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Estimating and Analysing Coordination in Medical Terminologies

Cornelia Hedeler, Bijan Parsia, Sebastian Brandt
2014 2014 IEEE 27th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems  
In this paper, we provide a formalization of the notion of coordination, a technique for estimating the degree of coordination in a given system, and an examination, based on our technique, of the coordination  ...  in the terminologies and so-called post-coordination where the terminology consists of a basis and a generative function from which the compound terms may be derived.  ...  Approach for estimating level of coordination in medical terminologies It is not immediate how to determine the amount of coordination in a given terminology, especially if we are aiming at the inherent  ... 
doi:10.1109/cbms.2014.81 dblp:conf/cbms/HedelerPB14 fatcat:jwt6da7vzfhjxgtyxefr5giimi

Use of SNOMED CT to Represent Clinical Research Data: A Semantic Characterization of Data Items on Case Report Forms in Vasculitis Research

R. L. Richesson, J. E. Andrews, J. P. Krischer
2006 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
In addition, a large majority of the concepts (83%) required post-coordination, either to clarify context (e.g., time) or to better capture complex clinical concepts (e.g., disease-related findings).  ...  Estimates of coverage by various semantic characterizations were estimated.  ...  Using the sanctioned SNOMED CT terminology model (as depicted in Figure 1 ) for the post-coordination of new or complex concepts eases terminology maintenance and makes for a more efficient terminology  ... 
doi:10.1197/jamia.m2093 pmid:16799121 pmcid:PMC1561787 fatcat:ten37amwcfav3gxqi5vof3ojpe

Comparison of SNOMED CT versus Medcin terminology concept coverage for mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Diane Montella, Steven H Brown, Peter L Elkin, James C Jackson, S Trent Rosenbloom, Dietlind Wahner-Roedler, Gail Welsh, Bryan Cotton, Oscar D Guillamondegui, Henry Lew, Katherine H Taber, Larry A Tupler (+2 others)
2011 AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings  
Since mild TBI is an important condition in the civilian population as well, the current study results may be useful also for the general medical setting.  ...  Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a "signature" injury of the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.  ...  A term was considered valid for coding in a medical terminology if all reviewers agreed that it was a medically reasonable and unambiguous term.  ... 
pmid:22195156 pmcid:PMC3243122 fatcat:6iurfmvtp5f7dmcqixo6mrczba

An evaluation of the UMLS in representing corpus derived clinical concepts

Jeff Friedlin, Marc Overhage
2011 AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings  
We performed an evaluation of the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) in representing concepts derived from medical narrative documents from three domains: chest x-ray reports, discharge summaries and  ...  Our results showed that a large portion of concepts found in clinical narrative documents are either unrepresented or poorly represented in the current version of the UMLS Metathesaurus and that post-coordination  ...  This, coupled with the fact that an estimated 50% of the total data in a patient's medical record is in the form of medical narrative physician notes 1 has increased the need for medical NLP systems that  ... 
pmid:22195097 pmcid:PMC3243131 fatcat:2yi74f47xjcynhziedazussrue

Interface Terminologies: Facilitating Direct Entry of Clinical Data into Electronic Health Record Systems

S. T. Rosenbloom, R. A. Miller, K. B. Johnson, P. L. Elkin, S. H. Brown
2006 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
To place interface terminologies in context, this article reviews historical goals and challenges of clinical terminology development in general and then focuses on the unique features of interface terminologies  ...  Necessary but not sufficient attributes for an interface terminology include adequate synonym coverage, presence of relevant assertional knowledge, and a balance between pre-and post-coordination.  ...  Balancing Pre-coordination and Post-coordination in an Interface Terminology Interface terminologies may include pre-coordinated concepts that can be further post-coordinated as necessary.  ... 
doi:10.1197/jamia.m1957 pmid:16501181 pmcid:PMC1513664 fatcat:3xaijhqqpbczhlmjbxhut4edcu

Evaluating standard terminologies for encoding allergy information

Foster R Goss, Li Zhou, Joseph M Plasek, Carol Broverman, George Robinson, Blackford Middleton, Roberto A Rocha
2013 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
It is estimated that 12% of medication errors are due to a lack of understanding of drug allergies 4 and 8-13% of medication errors are preventable due to an allergy being documented at the time a medication  ...  †Capability of terminology in specifying pre-coordinated descriptive terms for allergy (ie, penicillin allergy).  ... 
doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2012-000816 pmid:23396542 pmcid:PMC3756252 fatcat:2ytinrep2bhddfzxxjf5x4hy6q

A Symbolic and Surgical Acquisition of Terms through Variation [article]

Christian Jacquemin
1995 arXiv   pre-print
Terminological acquisition is an important issue in learning for NLP due to the constant terminological renewal through technological changes.  ...  In opposition to classical once-and-for-all approaches, we propose an incremental process for terminological enrichment which operates on existing reference lists and large corpora.  ...  Ratio estimation aortic arch Aortic coarctation aortic valve Mitral valve arterial acid base Arterial blood Table 2 : 2 Examples of term acquisition through coordination from[Medic].  ... 
arXiv:cmp-lg/9505012v2 fatcat:f75e4bqw7rhhxj6aenqp3lxqzu

Developing a standardized cephalometric vocabulary: choices and possible strategies

