Mining clinical notes for understanding the natural history of diseases

Project

Mining clinical notes for understanding the natural history of diseases

Principal Investigator

Nigam Shah

Stanford University School of Medicine

Oracle Principal Investigator

Bruce Palsulich
Lesli Adams

Summary

The primary goal of the project is to demonstrate that unstructured clinical data can be used to study patient journeys that discover natural pathways of disease progression. We propose to learn patterns which profile situations that are difficult to test clinically.