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Medical News Today: Designing a blood test that can predict lifespan

The ability to predict how long someone is likely to live would help doctors tailor treatment plans. A new study looking at biomarkers in the blood concludes that more accurately estimating mortality might soon be possible. Researchers analyze blood in the search for markers of mortality risk. As it stands, doctors can predict mortality within… Read More »

Population health analytics help Banner Health better predict high-cost patients

Banner Health, a health system based in Phoenix, Arizona, wanted to focus its resources on the patients who would most benefit from early interventions that would reduce future utilization and improve outcomes. THE PROBLEM The tricky part, of course, was predicting which patients were most likely to need those interventions, and the cost savings the… Read More »