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RE: [COI] seen on another list: GLIF

From: Kashyap, Vipul <VKASHYAP1@PARTNERS.ORG>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2007 01:16:46 -0400
Message-ID: <DBA3C02EAD0DC14BBB667C345EE2D124010F0444@PHSXMB20.partners.org>
To: <pathak.jyotishman@mayo.edu>, "Matt Williams" <matthew.williams@cancer.org.uk>
Cc: "Alan Ruttenberg" <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>, "public-semweb-lifesci hcls" <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>

Jyotishman,

Would like to propose that you and Matt collectively add these resources to the
wiki page?

Thanks,

---Vipul

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jyotishman Pathak [mailto:jyotishman@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 10:41 PM
> To: Matt Williams
> Cc: Kashyap, Vipul; Alan Ruttenberg; public-semweb-lifesci hcls
> Subject: Re: [COI] seen on another list: GLIF
> 
> FYI,
> 
> I came across the following white paper on rules (generically
> speaking) that was produced by the caBIG community:
> https://cabig.nci.nih.gov/working_groups/SP_SLWG/caBIG_Rules_Engine_WP_v4.
> doc
> 
> I just thought of sharing with the group....
> 
> Regards,
> - Jyoti
> 
> 
> On 10/24/07, Jyotishman Pathak <jyotishman@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks for the pointer Matt -- the JAMIA paper looks interesting.
> >
> > Regards,
> > - Jyoti
> >
> >
> > On 10/24/07, Matt Williams <matthew.williams@cancer.org.uk> wrote:
> > >
> > > Before getting to hung up on GLIF per se, you might want to consider
> > > some of the other Guideline representation languages such as (OTTOMH)
> > > Asbru, ProForma, Guide, Prodigy, etc.
> > >
> > > Have a look at Openclinical.net for (many) more pointers
> > >
> > > There is a comparison of some of them from a JAMIA 2002 article:
> > >
> > > http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=150359
> > >
> > > HTH,
> > >
> > > Matt
> > >
> > > Jyotishman Pathak wrote:
> > > > This is sort of interesting, because I am also trying to explore
> more
> > > > information about GLIF, and was looking for relevant pointers:
> > > >
> > > > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/semantic-web/2007Oct/0261.html
> > > >
> http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstr
> actPlus&list_uids=15196480
> > > >
> > > > Regards,
> > > > - Jyoti
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 10/24/07, Kashyap, Vipul <VKASHYAP1@partners.org> wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >> Thanks for the pointer. We should definitely look at it some point.
> > > >> For the most part, GLIF has been a non-starter with very few real
> world
> > > >> implementations.
> > > >>
> > > >> ---Vipul
> > > >>
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> > > >>> -----Original Message-----
> > > >>> From: Alan Ruttenberg [mailto:alanruttenberg@gmail.com]
> > > >>> Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 11:37 AM
> > > >>> To: Kashyap, Vipul
> > > >>> Cc: public-semweb-lifesci hcls
> > > >>> Subject: [COI] seen on another list: GLIF
> > > >>>
> > > >>> http://www.glif.org/glif_main.html
> > > >>> Clinical practice guidelines and protocols are being applied in
> > > >>> diverse areas including policy development, utilization
> management,
> > > >>> education, reference, clinical decision support, conduct of
> clinical
> > > >>> trials, and workflow facilitation. Many parties are engaged in
> > > >>> developing guidelines, an arduous task with much redundancy and
> > > >>> overlap among the resulting products, but there is little
> > > >>> standardization to facilitate sharing or to enable adaptation to
> > > >>> local practice settings.
> > > >>>
> > > >>> GLIF is a specification for structured representation of
> guidelines.
> > > >>> It was developed by the InterMed Collaboratory in order to
> facilitate
> > > >>> sharing of clinical guidelines (Ohno-Machado, Gennari et al.
> 1998).
> > > >>> The InterMed collaboratory was a joint project of medical
> informatics
> > > >>> laboratories at Harvard (the Decision Systems Group at Brigham and
> > > >>> Women's Hospital and Laboratory of Computer Science at
> Massachusetts
> > > >>> General Hospital), Stanford, Columbia, and McGill Universities
> > > >>> (Shortliffe, Barnett et al. 1996). That work is being continued
> under
> > > >>> new funding by a subgroup of the InterMed collaborators, including
> > > >>> the Decision Systems Group at Harvard, McGill, Columbia, Stanford,
> > > >>> and the American College of Physicans-American Society of Internal
> > > >>> Medicine. The objective of the GLIF specification is to provide a
> > > >>> representation for guidelines that have the following
> characteristics:
> > > >>>
> > > >>> * Precise
> > > >>> * Non-ambiguous
> > > >>> * Human-readable
> > > >>> * Computable (in the sense that guidelines specified in GLIF may
> be
> > > >>> used for computer-based decision support)
> > > >>> * Independent of computing platforms (thus enabling sharing of
> > > >>> guidelines)
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Version 2.0 of GLIF (GLIF2) was published in 1998 (Ohno-Machado,
> > > >>> Gennari et al. 1998). That version of GLIF has been the basis for
> > > >>> several implementations of guideline-based applications, including
> > > >>> one in the Brigham's BICS information system (Zielstorff, Teich et
> > > >>> al. 1998). Web-based applications for driving clinical
> consultations
> > > >>> (Boxwala, Greenes et al. 1999), and applications that search for
> > > >>> eligible clinical protocols (Ohno-Machado, Wang et al. 1999).
> > > >>
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