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Re: "Killer" use-case for GRDDL Primer

From: John Madden <john.madden@duke.edu>
Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2007 11:33:26 -0400
Message-Id: <5E4D181B-6351-42E8-A193-C8553867D39F@duke.edu>
Cc: public-grddl-wg <public-grddl-wg@w3.org>
To: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>

That's fine.
On Apr 6, 2007, at 9:51 PM, Harry Halpin wrote:

> John,
>     There was some concern from Chime that the sort of "saving patient
> life" use-case might bit a bit unwise from a medical standpoint. Chime
> suggested, can we discover if we have an "X-ray indication"  
> attached to
> the HL7 information model:
>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-grddl-wg/2007Mar/0126.html
>
>     However, I don't know if that's compelling enough as an example.
> Anyways, would like to address this XML/OWL example in Primer, and  
> keep
> it short, simple, and catchy.
>
>                 -harry
>
>
> John Madden wrote:
>>
>> Harry,
>>
>> Yes, I am putting suggested revisions to this use case together now
>> and will post this weekend together with comments.
>>
>> John
>>
>>
>>
>> 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
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
> -- 
> 		-harry
>
> Harry Halpin,  University of Edinburgh
> http://www.ibiblio.org/hhalpin 6B522426
>
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