“So What Is Your Job, Exactly?”
My team at Flatiron Health (but especially the inimitable Blythe Adamson) recently wrote an excellent overview of how we use machine learning to build research-ready oncology datasets from patient medical records — in a paper called Approach to Machine Learning for Extraction of Real-World Data Variables from Electronic Health Records.
This is a refreshingly simple and concise articulation of what I do at my day job! You can read the paper on medRxiv or check out a brief overview on the Flatiron website.
To spare you a few clicks, here’s what I think is the most enlightening figure in the paper:
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