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239 result(s) for 'natural language processing' within BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making

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  1. Content type: Research article

    The text descriptions in electronic medical records are a rich source of information. We have developed a Health Information Text Extraction (HITEx) tool and used it to extract key findings for a research stud...

    Authors: Qing T Zeng, Sergey Goryachev, Scott Weiss, Margarita Sordo, Shawn N Murphy and Ross Lazarus

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2006 6:30

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  2. Content type: Research article

    The identification of patients who pose an epidemic hazard when they are admitted to a health facility plays a role in preventing the risk of hospital acquired infection. An automated clinical decision support sy...

    Authors: Solweig Gerbier, Olga Yarovaya, Quentin Gicquel, Anne-Laure Millet, Véronique Smaldore, Véronique Pagliaroli, Stefan Darmoni and Marie-Hélène Metzger

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:50

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The Institute of Medicine has identified patient safety as a key goal for health care in the United States. Detecting vaccine adverse events is an important public health activity that contributes to patient safe...

    Authors: Herman D Tolentino, Michael D Matters, Wikke Walop, Barbara Law, Wesley Tong, Fang Liu, Paul Fontelo, Katrin Kohl and Daniel C Payne

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2007 7:3

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Herein, we describe a system that securely gathers microbiology data from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) network of databases. Using natural language processing methods, we applied an information extract...

    Authors: Makoto Jones, Scott L DuVall, Joshua Spuhl, Matthew H Samore, Christopher Nielson and Michael Rubin

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:34

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  5. Content type: Research article

    For this project, 80 medical problems were selected for their frequency of use in our future clinical field of evaluation (cardiovascular). We have developed an Automated Problem List system composed of two main ...

    Authors: Stephane Meystre and Peter J Haug

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2005 5:30

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  6. Content type: Research

    Despite widespread use, the safety of dietary supplements is open to doubt due to the fact that they can interact with prescribed medications, leading to dangerous clinical outcomes. Electronic health records ...

    Authors: Yadan Fan and Rui Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 2):51

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 2

  7. Content type: Research article

    We examined the comparative performance of structured, diagnostic codes vs. natural language processing (NLP) of unstructured text for screening...

    Authors: Qiu-Yue Zhong, Elizabeth W. Karlson, Bizu Gelaye, Sean Finan, Paul Avillach, Jordan W. Smoller, Tianxi Cai and Michelle A. Williams

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:30

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Diagnostic accuracy might be improved by algorithms that searched patients’ clinical notes in the electronic health record (EHR) for signs and symptoms of diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS). The focus th...

    Authors: Herbert S. Chase, Lindsey R. Mitrani, Gabriel G. Lu and Dominick J. Fulgieri

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:24

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The aim of the present study is to investigate the use of semantics for biomedical resources annotation with domain specific ontologies and exploit Natural Language Processing methods in empowering the non-Inform...

    Authors: Pepi Sfakianaki, Lefteris Koumakis, Stelios Sfakianakis, Galatia Iatraki, Giorgos Zacharioudakis, Norbert Graf, Kostas Marias and Manolis Tsiknakis

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15:77

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  10. Content type: Research

    Natural language processing (NLP) has become an increasingly significant ... of NLP methods and applications for medical information processing are available. It is of great significance...

    Authors: Xieling Chen, Haoran Xie, Fu Lee Wang, Ziqing Liu, Juan Xu and Tianyong Hao

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 1):14

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 1

  11. Content type: Research article

    The medical subdomain of a clinical note, such as cardiology or neurology, is useful content-derived metadata for developing machine learning downstream applications. To classify the medical subdomain of a note a...

    Authors: Wei-Hung Weng, Kavishwar B. Wagholikar, Alexa T. McCray, Peter Szolovits and Henry C. Chueh

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:155

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Radiology reports are a rich resource for biomedical research. Prior to utilization, trained experts must manually review reports to identify discrete outcomes. The Audiological and Genetic Database (AudGenDB)...

    Authors: Aaron J. Masino, Robert W. Grundmeier, Jeffrey W. Pennington, John A. Germiller and E. Bryan Crenshaw III

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16:65

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  13. Content type: Debate

    We outline the fundamental differences between Medical Informatics and theoretical sciences and propose that Medical Informatics research should advance individual knowledge processing (case-based reasoning) and ...

    Authors: Stefan V Pantazi, José F Arocha and Jochen R Moehr

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2004 4:19

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Online psychiatric texts are natural language texts expressing depressive problems, published by Internet users via community-based web services such as web forums, message boards and blogs. Understanding the ...

    Authors: Jheng-Long Wu, Liang-Chih Yu and Pei-Chann Chang

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:72

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Computerized ICUs rely on software services to convey the medical condition of their patients as well as assisting the staff in taking treatment decisions. Such services are useful for following clinical guide...

    Authors: Femke Ongenae, Femke De Backere, Kristof Steurbaut, Kirsten Colpaert, Wannes Kerckhove, Johan Decruyenaere and Filip De Turck

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:3

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Visualization of Concepts in Medicine (VCM) is a compositional iconic language that aims to ease information retrieval in Electronic Health Records (EHR), clinical guidelines or other medical documents. Using ...

