Computational ontologies in orthopaedic surgery.

  title={Computational ontologies in orthopaedic surgery.},
  author={Ricardo S Pietrobon and Amrapali Zaveri and Luciana Cofiel and Jacson V. Barros and Jatin P Shah},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  volume={468 10},
BACKGROUND Information Technology (IT) plays an important role in storing and collating the vast amounts of healthcare data. However, analyzing and integrating this data to extract useful information is difficult due to the heterogeneous, siloed, disparate, and unstructured nature of the data. WHERE ARE WE NOW?: Attempts to standardize data reporting by… CONTINUE READING