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Top 5 Considerations When Choosing a CNLP Partner

The vast majority of clinical data, roughly 80%, is unstructured. And, the amount of data is expanding rapidly. In 2013, growth in healthcare data stood at 500 petabytes and will grow to 25,000 petabytes in 2020. Deriving insights from ALL clinical data, including this unstructured content, is essential to survive in this era of rapidly evolving […]

An ACO Imperative: Leveraging CNLP to Control Patient Leakage

The emerging Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model serves three objectives: improve the patient experience, manage the health of patient populations, and reduce the per capita cost of healthcare. To this end, ACO providers use evidence-based guidelines and tightly managed care coordination to ensure that patients receive appropriate care while avoiding unnecessary or ineffective treatments and […]

Semantics, Semantics. Unlocking the meaning of unstructured data for healthcare analytics

In the era of accountable care, the healthcare information technology (HIT) needs of the modern health system are vast. Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are groups of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers, who coordinate high quality care for their patients to ensure they get the right care at the right time, while avoiding unnecessary […]

Beyond Speech Recognition: The Benefits of Moving to Clinical NLP

In the same way that voice recognition technology has strengthened to the point where its use is becoming ubiquitous, Natural Language Processing (NLP), and especially Clinical NLP (CNLP), is emerging as an extraordinarily powerful tool for harvesting knowledge from unstructured narrative data. Though sometimes confused, speech recognition and CNLP are vastly different technologies. In a […]

How Clinithink is Evolving CLiX to Meet Market Needs

Clinithink always enjoys talking with our partners because together we believe we are making major contributions to improving healthcare. That’s a heady thought, and with the confluence of big data and the EHR/EMR that’s starting to happen there should be a spectrum of advances to help clinicians and researchers identify new outcomes-based best practices and insights that […]

5 Key Elements of Successful Clinical Documentation Solutions

The article was first published in Hit Consultant on 02/11/2013 Clinithink’s Chris Tackaberry and Peter Johnson explains five key elements of successful clinical documentation solutions to unlock unstructured clinical data. There is no question that clinical documentation is becoming increasingly complex, as new quality measures and coding practices are introduced into healthcare. It’s ironic, in fact, that such […]

Interview: How Chris Tackaberry is changing the face of healthcare with Clinithink

Chris Tackaberry co-founder and CEO of Clinithink, speaks to Your Hidden Potential about how Clinithink is transforming healthcare. The article was first published on 01/31/2013. Chris Tackaberry is the co-founder and CEO of Clinithink, a UK-based healthcare software company. In our interview, Chris talks me through his journey as an entrepreneur, explaining how the idea for Clinithink came about […]