Deep learning models for text-based patient phenotyping

This year I’ve had the pleasure of participating in a team at MIT identifying characteristics that make patients likely to be intensive care unit “Frequent Fliers” - patients with multiple ICU admissions in a short time span. This series will explore the implementation of text-based patient phenotyping we use as …

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ICD9-based encounter classification on MIMIC III

We saw in the previous post that there is promise to using ICD9 codes for pre-classifying encounters more likely to have our concepts of interest. In this post we’ll walk through building simple logistic regression classifiers based on a training data set, and will evaluate their performance on a …

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Deploy Kubernetes for container orchestration

Installing a container orchestration layer will allow us to quickly deploy anything in the huge ecosystem of available docker services. This can include database servers like Postgres or MariaDB, message brokers like RabbitMq, medical informatics servers like HAPI FHIR, or our own services. There are several options, including Kubernetes, Docker …

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