Saturday, March 6, 2010

Liked JAMIA: Quantifying clinical narrative redundancy in an electronic record

Records examined from 100 randomly selected patient admissions.
Documents aligned using a modified version of an established DNA sequence
alignment algorithm (Levenshtein edit distance algorithm). High levels of 
redundancy were observed with successive documents of the 
same type, and across document types.

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