    Authors: Nicolas Griffon, Gaetan Kerdelhué, Lina F Soualmia, Tayeb Merabti, Julien Grosjean, Jean-Baptiste Lamy, Alain Venot, Catherine Duclos and Stefan J Darmoni

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2014 14:17

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  17. Content type: Research article

    PROforma is one of several languages that allow clinical guidelines to be expressed in a computer-interpretable manner. How these languages should be compared, and what requirements they should meet, are quest...

    Authors: David R Sutton, Paul Taylor and Kenneth Earle

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2006 6:20

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Death records are a rich source of data, which can be used to assist with public surveillance and/or decision support. However, to use this type of data for such purposes it has to be transformed into a coded ...

    Authors: Kailah Davis, Catherine Staes, Jeff Duncan, Sean Igo and Julio C Facelli

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:37

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Adverse Drug Reactions are one of the leading causes of injury or death among patients undergoing medical treatments. Not all Adverse Drug Reactions are identified before a drug is made available in the market...

    Authors: Hariprasad Sampathkumar, Xue-wen Chen and Bo Luo

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2014 14:91

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  20. Content type: Introduction

    In this editorial, we first summarize the 2nd International Workshop on Semantics-Powered Data Analytics (SEPDA 2017) held on November 13, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A., and then briefly introduce 13 rese...

    Authors: Zhe He, Cui Tao, Jiang Bian, Rui Zhang and Jingshan Huang

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 2):56

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 2

  21. Content type: Debate

    In France, recent developments in healthcare system organization have aimed at strengthening decision-making and action in public health at the regional level. Firstly, the 2004 Public Health Act, by setting 1...

    Authors: Marie-Hélène Metzger, Thierry Durand, Stéphane Lallich, Roger Salamon and Philippe Castets

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:28

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Electronic health records are invaluable for medical research, but much information is stored as free text rather than in a coded form. For example, in the UK General Practice Research Database (GPRD), causes ...

    Authors: Anoop D Shah, Carlos Martinez and Harry Hemingway

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:88

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  23. Content type: Technical advance

    Providing scalable clinical decision support (CDS) across institutions that use different electronic health record (EHR) systems has been a challenge for medical informatics researchers. The lack of commonly s...

    Authors: Nadim Anani, Rong Chen, Tiago Prazeres Moreira and Sabine Koch

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2014 14:39

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  24. Content type: Research

    Capturing accurate and machine-interpretable primary data from clinical encounters is a challenging task, yet critical to the integrity of the practice of medicine. We explore the intriguing possibility that t...

    Authors: Jeffrey G Klann and Peter Szolovits

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2009 9(Suppl 1):S3

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  25. Content type: Research article

    We compare two types of approaches to translate the FMA terms into French. The first one is UMLS-based on the conceptual information of the UMLS metathesaurus. The second method is lexically-based on several Natural

    Authors: Tayeb Merabti, Lina F Soualmia, Julien Grosjean, Olivier Palombi, Jean-Michel Müller and Stéfan J Darmoni

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:65

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Many medication errors are encountered in drug prescriptions, which would not occur if practitioners could remember the drug properties. They can refer to drug monographs to find these properties, however drug...

    Authors: Jean-Baptiste Lamy, Catherine Duclos, Avner Bar-Hen, Patrick Ouvrard and Alain Venot

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8:16

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Decision aids (DA) to assist patients in evaluating treatment options and sharing in decision making have proliferated in recent years. Most require high literacy and do not use plain language principles. We d...

    Authors: Margaret Holmes-Rovner, Sue Stableford, Angela Fagerlin, John T Wei, Rodney L Dunn, Janet Ohene-Frempong, Karen Kelly-Blake and David R Rovner

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2005 5:16

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Medical care commonly involves the apprehension of complex patterns of patient derangements to which the practitioner responds with patterns of interventions, as opposed to single therapeutic maneuvers. This c...

    Authors: Jonathan D Paladino, Philip S Crooke, Christopher R Brackney, A Murat Kaynar and John R Hotchkiss

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13:102

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Identification of negation in electronic health records is essential if we are to understand the computable meaning of the records: Our objective is to compare the accuracy of an automated mechanism for assign...

    Authors: Peter L Elkin, Steven H Brown, Brent A Bauer, Casey S Husser, William Carruth, Larry R Bergstrom and Dietlind L Wahner-Roedler

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2005 5:13

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  30. Content type: Research Article

    Information extraction techniques that get structured representations out of unstructured data make a large amount of clinically relevant information about patients accessible for semantic applications. These ...

    Authors: Martin Toepfer, Hamo Corovic, Georg Fette, Peter Klügl, Stefan Störk and Frank Puppe

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15:91

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15:103

  31. Content type: Research article

    The practice of evidence-based medicine requires efficient biomedical literature search such as PubMed/MEDLINE. Retrieval performance relies highly on the efficient use of search field tags. The purpose of thi...

