Systems to improve patient safety, operational efficiency, and patient and staff experiences;
Situational awareness in healthcare, ranging from non-intrusive monitoring to new collaboration and communication methods;
Analytics, including personalization, data mining & machine learning, information management, and reasoning under uncertainty;
Clinical informatics, electronic health records, and decision support systems
Basu, S., Karp, AH, Jun Li, James Pruyne, Jerry Rolia, Sharad Singhal, Jaap Suermondt,,and Ram Swaminathan. Fusion: Managing Healthcare Records at Cloud Scale, IEEE Computer, 45 (11), November 2012, 42-49.
Kayis, E., Wang, H., Patel, M., Gonzalez, T., Jain, S., Longhurst, C., Ramamurthi, R.J., Santos, C., Singhal, S., Suermondt, J., and Sylvester, K. (2012).
Improved Prediction of Surgery Duration using Operational and Temporal Factors. AMIA 2012: Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association, Chicago, IL, USA
Wang, H., Kayis, E., Patel, M., Santos, C., Gonzalez, T., Jain, S., Singhal, S., Ramamurthi, R.J., Suermondt, J., and Sylvester, K. (2012). An Integrated Next-Day Operating Room Scheduling System. AMIA 2012: Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association, Chicago, IL, USA
Kirshenbaum, E., Suermondt, J., Pageler, N., Longhurst, C., Wayne, J., Godin, M., Shin, A., Franzon, D. (2012). Enabling Clinicians to Directly Deploy Clinical Logic in a Patient Safety Dashboard. AMIA 2012: Annual Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association, Chicago, IL, USA
Kogelnik, A. M., Sharek, P. J., Longhurst, C.,
Suermondt, J., & Butte, A. J. (2009). Automated Risk Assessment for
Prediction of Pediatric Adverse Events. AMIA 2009: Annual Symposium of the
American Medical Informatics Association, November 14-18, 2009, San Francisco,
Eshghi K, and Suermondt J. Efficient
Detection of Large Scale Redundancy in Enterprise File Systems. ACM SIGOPS Operating Systems
Review, 43 (1),
J, Ohno-Machado, L, Evans, RS (Eds.), AMIA
2008 Annual Symposium Proceedings, Biomedical and Health
Informatics: From Foundations to Applications to
Policy, Washington DC: American Medical Informatics
JM, Suermondt, J, Hripcsak, G (Eds.) AMIA
2007 Annual Symposium Proceedings, Biomedical and Health Informatics: From
Foundations to Applications to Policy, Chicago, IL: American Medical Informatics Association, 2007.
GH, Kirshenbaum, ER, and Suermondt, HJ. Pragmatic Text Mining:
Minimizing Human Effort to Quantify Many Issues in Call Logs. Proceedings
KDD'06. Philadelphia: ACM, 2006.
John, Mogul, Jeff, and Suermondt, Jaap. Utilification.
Proc. 11th ACM SIGOPS European WS. Leuven, Belgium:
Evan, and Suermondt, HJ. Using Genetic
Programming to Obtain a Closed-Form Approximation to a Recursive Function. In
Deb, K. et al, Eds., Proc. Genetic and
Evolutionary Computation Conference GECCO 2004. Seattle, WA: Springer, 2004, pp. 543-556.
Mohr DN, Carpenter PC, Claus PC, Fisk
T, Goodnature DJ, Hagen P, Halloran MJ, Higgins MC, Suermondt HJ, VanScoy R,
Young CY. The development of a modular,
component-based, electronic medical record system. Proc HIMSS '97. San Diego, CA: HIMSS, 1997, 1:33-43.
PL, Mohr, DN, Tuttle, MS, Cole, WG, Atkin, GE, Keck, K, Fisk, TB, Kaihoi, BH,
Lee, KE, Higgins, MC, Suermondt, HJ, Olson, N, Claus, PL, Carpenter, PC, Chute,
CG. Standardized problem list generation, utilizing the Mayo canonical
vocabulary embedded within the Unified Medical Language System. In Masys,
DR, Ed., Proceedings of the 1997 AMIA Annual Fall Symposium, 1997,
M, Suermondt, HJ, and Heckerman, D. Probabilistic and Bayesian
Representations of Uncertainty in Information Systems: A Pragmatic
Introduction. In Motro, A, and Smets, P, Eds., Uncertainty Management in
Information Systems. Boston: Kluwer, 1997, 255-284.
Suermondt, HJ. Decision Support Systems. In Van
Bemmel, J, McCray, A, Eds., Yearbook of Medical Informatics 96. Berlin: Schattauer,
1996, pp 367-370.
BL, Sullivan, AN, McDonald, TW, Brown, BW, DeSmedt, P, Goodnature, D, Higgins,
MC, Suermondt, HJ, Young, C, and Owens, DK. A randomized controlled trial of
a computer-based physician workstation in an outpatient setting: implementation
barriers to outcome evaluation. Journal of the American Medical
Informatics Association, 3 (1996) 340-348
Rotman BL, Sullivan AN, McDonald T, De Smedt P,
Goodnature D, Higgins MC, Suermondt HJ, Young C, Owens DK. A randomized
evaluation of a computer-based physician's workstation: Design considerations
and baseline results. In Gardner, RM, Ed., 19th
Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, New Orleans. Hanley and Belfus, 1995, pp. 693-697.
