Monthly Archives: February 2013

My Collected Blog Posts on Clinical Natural Language Processing

Short Link: http://ehr.bz/nlproc
I created this post so I could tweet a link to more than one of my posts at a time. I’m sure there will be many more. I’ll add them here. By the way, the correct Twitter hashtag for natural language processing is #NLProc, not #NLP. Really! Click the previous links to compare [...]

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Wordle Based on 40,000 Words in 500 Comments to NYT’s “Digital Shift on Health Data Swells Profits”

Short Link: http://ehr.bz/1i4
The recent New York Times’ A Digital Shift on Health Data Swells Profits in an Industry generated quite a buzz in Health IT social media. Curious what would emerge, I grabbed 40,000+ words from 500+ comments and ran them through wordle.net.

Yeah. Pretty darn unremarkable. You get a very different impression if you [...]

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#EHRbacklash Isn’t About Electronic Health Records; It’s About Kludgy, Standalone, Workflow-Oblivious #EHR Applications

Update 2/19/13:
Is there an #EHRbacklash brewing? ow.ly/hRmna @ehrworkflow @reasobbob Or is it just another hashtag?
— Tom Sullivan (@GovHITeditor) February 19, 2013

@reasobbob Great tweet! Do U mind if I write a blog post about it? I’ll embed it at the top. #PROPS! cc RTers @vincekuraitis @haroldsmith3rd
— Charles Webster, MD (@EHRworkflow) February 14, 2013

I love this [...]

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My Rejected Presentation Proposal: Process-Aware Information Systems Come to Healthcare

Short Link: http://ehr.bz/reject
I’m fine! No problem. Only a small percentage of proposals to present at a certain major health IT conference are accepted. That conference shall remain nameless and blameless. High standards are part of the reason why its presentations are always so good. I’ve been lucky to present about a half-a-dozen times, batting about [...]

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