Politics, lifehacking, data mining, and a dash of the scientific method from an up-and-coming policy wonk.
Monday, December 13, 2010
HPN health prize: $3,000,000
The Heritage Provider Network is offering a $3 million prize for predicting hospitalization -- which patients are likely to be hospitalized or rehospitalized?
In 2006 well over $30 billion was spent on unnecessary hospital admissions. How many of those hospital admissions could have been avoided if only we had real-time information as to which patients were at risk for future hospitalization?