PC; Annevelink J; Suermondt HJ; Young CY. Semantic integration of
information in a physician's workstation. International Journal of
Bio-Medical Computing, 1994 Feb, 35(1):47-60.
Rotman BL, McDonald TW, Suermondt HJ, De Smedt P,
Strong PC, Young CY, Owens DK. Computer-based detection of drug interactions
in an ambulatory care practice. Medical Decision Making 14 (1994):
MJ, and Suermondt, HJ. Relevance in Probabilistic Models:
'Backyards' in a 'Small World'. In Greiner, R. and
Subramanian, D., Eds., Proc. AAAI Fall Symposium on Relevance. New Orleans: American Association for Artificial Intelligence, 1994, 60-63.
Pham, TQ, Young, CY, Tang, PC, Suermondt, HJ,
Annevelink, J. Implementing a Physician's Workstation using Client/Server
Technology and the Distributed Computing Environment. In Ozbolt, JG, Ed., 18th
Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care. Hanley and Belfus, 1994,
Suermondt, HJ, Tang, PC, Strong, PC, Young, CY and
Annevelink, J, Automated Identification of Relevant Patient Information in a
Physician's Workstation, In: Safran, C., Ed., Proceedings of the
Seventeenth Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care 1993,
Suermondt HJ and Cooper GF. An evaluation of explanations
of probabilistic inference. Computers and Biomedical Research, 26:
Suermondt, HJ, Howard, SK, Gaba, DM, Cooper GF. The role of explanation on the effects of decision support on diagnostic accuracy. Anesthesiology 76: A560, 1992.
Suermondt, HJ, Cooper GF, and
Heckerman DE. A combination of cutset conditioning with clique-tree
propagation in the Pathfinder system. In Bonissone PP, Henrion M, Kanal LN,
Lemmer JF, eds., Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence 6. Elsevier, 1991,
Suermondt HJ and Cooper GF. A combination
of exact algorithms for inference on Bayesian belief networks. International
Journal of Approximate Reasoning 5: 521-542, 1991.
Suermondt HJ and Cooper GF. Probabilistic Inference
in Multiply Connected Brief Networks Using Loop Cutsets. International
Journal of Approximate Reasoning 4: 283-306, 1990.
Suermondt HJ and Cooper GF. Initialization for the method of
conditioning in Bayesian belief networks. Artificial Intelligence
50: 83-94, 1989.
Horvitz, EJ, Suermondt, HJ, Cooper GF. Bounded
conditioning: Flexible Inference for Decisions under Scarce Resources. Fifth
Workshop on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, Windsor, Ontario: 182-193. 1989.
Suermondt, HJ and Amylon, MD. Probabilistic
Prediction of the Outcome of Bone-Marrow Transplantation. Thirteenth
Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, Washington, DC: 208-212. 1989.
Beinlich IA, Suermondt HJ, Chavez RM, and Cooper GF. The ALARM Monitoring System: A Case Study with Two Probablistic
Inference Techniques for Belief Networks. Second European Conference on
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, London: 38:247-256. 1989.
Suermondt, HJ and Cooper, GF. Updating probabilities
in multiply connected belief networks. In: Fourth Workshop on
Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, Minneapolis, 1988, 335-343.
Editorial Board, JAMIA, 2010-present
Program Chair, 2008 AMIA Annual Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association (Washington DC);
Vice Chair (Foundations), 2007 AMIA Annual Symposium (Chicago, IL);
American Medical Informatics
Association (AMIA): Chair, Clinical Informatics Taskforce, 2011-present; Member, Audit Committee,
2010-present; Chair, AMIA Representation Taskforce, 2010; Chair, Working Group Steering Committee, 2004-2008 (oversight
over 20 working groups for 3,000+ members); Chair, Membership Committee,
1999-2003; Member, Global Trial Bank Steering Committee, 2005-2006; Working
Group Steering Committee, 2000-present; Membership Committee, 1994-2008;
Scientific Program Committee, AMIA Fall Symposium, 2008, 2007, 2003, 2002,
2001; Co-sponsorships and Endorsements Committee, 2001-2004; Symposium
Taskforce, 2002; Publications Committee, 1994-1999; Member of working groups in
Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining,
Natural Language Processing, Prevention and Public Health, and Clinical
Program Committee, Conference on
Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI), 1996-2001, 2003-2006.
Editor, 1996 Yearbook of Medical
Informatics, section on Decision Support Systems
Reviewer for multiple professional
journals and conferences, including Journal of Biomedical Informatics, Artificial
Intelligence, International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, HP TechCon, IEEE
Expert, IJCAI, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association,
Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, Symposium on Computer
Applications in Medical Care, AMIA Fall Symposium; IMIA Yearbook of Informatics