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HealTex/HDR UK workshop on Natural Language Processing

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Health Data Research UK

Gibbs Building

215 Euston Road

London

NW1 2BE

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From experimental design to publication: basic skill training to conduct good research in healthcare text mining

This 1-day workshop, jointly organized by HealTex and Health Data Research UK, aims to provide training to early career researchers working with Natural Language Processing (NLP).

During the workshop we will introduce NLP for healthcare, discuss issues around experimental design and learn how to set up a clinical NLP study. Participants will have the opportunity to present their work and give demos of the tools, software and applications that they are using. Group discussions and networking will be encouraged throughout the day.

The draft agenda for the event is as follows:


09:30 Arrival & registration

09:45 Workshop introduction - Goran Nenadic, Angus Roberts, Sumithra Velupillai, Gabriella Rustici

10:00 - 10:45 Intro to NLP for healthcare - Angus Roberts, KCL

10:45 - 12:30 Epidemiological study design, Electronic Health Records, and NLP - Richard Hayes, LSHTM

  • Scope and potential of using Electronic Health Records (EHR) data in research

  • Epidemiological study designs used to exploit the potential of EHRs

  • How NLP can add value to EHRs

  • Example of research using observational study designs, to exploit EHRs, facilitated by NLP

12:30 - 13:00 How to set up a clinical NLP study - Sumithra Velupillai, KCL

  • Examples of how to set up a clinical NLP study, from a clinical question to NLP approach - review of experimental design

  • Reporting guidelines and minimum requirements for NLP method development

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 16:00 Skill exchange session: demos from participants of different tools/software/applications/styles being used

16:00 - 17:00 Group discussion

Registrations will close on December 22nd. If the event is full please join the waiting list so that we can notify you if a place becomes available.

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Health Data Research UK

Gibbs Building

215 Euston Road

London

NW1 2BE

United Kingdom

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