Monthly Archives: August 2012

EHR Usability, Workflow & NLP at AMIA 2012: Presentations You Don’t Want to Miss!

The two big Health IT conferences I’ve attended, repeatedly, over the years, are HIMSS and AMIA (even back when it was SCAMC). I always root around their on-line programs, looking for presentations about EHR and HIT usability, workflow and natural language processing. This year AMIA is in Chicago, November 3-7. The City of Chicago has [...]

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Video Interview and 10 Questions for Nuance’s Dr. Nick on Clinical Language Understanding

Natural language processing (NLP) applied to medical speech and text, also know as Clinical Language Understanding (CLU), is a hot topic. It promises to improve EHR user experience and extract valuable clinical knowledge from free text about patients. In keeping with this blog’s theme, NLP/CLU can improve EHR workflow and sometimes uses sophisticated workflow technology [...]

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