Role of Clinical Language Understanding in EHR Adoption by Physicians

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Monday, Feb. 21, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Discuss role of clinical language understanding (CLU) in enabling structured data entry into the EHR, and impact on acceptance by physicians. Explore advanced applications that enhance workflow, support decisions and improve quality.

Speaker Information:
Henry Chueh, MD, MS, chief, division of biomedical informatics, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston


  • List major challenges that stand in the way of EHR adoption by physicians today;
  • Describe success stories and examples of implementations to support meaningful use of the EHR; and
  • Describe other applications for CLU, such as those to enhance workflow, enable clinical decision support at the point of care, and support quality improvement initiatives.