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

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  1. Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine—Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT, hereafter abbreviated SCT) is a comprehensive medical terminology used for standardizing the storage, retrieval, and exchange of electronic heal...

    Authors: Shaker El-Sappagh, Francesco Franda, Farman Ali and Kyung-Sup Kwak

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:76

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The Named Entity Recognition (NER) task as a key step in the extraction of health information, has encountered many challenges in Chinese Electronic Medical Records (EMRs). Firstly, the casual use of Chinese a...

    Authors: Xiaoling Cai, Shoubin Dong and Jinlong Hu

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 2):65

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 2

  3. Healthcare providers generate a huge amount of biomedical data stored in either legacy system (paper-based) format or electronic medical records (EMR) around the world, which are collectively referred to as bi...

    Authors: Ligang Luo, Liping Li, Jiajia Hu, Xiaozhe Wang, Boulin Hou, Tianze Zhang and Lue Ping Zhao

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16:114

    Content type: Technical advance

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  4. MEDLINE is the most widely used medical bibliographic database in the world. Most of its citations are in English and this can be an obstacle for some researchers to access the information the database contain...

    Authors: Matthieu Schuers, Mher Joulakian, Gaetan Kerdelhué, Léa Segas, Julien Grosjean, Stéfan J. Darmoni and Nicolas Griffon

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:94

    Content type: Research article

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  5. In this study, using sampled clinical documents associated with a cohort of patients who received their primary care at Mayo Clinic, we investigated the associations between problem list and practice setting thro...

    Authors: Liwei Wang, Yanshan Wang, Feichen Shen, Majid Rastegar-Mojarad and Hongfang Liu

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 3):69

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 3

  6. Making evidence-based decisions often requires comparison of two or more options. Research-based evidence may exist which quantifies how likely the outcomes are for each option. Understanding these numeric est...

    Authors: Lyndal J Trevena, Brian J Zikmund-Fisher, Adrian Edwards, Wolfgang Gaissmaier, Mirta Galesic, Paul KJ Han, John King, Margaret L Lawson, Suzanne K Linder, Isaac Lipkus, Elissa Ozanne, Ellen Peters, Danielle Timmermans and Steven Woloshin

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13(Suppl 2):S7

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 2

  7. Manual eligibility screening (ES) for a clinical trial typically requires a labor-intensive review of patient records that utilizes many resources. Leveraging state-of-the-art natural language processing (NLP) an...

    Authors: Yizhao Ni, Jordan Wright, John Perentesis, Todd Lingren, Louise Deleger, Megan Kaiser, Isaac Kohane and Imre Solti

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15:28

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The necessity to translate eligibility criteria from free text into decision rules that are compatible with data from the electronic health record (EHR) constitutes the main challenge when developing and deplo...

    Authors: Felix Köpcke, Dorota Lubgan, Rainer Fietkau, Axel Scholler, Carla Nau, Michael Stürzl, Roland Croner, Hans-Ulrich Prokosch and Dennis Toddenroth

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13:134

    Content type: Research article

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  9. In this study we implemented and developed state-of-the-art machine learning (ML) and natural language processing (NLP) technologies and built a computerized...

    Authors: Qi Li, Stephen Andrew Spooner, Megan Kaiser, Nataline Lingren, Jessica Robbins, Todd Lingren, Huaxiu Tang, Imre Solti and Yizhao Ni

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15:37

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Pharmacovigilance aims to uncover and understand harmful side-effects of drugs, termed adverse events (AEs). Although the current process of pharmacovigilance is very systematic, the increasing amount of infor...

    Authors: SriJyothsna Yeleswarapu, Aditya Rao, Thomas Joseph, Vangala Govindakrishnan Saipradeep and Rajgopal Srinivasan

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2014 14:13

    Content type: Research article

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  11. The amount of patient-related information within clinical information systems accumulates over time, especially in cases where patients suffer from chronic diseases with many hospitalizations and consultations...

