Sepsis is a deadly illness that accounts for a large portion of in-hospital deaths. It occurs when a person's organs shut down in response to a severe infection. This public health problem is a major target for research, and hospital records can help us investigate the problem. In this R project, you will identify hospital patients with severe infection using medical record data.
To successfully complete this project you should have some experience with the
data.table, including using the
:= operator, grouping aggregations
by, and understanding how to use the
You can learn about
data.table in the Data Manipulation in R with data.table course.
Data Scientist at Tenet Healthcare
JoAnn is a data scientist at Tenet Healthcare and previously worked in biostatistics at Vanderbilt Medical School. She studied mathematical statistics at University of Maryland and is passionate about machine learning.See More