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HLA passes test for California Cancer Registry | featured in Pulse+IT

Health Language Analytics has passed an acceptance test for automating the document classification and coding processes of the California Cancer Registry (CCR), and its Horizon technology is now scheduled to be part of the next CCR production release in January. The global arm of Sydney-based natural language processing firm Health Language Analytics, HLA has been […]

Australia’s HORIZON Machine Learning Platform in Deal to Crunch Data for the California Cancer Registry

Press Release: Australia’s HORIZON Machine Learning Platform in Deal to Crunch Data for the California Cancer Registry HORIZON has been chosen by California’s Public Health Institute (PHI) to extract and codify cancer data from pathology text reports for The California Cancer Registry (CCR) program. HORIZON platform will deliver a rich data set that can be […]

Accepted for Publication in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Ying Ou and Professor Jon Patrick’s manuscript entitled “Automatic negation detection in narrative pathology reports” has been accepted for publication in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine. Abstract Objective To detect negations of medical entities in free-text pathology reports with different approaches, and evaluate their performances. Methods and material Three different app...

HLA Announces Formation of Advisory Board

Press Release iCIMS and HLA today are excited to announce the formation of a joint Advisory Board, which includes highly experienced executives from the Health and IT sectors, and the Government. The board members are: Professor David G. Penington AO, John DeBrincat, and Denis Tebbutt. Their brief biographies can be viewed on our website. Professor […]

HLA and iCIMS Technology Assists Basque Hospitals in Recording and Translating Clinical Records

HLA and sister company iCIMS have joined forces with researchers at the University of the Basque Country and the Department of Health of the Basque government, Osakidetza, for a unique project. The aim is for Basque speaking doctors to write their clinical records in Basque and then have basic information such as clinical history and […]

HLA Awarded Grant from Commercialisation Australia

HLA has been awarded a $50,000 grant from Commercialisation Australia to identify better its market, and develop its marketing skills and business planning. The CEO, Professor Jon Patrick has welcomed the faith that Commercialisation Australia have put into the company given the extraordinarily complex task it is engaged in building a business around the analysis […]

HLA Assessed by Cancer Australia

A review of our project with the Victorian and NSW Cancer Registries has just been provided to us by Cancer Australia. Here are some of the assessments: The final version of the case ascertainment classifier successfully achieved the revised target for sensitivity of 99%, and the initial target for specificity of 96%, to correctly identify […]

HLA at NAACCR & IACR 2014 Annual Conferences

HLA will be in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 22-29th June for the exhibition at the NAACCR and IACR conferences. Meet us at our stand in the Westin Ottawa Hotel and see our new radiology report analysis system called for cancer registries. We will also show you our newly released CliniTeXtract system that gives a comprehensive extraction […]