CogStack is an information retrieval and extraction platform that can search the electronic patient record and extract data. The CogStack platform retrieves health records from a copy of the original electronic patient record at the trust. It does not modify the original record.
The main aims of the CogStack platform is to help with the following types of application:
Timely alerts for clinicians about specific clinical concerns on a particular patient
Identification and recruitment of potential participants for essential clinical trials
Clinical interventions based on quality improvement statistics