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Better Models Needed to Predict Risk of Atrial Fibrillation From Medical Records

In a study published in the journal JAMA Cardiology, Dr. Dawood Darbar, chief of cardiology at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, and colleagues found that risk prediction models for atrial fibrillation developed by investigators on the Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) trial, did not accurately predict incidence of the condition when it was applied to the EMRs of a large group of patients.
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