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Concept-based electronic health records: opportunities and challenges

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Concept-based electronic health records: opportunities and challenges
Healthcare is a data-rich but information-poor domain. Terabytes of multimedia medical data are being generated on a monthly basis in a typical healthcare organization in order to document patients’ health status and care process. Government and healthrelated organizations are pushing for fully electronic, crossinstitution, integrated Electronic Health Records to provide a better, cost effective and more complete access to this data. However, provision of efficient access to the content of such records for timely and decision-enabling information extraction will not be available. Such a capability is essential for providing efficient decision support and objective evidence to clinicians. In addition researchers, medical students, patients, and payers could also benefit from it. We present the idea of concept-based multimedia health records, which aims at organizing the health records at the information level. We will explore the opportunities and possibilities that such an organizat...
Shahram Ebadollahi, Anni Coden, Michael A. Tanenbl
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Type Conference
Year 2006
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Authors Shahram Ebadollahi, Anni Coden, Michael A. Tanenblatt, Shih-Fu Chang, Tanveer Fathima Syeda-Mahmood, Arnon Amir
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