    Authors: Markus Kreuzthaler, Bastian Pfeifer, Jose Antonio Vera Ramos, Diether Kramer, Victor Grogger, Sylvia Bredenfeldt, Markus Pedevilla, Peter Krisper and Stefan Schulz

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 3):72

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 3

  12. Narrative text is a useful way of identifying injury circumstances from the routine emergency department data collections. Automatically classifying narratives based on machine learning techniques is a promisi...

    Authors: Lin Chen, Kirsten Vallmuur and Richi Nayak

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15(Suppl 1):S5

    Content type: Research article

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 1

  13. It has been shown that the entities in everyday clinical text are often expressed in a way that varies from how they are expressed in the nomenclature. Owing to lots of synonyms, abbreviations, medical jargons...

    Authors: Rui Zhang, Jialin Liu, Yong Huang, Miye Wang, Qingke Shi, Jun Chen and Zhi Zeng

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:54

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Learning deep representations of clinical events based on their distributions in electronic health records has been shown to allow for subsequent training of higher-performing predictive models compared to the...

    Authors: Aron Henriksson, Jing Zhao, Hercules Dalianis and Henrik Boström

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16(Suppl 2):69

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 16 Supplement 2

  15. Chinese word segmentation (CWS) and part-of-speech (POS) tagging are two fundamental tasks of Chinese text processing. They are usually preliminary steps for lots of Chinese natural language processing (NLP) task...

    Authors: Ying Xiong, Zhongmin Wang, Dehuan Jiang, Xiaolong Wang, Qingcai Chen, Hua Xu, Jun Yan and Buzhou Tang

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 2):66

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 2

  16. In this editorial, we first summarize the Third International Workshop on Semantics-Powered Data Analytics (SEPDA 2018) held on December 3, 2018 in conjunction with the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Bi...

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

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 4):148

    Content type: Introduction

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 4

  17. Health professionals and consumers use different terms to express medical events or concerns, which makes the communication barriers between the professionals and consumers. This may lead to bias in the diagno...

    Authors: Li Hou, Hongyu Kang, Yan Liu, Luqi Li and Jiao Li

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 5):120

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 5

  18. Health question-answering (QA) systems have become a typical application scenario of Artificial Intelligent (AI). An annotated question corpus is prerequisite for training machines to understand health informa...

    Authors: Haihong Guo, Xu Na and Jiao Li

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 1):16

    Content type: Research

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

  19. Relationships between bio-entities (genes, proteins, diseases, etc.) constitute a significant part of our knowledge. Most of this information is documented as unstructured text in different forms, such as book...

    Authors: Kaixian Yu, Pei-Yau Lung, Tingting Zhao, Peixiang Zhao, Yan-Yuan Tseng and Jinfeng Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 2):42

    Content type: Research

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

  20. Over a period of 40 years, SNOMED has developed from a pathology-specific nomenclature (SNOP) into a logic-based health care terminology. In spite of its long existence and continuous evolvement, it is yet unk...

    Authors: Ronald Cornet and Nicolette de Keizer

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8(Suppl 1):S2

    Content type: Proceedings

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

  21. Virtual Patients are a well-known and widely used form of interactive software used to simulate aspects of patient care that students are increasingly less likely to encounter during their studies. However, to...

    Authors: Marcus D Bloice, Klaus-Martin Simonic and Andreas Holzinger

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2014 14:66

    Content type: Software

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  22. Imaging examinations, such as ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography scans, play key roles in healthcare settings. To assess and improve the quality of imaging diagnosis, we need t...

    Authors: Tao Zheng, Yimei Gao, Fei Wang, Chenhao Fan, Xingzhi Fu, Mei Li, Ya Zhang, Shaodian Zhang and Handong Ma

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19:156

    Content type: Research article

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  23. We extracted genetic testing information and patient medical records from EHR systems at Mayo Clinic. Clinical features have been semi-automatically annotated from the clinical notes by applying a Natural Language

    Authors: Qian Zhu, Hongfang Liu, Christopher G Chute and Matthew Ferber

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015 15(Suppl 4):S3

    Content type: Research article

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 4

  24. Diagnostic error is a significant problem in specialities characterised by diagnostic uncertainty such as primary care, emergency medicine and paediatrics. Despite wide-spread availability, computerised aids h...

