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Integration among Disciplines to Integration into Profession; A Case for Integrated Discipline-Aligned (IDiAl) Curriculum Model for Undergraduate Medical Education

Saima Chaudhry
Based on this approach an Integrated Discipline-Aligned (IDiAl) curriculum model is being proposed for undergraduate medical education in an effort to provide sound knowledge base with an explicit focus  ...  The essence of any integrated curriculum is a program that can improve patient care by graduating work ready professionals.  ...  Acknowledgement All the curriculum reformers and designers and the colleagues who have helped me think critically regarding the topic.  ... 
doi:10.51441/biomedica/5-502 fatcat:6qyoflx25zfyvbh6z3btnvwypa

Using the CEN/ISO standard for categorial structure to harmonise the development of WHO international terminologies

Jean M Rodrigues, Anand Kumar, Cédric Bousquet, Béatrice Trombert
2009 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
The World Health Organisation (WHO) develops and updates a family of health care terminologies (ICD, ICF, ICHI and ICPS) and has embarked on an open web-based cooperation to revise ICD 11 using ontology  ...  The International Health Terminology Standard Development Organisation (IHTSDO) updates, translates and maps SNOMED CT to ICD 10.  ...  We wish to thank the members of department of Classification, Terminology and Standards from the Health Statistics and Informatics division in the WHO headquarters in Geneva and the coordinator B Ustun  ... 
pmid:19745309 fatcat:kbmobqwi2fa2jgowv2guc2rsby

Medical Vocabulary, Terminological Resources and Information Coding in the Health Domain [chapter]

C. Duclos, A. Burgun, J. B. Lamy, P. Landais, J. M. Rodrigues, L. Soualmia, P. Zweigenbaum
2013 Health Informatics Series  
Terminological resources are specific representations of medical language for dedicated use in particular health domains.  ...  ICD 10, SNOMED CT, and MeSH are among the terminologies used in the examples.  ...  During the development of a domain-specific interface terminology based on a reference terminology, the domain concepts are identified and mapped to the reference terminology concepts.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-2-8178-0478-1_2 fatcat:eertyjzbmvblrojubtmrvhyw2e

Toward a patient safety upper level ontology

Julien Souvignet, Jean-Marie Rodrigues
2015 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
This alignment is a big step in the top-down approach, to build a complete and standardized domain ontology in order to facilitate the basis to a WHO accepted new information model for Patient Safety.  ...  Patient Safety (PS) standardization is the key to improve interoperability and expand international share of incident reporting system knowledge.  ...  Ontology, Alignment, Terminology, Patient Safety roduction Today, more than ever, data quality management has become a crucial and tegic topic within the health care domain [01,02].  ... 
pmid:25991122 fatcat:rwnvvlqlznebtfw2r6nhunxphy

eHealth Interoperability with Web-based Medical Terminology Services - A Study of Service Requirements and Maturity

Neil Barrett, Jens H. Weber-Jahnke
2009 Journal of Emerging Technologies in Web Intelligence  
There is increasing interest in research and development of Web-based clinical terminology servers.  ...  This paper also exposes concerns and research directions related to shared terminology servers such as Web-based servers, e.g., in areas of privacy and security.  ...  INTRODUCTION Being a knowledge-intensive domain, health care relies on effective methods and infrastructure for communicating and sharing information among the various agents involved in the care process  ... 
doi:10.4304/jetwi.1.2.153-160 fatcat:6tngh4xesfdndk22kgqrdal6fa

Creating a medical English-Swedish dictionary using interactive word alignment

Mikael Nyström, Magnus Merkel, Lars Ahrenberg, Pierre Zweigenbaum, Håkan Petersson, Hans Åhlfeldt
2006 BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making  
Methods: The medical terminology systems were collected in electronic format in both English and Swedish and the rubrics were extracted in parallel language pairs.  ...  As a side effect of our work we found 40 different translation problems in the terminology systems and these results indicate the power of the method for finding inconsistencies in terminology translations  ...  during the evaluation of the word alignment.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1472-6947-6-35 pmid:17034649 pmcid:PMC1624822 fatcat:v662a44hpfcfvn2b7o5nfy7tpe

Aligning Biomedical Terminologies in French: Towards Semantic Interoperability in Medical Applications [chapter]

Tayeb Merabti, Lina F., Julien Grosjean, Michel Joubert, Stefan J.
2012 Medical Informatics  
Ontologies are used to facilitate communication among domain experts and between domain experts and knowledge-based systems. This is done to reflect the expert view of a specific domain.  ...  The CCAM is a multi-hierarchical structured classification for mainly surgical procedures used in France for reimbursement and policymaking in health care.  ...  Aligning Biomedical Terminologies in French: Towards Semantic Interoperability in Medical Applications, Medical Informatics, Prof.  ... 
doi:10.5772/37738 fatcat:rcpitps6pvbmdnxnhlrifapbzm

