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Mutually empowering – semantic-based machine learning and subject matter expertise

Posted on May 7th, 2021 by in AI & Data

In a day dedicated to emerging science and technologies at the Pistoia Alliance virtual conference Collaborative R&D in Action, SciBite CTO James Malone opened the program with a compelling exploration of use cases for semantic-based machine learning (ML). A simple but elegant ML strategy based on “seeding” named entity recognition (NER) can facilitate ontology creation, drive language translation, take a crack at gaining insights from social media platforms, and generate answers to questions faster. His most important take-away: semantic-based ML and subject matter expertise (SME) are mutually empowering.

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phactMI: Delivering accurate drug information to point of care, part III

Posted on April 26th, 2021 by in Medical Information

Part 3: What phactMI provides to the healthcare community

As explained in the first two posts in this series (read Part 1 and Part 2), robust scientific and clinical information about medicinal products is an essential resource for healthcare professionals. However, access to this information has not always been easy.

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phactMI: Delivering accurate drug information to point of care, part II

Posted on March 31st, 2021 by in Medical Information

Part 2: The challenges that can restrict access to the latest and most accurate information on medications

Healthcare professionals are the ones tasked with safely prescribing, dispensing and managing medications. As mentioned in part 1 of this series, that puts them in the position of needing to know — or being able to quickly check — the latest information about a huge number of new and existing medical products.

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phactMI: Delivering accurate drug information to point of care

Posted on March 2nd, 2021 by in Medical Information

Part 1: How healthcare professionals can access the latest and most accurate information on medications

Access to accurate, up-to-date information on medications helps healthcare professionals make better decisions. Before prescribing or dispensing a drug, it’s essential to have some insight into its behaviors — desired effect, required storage conditions, potential off-target effects, drug–drug interactions and so on. Physicians, nurse practitioners and pharmacy staff members demonstrate an incredible knowledge of drugs, built up through many years of point-of-care experience. This knowledge informs their clinical decisions.

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