Prospective recruitment of patients with congestive heart failure using an ad-hoc binary classifier

@article{Pakhomov2005ProspectiveRO,
  title={Prospective recruitment of patients with congestive heart failure using an ad-hoc binary classifier},
  author={Serguei V. S. Pakhomov and James D. Buntrock and Christopher G. Chute},
  journal={Journal of biomedical informatics},
  year={2005},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={145-53}
}
This paper addresses a very specific problem of identifying patients diagnosed with a specific condition for potential recruitment in a clinical trial or an epidemiological study. We present a simple machine learning method for identifying patients diagnosed with congestive heart failure and other related conditions by automatically classifying clinical notes dictated at Mayo Clinic. This method relies on an automatic classifier trained on comparable amounts of positive and negative samples of… CONTINUE READING

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