Solid machine learning model predicts new HIV cases using EHR data

Incredible new research from Harvard and Kaiser contributed two substantial leaps forward this summer: first in the useful application of machine learning predictions using electronic health records and second in the accurate targeting of people who can benefit the most from HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis. This paper in Lancet HIV by Marcus and colleagues is so good … Continue reading Solid machine learning model predicts new HIV cases using EHR data

Book Review

Data scientists younger than Taylor Swift can do everyone a favor by reading “Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions” by NPR journalist Richard Harris. It sparks uncomfortable conversations about the broken incentives in our research system. Read my full book review “Difficult Choices Between What is Best for … Continue reading Book Review