Selects patients with presumptive Alzheimer's disease. The algorithm is looking for records with a minimum of 5 visits with the Diagnosis of interest, using ICD 9 codes OR a dementia drug fill.This algorithm was validated against a curated research cohort.
eMERGE GHC/University of Washington Group
Herpes zoster, also known as zoster or shingles, is caused by a virus called varicella zoster virus (VZV). Initial infection with the virus causes chickenpox. After chickenpox resolves the virus continues to resides in certain nerve cells. It may remain latent for many years. It may also re-activate, many years later, and cause shingles which is a painful skin rash. How the virus remains latent in the body is not well understood.
Phenotyping algorithm for the identification of patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) preoperatively using routinely available clinical data from electronic
Genetic variation that predicts white blood count (WBC) and it differential, a marker of the health of the immune system.
WBC is unique among the identified inflammatory predictors of chronic disease in that it has been routinely measured in healthy patients in an unbiased way for the duration of the electronic medical record data.