Medical data mining: knowledge discovery in a clinical data warehouse

  title={Medical data mining: knowledge discovery in a clinical data warehouse},
  author={Jonathan C. Prather and David F. Lobach and Linda K. Goodwin and Joseph W. Hales and Marvin L. Hage and William Edward Hammond},
  journal={Proceedings : a conference of the American Medical Informatics Association. AMIA Fall Symposium},
Clinical databases have accumulated large quantities of information about patients and their medical conditions. Relationships and patterns within this data could provide new medical knowledge. Unfortunately, few methodologies have been developed and applied to discover this hidden knowledge. In this study, the techniques of data mining (also known as Knowledge Discovery in Databases) were used to search for relationships in a large clinical database. Specifically, data accumulated on 3,902… CONTINUE READING
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