How Healthy Is Your Agency? Employing Data Mining in a Health Agency System

Nayak, Richi & Warren, David (2002) How Healthy Is Your Agency? Employing Data Mining in a Health Agency System. In 2002 International Conference on Mathematics and Engineering Techniques in Medicine and Biological Sciences.

PDF (31kB)


With so many health organisations housing large data sources, data mining is becoming increasingly popular as the benefits are recognised in health industry. This paper aims to identify an application problem in health system and solve it using existing data mining methods. A Classification data mining technique has been chosen here to explore a health agency’s data so we can project new cases by looking at past experience with known answers. The discovered knowledge can then be applied in the health agency to increase the working efficiency and improve the quality of decision making.

Impact and interest:

Search Google Scholar™

Citation counts are sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

Full-text downloads:

246 since deposited on 06 Jun 2005
60 in the past twelve months

Full-text downloads displays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.

ID Code: 1477
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 06 Jun 2005 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 12:25

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page