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I am a clinician with a passion for informatics. This blog is about my eHealth journey exploring interoperability in Electronic Medical Records (EMR/EHR), Patient Safety, Pharmacovigilance, Data Analytics, Clinical Research and Bioinformatics in a clinical context. Comparing Canadian, Indian and Middle Eastern healthcare systems and services. Join our open facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/clinical.bioinformaticians/


UIMA SDK from IBM

UIMA SDK from IBM
Today I explored the UIMA SDK from IBM. It is a software system that analyses large volumes of unstructured information, discover, organize and deliver relevant knowledge. An example they have sited as an application of UIMA is to find potential drug interactions by processing millions of medical abstracts. I will try to explore its application in medical diagnostics and find out whether I can use it in some way for my virtual dermatologist I am working on. Probably it has some applications in bioinformatics too!


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As a Dermatologist and Informatician my research mainly involves application of bioinformatics techniques and tools in dermatological conditions. However my research interests are varied and I have publications in areas ranging from artificial intelligence, sequence analysis, systems biology, ontology development, microarray analysis, immunology, computational biology and clinical dermatology. I am also interested in eHealth, Health Informatics and Health Policy.

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