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Surprise Values of Common Triggers Predict Daily Headache Activity – Clinical Pain Advisor

Uncommon levels, or surprise values, of potential headache triggers were associated with headache activity, according to a study published in Headache. Researchers completed a secondary analysis of the Headache Prediction Study to evaluate the effect surprise values, or the amount a trigger differs from the normal routine, has on causing a headache attack. Trigger surprise values… Read More »

Population health analytics help Banner Health better predict high-cost patients

Banner Health, a health system based in Phoenix, Arizona, wanted to focus its resources on the patients who would most benefit from early interventions that would reduce future utilization and improve outcomes. THE PROBLEM The tricky part, of course, was predicting which patients were most likely to need those interventions, and the cost savings the… Read More »

Computational Model of Heart’s Mitral Valve to Predict Surgery Outcomes

Mitral valve repairs are complex surgeries that require particular attention to each patient’s unique anatomy, type of regurgitation such as in Carpentier’s classification, and other factors. Recently, transcatheter mitral valve implants have started to become popular, but they’re very difficult to place so as not to obstruct nearby blood flow. Bioengineers at The University of… Read More »