NLP-powered mapping of clinical reports onto SNOMED-CT concepts for tumour classification (NLPforTC)


  • Rita Achermann Msc Statistics ETH, Department of Clinical Research, University Hospital Basel
  • Pascal Düblin, Computer Scientist, Clinical Trial Unit, University Hospital Basel
  • Ivan Nesic, Computer Scientist, Medical Science Competence Centre, University Hospital Basel

Clinical information of routine care in a hospital is often captured as unstructured text. Most analysis, reporting, decision and alert systems however require structured and coded information.

The NLPforTC project applies natural language processing methods to extract and convert information entailed in radiology, pathology and oncology reports into structured and coded form. Read the abstract...


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