Classification Within HIOS+

  • Francois M. H. M. Dupuits
  • Arie Hasman
  • Patrick C. M. H. F. Jansen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 45)


This paper deals with a research conducted by the University of Limburg in order to investigate and evaluate search & disclosure processes concerning ICPC criteria. Research aims are: (1) the development of a new consistent criteria list belonging to the Dutch ICPC and the implementation of this list in a medical information and research system, and (2) a more active disclosure of Dutch ICPC criteria. The new criteria list will be implemented in HIOS, a system already equipped with ICPC search algorithms and capable of presenting criteria. Part 2 of our research involves the development of tools which enable interpretation of free text into a query and usage of this query to give decision support during coding. For these purposes, two tools have been designed as separate modules within decision support system HIOS+: the Free text Formaliser (FF) and the Formal Interpreter (FI).


ICPC Free text Formalisation Formal Interpretation Decision Support Queries 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francois M. H. M. Dupuits
    • 1
  • Arie Hasman
    • 1
  • Patrick C. M. H. F. Jansen
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Medical InformaticsUniversity of LimburgMaastrichtThe Netherlands

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