An approach for utilizing clinical statements in HL7 RIM to evaluate eligibility criteria

Richard Bache (Lead / Corresponding author), Christel Daniel, Julie James, Sajjad Hussain, Mark McGilchrist, Brendan Delaney, Adel Taweel

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    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Abstract

    The HL7 RIM (Reference Information Model) is a commonly used standard for the exchange of clinical data and can be employed for integrating the patient care and clinical research domains. Yet it is not sufficiently well specified to ensure a canonical representation of structured clinical data when used for the automated evaluation of eligibility criteria from a clinical trial protocol. We present an approach to further constrain the RIM to create a common information model to hold clinical data. In order to demonstrate our approach, we identified 132 distinct data elements from 10 rich clinical trails. We then defined a taxonomy to (i) identify the types of data elements that would need to be stored and (ii) define the types of predicate that would be used to evaluate them. This informed the definition of a pattern used to represent the data, which was shown to be sufficient for storing and evaluating the clinical statements required by the trials.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicatione-Health – For Continuity of Care
    Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of MIE 2014
    EditorsChristian Lovis, Brigitte Séroussi, Arie Hasman, Louise Pape-Haugaard, Osman Saka, Stig Kjær Andersen
    Place of PublicationAmsterdam
    PublisherIOS Press
    Pages273-277
    Number of pages5
    ISBN (Electronic)9781614994329
    ISBN (Print)9781614994312
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    Event25th European Medical Informatics Conference - ALİÇ Congress Center, Istanbul, Turkey
    Duration: 31 Aug 20143 Sep 2014
    http://www.mie2014.org/

    Publication series

    NameStudies in health technology and informatics
    PublisherIOS Press
    Volume205

    Conference

    Conference25th European Medical Informatics Conference
    Abbreviated titleMIE 2014
    CountryTurkey
    CityIstanbul
    Period31/08/143/09/14
    Internet address

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  • Research Output

    • 2 Citations
    • 1 Paper

    An approach for utilizing clinical statements in HL7 RIM to evaluate eligibility criteria

    Bache, R., Daniel, C., James, J., Hussain, S., McGilchrist, M., Delaney, B. & Taweel, A., 1 Sep 2014.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Activities

    • 1 Participation in conference

    25th European Medical Informatics Conference

    Mark McGilchrist (Participant)

    1 Sep 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Cite this

    Bache, R., Daniel, C., James, J., Hussain, S., McGilchrist, M., Delaney, B., & Taweel, A. (2014). An approach for utilizing clinical statements in HL7 RIM to evaluate eligibility criteria. In C. Lovis, B. Séroussi, A. Hasman, L. Pape-Haugaard, O. Saka, & S. K. Andersen (Eds.), e-Health – For Continuity of Care: Proceedings of MIE 2014 (pp. 273-277). (Studies in health technology and informatics; Vol. 205). IOS Press. https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-432-9-273