Effect of Out Of Vocabulary Terms on Inferring Eligibility Criteria for a Retrospective Study in Hebrew EHR

Raphael Cohen, Michael Elhadad

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Abstract

The Electronic Health Record (EHR) contains information useful for clinical, epidemiological and genetic studies. This information of patient symptoms, history, medication and treatment is not completely captured in the structured part of the EHR but is
often found in the form of freetext narrative. A major obstacle for clinical studies is finding patients that fit the eligibility criteria of the study
Original languageEnglish GB
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2013 Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing, BioNLP@ACL 2013, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 8, 2013
EditorsKevin Bretonnel Cohen, Dina Demner-Fushman, Sophia Ananiadou, John Pestian, Junichi Tsujii
PublisherAssociation for Computational Linguistics
Pages116-119
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2013

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