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Men Who Have Prostate Cancer Surgery Do Well

... percent attributed to prostate cancer. The new predictive method will be made public soon, after medical ... it and put in the numbers," he said. The new predictive tool is an improvement over the existing method, ... antigen levels, Stephenson said. But no such predictive method exists for newly diagnosed men who must ...

Amgen Announces KRAS Safety Update to U.S. Prescribing Information for Vectibix(R) (Panitumumab)

... the clinical utility of the KRAS gene as a predictive biomarker in patients with metastatic colorectal ... recognized the clinical importance of KRAS as a predictive biomarker for anti-EGFr antibody therapy," said ... testing the clinical utility of KRAS as a predictive biomarker in mCRC patients in earlier lines of ...

Reed Group Will Debut New Predictive Modeling Tool at DMEC Conference

... portal, will demonstrate a new industry-changing predictive tool that will allow much more accurate ... classification also matter. With its new predictive Modeling Tool, MDGuidelines offers case managers ... cases. The second set, achieved via the predictive Modeling Tool, creates a benchmark that case ...

Newer Blood Tests May Not Improve Heart Risk Assessment

... C-reactive protein (CRP), add little or no predictive power to older, established factors such as ... clearly show value." But in general, the predictive value of the newer biomarkers is limited, he ... that newer biomarkers of potentially greater predictive value will be identified in the years ahead, and ...

MDGuidelines Offers New Predictive Modeling Feature

... offers MDGuidelines.com with a next-generation predictive Disability Durations tool. The new predictive model will help everyone in the return-to-work ... Group Chairman Dr. Presley Reed states: "Our predictive modeling statistical tool is powered by data from ...

Leading Health Plan Utilizes MEDai Solution to Reduce Hospital Admissions and Target Interventions

... -- MEDai, Inc., a leading provider of predictive analytic solutions headquartered in Orlando, FL, ... leverages MEDai's Risk Navigator Clinical(R) predictive modeling solution. Geisinger dropped hospital ... Utilizing MEDai's award-winning predictive analytics, the health plan is able to arm nurse ...

Study supports validity of test that indicates widespread unconscious bias

... behavior, the test had significantly greater predictive value than self-reports. This finding ... and self-reports, which are explicit, had predictive validity independent of each other. This ... but self-reports had significantly greater predictive validity. Studies in the research came from ...

Lethality of H1N1 Influenza Virus Increasing According to Latest Replikin Analysis of Virus Peptide Genomic Data

... bird flu, malaria, and HIV. The company's predictive products and vaccines in development are based ... governments and the private sector in providing predictive tools and vaccines in furtherance of the public ... combat epidemics. *The company's vaccines and predictive tools are based on the company's discovery of a ...

New American College of Surgeons risk calculator determines colorectal surgery risk

... influence surgical outcomes. "This novel predictive tool will help surgeons and patients more ... and mortality. The models considered more than 30 predictive variables such as patient age, gender, extent of ... consistent with clinical expectations. The 15 predictive variables selected for the universal model were ...

Clinical Utility of Exhaled Nitric Oxide Highlighted By American Thoracic Society Panel

... of eNO monitoring have reported that eNO is predictive of asthma in patients with normal lung function, predictive of lack of compliance with proscribed therapy, and predictive of response to steroids." The American ...

New research identifies more effective tools for detection of colorectal cancer

... one of these polyp characteristics is more predictive of subsequent cancer. "We wanted to evaluate whether or not one of these polyp features is more predictive of subsequent cancer, and whether 3 years is ... villous and high grade features was particularly predictive of more future advanced polyps and therefore ...

Predicting higher risk for prostate cancer diagnosis

... intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) carries a high predictive value for future diagnosis of prostate cancer. ... baseline PSA and higher change in PSA were all predictive of cancer detection on repeat biopsies". There ... The researchers conclude, "HGPIN carries a high predictive value for future diagnosis of prostate cancer. ...

Reed Group Launches New MDGuidelines Web Site with 6th Edition of Medical Disability Advisor

... Absence Management Portal Will Offer Innovative predictive Disability Durations Tool ... MDGuidelines also offers an exciting new predictive Disability Durations tool, which allows users to ... to return to full productivity. "Our predictive Disability Durations tool will revolutionize ...

