A Multi-pass Sieve for Clinical Concept Normalization

Published in Traitement Automatique des Langues, 2021

Recommended citation: Wang, Yuxia, Brian Hur, Karin Verspoor and Timothy Baldwin (2021) A Multi-pass Sieve for Clinical Concept Normalization, Traitement Automatique des Langues 2020 Volume 61 Numéro 2. https://www.atala.org/sites/default/files/TAL-61-2-2_Wang.pdf

In this study, we link entity mentions of clinical concepts in clinical documents to their corresponding standardized medical terminology. We were able to create the highest performing rules based method for the shared task and contrast its performance to using ClinicalBERT for the same task.

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