Randall F Stewart, Heather Edgar, Charles Tatlock, Philip J Kroth
2008 Journal of Dental Education  
The first step in overcoming these remaining issues is awareness.  ...  This article reviews those factors that place cephalometric measurements in an excellent position for standardization, outlines those decisions that must be made in order to realize the goal of electronic  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported in part by NIH grants 5F37 LM008747 and 1G08 LM009381.  ... 
pmid:18768441 pmcid:PMC2755070 fatcat:iu57upbhznflthc3jqgsmz5sy4

An exploration of the properties of the CORE problem list subset and how it facilitates the implementation of SNOMED CT

K. W. Fung, J. Xu
2015 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic, Nebraska University Medical Center, Regenstrief Institute, and Veterans Administration.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank the following institutions for providing their datasets for this project: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, Intermountain  ...  Using the same mapping method (lexical matching with synonym substitution), we mapped the local terms to ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM to estimate their coverage in the datasets in a similar manner. 22 To estimate  ... 
doi:10.1093/jamia/ocu022 pmid:25725003 pmcid:PMC5566198 fatcat:el2aj4562ffo5mlepcopy62n7m

Knowledge of the Development Coordination Disorder of caregivers and Teachers in India

U. Ganapathy Sankar, R. Monisha
2021 Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International  
There are few researchers tat evaluate the awareness of developmental coordination disorder among caregivers, teachers, medical professionals as well as allied health professional in Indian context.  ...  They were familiar with the motor coordination difficulty. Every participant demonstrates poor recognition of psychological effects in developmental coordination disorder.  ...  Prevalence of developmental coordination disorder is estimated to be around 5-6% of primary school children and there is wide range of terminologies used to identify the children with motor coordination  ... 
doi:10.9734/jpri/2021/v33i62b35180 fatcat:jzbsspr4a5fmjg35ridb5z2nsy

Similarity-Based Recommendation of New Concepts to a Terminology

Praveen Chandar, Anil Yaman, Julia Hoxha, Zhe He, Chunhua Weng
2015 AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings  
Terminologies can suffer from poor concept coverage due to delays in addition of new concepts.  ...  Further, we propose a cost-effective evaluation methodology to estimate the effectiveness of terminology enrichment methods.  ...  ; and (2) We present a cost-effective evaluation methodology to estimate the performance of the terminology enrichment method.  ... 
pmid:26958170 pmcid:PMC4765685 fatcat:o6ckstacmfhsvjf7yoleocx65q

State Medical Boards and Regulation In An Electronic Medical Record Environment

F. Michael Gloth
2007 Journal of Medical Regulation  
records, we can avoid dangerous medical mistakes, reduce cost and improve care," an executive directive was given to move medical records to an electronic format and the Office of the National Coordinator  ...  Efforts to incorporate standardized terminology into statutes, guidelines and regulations will pay great dividends in future communication and oversight.  ...  and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology was created.  ... 
doi:10.30770/2572-1852-93.4.5 fatcat:m55pe4zdszg4xc4byjwado2zf4

An EAACI "European Survey on Adverse Systemic Reactions in Allergen Immunotherapy (EASSI)": the methodology

Moises A Calderón, Pablo Rodríguez del Río, Carmen Vidal, Jocelyne Just, Oliver Pfaar, Allan Linneberg, Pascal Demoly
2014 Clinical and Translational Allergy  
A list of 31 symptoms terms were extracted from the MedDRA (Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities) dictionary to harmonize the reporting of all adverse systemic reactions in this survey.  ...  A designated "national coordinator" was responsible for following ethics requirements relative to each country and to select at least 30 doctors per country.  ...  terminology.  ... 
doi:10.1186/2045-7022-4-22 pmid:25075276 pmcid:PMC4113667 fatcat:ya7fj3qxdjgipcnyy5vafa3dym

A national action plan for sharable and comparable nursing data to support practice and translational research for transforming health care

B. L. Westra, G. E. Latimer, S. A. Matney, J. I. Park, J. Sensmeier, R. L. Simpson, M. J. Swanson, J. J. Warren, C. W. Delaney
2015 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
There are many diverse activities that exist to implement standardized nursing languages in EHRs; however, these activities are not coordinated, resulting in duplicate efforts rather than building a shared  ...  The plan is action focused, with accountability for coordinating and tracking progress designated.  ...  In addition, the annual cost of harmful medical errors is estimated to be $17.1 billion (in 2008 dollars), 7 and the 63.1% of preventable injuries caused by medical errors further exacerbates healthcare  ... 
doi:10.1093/jamia/ocu011 pmid:25670754 fatcat:2dwtd4tpwrbjpphwejaws7wezu

Exchange of Computable Patient Data between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD): Terminology Mediation Strategy

O. Bouhaddou, P. Warnekar, F. Parrish, N. Do, J. Mandel, J. Kilbourne, M. J. Lincoln
2008 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
VA and DoD have built on their previous experience in patient data exchange to establish data standards and terminology services to enable real-time bi-directional computable (i.e., encoded) data exchange  ...  and achieve semantic interoperability in compliance with recommended national standards and the eGov initiative.  ...  Also, a coordinated maintenance plan is needed to preserve a good mediation success rate over time. • Well coordinated relationships with SDOs; in particular, there is a need for standard formats and tools  ... 
doi:10.1197/jamia.m2498 pmid:18096911 pmcid:PMC2274797 fatcat:fv2jj4ngyzelbkqwp7qokxjgyu
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