Tag Archives: Predict

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 »

Medical News Today: Sleep apnea: Daytime sleepiness might help predict cardiovascular risk

A recent study categorizing people with obstructive sleep apnea based on their differing symptoms found a strong link between excessive daytime sleepiness and cardiovascular disease. OSA increases hypertension risk. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) causes sporadic airflow blockages during sleep. All of the different types of sleep apnea, OSA is the most common. Symptoms include snoring,… Read More »