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 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‘s Professor Jon Patrick will be over at the Big Data 2014 conference in Melbourne next week and is scheduled to present the following topic on the second day: Clinical language processing for big data – trials and tribulations Date/Time: 4 April 2014 (Friday), 11.31am Location: State 1 & 2 Stream: Concurrent 4, Industry/Clinical Case […]
Professor Jon Patrick is scheduled to present the following topic at the HIC 2013 conference in Adelaide tomorrow: Using NLP to identify cancer cases in imaging reports drawn from a radiology information system Date/Time: 17 July 2013 (Wednesday), 2.30pm Location: Hall E Stream: Scientific Stream 3 Don’t miss it!
Professor Jon Patrick and Dr Pooyan Asgari are over at the Big Data 2013 conference in Melbourne and are scheduled to present the following topics: Presentation 1 Date/Time: 19 April 2013 (Friday), 11.30am Location: Broadway Room Stream: Concurrent 9, Industry/Clinical Stream 3, Leading Edge Applications Presenter: Professor Jon Patrick Topic: TumourTExtract – a large volume […]