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HealthAxis Group presenting at the AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference

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HealthAxis Group’s Chief Medical Information Officer, Dr. Cyril Spiro, is presenting at the American Medical Informatics Association 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference

Location: The Scottsdale Plaza Resort, Scottsdale, AZ

From Date: May 8, 2018 To: May 10, 2018

 

Detecting Post-approval Adverse Drug Events within EHR Data: A Case Study Correlating Lipophilic Beta-blockers with the Subsequent Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease
H. Zhang, G. Jetley, University of South Florida; K. Raghavan, J. Philius, HealthAxis; R. Houser, University of South Florida; C. Spiro, HealthAxis

HealthAxis Group, a healthcare technology company, today announced that Dr. Cyril Spiro, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer at HealthAxis Group, will present results from study in partnership with the University of South Florida at the American Medical Informatics Association 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference to be held from May 8-10, 2018 in Scottsdale, AZ.

The presentation by Dr. Spiro will provide an overview of how EHR data within healthcare facilities can be utilized to detect novel, serious post-FDA approval Adverse Drug Events (ADE) by employing algorithms that can run with minimal supervision and hardware/software resources. As an example, it is demonstrated how the method was used to detect a correlation between the use of Lipophilic Beta-Blockers and the subsequent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.

The details of the presentation are as follows:

Title:          Detecting Post-approval Adverse Drug Events within EHR Data: A Case Study Correlating Lipophilic Beta-blockers with the Subsequent Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease
H. Zhang, G. Jetley, University of South Florida; K. Raghavan, J. Philius, HealthAxis; R. Houser, University of South Florida; C. Spiro, HealthAxis
Date:        Thursday, May 10, 2018
Time: 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
Session:       Identifying Medication Risk
Location: The Scottsdale Plaza Resort, Scottsdale, AZ

 

For more information and to view the schedule, visit: https://www.amia.org/cic2018/presentations