Modeling Physicians' Utterances to Explore Diagnostic Decision-making

  title={Modeling Physicians' Utterances to Explore Diagnostic Decision-making},
  author={Xuan Guo and Rui Li and Qi Yu and Anne R. Haake},
Diagnostic error prevention is a long-established but specialized topic in clinical and psychological research. In this paper, we contribute to the field by exploring diagnostic decision-making via modeling physicians’ utterances of medical concepts during image-based diagnoses. We conduct experiments to collect verbal narratives from dermatologists while they are examining and describing dermatology images towards diagnoses. We propose a hierarchical probabilistic framework to learn domain… CONTINUE READING