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Identifying High-Risk Neighborhoods Using Electronic Medical Records: A Population-Based Approach for Targeting Diabetes Prevention and Treatment Interventions

Description
Reports findings from a study examining how electronic medical records (EMRs) can be used to address chronic health conditions, specifically diabetes. Discusses how EMRs can be used to identify at-risk neighborhoods for community-based interventions. The study focused on two urban counties and one rural county in Minnesota.
Author(s)
Rose Gabert, Blake Thomson, Emmanuela Gakidou, Gregory Roth
Citation
PLoS One, 11(7)
Date
2016
Type
Document
Tagged as
Diabetes · Health information technology · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Minnesota