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Oct 29, 2018

1. Featured Article: Quality improvement in neurology: Epilepsy Quality Measurement Set 2017 Update2. What’s Trending: Using artificial intelligence in neurological diagnosisDr. Jeff Ratliff talks with Dr. Anup Patel about his paper on the 2017 epilepsy quality measurement set update. In the second part of the podcast, Dr. Andy Southerland focuses his interview with Dr. Eric Oermann on the use of artificial intelligence in diagnosing neurological conditions. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Anup D Patel has been a consultant for Greenwich Biosciences, UCB Pharma, LivaNova, and Supernus. Dr. Patel’s other activities include Greenwich Biosciences, UCB Pharma, LivaNova, and Supernus. Dr. Patel’s has received research support for commercial entities from Greenwich Biosciences Brain Sentinel Upsher Smith Pharmaceuticals LivaNova, and research support from foundations and societies from Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation (PERF) American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Dr. Patel’s non-financial disclosures include serving on a voluntary basis as the vice chair for the AAN Quality Safety Subcommittee and as the chair for the Epilepsy Quality Measure work group.Dr. Andy Southerland has served on editorial boards for Journal Neurology, Section Editor Neurology Podcast Patents Intellectual property unrelated to current work: U.S. Patent Application No. 14/910,890 (iTREAT study) U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 62/620,096 (BANDIT study). Dr. Southerland's consultancies include National Stroke Association - helped develop website for resources regarding telestroke and teleneurology, Research Support, Commercial Entities. Dr. Southerland's Edwards Lifesciences include perform neurological assessments for the PARTNER clinical trials of transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Dr. Southerland's Research Support, Government Entities include Stroke Hyperglycemia Insulin Network Effort (SHINE) NINDS/NIH U-01 NS 069498, Health Resources Services Administration - Evidence based tele-emergency network grant (RURAL EQUIT-E Project) HRSA G01RH27869, and NHLBI/NINDS - Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network (CTSN) - performed neurological assessments in conjunction with the neuroprotection trial of aortic valve replacement. Dr. Southerland's Research Support, Foundations and Societies include American Heart Association-American Stroke Association National Clinical Research Program, Cervical Artery Dissection Expression (CADEX) AHA 3CRP141400001, American Academy of Neurology - Education Research Grant, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Faculty Fellowship Award. Dr. Southerland's legal proceedings include Legal Expert Review - perform expert review, on behalf of the UVA University Physician's Group, pertaining to stroke and vascular neurology questions for both plaintiff and defense cases.Dr. Eric Karl Oermann has received research support for foundations and societies from Doris Duke Charitable Research Foundation.