Healthcare Analytics Made Simple (häftad)
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Packt Publishing Limited
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240 x 192 x 15 mm
509 g
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403:B&W 7.5 x 9.25 in or 235 x 191 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Matte Lam

Healthcare Analytics Made Simple

Techniques in healthcare computing using machine learning and Python

Häftad,  Engelska, 2018-07-31
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Add a touch of data analytics to your healthcare systems and get insightful outcomes Key Features Perform healthcare analytics with Python and SQL Build predictive models on real healthcare data with pandas and scikit-learn Use analytics to improve healthcare performance Book DescriptionIn recent years, machine learning technologies and analytics have been widely utilized across the healthcare sector. Healthcare Analytics Made Simple bridges the gap between practising doctors and data scientists. It equips the data scientists work with healthcare data and allows them to gain better insight from this data in order to improve healthcare outcomes. This book is a complete overview of machine learning for healthcare analytics, briefly describing the current healthcare landscape, machine learning algorithms, and Python and SQL programming languages. The step-by-step instructions teach you how to obtain real healthcare data and perform descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics using popular Python packages such as pandas and scikit-learn. The latest research results in disease detection and healthcare image analysis are reviewed. By the end of this book, you will understand how to use Python for healthcare data analysis, how to import, collect, clean, and refine data from electronic health record (EHR) surveys, and how to make predictive models with this data through real-world algorithms and code examples. What you will learn Gain valuable insight into healthcare incentives, finances, and legislation Discover the connection between machine learning and healthcare processes Use SQL and Python to analyze data Measure healthcare quality and provider performance Identify features and attributes to build successful healthcare models Build predictive models using real-world healthcare data Become an expert in predictive modeling with structured clinical data See what lies ahead for healthcare analytics Who this book is forHealthcare Analytics Made Simple is for you if you are a developer who has a working knowledge of Python or a related programming language, although you are new to healthcare or predictive modeling with healthcare data. Clinicians interested in analytics and healthcare computing will also benefit from this book. This book can also serve as a textbook for students enrolled in an introductory course on machine learning for healthcare.
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Dr. Vikas (Vik) Kumar grew up in the United States in Niskayuna, New York. He earned his MD from the University of Pittsburgh, but shortly afterwards he discovered his true calling of computers and data science. He then earned his MS in the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology and has subsequently worked as a data scientist for both healthcare and non-healthcare companies. He currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia.


Table of Contents Introduction to Healthcare Analytics Healthcare Foundations Machine Learning Foundations Computing Foundations - Databases Computing Foundations - Introduction to Python Measuring Healthcare Quality Making Predictive Models in Healthcare Healthcare Predictive Models - A Review The Future - Healthcare and Emerging Technologies