Computerized extraction of coded findings from free-text radiologic reports. Work in progress.

@article{Haug1990ComputerizedEO,
  title={Computerized extraction of coded findings from free-text radiologic reports. Work in progress.},
  author={Peter J. Haug and D L Ranum and Philip R. Frederick},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={174 2},
  pages={543-8}
}
A computerized data acquisition tool, the special purpose radiology understanding system (SPRUS), has been implemented as a module in the Health Evaluation through Logical Processing Hospital Information System. This tool uses semantic information from a diagnostic expert system to parse free-text radiology reports and to extract and encode both the findings and the radiologists' interpretations. These coded findings and interpretations are then stored in a clinical data base. The system… CONTINUE READING

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