Quality Enhancement Research Inititative

  • Thompson, William Karl, (PD/PI)

Project: Research project

Project Details

Description

Dr. Thompson will join the QUERI grant as a core part of the natural language processing (NLP) team. The NLP team will develop algorithms and software to extract information from colonoscopy procedure and pathology notes from across all VA medical centers. This information will be used to enable VA medical centers to implement the measurement and reporting of quality colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening, with a focus on adenoma detection rate (ADR). Dr. Thompson will be responsbile for participating in the design, implementation, and validation of the NLP software to be used for this purpose.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date2/1/1611/17/17

Funding

  • VA Salt Lake City Health Care System (Agreement 05/20/2016)

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