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January 13, 2012

Harnessing the power of semantics to improve care


By: David McCallie, Jr., MD, Vice President, Medical Informatics

In this data-driven age, the ability to quickly search and find pertinent information is invaluable. The fact that more than 50 percent of Internet users begin with a search gives a hint of the role that search can play in navigating the clinical record. Within health care, where clinicians collect information over a patient’s lifetime, the ability to quickly search through the patient’s record is imperative. New techniques, like performing a semantic search using Cerner’s Chart Search, are making it easier for clinicians to quickly find the information they need.... Read full story


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