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A Mobile-Based Question-Answering and Early Warning System for Assisting Diabetes Management

Wenxiu Xie, Ruoyao Ding, Jun Yan, Yingying Qu
2018 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing  
This study is to develop a mobile-based diabetes question-answering (Q&A) and early warning system named Dia-AID, assisting diabetes patients and populations at high risk.  ...  The Dia-AID system consists of three modules: a large-scale multilanguage diabetes frequently asked question repository, a multimode fusion Q&A framework, and a health data management module.  ...  Acknowledgments The work was substantially supported by a grant from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (no.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/9163160 fatcat:e4hruin4jbg3de5usqqvhvi27i

Trustworthiness and relevance in web-based clinical question answering

Sarah Cruchet, Célia Boyer, Lonneke van der Plas
2012 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
Question answering systems try to give precise answers to a user's question posed in natural language. It is of utmost importance that the answers returned are relevant to the user's question.  ...  We show, however, in a comparative evaluation, that promoting trustworthiness has no negative effect on the relevance of the retrieved answers in our clinical QA system.  ...  Outline  Why a question answering system (QA)?  Why in the Health domain?  What is a restricted QA?  ... 
pmid:22874315 fatcat:wglsc4wlijetlcp6qvqlzqbrhu

Case Based Reasioning (CBR) for Medical Question Answering System

Setio Basuki, Alfira Rizky, Galih Wasis Wicaksono
2018 Kinetik  
Afterwards, the system will give answer to the questions with answers in the form of diagnosis based on the system knowledge.  ...  In this research, the researchers implement a medical Question Answering System (QAS), a complaint system in the form of sentences or paragraphs of questions about the complaint (illness) suffered by a  ...  Conclusion Based on the research conducted, the conclusions in making System Question Answer of Health Based Case Based Reasoning (CBR) are as follows: 1.  ... 
doi:10.22219/kinetik.v3i2.263 fatcat:y5ospqupvjhddnumbsmthe6vsq


Liqiang Nie, Tao Li, Mohammad Akbari, Jialie Shen, Tat-Seng Chua
2014 Proceedings of the 37th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research & development in information retrieval - SIGIR '14  
Online health seeking has transformed the way of health knowledge exchange and reusability.  ...  The existing general and vertical health search engines, however, just routinely return lists of matched documents or question answer (QA) pairs, which may overwhelm the seekers or not sufficiently meet  ...  SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE The architecture of WenZher is illustrated in Figure 1 , where the three knowledge bases play essential roles.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2600428.2611176 dblp:conf/sigir/NieLASC14 fatcat:gtrklnkaxrakvc65b4td5syime

Conversational ontology operator: patient-centric vaccine dialogue management engine for spoken conversational agents

Muhammad Amith, Rebecca Z. Lin, Licong Cui, Dennis Wang, Anna Zhu, Grace Xiong, Hua Xu, Kirk Roberts, Cui Tao
2020 BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making  
We also developed a question-answering subsystem called Frankenstein Ontology Question-Answering for User-centric Systems (FOQUS) to support the dialogue interaction.  ...  Conclusions Overall, we present some preliminary evidence of a functioning ontology-based system to manage dialogue and consumer questions.  ...  We will use our previously developed ontology VISO-HPV (Vaccine Information Statement Ontology for HPV) [14] as a knowledge base for the question-answering subsystem.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12911-020-01267-y pmid:33317519 fatcat:35g7bzajvvgb5imedkde3wxqwq

CMU LiveMedQA at TREC 2017 LiveQA: A Consumer Health Question Answering System [article]

Yuan Yang, Jingcheng Yu, Ye Hu, Xiaoyao Xu, Eric Nyberg
2017 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we present LiveMedQA, a question answering system that is optimized for consumer health question.  ...  This includes a question type/focus analyzer based on deep text classification model, a tree-based knowledge graph for answer generation and a complementary structure-aware searcher for answer retrieval  ...  question answering system that is optimized for consumer health question, namely LiveMedQA.  ... 
arXiv:1711.05789v1 fatcat:uw22r7teqjdmnkiedk3pzhqzsi

1. Enabling evidence-based change in health care

A. Tomlin, K. L Dearness, D. S Badenoch
2002 Evidence-Based Mental Health  
Users will no doubt ask questions that can be answered by referring to The Cochrane Library 14 or the latest issue of Evidence-Based Mental Health (EBMH).  ...  Introduction Evidence-based health care (EBHC) has come a long way from its introduction in the early 1990s.  ... 
doi:10.1136/ebmh.5.3.68 pmid:12180439 fatcat:x7e7cktdijc3lgch3osvd6g3pu

