comparison of UMLS terminologies to identify risk of heart disease using clinical notes." J Biomed Inform 58, no. Suppl, S103-10 - S103-10.
  • Shivade C, Hebert C, Lopetegui M, de Marneffe M; Fosler-Lussier E; Lai AM, 2015, "Textual Inference for Eligibility Criteria Resolution in Clinical Trials." J Biomed Inform 58, no. Suppl, S211-8 - S211-8.

2014

  • Bose-Brill S, Kretovics M, Ballenger T, Modan G, Lai A, Belanger L, Koesters S, Curtis JR, Wills C, 2014, "Using tethered-personal health records for preliminary end-of-life discussions with medical providers: Preferences of African American vs. Caucasian primary care patients." Clinical Nursing Studies 2, no. 2, 133–144 - 133–144.
  • Shivade,Chaitanya; Raghavan,Preethi; Fosler-Lussier,Eric; Embi,Peter,J; Elhadad,Noemie; Johnson,Stephen,B; Lai,Albert,M, 2014, "A review of approaches to identifying patient phenotype cohorts using electronic health records." JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL INFORMATICS ASSOCIATION 21, no. 2, 221-230 - 221-230.

2013

  • Finkelman MD, Kim Wonsuk, He Yulei, Lai AM, 2013, "Item ordering in stochastically curtailed health questionnaires with an observable outcome." Journal of Computerized Adaptive Testing 1, no. 3, 38-66 - 38-66.
  • Lopetegui,Marcelo,A; Bai,Shasha; Yen,Po-Yin; Lai,Albert; Embi,Peter; Payne,Philip,RO, 2013, "Inter-observer reliability assessments in time motion studies: the foundation for meaningful clinical workflow analysis.." AMIA Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium 2013, 889-896 - 889-896.

2012

  • Raghavan,Preethi; Fosler-Lussier,Eric; Lai,Albert,M, 2012, "Inter-annotator reliability of medical events, coreferences and temporal relations in clinical narratives by annotators with varying levels of clinical expertise.." AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium 2012, 1366-1374 - 1366-1374.
  • Lopetegui,Marcelo; Yen,Po-Yin; Lai,Albert,M; Embi,Peter,J; Payne,Philip,RO, 2012, "Time Capture Tool (TimeCaT): development of a comprehensive application to support data capture for Time Motion Studies.." AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium 2012, 596-605 - 596-605.
  • Botsis T, Lai AM, Palmas W, Starren JB, Hartvigsen G, and Hripsak G., 2012, "Proof of concept for the role of glycemic control in the early detection of infections in diabetics.." Health Informatics Journal 1, no. 18, 26-35 - 26-35.
  • Payne,Philip,RO; Jackson,Rebecca,D; Best,Thomas,M; Borlawsky,Tara,B; Lai,Albert,M; James,Stephen; Gurcan,Metin,N, 2012, "Applying knowledge-anchored hypothesis discovery methods to advance clinical and translational research: the OAMiner project." JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL INFORMATICS ASSOCIATION 19, no. 6, 1110-1114 - 1110-1114.

2011

  • Albert M. Lai, 2011, "34th Annual Symposium on Biomedical and Health Informatics (AMIA 2010) Conference Report." SIGHIT Record 1, no. 1, 3-37 - 3-37.
  • Payne PR, Ervin D, Dhaval R, Permar J, Borlawsky TB, and Lai AM, 2011, "TRIAD: The Translational Research Informatics and Data Management Grid." Applied Clinical Informatics (ACI) 3, no. 2, 331-344 - 331-344.

2009

  • Hripcsak G, Soulakis ND, Li L, Morrison FP, Lai AM, Friedman C, Calman NS, Mostashari F, 2009, "Syndromic Surveillance Using Ambulatory Electronic Health Records." Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 16, no. 3, 354-361 - 354-361.

2008

  • Lai, AM; Starren, JB; Kaufman, DR; Mendonça, EA; Palmas, W; Nieh, J; Shea, S for the IDEATel Consortium., 2008, "The REmote Patient Education in a Telemedicine Environment Architecture (REPETE)." Telemedicine and e-Health 14, no. 5, 351-357 - 351-357.
  • Lai,Albert,M; Parsons,Simon; Hripcsak,George, 2008, "Fuzzy temporal constraint networks for clinical information.." AMIA Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium 2008, 374-378 - 374-378.

2006

  • Lai, AM; Nieh, J, 2006, "On the Performance of Wide-Area Thin-Client Computing." ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS) 24, no. 2, 175-209 - 175-209.
  • Lai,Albert,M; Kaufman,David,R; Starren,Justin, 2006, "Training digital divide seniors to use a telehealth system: a remote training approach.." AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium 2006, 459-463 - 459-463.

