Innovations in chronic care delivery using data-driven clinical pathways.

@article{Zhang2015InnovationsIC,
  title={Innovations in chronic care delivery using data-driven clinical pathways.},
  author={Yiye Zhang and Rema Padman},
  journal={The American journal of managed care},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 12},
  pages={e661-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Chronic diseases are common, complex, and expensive health conditions that can benefit from innovations in healthcare service delivery enabled by information technology and advanced analytic methods. This paper proposes a data-driven approach, illustrated in the context of chronic kidney disease (CKD), to develop clinical pathways of care delivery from electronic health record (EHR) data. STUDY DESIGN We analyzed structured and de-identified EHR data from 2009 to 2013 of 664 CKD… CONTINUE READING