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Now you're Speaking my Language! : Building, Maintaining and Using a Patient-Friendly Medical Ontology

3rd December 2018 in London at CodeNode

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HealthUnlocked is a social network where people discuss their health. Their users share 4.5 pieces of health content every minute, which they categorise within milliseconds using machine learning.

In order to do this, they need to understand how they talk about their health and relate it to traditional medical ontologies. During this talk, you will learn how they tech teams built that ontology, as well as how they're maintaining it and using it to power their search and content tagging.

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Now you're Speaking my Language! : Building, Maintaining and Using a Patient-Friendly Medical Ontology

Sam Oleary

Sam is a software developer at HealthUnlocked where he helps to build a platform to connect others with similar health backgrounds so that they can take on day to day health concerns together. Primarily working on the back end of a full stack, he can usually seen either wrangling some parentheses in Clojure, falling out of touch with the latest Javascript libraries or forever tweaking his Vim config.

Chloe Pont

Chloe is currently part of the data science team at HealthUnlocked which aims to improve user experience on the platform and facilitate user data analysis. She has always been passionate about healthcare and psychology and she enjoys digging for new insights in medical data.

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HealthUnlocked is a social network where people discuss their health. Their users share 4.5 pieces of health content every minute, which they categorise within milliseconds using machine learning.

In order to do this, they need to understand how they talk about their health and relate it to traditional medical ontologies. During this talk, you will learn how they tech teams built that ontology, as well as how they're maintaining it and using it to power their search and content tagging.

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About the Speakers

Now you're Speaking my Language! : Building, Maintaining and Using a Patient-Friendly Medical Ontology

Sam Oleary

Sam is a software developer at HealthUnlocked where he helps to build a platform to connect others with similar health backgrounds so that they can take on day to day health concerns together. Primarily working on the back end of a full stack, he can usually seen either wrangling some parentheses in Clojure, falling out of touch with the latest Javascript libraries or forever tweaking his Vim config.

Chloe Pont

Chloe is currently part of the data science team at HealthUnlocked which aims to improve user experience on the platform and facilitate user data analysis. She has always been passionate about healthcare and psychology and she enjoys digging for new insights in medical data.

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