Healthcare

Talk: Using Longitudinal Health Records to Simulate the Impact of National Treatment Guidelines for Cardiovascular Disease.

Continuous tracking of patient’s health data through electronic health records (EHRs) has created an opportunity to predict the impact of healthcare policies. Despite the advances in EHRs, data can be missing or sparsely collected. We developed a …

Using Longitudinal Health Records to Simulate the Impact of National Treatment Guidelines for Cardiovascular Disease (Accepted)

Continuous tracking of patient’s health data through electronic health records (EHRs) has created an opportunity to predict healthcare policies’ long-term impacts. Despite the advances in EHRs, data may be missing or sparsely collected. In this …

Working Paper: Population based cholesterol follow-up policy

Preventing chronic diseases is an essential aspect of medical care for healthy patients, but deciding when to collect information, such as the patient’s cholesterol levels, is difficult. Measuring too frequently may be unnecessary and costly; on the …

Talk: Dynamic Updating For Prediction Models For Medication Adherence.

Adherence to medication is a significant factor when preventing chronic diseases. When patients adhere poorly, physicians intervene to increase this adherence. Methods such as constant surveillance and reminding the importance of medications have …

Seminar: Stochastic Dynamic Programming: Applications in the Airline Industry and Healthcare Sector.

Stochastic Dynamic Programming (SDP) is an optimization methodology that considers the variability of the system. SDP is studied broadly and applied to various systems, from manufacturing to transportation. For them to work correctly, the SDP models …

Poster: Effects of follow-up policies on statin adherence.

Adherence to medication is a significant factor when dealing with the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Medications can reduce the risk of stroke or heart attack, but they only work to the extent that patients adhere to the medications. The …

Talk: Cholesterol Follow-up Policy in the Context of Preventive Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease.

Preventing chronic diseases is an essential aspect of medical care for healthy patients, but deciding when to collect information, such as the patient’s cholesterol levels, is difficult. Measuring too frequently may be unnecessary and costly; on the …

Talk: Cholesterol Follow-up Policy in the Context of Preventive Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease.

Preventing chronic diseases is an essential aspect of medical care for healthy patients, but deciding when to collect information, such as the patient’s cholesterol levels, is difficult. Measuring too frequently may be unnecessary and costly; on the …

Poster: Supporting the Definition and Analysis of Cervical Cancer Public Health Policies

Cervical cancer is a global health issue, and developing countries bear the highest death rates. Though, cervical cancer etiology is well understood and prevention is possible. Both vaccines and effective screening tests exist, which can …