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NoviLens Use Case: Stroke Prediction

NoviLens Use Case: Stroke Prediction

In this post, we will delve into a publicly-available dataset from Kaggle.com that includes environmental factors that could lead to someone having a stroke. We’ll walk through the NoviSystems process for developing the appropriate question to answer. After we’ve...

Data Driven Decision Making for Hospitals Part 6 – Machine Learning

Data Driven Decision Making for Hospitals Part 6 – Machine Learning

In this article, we’ll cover another powerful computing tool used in data driven decision making - Machine Learning. In its most basic context, machine learning is the ability of an algorithm to determine if a piece of data should be classified as either “True” or...

Data Driven Decision Making for Hospitals Part 3 – Critical Thinking

Data Driven Decision Making for Hospitals Part 3 – Critical Thinking

In Part 2 of this series, we covered a framework for the data driven decision making process used for defining the desired state after making a decision. In this post, we’ll cover the need for critical thinking while progressing through the decision making process....

Data Driven Decision Making for Hospitals Part 1 – An Introduction

Data Driven Decision Making for Hospitals Part 1 – An Introduction

The ability to combine business intelligence processes with computational thinking has the potential to unlock transformative innovation in your hospital.  The ability to make informed decisions from gathering, reducing, annotating, and displaying massive amounts...

Natural Language Processing and Electronic Medical Records

Natural Language Processing and Electronic Medical Records

The ability to analyze EMRs with Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Unstructured Text Analytics (UTA) enables hospitals to enhance their revenue cycles, optimize care offerings for their patient populations, and optimize their allocation of resources. NLP and UTA...