Department of Quantitative Health Sciences
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics | Databases and Information Systems | Health Information Technology
In this paper, we propose a novel neural network architecture for clinical text mining. We formulate this hybrid neural network model (HNN), composed of recurrent neural network and deep residual network, to jointly predict the presence and period assertion values associated with medical events in clinical texts. We evaluate the effectiveness of our model on a corpus of expert-annotated longitudinal Electronic Health Records (EHR) notes from Cancer patients. Our experiments show that HNN improves the joint assertion classification accuracy as compared to conventional baselines.
clinical text mining, data mining, neural networks, electronic health records
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AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2018 Apr 16;2017:1149-1158. eCollection 2017.
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Rumeng L, Abhyuday J, Yu H. (2018). A hybrid Neural Network Model for Joint Prediction of Presence and Period Assertions of Medical Events in Clinical Notes. Open Access Publications by UMass Chan Authors. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/oapubs/3450