Operationalizing Healthcare Big Data in the Electronic Health Records using a Heatmap Visualization Technique

Don Roosan, Mazharul Karim, Jay Chok, Moom Roosan

Abstract

Background: The majority of the electronic health record (EHR) contains a wealth of information, including unstructured notes. Healthcare professionals may be missing substantial portions of essential diagnostic and treatment information by not focusing on unstructured texts. The objective of this study is to present progress notes data using heatmap visualization. Methods: In this study, the research team used the unstructured text from the progress notes of deidentified patient data. The research team conducted qualitative content-coding based on the clinical complexity model and developed a heatmap based on the processed frequency data. Result: The researchers developed a color-coded heatmap focusing on the severity and acuity of patients’ status accumulated through multiple previous patient’s visits. Conclusions: Future research into creating an automated process to generate the heatmap from an unstructured dataset can open up opportunities to operationalize big data in healthcare.

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in Harvard Style

Roosan D., Karim M., Chok J. and Roosan M. (2020). Operationalizing Healthcare Big Data in the Electronic Health Records using a Heatmap Visualization Technique.In Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, ISBN 978-989-758-398-8, pages 361-368. DOI: 10.5220/0008912503610368


in Bibtex Style

@conference{healthinf20,
author={Don Roosan and Mazharul Karim and Jay Chok and Moom Roosan},
title={Operationalizing Healthcare Big Data in the Electronic Health Records using a Heatmap Visualization Technique},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF,},
year={2020},
pages={361-368},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0008912503610368},
isbn={978-989-758-398-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF,
TI - Operationalizing Healthcare Big Data in the Electronic Health Records using a Heatmap Visualization Technique
SN - 978-989-758-398-8
AU - Roosan D.
AU - Karim M.
AU - Chok J.
AU - Roosan M.
PY - 2020
SP - 361
EP - 368
DO - 10.5220/0008912503610368