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Dynamic prediction of hospital admission with medical claim data

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Dynamic prediction of hospital admission with medical claim data

February 7, 2019

Dynamic prediction of hospital admission with medical claim data

We present an efficient model adapted for periodically updated data such as the monthly updated claim feed data released by CMS to predict the risk of hospitalization. In addition to processing big-volume periodically updated stream-like data, our model can capture event onset information and time-to-event information, incorporate time-varying features, provide insights of variable importance and have good prediction power. To the best of our knowledge, it is the first work combining sliding window technique with the random survival forest model. The model achieves remarkable performance and could be easily deployed to monitor patients in real time.

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