Yongyong Xu

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OBJECTIVE To describe the current status of and future plans for health informatics and related standards in China and analyze the problems raised in the process of standardization for health informatics. METHODS Data were collected through investigation and interviews, complemented by a comprehensive review of relevant literatures and regulations/law(More)
OBJECTIVE Exploring solutions for infectious disease information sharing among hospital and public health information systems is imperative to the improvement of disease surveillance and emergent response. This paper aimed at developing a method to directly transmit real-time data of notifiable infectious diseases from hospital information systems to public(More)
OBJECTIVE For the purpose of establishing electronic health record (EHR), business-oriented health data distributed in different systems should be integrated to focus on individuals. This study is aimed at collecting health data items that are now nationally available in various health information systems, and harmonizing them by modeling and defining the(More)
  • Zhijun Tan, Ying Liang, Siming Liu, Wenjun Cao, Haibo Tu, Lingxia Guo +1 other
  • 2013
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to examine health-related quality of life (HRQoL) as measured by EQ-5D and to investigate the influence of chronic conditions and other risk factors on HRQoL based on a distributed sample located in Shaanxi Province, China. METHODS A multi-stage stratified cluster sampling method was performed to select subjects.(More)
This article aims at building clinical data groups for Electronic Medical Records (EMR) in China. These data groups can be reused as basic information units in building the medical sheets of Electronic Medical Record Systems (EMRS) and serve as part of its implementation guideline. The results were based on medical sheets, the forms that are used in(More)
BACKGROUND Long waiting times for registration to see a doctor is problematic in China, especially in tertiary hospitals. To address this issue, a web-based appointment system was developed for the Xijing hospital. The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of the web-based appointment system in the registration service for outpatients. METHODS(More)
A key purpose of electronic medical records (EMR) introduced in medical institutions is to improve work efficiency. The average length of stay (LOS) is just an important indicator to evaluate work efficiency of medical care in hospitals. Recently, there have been reports about effects of EMR application on LOS in medical institutions, but they have been(More)
OBJECTIVES This study is aimed at developing a set of data groups (DGs) to be employed as reusable building blocks for the construction of the eight most common clinical documents used in China's general hospitals in order to achieve their structural and semantic standardization. METHODS The Diagnostics knowledge framework, the related approaches taken(More)
BACKGROUND In medical training, statistics is considered a very difficult course to learn and teach. Current studies have found that students' attitudes toward statistics can influence their learning process. Measuring, evaluating and monitoring the changes of students' attitudes toward statistics are important. Few studies have focused on the attitudes of(More)
The study was conducted to assess the nutritional status and levels of body mass index (BMI, kg/m2) and to evaluate the geographical distribution of male youths of the Han nationality in China. In total, 60,773 male youths, aged 18-20 years, of the Han nationality, were categorized into underweight, normal-weight, overweight, and obesity according to the(More)