#NLProc To Simplify Health-Record Jargon for Patients | Language Tech Market News | Scoop.it

Using natural language processing (NLP) to translate confusing and complex medical jargon into everyday speech may help patients feel more in control of the information presented to them. 
More than a third of American adults have limited health literacy, according to the 2006 National Assessment of Adult Literacy, which puts them at risk of failing to understand provider instructions about medications, post-discharge care, or recommended preventive services.