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Human Studies

2022 Jul 01

Clin Transl Gastroenterol



Simplified Machine Learning Models Can Accurately Identify High-Need High-Cost Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease.


Nguyen NH, Patel S, Gabunilas J, Qian AS, Cecil A, Jairath V, Sandborn WJ, Ohno-Machado L, Chen PL, Singh S
Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2022 Jul 01; 13(7):e00507.
PMID: 35905414.


Hospitalization is the primary driver of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)-related healthcare costs and morbidity. Traditional prediction models have poor performance at identifying patients at highest risk of unplanned healthcare utilization. Identification of patients who are high-need and high-cost (HNHC) could reduce unplanned healthcare utilization and healthcare costs.