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Friday, July 25 • 3:10pm - 4:10pm
Your "Hitchhiker's Guide" to Medicine's "Tower of Babel"

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American health care has reliability problems in treating individuals or groups, and it can’t easily tell us which drugs, devices, or procedures work in large groups. One key reason is the medical “Tower of Babel” with its thousands of medical codes (13,000 in ICD-9; 68,000 in ICD-10), separate lab codes (LOINC), and radiology codes; plus issues of terminologies, ontologies, “dirty” data versus  normalized data, semantic search, machine learning, noSQL vs. SQL databases, natural language processing. Could you use some "translations"?

This session is your guide to medicine's "Tower of Babel.” It gets you past the coding babble so you know how to create “smart data” that drives innovation. It shows how to use paper data, notes, dictated text, and database information all at once in a new kind of medical record—one effective for patient (and provider) analytics and for searching large data volumes with simple queries.

Learning Objectives:
1. Patient Adherence to Medication.
2. Data normalization that scrubs “dirty” data.
3. Site selection decisions for clinical trials.
4. Care coordination in hospitals, clinics.
5. FDA-compliant management of adverse events. 6) Analytics for treatments used and outcomes produced.
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Kyle Silvestro

CEO and founder, SyTrue
Kyle Silvestro is a national thought leader in Natural Language Processing (NLP) and the application of Semantic Search and Retrieval. As of December 2012, Silvestro has been pioneering a new clinical analytics platform. Branded as SyTrue, Silvestro’s new endeavor is building tools to unleash the digital data revolution. As CEO and founder of SyTrue, Silvestro is helping shape and change the healthcare industry as we know it. This... Read More →


Friday July 25, 2014 3:10pm - 4:10pm
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