Ontology Matching: An Ultimate Solution for Semantic Interoperability in Healthcare

Olaronke Iroju, Abimbola Soriyan, Ishaya Gambo
2012 International Journal of Computer Applications  
The healthcare domain is a complex domain which lacks a unified terminological set, most especially in clinical cases.  ...  Ontologies provide a source of shared and precisely defined terms, resulting in interoperability by knowledge sharing and reuse.  ...  It is based on a semantically sound model of clinical terminology known as the GALEN COding REference (CORE) model [18] .  ... 
doi:10.5120/8325-1707 fatcat:k2v2ojntfvevnji4tv377ju5uu

ContSOnto: A Formal Ontology for Continuity of Care [chapter]

Subhashis Das, Pamela Hussey
2021 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
Focusing in particular on global health delivery, the ability of health care facilities to scale requirements and to meet service demands has detected the need for some national services and organisations  ...  It can be use as a base model for data integration for different healthcare information models to generate knowledge graph to support shared care and decision making.  ...  Foundation Ireland and co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology grant number 13/RC/2106 P2 and DAVRA Networks.  ... 
doi:10.3233/shti210577 pmid:34734855 fatcat:zbpa57tqnvbabdfvbrwc6kxzqu

Connecting Health Seekers and Health Care Knowledge Portal by a Semantic Approach

R. Gayathri, V. Rajalakshmi
2016 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
construct a corpus-aware terminology vocabulary with the help of external knowledge.  ...  Findings: In this research work a novel scheme is proposed which will be able to code the medical records with corpus-aware terminologies.  ...  Based on the following configuration our proposed method should be implemented Figure 2 represents the number of query retrieved in health care domain.  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i10/88889 fatcat:ojfwhywrszhhzondr5jnirqftq

Semantic Repositories in the Interoperability of Health Information Systems

Jallal Manar, Bouhaji Mouna, Ait Moudden Naima, Housbane Samy, Serhier Zineb, Bennani Othmani Mohammed
2017 Journal of Communication and Computer  
Information systems in the health field should be communicating to foster cooperation of professionals in the health process centered on the patient, and to assist in medical decision.  ...  Indeed, the sharing of patient data principle is needed particularly because of the development of medical knowledge, which helps to segment the expertise, skills and roles of players.  ...  The combined use of these data-formalized and validated knowledge bases allows to assist health care professionals in their decisions.  ... 
doi:10.17265/1548-7709/2017.01.003 fatcat:sqnjzr5xijcgzasswdvjswqjhy

Knowledge Representation and Ontologies [chapter]

Kin Wah Fung, Olivier Bodenreider
2012 Health Informatics Series  
Ontologies have become important tools in biomedicine, supporting critical aspects of both health care and biomedical research, including clinical research [1] .  ...  The International Health Terminology Standard Development Organization (IHTSDO), in charge of the development of SNOMED CT, is leading a similar harmonization effort in order to increase interoperability  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported in part by the Intramural Research Program of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-84882-448-5_14 fatcat:r7e2fbulcrcddpxh7jo6lu77wa

Solving the Modeling Dilemma as a Foundation for Interoperability

Bernd Blobel, Frank Oemig
2018 European Journal for Biomedical Informatics  
The approach requires the exchange of data in a highly interoperable fashion across different disciplines and domains.  ...  The involvement of stakeholders from different specialties and policy domains, offering different levels of knowledge, skills, and experiences to act in different scenarios accommodating different business  ...  When representing the business concepts deploying the knowledge and methodologies of the involved domain experts expressed using their terminologies and ontologies, the high-level data model (or in the  ... 
doi:10.24105/ejbi.2018.14.3.2 fatcat:rzv2toseqffbvdnmcjpgnhxlg4

Methods in biomedical ontology

Alexander C. Yu
2006 Journal of Biomedical Informatics  
This paper reviews current methods in the construction, maintenance, alignment, and evaluation of ontologies.  ...  At the same time, it has become apparent that the challenges of properly constructing and maintaining ontologies have proven more difficult than many workers in the field initially expected.  ...  Acknowledgments The author thanks James Cimino and an anonymous reviewer for their valuable feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2005.11.006 pmid:16387553 fatcat:lejoszoldnhupo7irv6f6c2q5i

An OGMS-based Model for Clinical Information (MCI)

Heiner Oberkampf, Sonja Zillner, Bernhard Bauer, Matthias Hammon
2013 International Conference on Biomedical Ontology  
More and more detailed, complex and new data about the patient's health status as well as about medical knowledge become available.  ...  As a result most of the available data and knowledge is often not used in their full strength in clinical decisions.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research has been supported in part by the DI4CS Project, which is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology under grant number 01MQ07016.  ... 
dblp:conf/icbo/OberkampfZBH13 fatcat:zfnkadke5jfsvnshbv5xgeoocu
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