Webinar: 5 ways Healthcare Providers can gain value with Natural Language Processing

Webinar
June 18, 2019
Venue: Online Webinar

When: Tuesday 18th June 2019

Time: 3:30pm BST; 4:30pm CEST; 11:30am EDT; 8:30am PDT

Duration: 60 minutes.

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As healthcare evolves towards value-based care many healthcare organizations are realizing the value of unstructured data - because many important contributing factors on why patients are improving or worsening are often hidden away in text. Better patient outcomes are reliant on the combination of the unstructured data with the structured to give a true 360-degree view of the patient. Significant insights can be gained from clinician notes within medical records, Electronic Health Record (EHR) attachments such as radiology and pathology reports, and laboratory reports. Enterprise Natural Language Processing (NLP) technologies are needed to support the many varied applications that require input from these clinical documents and reports - freeing the insights and features trapped in EHRs to improve patient outcomes and increase clinician efficiency.

In this webinar you will learn how NLP enables you to:

  • Improve the efficiency of quality reporting and disease registry processes, reducing manual chart review
  • Augment patient safety and quality initiatives such as screening radiology reports for early signs of cancer
  • Automate prior authorization to streamline the payer approval process
  • Power predictive and risk stratification models with social determinants of health (SDOH) features
  • Enhance clinical research and real-world evidence projects with faster cohort selection and analysis

Presenters

Simon Beaulah, Senior Director Healthcare, Linguamatics

Simon is responsible for Linguamatics’ healthcare products and solutions including applications in the areas of clinical risk models, population health, and medical research. Previously, Simon was Marketing Director, Translational Medicine at IDBS/InforSense where he was responsible for the company’s market analysis, product marketing and Go To Market strategy in healthcare analytics and translational medicine. Prior to IDBS, he was Director of Product Management at BioWisdom, where he was responsible for delivery of customer projects using the company’s ontology products. He also worked as a senior product manager at LION Bioscience and Synomics, and as a software developer at the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council. Simon has degrees from Aston University and Cranfield Institute of Technology.

Kathleen Nogueira, Healthcare Application Specialist, Linguamatics

Kathleen (Kathy) Nogueira joined Linguamatics in early 2017 after spending many years using only structured data in her prior healthcare quality, population health and analytics positions. She spent many years in a hospital Care Management department as a Data Manager, setting up systems to collect data for all regulatory requirements for quality, risk management, infection control and numerous other departments. She was also a software developer and has worked on Radiology and Lab information systems as well as HL7 interfaces. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Computing from Rochester Institute of Technology, and a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration. In her spare time, she dabbles in arts & crafts.