April 2014: EFMI STC 2014: Ontologies to capture Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI) from real world health data
Date: Friday 16th December 2011
Time: 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
Venue: Department of Health Care Management and Policy, University of Surrey
Audience: Southern PCRN research coordinators
This workshop comprised 3 sessions.
Session 1. Facilitating the use of routine primary care data for research: structure of the clinical record in primary care, potential of coded data in research, data governance and the location and quality of data in the health system
Session 2: Coding: theoretical framework of ontologies, the semantic triangle, terminologies and classifications, type of coding used in NHS, development of a research question data dictionary, coding exercise in ICD10 and Read version 2 5 byte, search strategies to accommodate synonyms and ambiguities.
Session 3: Data extraction: review of current primary care clinical systems, the clinical record expressed a logical database schema, developing data queries, types of research questions expressed as queries, employing retrieval strategies to complex medical concepts to avoid key issues such as displacement.
On Monday 28th April 2014, Prof. Simon de Lusignan presented his work to the European Federation for Medical Informatics – Special Topic Conference
click here to download the presentation PDF.
click here to download the paper.