    Authors: Padmanabhan Ramnarayan, Andrew Winrow, Michael Coren, Vasanta Nanduri, Roger Buchdahl, Benjamin Jacobs, Helen Fisher, Paul M Taylor, Jeremy C Wyatt and Joseph Britto

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2006 6:37

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Record linkage refers to the process of joining records that relate to the same entity or event in one or more data collections. In the absence of a shared, unique key, record linkage involves the comparison o...

    Authors: Tim Churches, Peter Christen, Kim Lim and Justin Xi Zhu

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2002 2:9

    Content type: Research article

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  26. The US Veterans Administration (VA) has developed a robust and mature computational infrastructure in support of its electronic health record (EHR). Web technology offers a powerful set of tools for structurin...

    Authors: Nallakkandi Rajeevan, Kristina M. Niehoff, Peter Charpentier, Forrest L. Levin, Amy Justice, Cynthia A. Brandt, Terri R. Fried and Perry L. Miller

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:111

    Content type: Correspondence

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  27. The Systematic Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) is being advocated as the foundation for encoding clinical documentation. While the electronic medical record is likely to play a critical rol...

    Authors: Prakash M Nadkarni and Jonathan D Darer

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010 10:66

    Content type: Research article

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  28. A substantial proportion of microbiological screening in diagnostic laboratories is due to suspected urinary tract infections (UTIs), yet approximately two thirds of urine samples typically yield negative cult...

    Authors: Ross J. Burton, Mahableshwar Albur, Matthias Eberl and Simone M. Cuff

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19:171

    Content type: Research article

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  29. The use of PubMed to answer daily medical care questions is limited because it is challenging to retrieve a small set of relevant articles and time is restricted. Knowing what aspects of queries are likely to ...

    Authors: Arjen Hoogendam, Anton FH Stalenhoef, Pieter F de Vries Robbé and A John PM Overbeke

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8:42

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Pathology reports are written in free-text form, which precludes efficient data gathering. We aimed to overcome this limitation and design an automated system for extracting biomarker profiles from accumulated...

    Authors: Jeongeun Lee, Hyun-Je Song, Eunsil Yoon, Seong-Bae Park, Sung-Hye Park, Jeong-Wook Seo, Peom Park and Jinwook Choi

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:29

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Advanced mobile communications and portable computation are now combined in handheld devices called “smartphones”, which are also capable of running third-party software. The number of smartphone users is grow...

    Authors: Abu Saleh Mohammad Mosa, Illhoi Yoo and Lincoln Sheets

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:67

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Entity recognition is one of the most primary steps for text analysis and has long attracted considerable attention from researchers. In the clinical domain, various types of entities, such as clinical entities a...

    Authors: Zengjian Liu, Ming Yang, Xiaolong Wang, Qingcai Chen, Buzhou Tang, Zhe Wang and Hua Xu

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17(Suppl 2):67

    Content type: Research

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

  33. Translational research typically requires data abstracted from medical records as well as data collected specifically for research. Unfortunately, many data within electronic health records are represented as ...

    Authors: Monique Hinchcliff, Eric Just, Sofia Podlusky, John Varga, Rowland W Chang and Warren A Kibbe

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:106

    Content type: Correspondence

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  34. We accessed HF patients’ data in a local EHR system and identified potential sources of NYHA, including local diagnosis codes, procedures, and clinical notes. We further investigated and compared the performances...

    Authors: Rui Zhang, Sisi Ma, Liesa Shanahan, Jessica Munroe, Sarah Horn and Stuart Speedie

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 2):48

    Content type: Research

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

  35. Approximately 20% of deaths in the US each year are attributable to smoking, yet current practices in the recording of this health risk in electronic health records (EHRs) have not led to discernable changes i...

    Authors: Ellen L. Palmer, John Higgins, Saeed Hassanpour, James Sargent, Christina M. Robinson, Jennifer A. Doherty and Tracy Onega

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19:143

    Content type: Research article

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    The Research article to this article has been published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19:141

  36. A large body of work in the clinical guidelines field has identified requirements for guideline systems, but there are formidable challenges in translating such requirements into production-quality systems tha...