MEDai Launches Patient-Specific Early Warning System for Hospitals

... for healthcare that utilize award-winning predictive analytics, announced today the launch of its new ... and fewer medical errors. The solution applies predictive models to patient data while patients are still ... a prime opportunity to leverage its best of breed predictive analytics to aid hospitals with sophisticated ...

MEDai Launches Patient-Specific Early Warning System for Hospitals

... for healthcare that utilize award-winning predictive analytics, announced today the launch of its new ... and fewer medical errors. The solution applies predictive models to patient data while patients are still ... prime opportunity to leverage its best of breed predictive analytics to aid hospitals with sophisticated ...

Improved Ability to Predict Who is at Risk for Falling in SNFs and ALFs

... together to address this serious issue. The predictive methodology used in this project incorporates a ... US Physical Therapy Programs along with improved predictive techniques reported by Oxford University in ... and begun testing a collection of improved predictive techniques for both the ambulating (walking) ...

Leading Healthcare Organizations Share Successes Realized with MEDai's Predictive Analytics

... Annual New Innovations & Applications in predictive Modeling Conference - ORLANDO, Fla., March ... for healthcare that utilize award-winning predictive analytics, announced today that several of its ... have realized from utilizing MEDai's suite of predictive analytic solutions. The presentations, taking ...

Champions Biotechnology, Inc.'s Doug Burkett, PhD, to Present at BIO CEO & Investor Conference

... development of advanced preclinical platforms and predictive tumor specific data to enhance and accelerate the ... cancer biology and their response to drugs is predictive of clinical outcomes in cancer patients. ... as appropriate. The Company also offers its predictive preclinical platform and tumor specific data to ...

ATi Tailored BI and Advanced Predictive Analytics Solutions Improve Marketing Response Rates

... are in our products." "Delivering predictive analytics as a service and the ability to create ... of the BeyeNETWORK. "ATi efficiently uses predictive analytics to improve customer communications and ... with tailored business intelligence and advanced predictive analytics solutions that turn enterprise data ...

Survival Favors the Prepared

... Associates is stepping up and providing their predictive tools more affordably so their customers can ... are teaming with our customers to drive earlier predictive analysis, infuse new technology, and make sure ... has expanded and refined their methods to offer predictive tools, metrics and methods to expose drivers of ...

MEDai Presents on Transitioning Predictive Modeling Integration From Care Management to Actuarial Applications

... in Orlando, FL, a leading provider of predictive analytic solutions, announced today that has been ... Group to present at the 4th Annual Conference on predictive Modeling for Underwriting Conference. This ... on the importance of effectively integrating predictive modeling into overall underwriting and actuarial ...

AMB New Generation Data Empowerment Joins Mainframe Migration Alliance

... Windows platform." Using the predictive Data Management software suite, AMB is able to ... between mainframe and Microsoft solutions. AMB's predictive Data Management SOA Data Profiling/Quality suite ... data quality and MDM initiatives. AMB's predictive Data Management software suite delivers a ...

Burroughs Wellcome Fund award creates new Ph.D. path linking laboratory and population sciences

... Brigham, MD, director of the Emory/Georgia Tech predictive Health Institute, will direct the M2M program ... research, and with a strategic plan that includes predictive health, global health, and computational and life ... programs or with a new proposed PhD program in predictive health in Emory School of Medicine and the ...

A New Way to Predict Outbreaks: Replikin Peptide Concentration in H5N1 Influenza Virus Genome as a Marker for Lethal Outbreaks

... WHO and CDC have stated that the predictive accuracy of their annual formulations for human ... vaccines. This is now possible. The key to this predictive technology is a new class of structural virus ... 12, 2008 -- WHO and CDC have stated that the predictive accuracy of their annual formulations for human ...

MEDai's Predictive Analytics Impact How State Medicaid Agencies Triage High- Risk Members

... for healthcare that utilize award-winning predictive analytics, announced today that at the upcoming ... a state Medicaid Agency, will be presenting how predictive analytics, specifically MEDai's Risk Navigator ... The presentation will demonstrate how MEDai's predictive modeling tool can turn claims data into ...

Creating lung cancer risk models for specific populations refines prediction

... and external validation results showed the predictive power of the new African-American group-specific ... 66 percent for the original model. "The predictive abilities are much improved with the new model ... Spitz, the lead author, demonstrates that the predictive capability of her original model which ...

