Milan Hronsky

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Process mining has proven itself as a promising analysis technique for processes in the health care domain. The goal of the EBMC project is to analyze skin cancer treatment processes regarding their compliance with relevant guidelines. For this, first of all, the actual treatment processes have to be discovered from the available data sources. In general,(More)
BACKGROUND Healthcare systems spend considerable proportions of their budgets on pharmaceutical treatment of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes mellitus. From data on almost all residents of Austria, a country with mandatory health insurance and universal health coverage, we estimated potential cost savings by substituting prescribed medicines with(More)
BACKGROUND Collections of electronic medical records (EMRs) can provide a rich source of information for renal health care research. However, their use in statistical analyses requires many preparatory steps, including coding of freetext entries and clear definitions of time windows for harvesting prognostic factors and outcomes. We analyse a large(More)
BACKGROUND Diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are a growing burden for health-care systems. The prevalence of diabetes has increased constantly during the last decade, although a slight flattening of end-stage renal disease as a result of diabetes has been observed recently in some European countries. In this study, we project the prevalence of CKD(More)
Shared electronic health record (EHR) systems aim to support continuity of care within the joint treatment of a patient by a community of cooperating care providers. By analyzing the fragmentation of care of Austrian diabetes patients, we aim to find evidence whether there is actually a need for shared EHR systems in this context. Our results show that(More)
PURPOSE Double medication is defined as the unintended overlapping prescription of two identical substances with the same route of administration by two different prescribers to the same patient. Consequences of double medication are reduced patient safety and excess healthcare costs. Based on nationwide prescription data from 2011 covering 97% of Austria's(More)
SEMAMO (SEmantic MArket MOnitoring) is a research project seeking to make use of the increasingly growing information available at Web-based sales and marketing channels for continuous market research. Assuming that online channels indeed mirror salient market developments faithfully, SEMAMO implements a nearly fully automatic adaptive data capture and(More)
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