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stratify

(stră′tĭ-fī) [NL. stratificare]
1. To arrange in layers.
2. To classify into categories, e.g., of risk for a particular illness.
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News Facts: HIN's white paper, Stratifying High-Risk Patients in 2014: Procurement, Integrity of Clinical Data Challenge Segmentation, summarizes September 2014 responses from 88 hospitals/health systems, health plans, primary care practices and others on their approaches to identifying and segmenting high-risk, high-cost patients.
HIN's 10 Questions on Stratifying High-Risk Patients Survey will assemble a comprehensive set of best practices and benchmarks on health risk stratification approaches and its impact on clinical, financial and operational metrics.
There is no cure for COPD, and treatments are generally supportive rather than therapeutic; however, there are several very promising therapeutic candidates that are in various stages of development by major pharmaceutical and biotech companies globally that employ such protein signatures for research purposes in stratifying patients.
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