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HLA Extends AI to Further Increase Cancer Multidisciplinary Meetings Efficiency at Sydney Adventist Hospital

Sydney, NSW, (June 12, 2020) – Sydney Adventist Hospital (The San) is now using Artificial Intelligence to automatically populate their cancer Multidisciplinary Team meeting system with pathology information using Natural Language Processing from local company Health Language Analytics (HLA). The San uses HLA’s CliniSearch application to identify relevant data from a pathology HL7 feed provide...

HLA uses AI to connect Pathology to Sydney Adventist Hospital’s new MDT system

The Sydney Adventist Hospital (the San) is currently automating its cancer services multi-disciplinary team meetings (MDTs) using a new integrated cancer information management system (ICIMS) from the Sydney firm Innovative Clinical Information Management Systems (iCIMS) and HLA is providing the Pathology feed using its Horizon Clinical Natural Language Processing platform. The new MDT system is [...

Jon Patrick to present at NAACCR 2019 – Vancouver

Does the idea of fast, highly accurate and automatic coding interest you?  What about coding to NAACCR/SEER 2018 standards? I will be speaking at the NAACCR 2019 in Vancouver, on Tuesday 11th at 10:30 am in the Fairview IV-V rooms.  The topic, unsurprisingly, will be “Automatic Coding to the 2018 NAACCR Requirements”. See We look forw...

Meet us at the NCRA Conference May 19-22 2019 Denver

HLA will be at the NCRA conference in Denver May 19th – 22nd We look forward to meeting all the Cancer Registrars. As a prelude to meeting, we have prepared a Demo web page. This showcases for our automatic Case Finding/Reportability and Coding systems. The Coding is to the 2018 SEER Requirements (it also […]

HLA to Exhibit at HIC 2018 – Sydney

Health Language Analytics is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at HIC 2018 – Sydney, 29th July – 1st August at the International Convention Centre. Drop into Booth 63 to find out how Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning can dramatically cut document backlogs and increase accuracies of Clinical Coding. See

HLA Wins NSW Premier’s iAward for Public Sector Innovation

Health Language Analytics’ (HLA) HORIZON product was awarded the NSW Premier’s iAward for Public Sector Innovation at the 25th Annual AIIA iAwards ceremony held on the night of 7th June 2018. 13/06/2018 – Sydney — Australian innovator Health Language Analytics was named Winner of the NSW Premier’s iAward for Public Sector Innovation at the Australian […]

HLA gives the California Cancer Registry an 70% Efficiency Boost using Language Engineering

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...

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 […]

HLA at Health 2.0 Conference – Santa Clara, California

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 […]