Balendu Dasgupta

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CONTEXT Arden Syntax is a Health Level Seven (HL7) standard that can be used to encode computable knowledge. However, dissemination of knowledge is hampered by lack of standard database linkages in Arden knowledge bases (KB). Moreover, the HL7 Reference Information Model (RIM) is object-oriented and hence incompatible with the current Arden data model.(More)
To translate national childhood immunization guidelines to a computer-based reminder recall system, hierarchical system architecture design and combined approach of tabular and procedural knowledge representation are taken. Nested branches with hierarchical combinations of single antecedent variables are used to avoid logical incompleteness, redundancy and(More)
CONTEXT Incorporation of research findings into clinical practice lags behind their dissemination in the medical literature. Arden Syntax is a standard that could be used to encode evidence in a clinical decision support system (CDSS). However, dissemination of knowledge is hampered by lack of standard linkages to clinical databases. OBJECTIVE To create a(More)
An ongoing challenge in the creation of clinical information systems is the capture of structured clinical information from health care providers while avoiding duplicate data recording. Because immunizations are reimbursable medical procedures, practice management systems that already capture such procedures may be used as a source of clinical data for(More)
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