Title

Process mining the trauma resuscitation patient cohorts

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

7-24-2018

Journal

Proceedings - 2018 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics, ICHI 2018

DOI

10.1109/ICHI.2018.00011

Keywords

Medical Workflow Analysis; Patient Cohort Analysis; Process Mining; Trauma Resuscitation

Abstract

© 2018 IEEE. In this study, we present a framework for analyzing associations between patient cohorts and the trauma resuscitation procedures their patients received. Our framework works by quantifying associations between discovered patient cohorts and treatment patterns. We evaluated our framework on a trauma resuscitation dataset collected in a level 1 trauma center. Our experimental results show that using weights learned by our algorithm improves measurements of patient similarity. Four patient cohorts were then found via clustering, and statistically significant resuscitation patterns were discovered using process mining techniques. Though only tested on the trauma resuscitation process, our framework can be generalized to analyze other medical processes.

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