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Big Data and Improving Health Care: Data scientist and physician team up to reduce preventable hospitalizations

March 23, 2015

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Researchers and physicians from Boston University and Boston Medical Center built software that could automatically flag patients at increased risk for medical emergencies using data from their electronic health records. Reporting in the International Journal of Medical Informatics, they found that their software could correctly predict up to 82 percent of heart-related hospitalizations.Full Story

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