INFORMATION VISUALIZATION OF DRUG REGIMENS FROM HEALTH MESSAGES

Brant Chee, Richard Berlin, Bruce Schatz

Abstract

The Internet has become a popular venue for people to search for and discuss topics related to health. We present a method to extract information from informal health message groups to extract social networking information about the drug regimens people use and the communities people form. We present preliminary results from a visualization tool enabling health care professionals to create hypotheses about drug regimens within a particular community. We also present a second visualization tool enabling people in a health conversational community to find other people who are most similar to them based on the drugs they take.

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Chee B., Berlin R. and Schatz B. (2009). INFORMATION VISUALIZATION OF DRUG REGIMENS FROM HEALTH MESSAGES . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-63-0, pages 282-287. DOI: 10.5220/0001549302820287


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@conference{healthinf09,
author={Brant Chee and Richard Berlin and Bruce Schatz},
title={INFORMATION VISUALIZATION OF DRUG REGIMENS FROM HEALTH MESSAGES },
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={282-287},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001549302820287},
isbn={978-989-8111-63-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2009)
TI - INFORMATION VISUALIZATION OF DRUG REGIMENS FROM HEALTH MESSAGES
SN - 978-989-8111-63-0
AU - Chee B.
AU - Berlin R.
AU - Schatz B.
PY - 2009
SP - 282
EP - 287
DO - 10.5220/0001549302820287