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Observations of Daily Living was a masters thesis project that enabled patients to enter health observations on a mobile device and then share that data with a physician electronically. The project was conceived, designed, and built by me, Nat Wharton, James Tucker, Annette Greiner, and Matt Gedigian. The end result was a functioning web service […]

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at 19:12 | Comments Off on Observations of Daily Living
Categories: papers, webdev

The goal of this project was to develop an algorithm that could accurately auto-assign ICD-9-CM codes to clinical free text. The project itself is the final deliverable for the Applied Natural Language Processing course taught by Barbara Rosario at the School of Information, UC Berkeley. The idea for the project, as well as the corpus, comes from the Computational Medicine Center’s 2007 Medical […]

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 00:00 | Comments Off on Clinical Natural Language Processing
Categories: papers, scripting
Links: paper, course

This paper explores the history of clinical information systems and the major barriers to their adoption.  It specifically looks at the socio-technical gap and its manifestations in computer supported cooperative work, actor network theory and studies of tacit knowledge.  It concludes by recommending that clinical information systems should be built around a core communications (messaging) architecture and that […]

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009 at 22:35 | Comments Off on Clinical Information Systems
Categories: papers
Links: paper, course