Improvement of Diagnosis Coding by Analysing EHR and Using Rule Engine: Application to the Chronic Kidney Disease


Coding medical diagnosis in case mix databases is a time-consuming task as every information available in patient records has to be taken into account. We developed rules based on EHR data with the Drools rules engine in order to support diagnosis coding of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in our hospital. 520 patients had a GFR < 60 ml/min as estimated by… (More)
DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-512-8-120