Jean-Roger Le Gall

Philipp G. H. Metnitz1
Maurizia Capuzzo1
Ricardo Abizanda Campos1
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OBJECTIVE Risk adjustment systems now in use were developed more than a decade ago and lack prognostic performance. Objective of the SAPS 3 study was to collect data about risk factors and outcomes in a heterogeneous cohort of intensive care unit (ICU) patients, in order to develop a new, improved model for risk adjustment. DESIGN Prospective multicentre,(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this paper is to investigate the suitability of boosted decision trees for the case-mix adjustment involved in comparing the performance of various health care entities. METHODS First, we present logistic regression, decision trees, and boosted decision trees in a unified framework. Second, we study in detail their application for(More)
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