Explorations in Data Science and Health

Academic Poster on Patient Attribution

What’s it for?

Understanding a key Medicare algorithm for assigning patients to PCPs. This academic poster on the operation of the algorithm was selected for entry in the 2017 MIT Healthcare Entrepreneurship Forum.

What is it doing?

The red team is one Accountable Care Organization while the blue team is another Accountable Care Organization. Using 10,000 sample patients, the poster simulated the effects of various changes to the assignment algorithm and identified better ways for it to perform.

How was it received?

“Attribution costs me 10% of my patients per year”

Tools used

Python, Altair, PROM Process Mining, Affitiny Design Layout

Last updated: Wed 27 February 2019