Kassaye Yitbarek Yigzaw

Bio

Kassaye Yitbarek Yigzaw was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in 1986. He received the BSc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia, in 2008. He received MSc. degree in Telemedicine and e-health and PhD degree in computer science from UiT The Arctic University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway, in 2012 and 2017, respectively.

From 2008 to 2010, he was an Assistant Lecturer with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Haramaya University, Haramaya, Ethiopia. He was a Technical Intern of Extreme Blue Internship with the IBM, Nice, France, in 2011. In 2012 he was a Software Developer for the WHO instant atlas project with the Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine. In 2013 he was a visiting researcher with the TSB (Technologies for Health and Well-Being), ITACA, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain. in 2016, he worked as a Researcher and Scientific Software Developer with the Norwegian Centre for E-health Research. Since January 2017, he is working as a PostDoctoral researcher at the Norwegian Centre for E-health Research.

Mr. Yigzaw research interests include e-health, disease surveillance, health data reuse, security, privacy preserving distributed statistical computation and data mining, and privacy-preserving record linkage.

Kassaye Yitbarek Yigzaw

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Title: Researcher

Department: Health Analytics


Kassaye Yitbarek's projects

Project title Year Theme Project management
Advanced Secure Cloud Encrypted Platform for Internationally Orchestrated Solutions (ASCLEPIOS) 2018 - 2021 Health data
Services for health professionals
Kassaye Yitbarek Yigzaw
NorKlinTekst: Natural language processing to extract knowledge from clinical notes in electronic health records 2018 - 2020 Health data
Taridzo Chomutare
Emnet - Privacy Preserving Statistical Computations on Distributed Health Data 2014 - 2018 Health data
Johan Gustav Bellika
Learning Healthcare System toolbox (LHS-toolbox) 2016 - 2018 Services for health professionals
Johan Gustav Bellika

Kassaye Yitbarek's publications in Cristin

Title Year Category
Negation detection in Norwegian medical text: Porting a Swedish NegEx to Norwegian. Work in progress 2018 FOREDRAG
Sikker bruk av helseopplysninger 2017 MEDIEBIDRAG
Workshop on privacy-preserving statistical computation with Statistics Norway 2018 RAPPORT
Proceedings from The 15th Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics 2017 Kristiansand, Norway, August 29–30, 2017 2017 BOK
Blockchain and Digital Health 2017 RAPPORT
Electronic health record data reuse infrastructure requirements 2017 RAPPORT
LocLess: Do you really care where your cloud files are? 2017 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Får tilgang til pasientjournaler uten å eksponere sensitiv informasjon 2017 MEDIEBIDRAG
Secure and scalable deduplication of horizontally partitioned health data for privacy-preserving distributed statistical computation 2017 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Secure and scalable statistical computation of questionnaire data in R 2016 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Enabling Clinical Data Reuse with openEHR Data Warehouse Environments 2015 FOREDRAG
Building a Learning Healthcare System in North Norway 2016 FOREDRAG
Interoperability Mechanisms of Clinical Decision Support Systems: A Systematic Review 2016 FOREDRAG
Building a Learning Healthcare System in North Norway 2016 FOREDRAG
Proceedings from The 14th Scandinavian Health Informatics Conference 2016 2016 BOK
Emnet: a tool for privacy-preserving statistical computing on distributed health data 2015 FOREDRAG
A communicable disease prediction benchmarking platform 2014 BOKRAPPORTDEL
Evaluation of Secure Multi-Party Computation for Reuse of Distributed Electronic Health Data 2014 BOKRAPPORTDEL
A communicable disease prediction benchmarking platform 2014 FOREDRAG
The Snow System - a Decentralized Medical Data Processing System 2014 BOKRAPPORTDEL
Evaluation of secure multi-party computation for reuse of distributed electronic health data 2014 FOREDRAG
The Snow Communicable Disease Outbreak Detection Approach 2013 FOREDRAG
Towards Privacy Preserving Comparative Effectiveness Research 2013 FOREDRAG
The Snow Infectious Disease Forecast Service 2013 FOREDRAG
Privacy preserving health data processing 2014 BOKRAPPORTDEL
Privacy preserving health data processing 2014 FOREDRAG
Towards privacy preserving comparative effectiveness research 2013 FOREDRAG
The Snow system – a distributed medical data processing system 2013 FOREDRAG
The Snow communicable disease outbreak detection approach 2013 FOREDRAG
The Snow infectious disease forecast service 2013 FOREDRAG
Towards Privacy-Preserving Computing on Distributed Electronic Health Record Data 2013 FOREDRAG
Towards Privacy-Preserving Computing on Distributed Electronic Health Record Data 2013 BOKRAPPORTDEL
Snow Integrated Communicable Disease Prediction Service 2012 RAPPORT
Modeling the spread of infectious diseases by Gaussian Markov Random Fields as a tool for medical decision making 2012 FOREDRAG

Kassaye Yitbarek's project reports

Report no. Title Author(s)
2017 09 Blockchain and Digital Health Taridzo Chomutare, Kassaye Yitbarek Yigzaw, Line Helen Linstad, Anne Torill Nordsletta
2018 07 Workshop on privacy-preserving statistical computation with Statistics Norway Alexandra Makhlysheva, Kassaye Yitbarek Yigzaw, Anne Torill Nordsletta, Johan Gustav Bellika
2017 10 Requirements to the data reuse application programming interface for electronic health record systems Johan Gustav Bellika, Torje Dahle Henriksen, Joseph Stephen Hurley, Andrius Budrionis, Luis Marco Ruiz, Kassaye Yitbarek Yigzaw, Meskerem Asfaw