Natural language processing and its implications for the future of medication safety: a narrative review of recent advances and challenges.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
Natural language processing (NLP) can efficiently analyze large narrative data sets to identify adverse events. Exploring the application of NLP to reduce medication errors, this AHRQ-funded review describes challenges associated with using NLP to extract information from clinical sources and highlights how engaging pharmacists in developing NLP systems can improve medication safety.