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Clinical notes are often divided into sections, or segments, such as "history of present illness" or "past medical history." These sections often have subsections as well, such as the "cardiovascular exam" section of the "physical exam." One can gain grea ...

NER-based semantic classifier for diseases in discharge summaries

The system performs identification of disease mentions in discharge summaries also assessing uncertainty and negation. Evaluated at the i2b2 Obesity Challenge ranking 1st and 2nd in the textual (explicit) and intuitive (implicit) subtasks respectively. ...