4.3 Keeping an Eye on Healthcare Costs: The D2Hawkeye Story

4.3 Keeping an Eye on Healthcare Costs: The D2Hawkeye Story

Quick Question

A common problem in analytics is that you have some data available, but it’s not the ideal dataset. This is the case for this problem, where we only have claims data. Which of the following pieces of information would we ideally like to have in our dataset, but are not included in claims data? (Select all that apply.)

 Blood test results  check
 Drugs prescribed to the patient  close
 Physical exam results (weight, height, blood pressure, etc.)  check
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Explanation In claims data, we have drugs prescribed to the patient, but we don't have blood test results or physical exam results.

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