Systems and methods utilizing natural language medical records

  • US 20040243545A1
  • Filed: 05/29/2003
  • Published: 12/02/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/29/2003
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A system for managing information, the system comprising:

  • a means for capturing text from a document source;

    a means for determining the structure of the captured text;

    a means for extracting elements of data from the captured text;

    a means for categorizing the extracted elements of data;

    a means for normalizing the extracted elements of data;

    a means for adding metadata relating to the captured text;

    a means for validating the extracted elements of data and the metadata, wherein the means for validating further includes validating at least one of the normalized extracted elements of data and the categorized extracted elements of data;

    a storage means for storing an electronic document including the categorized, normalized and validated extracted elements of data and metadata in a storage means, wherein the categorized, normalized and validated extracted elements of data and metadata are stored in association with the captured text; and

    a means for retrieving the electronic document from the storage means.

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