2005

  • Lai,Albert,M; Starren,Justin,B; Shea,Steven, 2005, "Architecture for remote training of home telemedicine patients.." AMIA Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium 2005, 1015-? - 1015-?.

2003

  • Nieh,J; Yang,S,J; Novik,N, 2003, "Measuring thin-client performance using slow-motion benchmarking." ACM TRANSACTIONS ON COMPUTER SYSTEMS 21, no. 1, 87-115 - 87-115.
  • Lai,Albert; Nieh,Jason; Laine,Andrew; Starren,Justin, 2003, "Thin client performance for remote 3-D image display.." AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium 904-? - 904-?.

Presentations

  • "The development of a personal health record portal for use by an older adult diabetes telemedicine population. Setting the Record Straight: Human Factors and Electronic Health Records.." 2010, Presented at American Telemedicine Association Annual Meeting,
  • "m-Health: What is it?." 2010, Presented at Advanced Informatics: Collecting, Accessing and Using Data - What do Students, Patients and Nurse Educators Need to Know?,
  • "Aging, Cognition, and Human Computer Interaction. Human-Centered Design of Telehealth Services for an Aging Population." 2011, Presented at American Telemedicine Association Annual Meeting,
  • "IDEATel: Results and Challenges of Telemedicine in the Home." 2011, Presented at Remote, Rural, Real-Time: Advances in Telehealth,
  • "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Data Analytics." 2014, Presented at CSOHIMSS 2014 Fall Conference,

Papers in Proceedings

2015

2014

  • Raghavan P, Chen JL, Fosler-Lussier E, Lai AM "How essential are unstructured clinical narratives and information fusion to clinical trial recruitment?." in AMIA 2014 Summit on Clinical Research Informatics. (4 2014).
  • Shivade C, Hebert C, Lopetegui M, de Marneffe M, Fossler-Lussier E, Lai AM. "Towards Textual Inference for Eligibility Criteria Resolution in Clinical Trials." in 2014 i2b2/UTHealth Shar. Tasks Clin. NLP Challenge. (11 2014).
  • Shivade C, Malewadkar P, Fossler-Lussier E, Lai AM "Comparison of UMLS Terminologies to Identify Risk of Heart Disease in Clinical Notes.." in 2014 i2b2/UTHealth Shar. Tasks Clin. NLP. (11 2014).
  • Raghavan P, Fosler-Lussier E, Elhadad N, Lai AM Cross-narrative temporal ordering of medical events. in Association for Computational Linguistics Annual Meeting (ACL2014). http://www.aclweb.org/anthology/P/P14/P14-1094.pdf, (6 2014).

2013

  • Lopetegui,Marcelo,A; Bai,Shasha; Yen,Po-Yin; Lai,Albert; Embi,Peter; Payne,Philip,RO "Inter-observer reliability assessments in time motion studies: the foundation for meaningful clinical workflow analysis." in AMIA. (11 2013).

2012

  • Raghavan P, Fosler-Lussier E, Lai AM "Temporal Classification of Medical Events." in BioNLP 2012. (6 2012).
  • Raghavan P, Fosler-Lussier E, Lai AM "Learning to Temporally Order Medical Events in Clinical Text." in Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. (7 2012).
  • Preethi Raghavan, Eric Fosler-Lussier, Chris Brew and Albert M. Lai "Medical Event Coreference Resolution using the UMLS Metathesaurus and Temporal Reasoning." in ACM International Health Informatics Conference. (1 2012).
  • Raghavan P, Fosler-Lussier E, Lai AM "Exploring Semi-Supervised Coreference Resolution of Medical Concepts using Semantic and Temporal Features." in 2012 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies. (6 2012).
  • Preethi Raghavan, Eric Fosler-Lussier, Albert M. Lai "Inter-Annotator Reliability of Medical Events, Coreferences and Temporal Relations in Clinical Narratives by Annotators with Varying Levels of Clinical Expertise." in AMIA 2012. (11 2012).

2011

  • Woo JH, Lai AM, and Weng C "Knowledge-based Similarity Analysis of Risk Predisposition in Personal Genomes: Proof of Concept." in Proceedings of the AMIA 2011 Annual Symposium. (10 2011).

2009

  • Zhu X, Gold S, Lai A, Hripcsak G, and Ciminio JJ "Using Timeline Displays to Improve Medication Reconciliation." in International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine (eTELEMED) '09. (2 2009).
  • Finkelman, M.; Kim, W.; He, Y.; Hooker, G.; Gandek, B.; Keller, R.; Lai, A.M.; Rose, M.; & Gibbons, R.D. "Computerized Adaptive Testing to Predict an Observable Outcome." in Cognitive Diagnostic Models Working Group. (1 2009).

2002

  • Lai, A; Nieh, J "Limits of Wide-Area Thin-Client Computing." in The ACM International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems (SIGMETRICS 2002. (6 2002).