With providers engaging more with risk stratification tools, unstructured data and free text from Electronic Health Records (EHRs), a potential exists to more effectively identify frailty markers and improve the prediction of health care utilization outcomes. This document highlights findings from a study by Johns Hopkins Center for Population Health Information Technology (CPHIT) which extracted free text from EHR and combined this with structured EHR and claims data. A second study sought to use ACG System markers to estimate the relationship between geriatric risk factors and health care utilization.
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