Patrick J. O'Connor

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Models for predicting the probability of experiencing various health outcomes or adverse events over a certain time frame (e.g., having a heart attack in the next 5years) based on individual patient characteristics are important tools for managing patient care. Electronic health data (EHD) are appealing sources of training data because they provide access(More)
An approach was developed and tested to identify strategies used by physicians treating patients with type 2 diabetes. In a previously published study 19 physicians treated 3 simulated type 2 diabetes patients to a standard blood glucose (A1c) goal. A1c trajectories of physicians treating each patient were analyzed using functional data analysis (FDA). Two(More)
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