HealthIT Answers August 19, 2021
Calum Yacoubian, MD, Associate Director NLP Healthcare Strategy, Linguamatics, an IQVIA company
The exponential growth in healthcare data in recent years has presented the industry with an ultimatum – adopt effective technologies to harness and make sense of growing mountains of information or get left behind.
Vendors across the broad domain of healthcare IT, from care management to clinical documentation improvement, are increasingly looking to improve their offerings and customer experience by adopting natural language processing (NLP) techniques to tackle these unstructured data.
NLP enables the large-scale mining of text through its ability to “read” natural language. It simulates the human ability to understand the nuances of written language, enabling the analysis of huge amounts of text-based data without fatigue in...