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Table 4 Performance of the medication matching process

From: An end-to-end hybrid algorithm for automated medication discrepancy detection

Process Medication matching Ent. Det. + Att. Link. + Med. Mat.
Matched Discrepant Matched Discrepant
Category P [%] R [%] F [%] P [%] R [%] F [%] P [%] R [%] F [%] P [%] R [%] F [%]
Medication name 96.8 98.2 97.5 88.6 82.5 85.5 92.4 90.7 91.5 71.5 65.2 68.2
Amount 98.8 91.7 95.1 39.8 82.6 53.7 98.4 86.3 92.0 34.2 68.7 45.7
Dosage 97.8 90.2 93.9 41.2 77.4 53.8 97.2 83.0 89.6 29.1 54.3 37.9
Duration 98.6 82.9 90.1 17.6 75.0 28.6 100 40.5 57.6 2.2 9.1 3.5
Form 99.4 90.8 95.0 8.2 61.7 14.4 99.3 86.6 92.5 5.3 39.2 9.4
Frequency 98.3 83.0 90.0 30.0 83.0 44.1 98.0 77.0 86.2 25.1 68.6 36.8
Route 99.7 90.1 94.7 19.7 89.5 32.3 99.4 86.3 92.4 16.9 72.8 27.4
Strength 99.5 93.9 96.6 40.0 89.5 55.3 99.2 89.3 94.0 30.1 76.6 43.2
Overall 98.1 92.8 95.3 53.4 81.8 64.7 95.9 86.6 91.0 42.2 64.6 51.0
  1. P indicates precision; R recall; F F-value.