Identification of subjects at risk using a medication-based algorithm: first results of the medication module of a case-management program (Casaplus ® )

Sebastian Harder, Christian Schug & Julia Fleckenstein
Context: Recently, an algorithm was developed which based on multivariate predictors for an early hospitalisation and comprises variables like sex, age, previous hospitalisations, kind of diagnosis, and number of prescriptions. These high-risk multi-morbid patients aged 55 or more were voluntarily enrolled[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]