RocHackHealth 2016 Winning Teams!

And the Winning Teams for the
RocHackHealth 2016
Healthcare Data Hackathon Are:

Awards presented by:

Dr. Martin Zand (left), Director of the Rochester Center for Health Informatics and
Co-Directer of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Dr. Henry Kautz (right), Director of the Goergen Institute for Data Science
University of Rochester, Rochester NY

Challenge #1 – Predicting Hospital Readmissions

Predict readmissions with a positive predictive value and low negative predictive value.  This team’s entry used dimensional reduction, principal component analysis and machine learning to predict which patients would be readmitted to the hospital!

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The A Team:
Martin Zand MD PhD,
Alykhan Alani, Adora D’Souza, Arnab Sarkar, Anas Abidin, Henry Kautz PhD

Challenge #2 – Follow the Narcotics

Find providers who are outliers in prescribing controlled substances (narcotics, sedatives) from the Medicare 2013 data set.  This team’s entry found a number of providers who had already been indicted for questionable narcotic prescription volumes!

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Team AHA
Martin Zand MD PhD, Andy Straw,
Hillary Lincourt,  Anthony Corbett,  Henry Kautz PhD

Challenge #3 – Provider Teaming in NY State

Create a social network analysis of how providers in Rochester are connected to providers in NY state by shared patients using the Medicare 2013 data set.  This team’s entry created a social network graph and provider geospatial map of Medicare providers and their teaming for patient care!

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Team Datalization
Martin Zand MD PhD, Thanatcha Khunket (Kwan), Hunter Johnston, Giulia Paris, Zino Hu, Henry Kautz PhD