AI systems in clinical practice

Medical Imaging Systems
Phoenix
Radiology expert system to support radiologic procedure selection

developed by clinical domains keywords
University of Chicago; Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Radiology Expert systems, case-based reasoning
location commissioned status
University of Chicago 1991 Decommissioned (out-of-date knowledge base). Superseded by ISIS system
description
The PHOENIX Radiology Consultant was developed to help referring physicians select the most appropriate radiologic procedures. The system saw quite frequent use during a two-year clinical trial, and appeared to help improve the process of selecting imaging procedures. The system was taken off-line because some of the knowledge has become out-of-date. PHOENIX is to be superseded by a system called ISIS (Intelligent Selection of Imaging Studies), developed at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. ISIS uses case-based reasoning to help primary-care physicians select imaging procedures.

references
Kahn CE Jr. Validation, clinical trial and evaluation of a radiology expert system. Methods of Information in Medicine 1991; 30:268-274. " "

contact links
   bullet  ISIS system (Intelligent Selection of Imaging Studies)
acknowledgements

Archive of AI systems in clinical practice previously administered by Enrico Coiera. Used with permission. Maintained and extended since 2001 by OpenClinical.

Entry on archive: October 24 1995
Last main update: April 10 2002
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