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Re: HL7 and patient records in RDF/OWL?

From: Alan Rector <rector@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 11:53:13 +0000
Message-Id: <B68AB761-6AF8-4892-85EB-03EA018998E3@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
To: John Madden <john.madden@duke.edu>
All

As you know, this would be of great interest to us in Manchester.  We  
have already done a number of things around OWL-izing of both SNOMED  
and HL7 for the NHS - sensible paper coming RSN.

Regards

Alan

On 9 Feb 2006, at 04:36, John Madden wrote:

> Dan,
>
> This is also a big interest of mine.
>
> I'm co-chairing the HL7 Anatomic Pathology SIG (and I'm in HCLS  
> courtesy SNOMED). With SNOMED's support, I'm embarking on OWL-izing  
> a subset of pathology content to (a) support some circumscribed  
> inferencing on pathology report content (b) demonstrate SKOS  
> mappings to legacy SNOMED and (c) investigate OWL embedding in  
> pervasive (non-xhtml) medical document formats (HL7-CDA, but maybe  
> also OpenDocument, DocBook).
>
> Many issues. I'd love to discuss, whenever.
>
> John
>
>
>
>
> On Feb 8, 2006, at 10:37 AM, helen.chen@agfa.com wrote:
>
>>
>> Hi, Dan
>>
>> It is an area of my interest too.
>>
>> You can check out the previous work on a RIM owl model:   http:// 
>> www.ics.mq.edu.au/~borgun/RIM-HL7All.zip
>>
>> If you use N3 to write your ontology, you can also get a N3  
>> version here http://www.agfa.com/w3c/hl7/rim/rim.n3
>>
>> We have a graduate student currently looking into this model and  
>> see how it can be used in real EPR .
>>
>> Do you have any sepecific task/charter in mind?
>>
>> Regards.
>>
>> Helen
>>
>> http://www.agfa.com/w3c/hchen
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>> Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
>> Sent by: public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org
>> 02/08/2006 10:09 AM
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>> To
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>> HL7 and patient records in RDF/OWL?
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>> Hi all
>>
>> I'm looking into use of RDF for healthcare apps, specifically
>> patient records. I'd be interested to hear this group's sense of the
>> current state of the art (eg. HL7-in-RDF etc). Was this discussed
>> much at the recent F2F meeting? Anyone interested in collaboration,
>> testing and interop?
>>
>> cheers,
>>
>> Dan
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