The difference between two diagnoses currently relies on case reviews by medical experts but this process requires a significant amount of labour and happens well after the diagnoses. This paper presents the concept of diagnostic distance, a metric that quantifies the differences between two diagnoses and explores three complementary approaches to create a diagnostic distance metric.
Learning Objective 1: Understand the three dimensions of diagnostic distance
Lars Mueller (Presenter)
University of California San Diego
Steven Rick, University of California, San Diego
Nadir Weibel, University of California, San Diego
Robert El-Kareh, University of California San Diego
Eliah Aronoff-Spencer, University of California San Diego