New PCORI funding for COVID-19 related efforts

New PCORI funding for COVID-19 related efforts

PCORI awarded our MUSC team partnering with Vanderbilt University funding to develop, test and share a new software application for COVID-19 related information extraction based on the same new Natural Language Processing (NLP) methods to...

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Dr. Meystre inducted Fellow of AMIA

Dr. Meystre inducted Fellow of AMIA

Stephane Meystre was inducted as Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (FAMIA), a recognition of the contributions and professional accomplishments of AMIA members who apply informatics skills and knowledge to their practice –...

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Dr. Meystre elected fellow of IAHSI

Dr. Meystre elected fellow of IAHSI

The International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) and the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI) announced the 2020 class of Fellows including Stephane Meystre. The IAHSI serves as an honor society that recognizes...

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Data Science Best Paper Award Winner

Data Science Best Paper Award Winner

Our paper on “A Comparative Analysis of Speed and Accuracy for Three Off-the-Shelf De-Identification Tools” has been awarded the Data Science Best Paper Award at the AMIA 2020 Informatics Summit.

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New research funding from PCORI

New research funding from PCORI

This new research contract will support collaborative efforts between MUSC and Vanderbilt University (Glenn Gobbel and his team). Our general objective is to develop and assess new Natural Language Processing (NLP) methods to improve the...

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Keynote at the 2019 HealTAC conference

Stephane Meystre was invited to the 2019 HealTAC conference as keynote speaker. The conference took place in Cardiff, UK on April 23-25 2019. The keynote address focused on “Clinical Trials and Patients Automated Matchmaking.”

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n2c2 Shared Task and Workshop 2018

n2c2 Shared Task and Workshop 2018

The 2018 n2c2 shared tasks focused on Cohort Selection for Clinical Trials (track 1) and on Adverse Drug Events and Medication Extraction (track 2). We participated in both tracks, with 28-45 other international teams. For track 2, we obtained...

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