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RE: COI Functional Requirements - ways to implement them

From: Kashyap, Vipul <VKASHYAP1@PARTNERS.ORG>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 12:42:37 -0400
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To: "Dan Corwin" <dan@lexikos.com>
Cc: "public-semweb-lifesci hcls" <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, <public-hcls-dse@w3.org>, "Stanley Huff" <Stan.Huff@intermountainmail.org>, "Yan Heras" <Yan.Heras@intermountainmail.org>, "Oniki, Tom (GE Healthcare, consultant)" <Tom.Oniki@ge.com>, "Joey Coyle" <joey@xcoyle.com>, "Landen Bain" <lbain@topsailtech.com>, "Bron W. Kisler" <bkisler@earthlink.net>


Thanks for the documents posted by you on the wiki site.

> I've been exploring designs that can implement your spreadsheet
> rows as a web service of "predicates" helpful to achieving this.
> The simplest design [1] just wraps a shell of customized JSPs
> that can make such mappings around any working EMR system.

[VK] Yes, this could be one of the technical tasks that could be proposed. 
I do have issues with "customized JSPs". One of the value points of SW
technologies is to create generalized solutions and not one-off solutions.

> To support patient-matching for any protocol of interest, a user
> must also describe that protocol's goals.  A browser-based web app
> [2] can help input parameters to automate a recurring EMR search,
> which seems to me about what is optimal in practice.
>    [1] see "EMR Wrappers" under BIONTDSEDCM Use Case Scenarios
>    [2] see "Search Agents" under BIONTDSEDCM Use Case Scenarios

[VK] Would the EMR Wrapper essentially be a gateway translating EMR data in a
legacy format to RDF/OWL?

Also, would "search agents" essentially be matching agents?

> I'd like to discuss both in Tuesday's telcon, as proposals for
> the F2F brainstorming session about next steps.  Questions and
> feedback coming first by email from the group would be welcome.

[VK] Will put it on the agenda. Hopefully, we will have time to get to it this
time or next call.


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