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PRECISE is applying NLP to Reuma.pt

The goal of the Rheumatic Diseases Portuguese Register (Reuma.pt) is “to register all rheumatic patients treated with biological agents in mainland Portugal, Madeira and the Azores, ensuring effective monitoring of treatment indication, efficacy and safety.”

Researchers of the INESC-ID are applying natural language processing (NLP) techniques to the free text annotations in Reuma.pt records with the purpose of transforming that (only human readable) “raw data” in structured (machine readable) information…