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Category: Amazon Comprehend Medical

How natural language processing can uncover value from unreachable data in the modern medical ecosystem

The Dark Data Problem Up to 80% of your organization’s medical patient data is untapped, undervalued, or unused Imagine walking into a physician’s office for a checkup. As you describe some pain you’ve been having in your left knee, the doctor barely looks up from the screen as she clatters away on the keyboard, taking […]

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How to process medical text in multiple languages using Amazon Translate and Amazon Comprehend Medical

Amazon Comprehend Medical is a HIPAA eligible service that uses deep learning to identify and extract relevant information from medical text. The service uses trained Natural Language Processing (NLP) models to identify medical entities and relationships, such as medication, dosage, diagnosis, and Protected Health Information (PHI). This provides an efficient and cost-effective way to mine data […]

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AWS re:Invent 2019 – Healthcare and life sciences industry recap

With over 75 launches and announcements of new services and major features during re:Invent, it can be hard for any technologist to keep track of the most relevant information for Healthcare and Life Science (HCLS) workloads. Explore the below recap of information important for HCLS customers and links to the top re:Invent breakout sessions. Top […]

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Automating claims adjudication workflows using Amazon Textract and Amazon Comprehend Medical

When a medical claim is submitted, the insurance provider must process the claim to determine the correct financial responsibility of the insurance provider and the patient. The process to determine this is broadly known as claims adjudication. It involves creating a claims processing workflow that checks each claim for authenticity, correctness, and validity based on […]

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Achieve Healthcare Interoperability by integrating Amazon Comprehend Medical with FHIR

Healthcare interoperability is a major initiative across all stakeholders of the healthcare ecosystem, and the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standard has opened the doors for a modern approach to sharing such information. I have frequently heard from healthcare customers that they want to make a difference in patients’ lives by sharing the most relevant […]

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