"Huh. I just checked out MACRA and learned that its Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is based on four weighted performance categories - not a single metric as your posting implicitly implies. The four are Quality,…"
"(Multiple) Linear Regression does *not* require a linear relationship between the response and the predictor(s). "Linear" refers to the requirement that the model being considered is linear in the *parameters* to be estimated."
"The implication of Section 4.1 "Gathering Training Sample Data" is that the five attributes are directly controllable. If that is that case, and you choose the attribute settings as you suggest, then you have a very nice Designed…"
"Clarifications for completeness and accuracy (always a good thing when talking about data):
o The four types of data are nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio.
o Depending on your business, all four may be commonly used.
"I think the latter half of this blog's title captures it. Whether we waste time taking about "predictive" versus "prescriptive," perhaps we should all keep in mind that all these methods have been around - and used -…"
""Everyone in the room INTUITIVELY knew that there is absolutely no relationship between the two products."
And everybody in the room may well have been simply...wrong! Surely you've many times discovered from analyzing data,…"