September Ophthalmology research highlights

... Vision Loss: Low-Luminance Study Yields a New predictive Tool Janet S. Sunness, M.D., Director of the ... two years. This study was the first to quantify predictive values for low luminance visual acuity deficit and describe the importance of this predictive tool for GA patient screening. It is known ...

Heel Ultrasound Helps Detect Fracture Risk

... "The results [of our study] show that this predictive rule is not only effective at identifying ... together -- what the researchers called the predictive rule -- they were able to better identify which ... 90 percent were identified as high risk using the predictive rule. Chervenak said there are drawbacks to ...

Non-whites receive harsher sentences for inflicted traumatic brain injury of children

... or not the child died would be the factor most predictive of the punishment that was imposed," said Dr. ... that the race of the defendant was the most predictive factor," Runyan said. "Death of the child didn't ... to life in prison. Several other potential predictive factors of sentencing outcomes were examined, ...

A new indicator for esophageal varix in alcoholic disease

... The research team therefore examined the predictive factors for esophageal varices in severe ... World Journal of Gastroenterology describes the predictive factors. A study was reported by Dr. Satoshi ... analysis identified only one independent variable predictive of esophageal varices: type IV collagen (P = ...

Biomarkers Predict Heart Deaths

... cardiovascular causes," the researchers said. The predictive value was as great for men who did not have ... are validated, they quickly will be used for predictive purposes, because they are widely available," ... use." Still, the Swedish researchers did show predictive power is using the latest medical technology to ...

MEDai Demonstrates the Value of Implementing Predictive Analytics

... for healthcare that utilize award-winning predictive analytics, has consistently grown its book of ... of business intelligence solutions that utilize predictive analytics. Our solutions can be leveraged ... and implementation, along with its award-winning predictive modeling technology, has positioned MEDai as the ...

MEDai Assists Healthcare Organizations Demonstrate the Value of Predictive Modeling

... for healthcare that utilize award-winning predictive analytics, has been helping health plans and providers across the US maximize the benefits of predictive modeling. At the upcoming World Research Group predictive Modeling Optimization Conference in San ...

Champions Biotechnology, Inc. Reports Two Cents per Share Earnings for Three Quarters Ended January 31, 2008

... development of advanced preclinical platforms and predictive tumor specific data to enhance and accelerate the ... biology and their response to drugs is more predictive of clinical outcomes in cancer patients. The ... also offers its preclinical platform and predictive tumor data to physicians for personalized patient ...

Elsevier enhances clinical decision making with suite of Clinical Decision Support solutions

... in January 2008 it acquired MEDai, a leader in predictive modeling and analytics. These acquisitions, ... actionable order sets, to process improvement and predictive analysis, help deliver timely and appropriate ... and provider professionals include: predictive Analytics/Data Mining: With the acquisition of ...

SARS: a model disease

... Italy, and colleagues in France have developed a predictive model of the spread of emerging diseases based on ... disease could spread. In order to assess the predictive power of their model, the researchers turned to ... demographic data provides epidemic models with a predictive power that can be consistently tested," the ...

Sixteen Organizations Implement ACG Rx-PM Predictive Modeling from Johns Hopkins University, DST Health Solutions

... have adopted ACG Rx-PM, pharmacy-based predictive modeling software that helps organizations ... the ACG (Adjusted Clinical Groups) System's Rx-PM predictive models-based on retail pharmacy ... We think that the combination of pharmacy-based predictive models with ...

Exclusion of common bile duct stones prior to gallstone operations

... the sensitivity, specificity, negative predictive value (NPV) and positive predictive value (PPV) of each with special attention given ... sensitivity, specificity, and negative/positive predictive values than both medical history and LFT. As a ...

Early predictive model may be new 'weapon' against leading cause of death on battlefield

... at the combat support hospital -- is highly predictive of which soldiers will need MT, thus allowing ... with patients who did not (n=311). Potentially predictive variables studied were age, gender, mechanism of ... weapons), were found to be independently predictive of the need for MT. The single ...

Genetic test announced for suicidal ideation in patients using antidepressant drugs

... Dr. Peter Tolias. The Mark-C test is highly predictive and identifies citalopram-treated patients who ... as new data they submit confirms and extends the predictive value and clinical utility of the test. ... and additional markers chosen to increase the predictive power of the test. Authors of the study, Genetic ...
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