July 2014

The Underuse of Carotid Interventions in Veterans With Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis

July 24, 2014


For patients with symptomatic severe (>70%) carotid stenosis carotid endarterectomy is highly effective at reducing the risk of subsequent stroke; however few eligible Veterans appear to be receiving this procedure.

Success of Automated Algorithmic Scheduling in an Outpatient Setting

July 21, 2014


Algorithmically generated booking recommendations based on customizable physician assumptions and predictive modeling modestly increased productivity without overburdening physicians in a randomized controlled trial.