    Authors: Abu Saleh Mohammad Mosa and Illhoi Yoo

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13:8

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  32. Content type: Research article

    PubMed is the main access to medical literature on the Internet. In order to enhance the performance of its information retrieval tools, primarily non-indexed citations, the authors propose a method: expanding...

    Authors: Nicolas Griffon, Wiem Chebil, Laetitia Rollin, Gaetan Kerdelhue, Benoit Thirion, Jean-François Gehanno and Stéfan Jacques Darmoni

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:12

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  33. Content type: Research article

    We developed and evaluated a novel spatiotemporal zoning annotation scheme. The results of the scheme evaluation indicate that our annotated corpus and the proposed annotation scheme are reliable and could be eff...

    Authors: Hutchatai Chanlekha, Ai Kawazoe and Nigel Collier

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:1

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  34. Content type: Proceedings

    Clinical trials are mandatory protocols describing medical research on humans and among the most valuable sources of medical practice evidence. Searching for trials relevant to some query is laborious due to t...

    Authors: Ioannis Korkontzelos, Tingting Mu and Sophia Ananiadou

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12(Suppl 1):S3

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 1

  35. Content type: Research

    Knowledge engineering for ontological knowledgebases is resource and time intensive. To alleviate these issues, especially for novices, automated tools from the natural language domain can assist in the developme...

    Authors: Muhammad Amith, Hsing-Yi Song, Yaoyun Zhang, Hua Xu and Cui Tao

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 2):73

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  36. Content type: Proceedings

    We present a system to automatically map an interface terminology ICPC-2 PLUS to SNOMED CT. Three steps of mapping are proposed in this system. The UMLS metathesaurus mapping utilises explicit relationships betwe...

    Authors: Yefeng Wang, Jon Patrick, Graeme Miller and Julie O'Hallaran

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8(Suppl 1):S5

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  37. Content type: Technical advance

    Due to the great variability of 12-lead ECG instruments and medical specialists’ interpretation skills, it remains a challenge to deliver rapid and accurate 12-lead ECG reports with senior cardiologists’ decis...

    Authors: Jui-chien Hsieh and Meng-Wei Hsu

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:77

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  38. Content type: Research article

    PubMed data potentially can provide decision support information, but PubMed was not exclusively designed to be a point-of-care tool. Natural language processing applications that summarize PubMed citations hold ...

    Authors: T Elizabeth Workman, Marcelo Fiszman and John F Hurdle

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:41

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Computerized decision support systems (DSS) have mainly focused on improving clinicians' diagnostic accuracy in unusual and challenging cases. However, since diagnostic omission errors may predominantly result...

    Authors: Padmanabhan Ramnarayan, Graham C Roberts, Michael Coren, Vasantha Nanduri, Amanda Tomlinson, Paul M Taylor, Jeremy C Wyatt and Joseph F Britto

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2006 6:22

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  40. Content type: Research Article

    Identifying patients with certain clinical criteria based on manual chart review of doctors’ notes is a daunting task given the massive amounts of text notes in the electronic health records (EHR). This task can ...

    Authors: Clayton A. Turner, Alexander D. Jacobs, Cassios K. Marques, James C. Oates, Diane L. Kamen, Paul E. Anderson and Jihad S. Obeid

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:126

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Data mining can be utilized to automate analysis of substantial amounts of data produced in many organizations. However, data mining produces large numbers of rules and patterns, many of which are not useful. ...

    Authors: Mir S Siadaty and William A Knaus

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2006 6:13

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  42. Content type: Software

    Traditional health information systems are generally devised to support clinical data collection at the point of care. However, as the significance of the modern information economy expands in scope and permea...

    Authors: Richard Jackson, Ismail Kartoglu, Clive Stringer, Genevieve Gorrell, Angus Roberts, Xingyi Song, Honghan Wu, Asha Agrawal, Kenneth Lui, Tudor Groza, Damian Lewsley, Doug Northwood, Amos Folarin, Robert Stewart and Richard Dobson

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:47

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) has built the initial Natural Language Processing (NLP) component to extract medications with...

    Authors: Qi Li, Louise Deleger, Todd Lingren, Haijun Zhai, Megan Kaiser, Laura Stoutenborough, Anil G Jegga, Kevin Bretonnel Cohen and Imre Solti

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13:53

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  44. Content type: Research

    Temporal expression extraction and normalization is a fundamental and essential step in clinical text processing and analyzing. Though a variety of commonly used NLP tools are available for medical temporal in...

    Authors: Tianyong Hao, Xiaoyi Pan, Zhiying Gu, Yingying Qu and Heng Weng

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 1):22

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 1

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:25

  45. Content type: Proceedings

    In Western languages the period character is highly ambiguous, due to its double role as sentence delimiter and abbreviation marker. This is particularly relevant in clinical free-texts characterized by numero...

    Authors: Markus Kreuzthaler and Stefan Schulz

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15(Suppl 2):S4

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  46. Content type: Research article

    Traditional information retrieval techniques typically return excessive output when directed at large bibliographic databases. Natural Language Processing applications strive to extract salient content from ... ,...

    Authors: T Elizabeth Workman and John F Hurdle

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2011 11:6

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