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Automating Data Capture from the Ontario Laboratories Information System (OLIS) for Secondary Data Uses

Milgram LK et al, ElectronicHealthcare, 10(1)

Provincial health data repositories enable clinical data utilization for secondary data uses. This study profiles the first use of Ontario Laboratories Information System (OLIS) data and demonstrates the value of automating tumour marker data collection to enhance cancer stage information in the Ontario Cancer Registry.
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29 April 2011 | No Comments »
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Exploring the Ability of Natural Language Processing to Extract Data From Nursing Narratives

Hyun, Sookyung et al, Computers Informatics Nursing, 27(4)

Natural Language Processing (NLP) offers an approach for capturing data from narratives and creating structured reports for further computer processing. We explored the ability of a NLP system, Medical Language Extraction and Encoding (MedLEE), on nursing narratives. MedLEE extracted 490 concepts from narrative text in a sample of 553 oncology nursing process notes.
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4 July 2009 | No Comments »
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Advanced Data Capture in the Assisted Medical Home: A Model for Distributed and Multimedia Technologies

Churchill, Richard et al, Journal of Medical Systems, Published online: 18 April 2009

Expanding the role of distributed health care, recent ONCHIT initiatives highlight the utilization of remote and home-based monitoring as a model for health care that is accessible, comprehensive and coordinated, delivered in the context of family and community. Extensible information technology in this context can be used to collect and store expanded data about patients and their environment, especially in assisted living and group home environments.
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23 April 2009 | No Comments »
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