View the step-by-step solution to:

Question

 managed healthcare organization believes they suffer from over $30 million in preventable losses annually due to

the readmission of patients who are discharged from the hospital too soon. However, keeping all patients in the hospital longer is costly and inconvenient to patients.

They hire you to develop a model of readmission risk that doctors can consider when determining when to discharge a patient. (If you find anything else in the data that helps reduce readmissions, they will appreciate that too.)

They want you to start by focusing on readmissions among their diabetic patients, and they have provided a dataset (10kDiabetes.csv) describing this patient population.

A) What model prioritization criteria metrics do you believe are most important for this project? Why?

B) Who uses the model?

C) How much value can the model drive?

D) What are the potential risk scenarios?

E) What feature engineering techniques would you use to potentially improve your model? Why

do you believe this would make an impact? Be specific with which features you would modify

and with which technique.

F) Where could you obtain SME insight for your project?

G) What supplemental data could you add?

Recently Asked Questions

Why Join Course Hero?

Course Hero has all the homework and study help you need to succeed! We’ve got course-specific notes, study guides, and practice tests along with expert tutors.

  • -

    Study Documents

    Find the best study resources around, tagged to your specific courses. Share your own to gain free Course Hero access.

    Browse Documents
  • -

    Question & Answers

    Get one-on-one homework help from our expert tutors—available online 24/7. Ask your own questions or browse existing Q&A threads. Satisfaction guaranteed!

    Ask a Question
Ask Expert Tutors You can ask 0 bonus questions You can ask 0 questions (0 expire soon) You can ask 0 questions (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes