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Category: HEALTH RESEARCH PAPERS

AN APPROACH TO EMPOWER PATIENTS TO MANAGE DIABETES

Timely information and education can enhance the ability of consumers to make informed choices about their health, lifestyle and modifiable disease risk factors. Due to its unstructured and varied format, and lack of targeted delivery methods, information and knowledge does not often reach consumers, when they need it most. The aim of this project is

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ADAPTING GRAPH THEORY AND SOCIAL NETWORK MEASURES ON HEALTHCARE DATA – A NEW FRAMEWORK TO UNDERSTAND CHRONIC DISEASE PROGRESSION

The paper presents an approach that applies social network theory to understand chronic disease progression. Submitted to the Australasian Workshop on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management  https://cs.anu.edu.au/conf/acsw2016/sub-confs/hikm.html Author(s): Arif Khan, Shahadat Uddin and Uma Srinivasan

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A SOCIAL NETWORK FRAMEWORK TO EXPLORE HEALTHCARE COLLABORATION

A patient-centric approach to healthcare leads to an informal social network among medical professionals. This chapter presents a research framework to: identify the collaboration structure among physicians that is effective and efficient for patients; discover effective structural attributes of a collaboration network that evolves during the course of providing care; and explore the impact of

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LEVERAGING BIG DATA ANALYTICS TO REDUCE HEALTHCARE COSTS

The healthcare sector deals with large volumes of electronic data related to patient services. This article describes two novel applications that leverage big data to detect fraud, abuse, waste, and errors in health insurance claims, thus reducing recurrent losses and facilitating enhanced patient care. The results indicate that claim anomalies detected using these applications help

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ANOMALIES DETECTION IN HEALTHCARE SERVICES

Srinivasan, U. “Anomalies Detection in Healthcare Services” Using several practical examples of cost and quality-of-care outliers, the author presents a framework to detect outliers and anomalies in healthcare services. Author(s): Srinivasan, U. View Paper

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LEVERAGING BIG DATA ANALYTICS TO REDUCE HEALTHCARE COSTS

The healthcare sector deals with large volumes of electronic data related to patient services. This article describes two novel applications that leverage big data to detect fraud, abuse, waste, and errors in health insurance claims, thus reducing recurrent losses and facilitating enhanced patient care. The results indicate that claim anomalies detected using these applications help

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APPLICATION OF NETWORK ANALYSIS ON HEALTHCARE

Fei Wang, Uma Srinivasan, Shahadat Uddin, and Sanjay Chawla. “Application of network analysis on healthcare”. In Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), 2013 IEEE/ACM International Conference on IEEE, 2014. The healthcare sector holds large amounts of semantically rich electronic data generated and used by different sections of the health care community. Data analytic

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TIKHONOV OR LASSO REGULARIZATION: WHICH IS BETTER AND WHEN. IN TOOLS WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Fei Wang, Sanjay Chawla, and Wei Liu. “Tikhonov or lasso regularization: Which is better and when. In Tools with Artificial Intelligence” (ICTAI), 2013 IEEE 25th International Conference on, pages 795–802. IEEE, 2013. It is well known that supervised learning problems with ℓ1 (Lasso) and ℓ2 (Tikhonov or Ridge) regularizers will result in very different solutions. For example,

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DATA SCIENCE AND THE POLICY COMPLETION PROBLEM

Sanjay Chawla, Federico Girosi, Fei Wang “Data Science and the Policy Completion Problem” The link between policy analysis and data science is more delicate than it may appear. A new policy, by definition, will change the underlying data generating model, rendering classification or supervised learning inapplicable. Perhaps eliciting causal relations from observational data is the

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MULTI-FUND DATA ANALYTICS TARGETS ENHANCED VALUE-FOR-MONEY IN HEALTHCARE SERVICES

Governments as well as health and accident compensation insurers are grappling to improve health outcomes while keeping spiraling costs under control. These seemingly irreconcilable goals require a careful balance of policy to help stem the tide of ever increasing costs in the health industry. Dr Uma Srinivasan CMC Insurance Solutions CMC Lead Scientist   Keywords: Health insurance,

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