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Tag: Natural Language Processing

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AI talk: Applications galore

June 17, 2022 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week I sample a collection of new AI-based solutions that hit my radar. Interview assist I was fascinated by a new tool from Google, which takes conversational assistant technology […]

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AI Talk: Augmented arguments

Jan. 31, 2020 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… We have all heard of data mining, but have you heard of the term argument mining? Turns out it is an active area of research in […]

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AI Talk: Muppets and a boondoggle

March 22, 2019 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… Muppet invasion in machine learning In this week’s AI Talk, I’m going to do a deep dive into a hot topic in the field: It’s the […]

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Tapping into the rich meaning conveyed in human language

Jan. 30, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

The way we use language says something about us. Disordered thought can manifest as disordered language use—a signal that might mean the person has schizophrenia. Pressured speech could be a […]

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Social determinants of health and natural language processing

Aug. 6, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Healthcare delivery is under extreme pressure to improve costs and outcomes. One reliable pathway is by improving efficiency. One aspect of efficiency is to better match interventions to people most […]

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Reducing surgical site infection by 74 percent: Machine learning and quality improvement

May 21, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. John Cromwell is a colorectal surgeon interested in computers and machine learning. He believed that computers could sift vast amounts of data to inform surgeons on ways to reduce post-operative infection rates.

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AMIA 2017 Learning Showcase: Terminology-enabled clinical natural language processing for unstructured information extraction

Feb. 16, 2018 / By Senthil Nachimuthu, MD, PhD

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) organizes a Learning Showcase during the Annual Symposium. Separate from the scientific program, the Learning Showcase allows exhibitors to present the informatics aspects or […]

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Natural language processing, disease progression and population health

Feb. 5, 2018 / By Private: Katie Christensen

Population health. The name pretty much says it all, right? Through the Triple Aim initiative, we are striving to improve the health of our overall population and make an impact […]

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Cardiovascular registries: Patient data, appropriate use, and technology innovation

Jan. 31, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Sometimes science upends what we think of as common sense.  We might believe that a degenerative tear in the meniscus (cartilage in the knee) ought to be fixed. Then some […]

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Hospitals and health systems address impact of social determinants and other non-medical factors

Dec. 13, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

In a representative survey of 300 hospitals and health systems, the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions discovered that: “80 percent of hospital respondents reported that leadership is committed to establishing […]

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Deep learning and clinical natural language processing (NLP)

Sept. 8, 2017 / By Richard Wolniewicz

The first week of August saw the 55th annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) in Vancouver, Canada. This conference is the premier global NLP conference, demonstrating the […]

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Quality reporting and structured data: What it means for ambulatory EMRs

July 19, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Every year, most health plans are rated on quality by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) with Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS). HEDIS gets most of its […]