Unstructured Medical Data

4 biggest tech companies regain their $1 trillion+ valuations & 7 other key notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

… 7 announced it was taking legal action to prevent cybercriminals from defrauding its users worldwide. Microsoft announced July 8 a new artificial intelligence tool for its cloud platform Azure that allows developers to analyze unstructured medical data , including clinical notes, clinical trial protocols and medical publications. Allscripts on July 13 announced a five-year extension of its alliance with Microsoft, designating the tech giant as its new cloud provider. Google …

Microsoft Transforms Healthcare Once and For All — AI Daily - Artificial Intelligence News | 7/11/2020

… Cognitive Services, it may serve as vital for preventing healthcare-related organizations from being submerged in data. Earlier today, Microsoft introduced Text Analytics for health, which “allows developers to process and extract insights from unstructured medical data ”, says Hadas Bitran, the Group Manager at Microsoft Healthcare. Now, what does all this mean? There is a colossal amount of healthcare data being generated annually in the forms of medical records, transcripts …

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Microsoft Previews Text Analytics for Healthcare | 7/11/2020

July 10, 2020 - Microsoft recently launched a preview feature of text analytics for healthcare, which enables developers to process and extract insights from unstructured medical data , according to a recent press release . The feature is part of Text Analytics in Azure Cognitive Services and is capable of processing a broad range of data types and tasks without the need for time-intensive, manual development of custom models to extract insights …

Microsoft releases preview of Text Analytics for health, battle-tested in COVID-19 partnership | 7/9/2020

… contributed to an industry partnership to develop a COVID-19 search engine for researchers. The new Text Analytics for health “enables health care providers, researchers, and companies to extract rich insights and relationships from unstructured medical data ,” said Eric Boyd, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of Azure AI, in a post Wednesday announcing the news . Microsoft says the feature was trained on data including clinical notes, clinical trials and medical protocols …

Microsoft announces new Azure Cognitive Services capabilities | 7/9/2020

… You can find more details on the Azure Cognitive Services updates below. Text Analytics for health: This is a new feature of Text Analytics will allow anyone to extract rich insights and relationships from unstructured medical data . Trained on a diverse range of medical data—covering various formats of clinical notes, clinical trials protocols, and more—the health feature is capable of processing a broad range of data types and …

Microsoft Azure launches medical data-mining tool | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/8/2020

Microsoft announced July 8 a new artificial intelligence tool for its cloud platform Azure that allows developers to analyze unstructured medical data , including clinical notes, clinical trial protocols and medical publications. Microsoft’s Text Analytics for health allows researchers, data analysts and medical professionals to detect words and phrases from unstructured text and connect them to relevant healthcare and biomedical concepts, such as diagnoses, medication names and treatments. Users can extract …

Azure AI: Build mission-critical AI apps with new Cognitive Services capabilities | 7/8/2020

… that improve patient outcomes. We are excited to introduce Text Analytics for health , a new feature of Text Analytics that enables health care providers, researchers, and companies to extract rich insights and relationships from unstructured medical data . Trained on a diverse range of medical data—covering various formats of clinical notes, clinical trials protocols, and more—the health feature is capable of processing a broad range of data types and …

Microsoft Adds Text Analytics for Health Preview to Azure Cognitive Services | 7/8/2020

By Eric Carter Microsoft has expanded its Text Analytics offering within Azure Cognitive Services. It’s new offering, Text Analytics for Health , allows users to extract and analyze unstructured medical data . To create the feature, Microsoft trained its Text Analytics engine with a broad range of medical data sets including clinical notes, clinical trial protocols, and more. The goal is to gain insights from such data without the traditional time-intensive …

Should free-text data in electronic medical records be shared for research? A citizens jury study in the UK | BMJ | 5/26/2020

… Read codes, SNOMED, etc) relevant to observations, diagnoses, treatments and other investigations or interventions. These types of data can be easily de-identified, formatted into databases and processed statistically at scale. This contrasts with unstructured medical data called ‘free text’, which is clinical information written in words, which are narrative in nature and not limited to predefined values or structures ( table 1 ). View this table: Examples of structured and unstructured …

Long-awaited interoperability rules finalized by Trump admin, prompt industry ire | Healthcare Dive | 3/9/2020

… late September and late October, respectively, were proposed more than a year ago and garnered thousands of comments. The ONC final rule is aimed at giving consumers free electronic access to their structured and unstructured medical data at no cost by trying to get all healthcare organizations singing off the same sheet of music when it comes to interoperability. ​It does so by standardizing application programming interfaces (APIs), the part …

Combining string and phonetic similarity matching to identify misspelt names of drugs in medical records written in Portuguese | 11/12/2019

There is an increasing amount of unstructured medical data that can be analysed for different purposes. However, information extraction from free text data may be particularly inefficient in the presence of spelling errors. Existing approaches use string similarity methods to search for valid words within a text, coupled with a supporting dictionary. However, they are not rich enough to encode both typing and phonetic misspellings. Results Experimental results showed a …

FierceMedTech names MedyMatch Technology as one of its “Fierce 15” Med Tech Companies of 2017 | PR Newswire | 12/11/2017

… the assessment of multiple clinical indications. MedyMatch’s team of A.I., deep learning and machine vision experts with world-class clinical partners are combining clinical expertise with machine vision/learning to yield unprecedented insight into unstructured medical data . The first of these applications to be available, begins with the detection of intracranial hemorrhage, used as part of clinical decision support for stroke assessment and head trauma. Working with our distribution partners …

FierceMedTech names MedyMatch Technology as one of its ’Fierce 15’ Med Tech Companies of 2017 | PR Newswire | 12/11/2017

… the assessment of multiple clinical indications. MedyMatch’s team of A.I., deep learning and machine vision experts with world-class clinical partners are combining clinical expertise with machine vision/learning to yield unprecedented insight into unstructured medical data . The first of these applications to be available, begins with the detection of intracranial hemorrhage, used as part of clinical decision support for stroke assessment and head trauma. Working with our distribution partners …