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Supporting Communication and Decision Making in Finnish Intensive Care with Language Technology

Suominen, Hanna; Salakoski, Tapio L.

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A fluent flow of health information is critical for health communication and decision making. However, the flow is fragmented by the large amount of textual records and their specific jargon. This creates risks for both patient safety and cost-effective health services. Language technology for the automated processing of textual health records is emerging. In this paper, we describe method development for building topical overviews in Finnish intensive care. Our topical search methods are based...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57609
Source: Journal of Healthcare Engineering
DOI: 10.1260/2040-2295.1.4.595

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