Peter Hendler

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This paper describes Kaiser Permanente's (KP) enterprise-wide medical terminology solution, referred to as our Convergent Medical Terminology (CMT). Initially developed to serve the needs of a regional electronic health record, CMT has evolved into a core KP asset, serving as the common terminology across all applications. CMT serves as the definitive(More)
The paper aims at revealing the essence and connotation of Computational Thinking. It analyzed some of the international academia’s research results of Computational Thinking. The author thinks Computational Thinking is discipline thinking or computing philosophy, and it is very critical to understand Computational Thinking to grasp the thinking’ s(More)
A subpopulation of human synovial cells develop a stellate morphology during in vitro culture. These cells, called stellate cells or dendritic cells, appear capable of collagenase production. In other tissues, particularly mouse spleen and human peripheral blood, cells with a similar shape express immune region associated (Ia) antigens, stimulate a primary(More)
Three strains of autoimmune mice (MRL/lpr, NZB/NZW, and BXSB) were treated with repeated injections of rat monoclonal anti-T cell antibody (anti-Thy-1.2) in order to determine 1) the extent and duration of target cell depletion, 2) the effect of T cell depletion on the course of autoimmunity, and 3) the magnitude and consequences of the host immune response(More)
A fruitful application of Semantic Technologies in the field of healthcare data analysis has emerged from the collaboration between Oxford and Kaiser Permanente a US healthcare provider (HMO). US HMOs have to annually deliver measurement results on their quality of care to US authorities. One of these sets of measurements is defined in a specification(More)
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