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Heart health calculator predicts CVD risk

A new online heart health calculator can predict the age of hearts and the risk to individuals of a serious cardiovascular event or death... The post Heart health calculator predicts CVD risk appeared first on European Pharmaceutical Review

New risk calculator could change the aspirin, statins, and blood pressure medications some people take

One doctor thought the current risk calculator for heart attack and stroke didn't fit his African-American patients, so he made a new one.

Cerner and Duke Clinical Research Team Up on Cardiac Risk Calculator App

Cerner has collaborated with Duke Clinical Research Institute to launch an atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) Risk Calculator app, designed as a tool to increase communication between the person and their doctor about ways to live a healthier life and risk factors for heart disease and stroke. The ASCVD Risk Calculator app is now available to ... Read More

Derivation and Validation of the POTTER Calculator

The authors describe the development of an interactive risk calculator for emergency surgery, which may provide a real-time, accurate means of predicting mortality risk. Annals of Surgery

Duke, Cerner Partner on Cardiac Risk Calculator App

David Raths, Contributing EditorEHR vendor Cerner has collaborated with Duke Clinical Research Institute to develop a SMART-on-FHIR atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) Risk Calculator app.

Genetic Digital has completed development of the University of Southampton Liver Traffic Light Calculator iPhone App

Genetic Digital has completed development of the University of Southampton Liver Traffic Light Calculator iPhone App. The live ‘traffic light’ calculator is a test for liver disease suitable for community use that could enhance assessment of liver risk and allow rational referral of more severe disease to specialist care. The algorithm used within this calculator only work...

UTI Calculator Predicts Risk of Infant Urinary Tract Infection

TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 -- The newly developed UTICalc calculator can be used to guide testing and treatment in children with suspected urinary tract infection (UTI), according to a study published online April 16 in JAMA Pediatrics. In an effort to...

MRI-Adjusted Risk Calculator Could Reduce Need for Repeat Prostate Biopsies

The use of an MRI-adjusted risk calculator for high-grade prostate cancer could reduce the need for repeat prostate biopsies by more than a third, researchers from the Netherlands report. Reuters Health Information

New health calculator can help predict heart disease risk, estimate heart age

(Canadian Medical Association Journal) A new online health calculator can help people determine their risk of heart disease, as well as their heart age, accounting for sociodemographic factors such as ethnicity, sense of belonging and education, as well as health status and lifestyle behaviors. The process to build and validate the tool is published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Those Numbers You Were Going to Crunch Might Be a Little Soggy

Even the best calculator struggles with the reality of a radiology career

Variation in specialty drug coverage in the U.S.

The U.S. has a decentralized health care system.  This means that depending on your health plan, you may have more or less generous coverage.  But how does coverage vary across plans?  A recent paper by Chambers et al. (2018) looks specifically at coverage of specialty drugs.  Using the Tufts Medical Center’s Specialty Drug Evidence and Coverage…

ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance

THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 -- After the expanded coverage provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were implemented in 2014, self-employed individuals and wage earners without employer-sponsored health coverage offers had coverage gains equal to or...

In response: Is early onset sepsis risk calculator safe for the management of neonates born to mothers with chorioamnionitis?

CVD Risk Calculator Update Would Improve Accuracy (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Pooled cohort equations revision could have big impact for black adults

Triage Strategy Uses an Algorithm to Diagnose Hypertension

The PROOF-BP calculator accurately classifies hypertensive status and lowers use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring.

Trilobites: Why Do Cracking Knuckles Make That Noise? You Might Need a Calculator

Researchers developed a mathematical model to test competing theories for what causes the popping sound that will either irritate you or signal relief.

Professional fees calculator to be produced by BMA

A tool allowing doctors to calculate what they should charge for services they provide outside their NHS contract is being developed by the BMA.Charges calculated by the new tool will be based on...

Trilobites: Why Do Cracking Knuckles Make That Sound? You Might Need a Calculator

Researchers developed a mathematical model to test competing theories for what causes the popping sound that will either irritate you or signal relief.

Robotic Surgery for Rectal Cancer: General Surgery News Report

(MedPage Today) -- Also, how well does a risk calculator predict emergency surgery outcomes?

New Equation May Better Estimate Cardiovascular Disease Risk

If further validated, this new risk calculator would have major implications for selecting patients eligible for statins, aspirin, and antihypertensive therapy. Medscape Medical News

CMS Decision Helps Unlock the Potential of Next-Generation Testing

Provisions to a final national coverage determination that expanded coverage for next-generation sequencing tests have implications for any NGS-based cancer test provided to Medicare beneficiaries and will inevitably influence the coverage thinking of commercial payers.  

Morning Break: DNA Risk Calculator; Xolair for Food Allergies; Med Students Ditch School

(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff

A Novel Prediction Tool for Hypoxemia During ICU Intubation

The authors of this retrospective analysis of data from two prospective randomized trials of tracheal intubation created a new risk score calculator to identify patients who may develop severe hypoxemia during this procedure.

What's the Verdict for UTIs in Women and Children?

Recent studies support antibiotic selection for adult women and test a handy online calculator that predicts which febrile children have UTI. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

McKesson (MCK) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows

Press coverage about McKesson has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time.

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