Artificial Intelligence Tools Quickly Detect Signs of Injection Drug Use in Patient Medical Records

Artificial Intelligence Tools Quickly Detect Signs of Injection Drug Use in Patient Medical Records

Heroin needle in the street. Credit: Wikimedia Commons An automated process that combines natural language processing and machine learning has identified people who inject drugs (PWIDs) in electronic health records faster and more accurately than current methods that rely on manual reviews of folders. Currently, people who inject drugs are identified by International Classification of …

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