Source: BMC Health Services Research, 2009, 9, 170
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Date of publication: September, 2009
Publication type: Research
In a nutshell: Electronic health record (EHR) data from 12 primary care practices was analysed for risk factor clustering using metabolic syndrome characteristics. New incidences of diabetes and coronary heart disease were examined over the next three years. The results of the research showed that risk factor clustering in EHR data identified primary care patients at increased risk of coronary heart disease and diabetes.
Length of publication: 9 pages
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Acknowledgement: BioMed Central