Manfred Gschwandtner

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BACKGROUND There is a large body of research suggesting that medical professionals have unmet information needs during their daily routines. OBJECTIVE To investigate which online resources and tools different groups of European physicians use to gather medical information and to identify barriers that prevent the successful retrieval of medical(More)
Khresmoi is a European Integrated Project developing a multilingual multimodal search and access system for medical and health information and documents. It addresses the challenges of searching through huge amounts of medical data, including general medical information available on the internet, as well as radiology data in hospital archives. It is(More)
Medical professionals frequently face unmet information needs during their daily routines. We investigated the use of web search engines through a large-scale survey including 500 European physicians, as well as local user testing that observed the search behavior of physicians when facing clinical questions. We identified several differences in the search(More)
and Objective The Khresmoi project is developing a multilingual multimodal search and access system for medical and health information and documents. This scientific demonstration presents the current state of the Khresmoi integrated system, which includes components for text and image annotation, semantic search, search by image similarity and machine(More)
Medical practitioners often have unmet information needs that impact patient care. However, currently available web-based search engines are not suitable for routine use. Here we introduce the European Khresmoi project, which aims to address these issues by building an open, trustworthy and multilingual search engine for medical practitioners.
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