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5 Machine Learning Research Studies To Understand & Predict Length of Stay in Hospitals

Length of Stay (LOS) is a critical factor in managing hospital quality & economic outcomes in Healthcare. The metric is calculated by summing the total number of days for all discharges & dividing it by the total number of discharges. Insurance programs such as Medicare are moving to a model where they are compensating Hospitals the same amount for a specific surgery (e.g. Joint replacement) regardless of the number of days spent in the hospital. Therefore, hospitals & the…


Added by Dexur on December 28, 2016 at 3:05am — 2 Comments

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