A T McCray

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Strategies for supporting consumer health information seeking
    Alexa T McCray
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:1152-6. 2004
  2. pmc Promoting health literacy
    Alexa T McCray
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:152-63. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Aggregating UMLS semantic types for reducing conceptual complexity
    A T McCray
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, 20894, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:216-20. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Better access to information about clinical trials
    A T McCray
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland 20894, USA
    Ann Intern Med 133:609-14. 2000
  5. pmc Design and implementation of a national clinical trials registry
    A T McCray
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland 20894, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 7:313-23. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint The nature of lexical knowledge
    A T McCray
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Methods Inf Med 37:353-60. 1998
  7. pmc Planned NLM/AHCPR large-scale vocabulary test: using UMLS technology to determine the extent to which controlled vocabularies cover terminology needed for health care and public health
    B L Humphreys
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 3:281-7. 1996
  8. pmc Exploring semantic groups through visual approaches
    Olivier Bodenreider
    Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, MS 43, Bldg 38A Rm B1N28U, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    J Biomed Inform 36:414-32. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Design, implementation and management of a web-based data entry system for ClinicalTrials.gov
    John E Gillen
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:1466-70. 2004
  10. pmc Evaluating the coverage of controlled health data terminologies: report on the results of the NLM/AHCPR large scale vocabulary test
    B L Humphreys
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 4:484-500. 1997

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Strategies for supporting consumer health information seeking
    Alexa T McCray
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:1152-6. 2004
    ..The techniques described here provide a new approach for responding to user queries. The techniques are tolerant of certain types of errors and provide feedback to assist users in reformulating their queries...
  2. pmc Promoting health literacy
    Alexa T McCray
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:152-63. 2005
    ..There remain many opportunities for conducting further research to gain a better understanding of the complex interactions between general literacy, health literacy, information technologies, and the existing health care infrastructure...
  3. ncbi request reprint Aggregating UMLS semantic types for reducing conceptual complexity
    A T McCray
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, 20894, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 84:216-20. 2001
    ..We present some of the difficulties we encountered and the consequences of the decisions we have made. We discuss some possible uses of the semantic groups, and we conclude with implications for future work...
  4. ncbi request reprint Better access to information about clinical trials
    A T McCray
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland 20894, USA
    Ann Intern Med 133:609-14. 2000
    ..The system was developed in accordance with basic informatics principles, including adherence to standards, usability considerations, and iterative testing and evaluation...
  5. pmc Design and implementation of a national clinical trials registry
    A T McCray
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland 20894, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 7:313-23. 2000
    ..Finally, since this will be a long-term effort involving many individuals and organizations, the project is being implemented in several phases...
  6. ncbi request reprint The nature of lexical knowledge
    A T McCray
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Methods Inf Med 37:353-60. 1998
    ..The paper concludes with a discussion of controlled terminologies for the medical domain. Throughout the discussion, examples are drawn from the SPECIALIST lexicon and from the other UMLS knowledge sources [8, 9]...
  7. pmc Planned NLM/AHCPR large-scale vocabulary test: using UMLS technology to determine the extent to which controlled vocabularies cover terminology needed for health care and public health
    B L Humphreys
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 3:281-7. 1996
    ..It should provide the basis for realistic resource estimates for developing and maintaining a comprehensive "standard" health vocabulary that is based on existing terminologies...
  8. pmc Exploring semantic groups through visual approaches
    Olivier Bodenreider
    Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, MS 43, Bldg 38A Rm B1N28U, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    J Biomed Inform 36:414-32. 2003
    ..They make outliers immediately apparent, and, thus, serve as a tool for auditing and validating both the semantic network and the semantic groups...
  9. ncbi request reprint Design, implementation and management of a web-based data entry system for ClinicalTrials.gov
    John E Gillen
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:1466-70. 2004
    ..We then describe system design, implementation and operation, focusing on essential aspects of each. We conclude with a summary of the extent to which we met our stated objectives...
  10. pmc Evaluating the coverage of controlled health data terminologies: report on the results of the NLM/AHCPR large scale vocabulary test
    B L Humphreys
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 4:484-500. 1997
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  11. pmc From phenotype to genotype: issues in navigating the available information resources
    J A Mitchell
    Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Methods Inf Med 42:557-63. 2003
    ..As part of an investigation of connecting health professionals and the lay public to both disease and genomic information, we assessed the availability and nature of the data from the Human Genome Project relating to human genetic diseases...
  12. ncbi request reprint Automated access to a large medical dictionary: online assistance for research and application in natural language processing
    A T McCray
    National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland 20894
    Comput Biomed Res 23:179-98. 1990
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  13. pmc Design of Genetics Home Reference: a new NLM consumer health resource
    Joyce A Mitchell
    Department of Health Management and Informatics, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:439-47. 2004
    ..As knowledge of genetics expands, the interrelationships between genes and diseases will continue to unfold, and the site will reflect these developments...
  14. ncbi request reprint Conceptualizing the world: lessons from history
    Alexa T McCray
    Center for Clinical Computing, BIDMC, Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Biomed Inform 39:267-73. 2006
    ..This is followed by a non-exhaustive, illustrative, historical perspective, and the paper concludes with the interesting case study of biological taxonomy...