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 […]
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...
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...
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 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 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 […]
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 […]