Can patients with dementia be identified in primary care electronic medical records using natural language processing?

January 2023
Journal: Journal of Healthcare Informatics Research
Lead Author: Laura C Maclagan

All Authors: Laura C Maclagan, Mohamed Abdalla, Daniel A Harris, Therese A Stukel, Branson Chen, Elisa Candido, Richard H Swartz, Andrea Iaboni, R. Liisa Jaakkimainen, Susan E Bronskill


We used natural language processing (NLP) to identify dementia-related features in EMRs and compared the performance of supervised machine learning models to classify patients with dementia