Improving Hospital Patient Flow:
Authors: Clair Sullivan, Andrew Staib, Sankalp Khanna, Norm M Good, Justin Boyle, Rohan Cattell, Liam Heiniger, Bronwyn R Griffin, Anthony Jr Bell, James Lind and Ian A Scott What’s the research – Exploring the relationship between the Emergency Department Discharge timeliness and in-hospital mortality of patients to help define outcome-focussed Emergency Department performance targets. Why […]
EHRs: healthcare’s crystal ball
Authors:Xiongcai Cai, Oscar Perez-Concha, Enrico Coiera, Fernando Martin-Sanchez, Richard Day, David Roffe, Blanca Gallego What’s the research – This study tested a model for estimating the daily probability that a hospitalized patient will remain in the hospital, be discharged, readmitted, or die, regardless of their medical condition. The model uses the results of each new […]
Data Mining and Statistical Data Analysis
Used to discover patterns and relationships in data, with an emphasis on large observational data bases. From a statistical perspective it can be viewed as computer automated exploratory data analysis of (usually) large complex data sets.