Extracting Daily Dosage from Medication Instructions in EHRs: An Automated Approach and Lessons Learned

21 May 2020Diwakar MahajanJennifer J. LiangChing-Huei Tsou

Understanding a patient's medication history is essential for physicians to provide appropriate treatment recommendations. A medication's prescribed daily dosage is a key element of the medication history; however, it is generally not provided as a discrete quantity and needs to be derived from free text medication instructions (Sigs) in the structured electronic health record (EHR)... (read more)

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