António Teixeira, Liliana Ferreira and Mário Rodrigues

3 Online health information semantic search and exploration: reporting on two prototypes for performing information extraction on both a hospital intranet and the world wide web

Abstract: In this chapter, we apply ontology-based information extraction to unstructured natural language sources to help enable semantic search of health information. We propose a general architecture capable of handling both private and public data. Two of our novel systems that are based on this architecture are presented here. The first system, MedInX, is a Medical Information eXtraction system which processes textual clinical discharge records, performing automatic and accurate mapping of free text reports ...

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