The freetext matching algorithm: a computer program to extract diagnoses and causes of death from unstructured text in electronic health records

Anoop D Shah, Carlos Martinez, Harry Hemingway
2012 BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making  
We present a platform that combines an approach to semantic extraction of medical information from clinical free-text documents with the processing of structured information from HIS records. The information extraction process uses a fine-grained linguistic analysis, and maps preprocessed terms to the concepts of domain-specific ontologies.
doi:10.1186/1472-6947-12-88 pmid:22870911 pmcid:PMC3483188 fatcat:qvffnbot5jdormq6dgoyephymq