EHR Medical Records Matched with DNA Used to Define and Research Disease and Aging

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Kaiser Permanente in California was a bit ahead of the game, but through members agreeing to donate their DNA a few years ago, they now have a massive data base to studyand all of this would not be possible without the use of their medical records system.  Continue reading: EHR Medical Records Matched with DNA Used to Define and Research Disease and Aging

National Football League (NFL) Selects eClinicalWorks EHR Medical Records For Digital Records for Players

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Head trauma in the NFL has been a topic of conversation of late with players and in addition to safety with playing the game, and now it can be tracked with the use of electronic medical records.  Over the last few years the news has been full of stories from players from years past with concussions and other ailments that were attributed to the years they spent as a player with the NFL.  Continue reading: National Football League (NFL) Selects eClinicalWorks EHR Medical Records For Digital Records for Players

MIT Working On A New System to Disambiguate Words Used in Doctor’s Clinical Notes–Topic Modeling

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Word-sense disambiguation is not as easy as it sounds when you have two or more meanings for one word.  MIT is now using what is called “Topic Modeling” to determine which meaning is correct.  In the English language most double meanings are usually not even close however with clinical terminology that may not always be the case.  Continue reading: MIT Working On A New System to Disambiguate Words Used in Doctor’s Clinical Notes–Topic Modeling