Sep 30, 2017

EHR algorithms help researchers identify patients with lupus

Researchers have developed electronic health record algorithms to identify patients with lupus, according to published data.“We found that using only ICD-9 billing codes to identify patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) within the electronic health record (EHR) was not accurate,” April Barnado, MD, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, told Healio Rheumatology. “We

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