Praxeon provides a web service API for health and medicine with features such as:
- Intelligent search
- Content organization
- Concept and tag clouds
- Text mining
- Knowledge discovery
- Active alerts
The Praxeon API comes with many important content sources built in, and additional content can easily be added to the system.
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- Experiment with the API functions using the demo server, right in your browser or in your favorite programming language.
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The Praxeon API is a REST-ful web service which runs in the Amazon EC2 environment. It is easily accessible from any popular language, including Ruby, Java, Python, PHP, and .NET. When you subscribe to the Praxeon API we will provision you a named, secured endpoint such as yourcompany.api.praxeon.com. We will then provision appropriate resources in EC2 to support your needs. The search engine itself is replicated and dynamically scalable.
The Praxeon API comes pre-loaded with content from many popular public sources. For an additional fee, we can provide content from commercial sources such as popular patient health manuals, and we can also load your proprietary or custom content into the search engine.
- Find Targeted Content
The Praxeon search engine has built-in content from sources such as PubMed, ClinicalTrials.gov, health news, health blogs, health communities and social networks, the National Guidelines Clearinghouse, ICYou, and the FDA. Using the Praxeon API you can select the specific content sources you want, and find the most relevant articles using our award-winning and industry leading search engine.
- Award Winning Semantic Search
- In addition to ordinary keyword searches, the Praxeon search engine accepts naturally phrased medical questions and returns organized answers. The system transparently handles the complexities of boolean query formulation and synonym expansion, and accounts for the hierarchical nature of medical terminology. And all the content is already built into the system!
- News Feeds
- The search engine can be combined with user profiles and user activity data to provide personalized feeds for any content source. Keep your users up to date with relevant news, new discussions that match their interests, health alerts, newsletters, blogs, research... Any content source can be filtered and syndicated through RSS, email, iGoogle, and social networks such as Facebook.
- Topic Clouds
The Praxeon API can be used to compute a list of important concepts within a specified subset for any document collection. This concept list can then be used to help the user navigate through the material. The concepts are often displayed as an expandable list, or as a cloud in which the terms are not tags, but rather the medical concepts extracted from the content.
Search results can be displayed graphically in a variety of ways. For example, the MyDailyApple Communities page graphs the number of new posts for each health community that matches a user query.
- Concept-based Markup
- Our recognizer can analyze any document and identify the medical concepts within it. For each concept, the concept Id, definition, and synonyms are avaliable through simple API functions.
- Underlying the API is a conceptual model of medicine, which includes an extensive and unified dictionary of synonyms. Synonyms are ranked into preference order; a single preferred synonym is available according to the context.
- A convenient API for auto-completion of partial words. Words can be auto-completed across the entire dictionary, or within specific subsets.