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Re: "Killer" use-case for GRDDL Primer

From: John Madden <john.madden@duke.edu>
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2007 12:37:48 -0400
Message-Id: <1961B85A-C158-4DBB-A17D-937198F631F5@duke.edu>
Cc: public-grddl-wg <public-grddl-wg@w3.org>
To: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>


Yes, I am putting suggested revisions to this use case together now  
and will post this weekend together with comments.


On Apr 4, 2007, at 1:48 AM, Harry Halpin wrote:

> John (cc'ing the GRDDL WG list),
> As per our last conversation, I was hoping if you can help us with the
> "killer" GRDDL use-case you were talking about earlier. In particular,
> the use-case I believe has a patient going to the doctor twice, and so
> filling out two different HL7 CDA documents, both in XML. On his first
> visit, he records that he is allergic to a particular family of drugs.
> On the second visit, he forgets that he is allergic to this family of
> drugs, and so his second HL7 CDA document does not record this. A  
> doctor
> prescribes him a drug on the second visit, unknowingly a drug that  
> is a
> subclass of the family of drugs the patient is allergic to by  
> virtue  of
> its properties.
> Yet the hospital can automatically catch this error and save the
> patient's life by converting both HL7 documents via GRDDL to RDF, and
> merging them. Therefore the old data about the patient being  
> allergic is
> not lost, but discovered.
> Furthermore,  because the family of drugs is kept in an ontology, some
> sort of simple OWL entailment can show the drug the doctor  
> prescribed is
> a subclass of the drug the patient said they were allergic to.
> John - this piece would be a rewrite of piece of the Primer Chime
> already wrote. I'm happy to write the prose if you can produce another
> HL7 document that describes this sort of use-case, and feel free to
> modify anything , including data files, (all files are linked from the
> primer):
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/grddl-wg/doc29/primer.html#hl7
> -- 
> 		-harry
> Harry Halpin,  University of Edinburgh
> http://www.ibiblio.org/hhalpin 6B522426
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