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Validation of a machine learning approach to estimate expanded disability status scale scores for multiple sclerosis

Sage Journals Published June 22, 2022 Read the Full Manuscript>>  Abstract Background Disability assessment using the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) is important to inform treatment decisions and monitor the progression of multiple sclerosis. Yet, EDSS scores are documented infrequently in electronic medical records. Objective To validate a machine learning model to estimate EDSS scores[…]

Validation of a machine learning approach to estimate expanded disability status scale scores for multiple sclerosis

First Published June 22, 2022 – Multiple Sclerosis Journal Assessment of multiple sclerosis (MS) disease activity is critical for understanding treatment effectiveness, informing treatment decisions, and monitoring disease progression. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings, clinician-administered assessments, and patient questionnaires are used to measure disease activity and track changes over time. The Expanded Disability Status Scale[…]

Real-world data: A health equity lens for research

BioPharma Dive Online Read the Full Article>>   Health inequities around the world produce disparities of a shocking magnitude. For example, life expectancy from birth ranges from approximately 55 to 85 years old depending on the country in which a child is born. Linked with degrees of social disadvantage, these same profound differences can be seen[…]

Understanding Heart Failure through the Real-World Data Lens

Pharmaceutical Executive Online Read the Full Article >> An estimated 64 million people suffer from heart failure (HF) globally. Americans have a 20% lifetime risk of developing HF. Although recent progress in the development of new treatments has led to a modest decrease in morbidity and mortality, mortality for heart failure patients remains unacceptably high[…]