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Feature Engineering in Healthcare Analytics

Jason Rudy, Data Scientist / Programmer and Matt Lewis, Programmer / Product Manager

In a previous blog post, we walked through the process of building a predictive model using healthcare data. One of the things we touched on briefly there, was how important proper feature engineering can be to creating a useful representation of the underlying data, and how the choices made around shaping data into features can change the nature and performance of the resulting model. 

In this post, we’ll be going deeper into the process of feature engineering, and how to convert raw data inputs into a form that will make machine learning not only possible, but effective. 

Tags: Feature Engineering, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Predictive Modeling, Healthcare, Longitudinal Data, HEDIS, Phenotype
The Stars Impact of the CY2019 CMS Final Call Letter

Guest blog contributor:

Rex Wallace - Principal, Rex Wallace Consulting, LLC

On April 2nd, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Announcement of Calendar Year (CY) 2019 Medicare Advantage Capitation Rates and Medicare Advantage and Part D Payment Policies and Final Call Letter. The entire document is a behemoth which includes important information about CY2019 for Medicare Advantage plans across a variety of topics. This paper will focus solely on the impact on Star Ratings.

The release of the Final Call Letter is one of a series of key milestone dates leading up to October 11, 2018, when CMS releases Star Ratings for each Medicare Advantage organization to the public.

Tags: Medicare, Medicaid, CMS, Final Call Letter, STAR, Statin, 2019 STAR, Rex Wallace, Star Rating, Medicare Advantage, HEDIS
Susan Mutto, RN, MA - Director, Clinical Development

Sue Mutto contributes to Advanced Plan for Health’s capabilities and expertise with a well-rounded background in clinical, quality, informatics, and health plan management. She holds a Master of Health Services Management from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. She is a Registered Nurse (RN) awarded with a Paralegal Certificate from the American Institute of Paralegal Studies in Chicago, Illinois.

Tags: Advanced Plan for Health, Health, Clinical, Informatics, Health Plan, Management, Health Service, Webster University, Registered Nurse, Paralegal Certificate, American Institute of Paralegal Studies, Hospital System, Quality, Safety, Risk, Hospital System National Malcolm Baldrige Award, Project Management, Surgical Software, EHR, Vendor Software, Contracting, Project Planning, Analysis, HEDIS, Medicare Advantage

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