1. Program

2. Posters

3. Demonstrations

1. Program

Session I: Visual Analytics for Longitudinal Data
Chair: Dr. Vinay Pai, NIH/NIBIB
8:30 - 8:45 Welcome - VAHC 2014
8:45 - 10:00 "Interactive Analysis of Multiple Longitudinal Records of Diabetes Patients"
Denis Klimov, Alexander Shknevsky and Yuval Shahar
"Temporal Visualization of Diabetes Mellitus via Hemoglobin A1c Levels"
Eugenia McPeek Hinz,David Borland,Hina Shah,Vivian West, and Ed Hammond
"Detecting Novel Associations for Surgical Hospital Readmissions in Large Datasets by Interactive Visual Analytics"
Stein Olav Skrovseth, Adam Perer, Conor P. Delaney, Arthur Revhaug, Rolv-Ole Lindsetmo and Knut Magne Augestad
"Visual Hypothesis & Correlation Discovery for Precision Medicine"
Wolfgang Rumpf, Jenn Gonya and William Ray
JAMIA Publication - "A Novel Tool to Visualize Chronic Kidney Disease Associated Polymorbidity: A 13-year Cohort Study in Taiwan"
Chih-Wei Huang1, Shabbir Syed-Abdul, Wen-Shan Jian, Usman Iqbal, Phung Anh Nguyen, Peisan Lee, Shen-Hsien Lin, Wen-Ding Hsu, Mai-Szu Wu, Chun-Fu Wang, Kwan-Liu Ma, Yu-Chuan (Jack) Li
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
Session II: Introduction to Clinical Dashboards
Chair: Dr. Patricia F. Brennan, University of Wisconsin-Madison
10:30 - 10:50 Invited: Kathy Rowell
"Transforming Healthcare Data Into Compelling Stories and People Into Compelling Storytellers"
Co-Founder of Katherine S. Rowell & Associates and HealthDataViz
10:50 - 11:10 Invited: Greg Nelson
"Healthcare Analytics: The Next Chapter in Innovation"
Healthcare executive and founder of ThotWave Technologies
11:10 - 11:30 Invited: Yair Rajwan
"Visual Insight for Better Decision: Revealing Meaningful Values of Visual Analytics in Healthcare Dashboards"
Visual Science Informatics, LLC
11:30 - 12:00 PANEL: Clinical Dashboards

                                        1) Kathy Rowell, Katherine S. Rowell & Associates and HealthDataViz
                                        2) Greg Nelson, ThotWave Technologies
                                        3) Yair Rajwan, Visual Science Informatics, LLC

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Break
Session III: Poster and Demonstrations
Chair: Dr. David Gotz, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)
1:00 - 1:30 Fast forward Presentations (Posters and Demonstrations)
1:30 - 3:00 Posters and Live Demonstrations
Session IV: Temporal and Drug Visualization
Chair: Adam Perer, IBM Research
3:00 - 4:30 "WorkflowExplorer: Visual Exploration and Identification of Common Multitasking Patterns in Emergency Department Workflow"
Allan Fong, Kevin Maloy and Raj Ratwani
"Visualizing Temporal Patterns by Clustering Patients"
Grace Shin, Samuel McLean, June Hu and David Gotz
"Visualizations of Inter-Observer Reliability Assessments in Time Motion Studies: Facilitating Observers' Training"
Marcelo Lopetegui, Po-Yin Yen, Alejandro Mauro, Barbara Lara and Philiip Payne
"Multivariate Visualization of System-Wide National Health Service Data Using Radial Coordinates"
David Borland,Vivian West, and Ed Hammond
JAMIA Publication - "Seeing the Forest Through the Trees: Uncovering Phenomic Complexity Through Interactive Network Visualization"
Jeremy L Warner, Joshua C. Denny, David Kreda, and Gil Alterovitz
4:30 - 4:35 Closing


  1. "Visual Analysis of Infection Surveillance"
    Penny Cooper, Nora Haney and Jose Morey
  2. "Iterative Methodology and Usability Improvement for Clinical Decision Support"
    Fei Yu, Ketan Mane, Vincent Carrasco and Javed Mostafa
  3. "A Comparative Analysis of Clinical Data Visualization Development Strategies: Build vs. Buy"
    Jaehoon Lee, Thomas Oniki, John Holmen, Peter Haug and Stanley Huff
  4. "Text Mining and Visualization to Explore E-Cigarette and Hookah-Related Social Media"
    Annie T. Chen, Shu-Hong Zhu and Mike Conway
  5. "Interactive Demographic Visualization of Multiple Facilities across Time"
    Hyunggu Jung, E. Sally Lee, Hossein Estiri and Kari A. Stephens
  6. "Envisaging Biomedicine: Visualization of the Clinical and Research Ecosystem using Bibliographic Metadata"
    Terrie Wheeler, Karen Gutzman, Michael Bales, Paul Albert and Kristi Holmes


  1. "Visualization and prediction of diabetes disease progression along with modifiable factors using Diabetes Complications Severity Index (DCSI)"
    Muhammad Dastagir, Keith Glassford, Shalom Halevy, Erik Smith and Thomas Van Gilder
  2. "Weave: Utilization of InfoMaps and an Individual Record Tool for Patient Data Analysis"
    John Fallon and Georges Grinstein
  3. "Demonstration of Temporal Visualization of Diabetes Mellitus via Hemoglobin A1c Levels"
    Hina Shah, David Borland, Eugenia Mcpeek Hinz, Vivian L. West and W. Ed Hammond
  4. "Visual Hypothesis & Correlation Discovery for Precision Medicine"
    Wolfgang Rumpf, Jenn Gonya and William Ray
  5. "EventFlow - Interactive Event Sequence Visualization and Querying"
    Fan Du, Sana Malik, Catherine Plaisant, and Ben Shneiderman
  6. "Visual Insight for Better Decision: Revealing Meaningful Values of Visual Analytics in Healthcare Dashboards"
    Yair Rajwan
  7. "Understanding Outcome Measures of Patients Diagnosed with mild TBI - A Visual Analytics Approach"
    Ryan Diehl, Niki Noprapa, and Jesus J Caban
  8. "HCC Risk Browser: Visualizing Opportunity & Intervention"
    Michael Simon and Nick Stepro
  9. "VisXplore: An interactive Visualization System with a Grammar Induction Layer for Learning and Generating Suggestions from Complex Clinical Datasets"
    Filip Dabek, Jesus J Caban, Tim Oates