A Smart Chatbot for Interactive Management in Beta Thalassemia Patients

Alma Mohammed Alturaiki, Haneen Reda Banjar, Ahmed Salleh Barefah, Salwa Abdulrahman Alnajjar, Salwa Hindawi, Manolis Tsiknakis
2022 International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications  
The chatbot operated as a messaging system. A question/answer system was created based on knowledge pertaining to β-thalassemia assembled from experts, medical guidelines, and articles.  ...  Recommendations regarding the patient's follow-up assessment are made based on the answers. Results.  ...  As a web-based expert system [7] , chatbots offer distinct advantages when responding to well-defined questions, thus providing a convenient and reliable approach to implementing question/answer systems  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/9734518 fatcat:m53s3fld6vhf5fku3nymukdvpa

Knowledge representation and management: towards an integration of a semantic web in daily health practice

N Griffon, J Charlet, Sj Darmoni, Section Editors for the IMIA Yearbook 2013, Section on Knowledge Representation and Management
2013 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
CT in the context of clinical practice; the third presents an ontology to create a question-answering system; the fourth describes a biomonitoring network based on semantic web technologies.  ...  These four articles clearly indicate that the health semantic web has become a part of daily practice of health professionals since 2012.  ...  It serves as a basic component of a patient's record based on a clinical question and answering system.  ... 
pmid:23974563 fatcat:27bhrebeqve43bpgp2ear2a36a

Knowledge Representation and Management: Towards an Integration of a Semantic Web in Daily Health Practice

N. Griffon, J. Charlet, SJ. Darmoni
2013 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
and SNOMED CT in the context of clinical practice; the third presents an ontology to create a question-answering system; the fourth describes a biomonitoring network based on semantic web technologies  ...  Conclusion: These four articles clearly indicate that the health semantic web has become a part of daily practice of health professionals since 2012.  ...  It serves as a basic component of a patient's record based on a clinical question and answering system.  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0038-1638847 fatcat:fvg2kgtcwjebfh5h2p3akpue4y

Feed efficiency in swine: A survey of current knowledge

J R Flohr, J F Patience, Michael D Tokach, Joel M DeRouchey, Robert D Goodband, Jim L Nelssen, Steven S Dritz
2012 Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports  
Consultants and individuals in academia had the highest percentage of correct answers for the knowledge questions, but less than half identified the correct response when asked how reducing particle size  ...  affects feed efficiency, and very few correctly answered the question on how thermal environment affects feed efficiency.  ...  A knowledge-based question was also asked (Table 11 ; Question 4) about the expected improvement in feed efficiency associated with the use of Paylean.  ... 
doi:10.4148/2378-5977.7109 fatcat:rzpipbaj3bccxchyneun3itfjy

Surveillance of HIV knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors in the general population

M A Safran, R W Wilson
1996 Public health reports (1974)  
The National Health Interview Survey's AIDS Knowledge and Attitudes Supplement is administered to a subsample of approximately 20,000 people annually.  ...  The National Health Interview Survey and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System provide information about health-related knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors of adults in the United States  ...  when they answered the questions.  ... 
pmid:8862167 pmcid:PMC1382053 fatcat:rlwysgo5s5cunixubg5ysj3s7y

Why consumers voluntarily reward free health services in online health communities? An empirical investigation (Preprint)

Junjie Zhou, Fang Liu, Tingting Zhou
2019 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
The data sample included 2148 health-related questions and 12,133 answers.  ...  Rewarding health knowledge and health service contributors with money is one possible approach for the sustainable provision of health knowledge and health services in online health communities (OHCs);  ...  Consumers can post their health-related questions in the question and answer system and wait for free answers.  ... 
doi:10.2196/16526 pmid:32286231 fatcat:u2yhomylfffldpx4zwapzd57wq

Consumer health information and question answering: helping consumers find answers to their health-related information needs

2019 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
We combine knowledge-based, traditional machine and deep learning approaches to understand consumers' questions and select the best answers from consumer-oriented sources.  ...  A pilot practical implementation of research needed to help consumers find reliable answers to their health-related questions demonstrates that for most questions the reliable answers exist and can be  ...  to the best of our knowledge, CHiQA is the first online specialized question-answering system for providing reliable answers from patient-oriented resources to health questions asked by consumers.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jamia/ocz152 pmid:31592532 pmcid:PMC7025352 fatcat:xe3jul5qkzfvhkboeobsssxbh4

Disease Identification using Concept and Feature Relationship Analysis for Remote Health Services

Dr. C. Kalaiselvi
2016 International Journal Of Engineering And Computer Science  
Community based health services are built to support in a particular way based on health care solutions for the patients.  ...  Medical concepts and diagnosis samples are required for the health services. Disease diagnosis is carried out with the question and answer communication data values.  ...  PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS The Question and Answer (QA) based decision support system is constructed to identify the discriminations based on the Patient and Doctor communication.  ... 
doi:10.18535/ijecs/v5i8.17 fatcat:mj4vubvcc5etjlv3njt5evrbaq
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