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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 […]