Issue The California Cancer Registry (CCR) is a state-wide population-based cancer surveillance system serving nearly 40 million inhabitants and handling the more than 175,000 new cases annually. Currently, the CCR receives upwards of 600,000 pathology reports per annum of which approximately 50% are irrelevant to the Registry’s activities. This puts a large, non-productive resource drain [&hell...
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 […]
HLA attended the 11th Health 2.0 Conference in Santa Clara California from the 2nd – 4th of October 2017. CEO and Founder Professor Jon Patrick presented on the main stage at 9:30 am on the 2nd of October, immediately after the opening Keynote from Health 2.0’s Co-Founders Matthew Holt and Indu Subaiya. Professor Patrick was joined on […]
The US subsidiary of Australian firm Health Language Analytics (HLA) has signed an agreement with California’s Public Health Institute (PHI) to use its Horizon machine learning platform to extract and codify cancer data from pathology text reports for the California Cancer Registry (CCR) program. Health Language Analytics (HLA) is the US arm of HLA, set […]
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 […]
Press Release: Australia’s leading health analytics platform HORIZON by HLA is part of a Silicon Valley business and investor roadshow showcasing the best of Australian medical technology. The Australian Government backed mission led by Minister for Trade and Investment Steven Ciobo will also meet medtech decision-makers in Huston and Boston. HORIZON – which directly competes with […]
In a major test, HLA and its rival – a massive one in IBM’s Watson – are being trialled by the United States National Cancer Institute. When Professor Jon Patrick began spruiking his digital health start-up to potential investors two years ago, he was confident he had a strong story to tell. The prize-winning academic had […]
On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Dr. Jon Patrick, CEO of HLA, about “dark text” – all those pieces of paper with doctor’s handwritten notes, and more. Click here to Listen
Health Language Analytics (HLA) has appointed California-based Dr DeLeys Brandman who brings deep healthcare and analytics experience with payers, providers, and life science companies as a medical director, and a senior healthcare consultant with leaders such as Accenture and Accountable Care Solutions (ACS). https://www.linkedin.com/in/deleys-brandman-0034a725 Dr. Brandman will drive the expansi...