Management of a Rare Disease Population

A Model for Identifying a Patient Population With Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Michael P. Johnson, Jonathan C. Johnson, Nicole M. Engel-Nitz, Qayyim Said, Judith Prestifilippo, Tanjala Gipson, James Wheless

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Abstract

Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a rare genetic disorder affecting the brain and other vital organs with varying symptoms and severity among patients. This study developed and validated a risk model to identify patients with TSC using large databases of medical and pharmacy claims.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)34-41
Number of pages8
JournalManaged care (Langhorne, Pa.)
Volume26
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1 2017

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Tuberous Sclerosis
Rare Diseases
Inborn Genetic Diseases
Population
Databases
Brain

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Health Policy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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Management of a Rare Disease Population : A Model for Identifying a Patient Population With Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. / Johnson, Michael P.; Johnson, Jonathan C.; Engel-Nitz, Nicole M.; Said, Qayyim; Prestifilippo, Judith; Gipson, Tanjala; Wheless, James.

In: Managed care (Langhorne, Pa.), Vol. 26, No. 8, 01.08.2017, p. 34-41.

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Johnson, Michael P. ; Johnson, Jonathan C. ; Engel-Nitz, Nicole M. ; Said, Qayyim ; Prestifilippo, Judith ; Gipson, Tanjala ; Wheless, James. / Management of a Rare Disease Population : A Model for Identifying a Patient Population With Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. In: Managed care (Langhorne, Pa.). 2017 ; Vol. 26, No. 8. pp. 34-41.
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