Temporal Data Mining for the Assessment of the Costs Related to Diabetes Mellitus Pharmacological Treatment

@article{Concaro2009TemporalDM,
  title={Temporal Data Mining for the Assessment of the Costs Related to Diabetes Mellitus Pharmacological Treatment},
  author={Stefano Concaro and Lucia Sacchi and Carlo Cerra and Mario Stefanelli and Pietro Fratino and Riccardo Bellazzi},
  journal={AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium},
  year={2009},
  volume={2009},
  pages={119-23}
}
Diabetes care and chronic disease management represent data-intensive contexts which allow Local Healthcare Agencies (ASL) to collect a huge amount of information. Time is often an essential component of such information, given the strong importance of the temporal evolution of the considered disease and of its treatment. In this paper we show the application of a temporal data mining technique to extract temporal association rules over an integrated repository including both administrative and… CONTINUE READING