Health Share of Oregon teams up with Health Catalyst

New tool uses risk-prediction to calculate individual’s likelihood of developing an opioid addiction

Healthcare IT news –  Health Share of Oregon and analytics specialist Health Catalyst announced an arrangement to jointly create a tool that predicts the risk of opioid abuse.

The tool consists of machine-learning algorithms designed to calculate a member’s risk of opioid addiction and overdose. The software analyzes insurance claims data, including a patient’s medication history, and assigns each patient a risk score to inform providers about how to best treat their patients.

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