New Study Reports Greatly Improved Data Mining Method for detecting failures to follow-up on findings suspicious for cancer

Ruth Ryan ruth at RYAN-GRAHAM.COM
Wed Nov 22 12:38:23 UTC 2017


Congratulations to Murphy, Meyer, Singh, et al. in devising a data-mining algorithm that far more efficiently picks up cases of failed follow-up of findings suspicious for GI cancers!

Murphy DR, Meyer AND, Vaghani V, Russo E, Sittig DF, Wei L, Wu L, Singh H.
Development and Validation of Trigger Algorithms to Identify Delays in Diagnostic Evaluation of Gastroenterological Cancer.
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Aug 10.

Abstract available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28804030 reported in AHRQ News.

Ruth

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