Discovering Novel Adverse Drug Events Using Natural Language Processing and Mining of the Electronic Health Record

  • Carol Friedman
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5651)

Abstract

This talk presents an overview of our research in use of medical knowledge, natural language processing, the electronic health record, and statistical methods to automatically discover novel adverse drug events, which are serious problems world-wide.

Keywords

Pharmacovigilance natural language processing electronic health records patient safety adverse drug events 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol Friedman
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  1. 1.Department of Biomedical InformaticsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUS

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