    Authors: Hemant Shah, Raymond D Allard, Robert Enberg, Ganesh Krishnan, Patricia Williams and Prakash M Nadkarni

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:16

    Content type: Correspondence

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  37. Electronic health records (EHRs) provide enormous potential for health research but also present data governance challenges. Ensuring de-identification is a pre-requisite for use of EHR data without prior cons...

    Authors: Andrea C Fernandes, Danielle Cloete, Matthew TM Broadbent, Richard D Hayes, Chin-Kuo Chang, Richard G Jackson, Angus Roberts, Jason Tsang, Murat Soncul, Jennifer Liebscher, Robert Stewart and Felicity Callard

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13:71

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) has become the leading cause of death in China, and most of the cases can be prevented by controlling risk factors. The goal of this study was to build a corpus of CVD risk factor ...

    Authors: Jia Su, Bin He, Yi Guan, Jingchi Jiang and Jinfeng Yang

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017 17:117

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Standards for patient decision aids require that information and options be presented in a balanced manner; this requirement is based on the argument that balanced presentation is essential to foster informed ...

    Authors: Purva Abhyankar, Robert J Volk, Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby, Paulina Bravo, Angela Buchholz, Elissa Ozanne, Dale Colins Vidal, Nananda Col and Peep Stalmeier

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13(Suppl 2):S6

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 13 Supplement 2

  40. Extracting primary care information in terms of Patient/Problem, Intervention, Comparison and Outcome, known as PICO elements, is difficult as the volume of medical information expands and the health semantics...

    Authors: Samir Chabou and Michal Iglewski

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:128

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Medical records of 3,106 inpatients including 224 VTE patients were collected and various types of ontologies were integrated to parse unstructured text. A workflow of ontology-based VTE risk prediction model, th...

    Authors: Yuqing Yang, Xin Wang, Yu Huang, Ning Chen, Juhong Shi and Ting Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 4):151

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 4

  42. With the rapid growth of medical information and the pervasiveness of the Internet, online search and retrieval systems have become indispensable tools in medicine. The progress of Web technologies can provide...

    Authors: Michael Muin, Paul Fontelo, Fang Liu and Michael Ackerman

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2005 5:37

    Content type: Software

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  43. Clinical text classification is an fundamental problem in medical natural language processing. Existing studies have cocnventionally focused on rules...

    Authors: Liang Yao, Chengsheng Mao and Yuan Luo

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 3):71

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 3

  44. The ability to detect disease outbreaks in their early stages is a key component of efficient disease control and prevention. With the increased availability of electronic health-care data and spatio-temporal ...

    Authors: Rochelle E Watkins, Serryn Eagleson, Sam Beckett, Graeme Garner, Bert Veenendaal, Graeme Wright and Aileen J Plant

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2007 7:4

    Content type: Software

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  45. Social isolation is an important social determinant that impacts health outcomes and mortality among patients. The National Academy of Medicine recently recommended that social isolation be documented in electron...

    Authors: Vivienne J Zhu, Leslie A Lenert, Brian E Bunnell, Jihad S Obeid, Melanie Jefferson and Chanita Hughes Halbert

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19:43

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19:89

  46. Standards, methods, and tools supporting the integration of clinical data and genomic information are an area of significant need and rapid growth in biomedical informatics. Integration of cancer clinical data...

    Authors: Harry Hochheiser, Melissa Castine, David Harris, Guergana Savova and Rebecca S. Jacobson

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2016 16:121

    Content type: Research article

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  47. The paper introduces a deep learning-based approach for real-time detection and insights generation about one of the most prevalent chronic conditions in Australia - Pollen allergy. The popular social media pl...

    Authors: Jia Rong, Sandra Michalska, Sudha Subramani, Jiahua Du and Hua Wang

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19:208

    Content type: Research Article

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  48. A shareable repository of clinical notes is critical for advancing natural language processing (NLP) research, and therefore a goal...

    Authors: Chunhua Weng, Carol Friedman, Casey A. Rommel and John F. Hurdle

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019 19(Suppl 3):70

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 3