Identifies, annotates, and indexes clinical documents. TIES is a natural language processing (NLP) pipeline and clinical document search engine. It supports tissue ordering and acquisition, building of Tissue Microarrays (TMAs), and integration with tissue banks and honest brokers. The tool provides a collaborative work space that enables research teams to work on queries and case sets together, even across institutions with separate TIES installations.
Supported by Enhancing Access to Tissue for Cancer Research, Informatics Technology for Cancer Research (ITCR) Program National Cancer Institute, 1U24CA180921; National Cancer Institute, R01CA132672; University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Research Institute, National Center for Research Resources/National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, U54RR023506; Cancer Bioinformatics Grid (caBIG), National Cancer Institute Center for Bioinformatics, Contract #79207CBS10; Shared Pathology Informatics Network, National Cancer Institute – Cancer Diagnosis Program, U01 CA 091343.