Medical NLP Challenges

2008 Medical NLP Challenge

I participated in the Second i2b2 Shared-Task and Workshop Challenge in Natural Language Processing called "A Shared-Task on Obesity: Who's obese and what co-morbidities do they (definitely/likely) have?" sponsered by the Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside, I2B2, a National Center for Biomedical Computing. Information about this challenge can be found here. Here is the system description of my participation.


2007 Medical NLP Challenge

I participated in the 2007 Medical NLP Challenge, Classifying Clinical Free Text Using Natural Language Processing sponsored by the Computational Medicine Center, a collaborative medical research center between Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. The goal of this challenge was to automatically assign ICD9CM codes to radiology reports.

Software

Medical Challenge Package