9781787286702-1787286703-Healthcare Analytics Made Simple: Techniques in healthcare computing using machine learning and Python

Healthcare Analytics Made Simple: Techniques in healthcare computing using machine learning and Python

ISBN-13: 9781787286702
ISBN-10: 1787286703
Author: Kumar, Vikas (Vik)
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Format: Paperback 268 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781787286702
ISBN-10: 1787286703
Author: Kumar, Vikas (Vik)
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Format: Paperback 268 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Kumar, Vikas (Vik) wrote Healthcare Analytics Made Simple: Techniques in healthcare computing using machine learning and Python comprising 268 pages back in 2018. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1787286703 and 9781787286702. Since then Healthcare Analytics Made Simple: Techniques in healthcare computing using machine learning and Python textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 4.17 or rent at the marketplace.

Description

Add a touch of data analytics to your healthcare systems and get insightful outcomes

Key Features
  • Perform healthcare analytics with Python and SQL
  • Build predictive models on real healthcare data with pandas and scikit-learn
  • Use analytics to improve healthcare performance
Book Description

In recent years, machine learning technologies and analytics have been widely utilized across the healthcare sector. Healthcare Analytics Made Simple bridges the gap between practising doctors and data scientists. It equips the data scientists’ work with healthcare data and allows them to gain better insight from this data in order to improve healthcare outcomes.

This book is a complete overview of machine learning for healthcare analytics, briefly describing the current healthcare landscape, machine learning algorithms, and Python and SQL programming languages. The step-by-step instructions teach you how to obtain real healthcare data and perform descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics using popular Python packages such as pandas and scikit-learn. The latest research results in disease detection and healthcare image analysis are reviewed.

By the end of this book, you will understand how to use Python for healthcare data analysis, how to import, collect, clean, and refine data from electronic health record (EHR) surveys, and how to make predictive models with this data through real-world algorithms and code examples.

What you will learn
  • Gain valuable insight into healthcare incentives, finances, and legislation
  • Discover the connection between machine learning and healthcare processes
  • Use SQL and Python to analyze data
  • Measure healthcare quality and provider performance
  • Identify features and attributes to build successful healthcare models
  • Build predictive models using real-world healthcare data
  • Become an expert in predictive modeling with structured clinical data
  • See what lies ahead for healthcare analytics
Who this book is for

Healthcare Analytics Made Simple is for you if you are a developer who has a working knowledge of Python or a related programming language, although you are new to healthcare or predictive modeling with healthcare data. Clinicians interested in analytics and healthcare computing will also benefit from this book. This book can also serve as a textbook for students enrolled in an introductory course on machine learning for healthcare.

Table of Contents
  1. Introduction to Healthcare Analytics
  2. Healthcare Foundations
  3. Machine Learning Foundations
  4. Computing Foundations - Databases
  5. Computing Foundations - Introduction to Python
  6. Measuring Healthcare Quality
  7. Making Predictive Models in Healthcare
  8. Healthcare Predictive Models - A Review
  9. The Future - Healthcare and Emerging Technologies
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