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Session 3.4 developing a medicines catalogue using linked data sources

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Session 3.4 developing a medicines catalogue using linked data sources

  1. 1. Developing a Medicines Catalogue using Linked Data Sources James Humffray Information Manager FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY14/08/2017
  2. 2. Agenda 14/08/2017 About Healthdirect Australia The Australian Health Thesaurus (AHT) Medicines issues Development of Terminology Service Current and future developments Q&A FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
  3. 3. 3 Who we are Healthdirect Australia – A national, government-owned, not-for-profit organisation About us What we do We develop and deliver a range of digital health and telehealth services Objective To provide every Australian with 24/7 access to the trusted information and advice they need to manage their own health and wellbeing
  4. 4. 14/08/2017 About us – Our services mindhealthconnectMy Aged CarePregnancy, Birth and Baby Carer Gateway Get HealthyNational Health Services Directory healthdirect after hours GP helpline Quitline FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
  5. 5. Australian Health Thesaurus (AHT) • Thesaurus of medical, health and human services related concepts • Reflects the current Australian health and human services environments • Integral to search and discovery capability • Improves users search experience • Consumer focused
  6. 6. Australian Health Thesaurus (AHT) • Originally developed by Dept. of Health and Ageing (DOHA) • Based on Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) - maintained by US Library of Medicine • Updated regularly to reflect; • user analytics, eg Google Analytics search terms • current news developments, eg. Zika virus • environmental research/analysis eg. Aged care
  7. 7. Content publication process
  8. 8. How do we use the AHT? Classification purposes Relevance in search results Auto-suggestion Displaying contextual elements on sites Manage medicines data
  9. 9. Medicines issues • Quality of search results for medicines were very poor! • Too many results were returned • Need to allow searching by both brand names and generic drug names • Health literacy issues • “A review of Healthdirect’s telephony and digital medication services” report
  10. 10. What was our solution? Identify • Australian medicine sources 1 Develop • Triple store platform 2 Ingest • Data from sources 3 Map • Relationships between datasets 4 Present • Data to users 5
  11. 11. Data sources • Australian Health Thesaurus (AHT) • Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT) • Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) • Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) • Consumer Medicines Information (CMI) leaflets • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) • GuildLink medicine images
  12. 12. Data sources Sources What data? Why important? Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT) National terminology provides standard naming conventions Backbone of data – links data together Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) Descriptions, links to Consumer Medicines Information leaflets Consumer information about active Australian Trade Products Consumer Medicines Information (CMI) Side effects, when to take, when not to take, contra-indications etc Most important information people want to know Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Is it being subsidised by the government? Financial costs of medicines GuildLink Pill images Enhances look of pages Australian Health Thesaurus (AHT) Medicinal products, mappings to other coding systems Control list – can omit medical devices, complementary medicine
  13. 13. Data sources - Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT) Medicinal Product Medicinal Product Unit of Use Medicinal Product Pack Trade Product Trade Product Unit of Use Trade Product Pack Containered Trade Product Pack salbutamol salbutamol 200 microgram inhalation: powder for, 1 capsule salbutamol 200 microgram inhalation: powder for, 100 capsules Ventolin Ventolin 200 microgram inhalation: powder for, 200 microgram unit dose Ventolin 200 microgram inhalation: powder for, 120 unit doses Ventolin 200 microgram inhalation: powder for, 120 unit doses, blister pack
  14. 14. Data sources – Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) - TGA
  15. 15. Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
  16. 16. Data sources - Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  17. 17. Data sources – GuildLink pill images
  18. 18. Data sources - The Australian Health Thesaurus (AHT)
  19. 19. Healthdirect Medicines Data sources FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY14/08/2017 Healthdirect Terminology Service Australian Health Thesaurus TGA – Aust. Register of Therapeutic Goods PBS Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT) Inappropriate medicines for older people Medicine use in Pregnancy GuildLink Medicine images
  20. 20. Mappings in Terminology Service TGA PBS Medicinal Product Medicinal Product Unit of Use Medicinal Product Pack Trade Product Trade Product Unit of Use Trade Product Pack Containered Trade Product Pack AHT AMT GuildLink
  21. 21. 14/08/2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY What does a user see?
  22. 22. 14/08/2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY What does a user see?
  23. 23. What does a user see? 14/08/2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
  24. 24. 8/14/2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
  25. 25. Current developments 14/08/2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY SNOMED LOINC ICPC ICD-10 Drugbank Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical code (ATC) Food and drug interactions National Health Services Directory Symptom Check ServicesSymptom Checker flows
  26. 26. Integrating with personal Health Record 14/08/2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
  27. 27. Questions? 8/14/2017 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY • Contact: james.humffray@healthdirect.org.au • Website: https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/

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