Prediction of patient admission and emergency department visit based on clinical and administrative data within an electronic medical record

Bianying Song, William Gregg, Yukun Chen, Min Jiang, Dong Wang, Josh Peterson, Klaus-Hendrik Wolf, Matthias Gietzelt, Reinhold Haux & Michael Marschollek
Hospital admissions and emergency department (ED) visits generate large costs for health care. Predicting patients’ risk of admission or ED visit could improve resource planning. The objective of our research is to construct and evaluate models which predict patient admission and ED visit based[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]