GLENDALE, Calif., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("ApolloMed" or "the Company") (OTC: AMEH), an integrated population health management company, and Helynx, Inc., a technology company that has developed a next-generation machine learning and data discovery platform, today announced that they will present the results of a study based on ApolloMed ACO patients at AI Med, a Multidisciplinary Symposium on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine.
The conference, which takes place from December 12-15 in Laguna Niguel, California, covers the use of cognitive computing, deep learning and other leading-edge analytics and "Big Data" techniques in medicine and healthcare. Helynx and ApolloMed's study, "Predicting Admissions and Emergency Department Visits from Time-Lagged ACO-Specific Data" was performed by feeding three years of de-identified claims data on nearly 30,000 ApolloMed ACO Medicare patients into Helynx's analytics engine. Helynx implemented a large scale multivariate computational model based on all available data. Even constrained by 60- to 90-day old claims data, the multivariate predictor outperformed traditional methods in early identification of at-risk patients.
The study was carried out by Chess Stetson, Ph.D, Boris Revechkis, Ph.D and Kris Chaisanguanthum, Ph.D from Helynx and Diane Pham, M.D. from ApolloMed.
"Our collaboration with Helynx continues to produce interesting insights," stated Warren Hosseinion, MD, Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Medical Holdings. "Our goal is to use this actionable information to more accurately predict patient emergency department visits and admissions in order to reduce avoidable hospitalizations, improve patient outcomes and to reduce healthcare expenditures."
"Machine learning, combined with expert clinical knowledge, can provide completely new insights into improving patient care and reducing the cost of care," stated Chess Stetson, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Helynx, Inc. "We are looking forward to presenting how we have generated some of these insights, using a new kind of tool that reveals patterns that you may not even have known you were looking for."
About Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc.
Headquartered in Glendale, California, ApolloMed is an integrated population health management company committed to providing exceptional multi-disciplinary care in the communities it serves. ApolloMed is addressing the healthcare needs of its patients by leveraging its integrated healthcare delivery platform comprised of six affiliated and complementary physician groups: ApolloMed Hospitalists, ApolloMed ACO (Accountable Care Organization), Maverick Medical Group (Independent Physician Association), ApolloMed Care Clinics, Apollo Care Connect and Apollo Palliative Services. ApolloMed strives to improve medical outcomes with high-quality, cost-efficient care. For more information, please visit www.apollomed.net
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