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The Homer R. Warner Award is named for Homer R. Warner, MD, PhD, a pioneer in the field of informatics and the founder of the Department of Medical Informatics at the University of Utah. A cash prize is awarded for the AMIA Annual Symposium paper chosen that best describes approaches to improving computerized information acquisition, knowledge data acquisition and management, and experimental results documenting the value of these approaches. The candidate papers are drawn from the distinguished paper nominees and the selection of the recipient is made by the University of Utah Department of Biomedical Informatics.

Past Winners

2020

Extracting and Learning Fine-grained Labels from Chest Radiographs

  • Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood
  • Ken Wong, Joy Wu
  • Ashutosh Jadhav
  • Orest Boyko

2019

Lagged Correlations among Physiological Variables as Indicators of Consciousness in Stroke Patients

  • Tahsin Yavuz, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Jan Claassen, Columbia University
  • Samantha Kleinberg, Stevens Institute of Technology

2018

Enhancing a Commercial EMR with an Open, Standards-based Publish-subscribe Infrastructure

  • S. Narus
  • N. Rahman
  • D. Mann
  • S. He
  • P. Haug

2017

Inferring Clinical Correlations from EEG Reports with Deep Neural Learning

  • Travis R. Goodwin
  • Sanda M. Harabagiu

2016

Expanding access to high-quality plain-language patient education information through context-specific hyperlinks

  • Jessica S. Ancker
  • Elizabeth Mauer
  • Diane Hauser
  • Neil Calman

2014

SOEMPI: A Secure Open Enterprise Master Patient Index Software Toolkit for Private Record Linkage

  • C. Toth
  • E. Durham, Vanderbilt University
  • M. Kantarcioglu
  • Y. Xue
  • B. Malin

2013

Patient Encounters and Care Transitions in One Community Supported by Automated Query-based Health Information Exchange

  • T. Campion
  • J. Vest
  • J. Ancker
  • R. Kaushal

2012

Clinical Information System Services and Capabilities Desired for Scalable, Standards‐Based, Service‐oriented Decision Support: Consensus Assessment of the Health Level 7 Clinical Decision Support Work Group

  • Kensaku Kawamoto

2011

The EpiCanvas Infectious Disease Weather Map: an Interactive Visual Exploration of Temporal and Spatial Correlations

  • Per Gesteland
  • Y. Livnat, N. Galli
  • M. Samore
  • A. Gundlapalli

2010

Conditional Outlier Detection for Clinical Alerting,

  • M. Hauskrecht
  • M. Valko
  • I. Batal
  • G. Clermont
  • S. Visweswaran
  • G. Cooper

2009

MedEx – A Medication Information Extraction System for Clinical Narratives

  • Hua Xu

2008

Development and Evaluation of a Clinical Note Section Header Terminology,

  • Joshua Denny

2007

Critical Issues in an Electronic Documentation System

  • Charlene R. Weir, RN, PhD, VA SLC
  • Jonathan R. Nebecker, MS, MD

2006

Evaluating the Impact and Costs of Deploying an Electronic Medical Record System to Support TB Treatment in Peru

  • Hamish S. F. Fraser, MDChB, MSc
  • Joaquin Blaya, MS
  • Sharon S. Choi, MS
  • Cesar Bonilla, MD
  • Darius Jazayeri, MEng

2005

Physician Use of Electronic Medical Records: Issues and Successes with Direct Data Entry and Physician Productivity

  • Paul D. Clayton

2003 (Two honorees)

Using Adaptive Turnaround Documents to Electronically Acquire Structured Data in a Clinical Setting

  • Paul G. Biondich
  • V. Anand
  • S.M. Downs
  • C.J. McDonald

Use-centered Development of a Web-based Preschool Vision Screening Tool

  • David P. Taylor
  • B.E.Bray
  • N. Staggers
  • R.J. Olson

2002

Using Point of Service Clinical Documentation to Reduce Variability in Charge Capture

  • S.N. Thorton, PhD
  • H. Yu, MD
  • and R.M. Gardner, PhD

2001

The Effects on Clinician Ordering Patterns of a Computerized Decision Support System for Neuroradiology Imaging Studies

  • David L. Sanders, MD

1998

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Automated Term Composition

  • P.L. Elkin, MD
  • K.R. Bailey, PhD
  • C.G. Chute, MD, DrPH

1996

The UMLS Knowledge Source Server: a versatile Internet based research tool

  • McCray AT
  • Razi AM
  • Bangalore AK
  • Browne AC
  • Stavri PZ

1995

The Informatics Superhighway: Prototyping on the World Wide Web

  • J.J. Cimino, MD
  • S.A. Socratous
  • R. Grewal, MBA

1994

The Design and Evaluation of a Pen-based Computer System for Structured Data Entry, A.D. Poon and L.M. Fagan, Section on Medical Informatics Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

  • PEN-Ivory

1993

Using a Hospital Information System to Assess the Effects of Adverse Drug Events

  • R. Scott Evans, PhD
  • D.C. Classen, MD,
  • L.E. Stevens, MS,
  • S.L. Pestotnik, RPh,
  • R.M. Gardner, PhD,
  • J.F. Lloyd, BS
  • J.P. Burke, MD