Articles by Michael Levy

What’s New in Version 2.0

April 25, 2018 | Michael Levy

We are thrilled to announce the release of version 2.0 of our R package, The goal of the software is to make it as easy and fast as possible to put machine learning models to work for health systems. We overhauled the code for this release to make the ... [Read more...]

Primary Data Heterogeneity

October 2, 2017 | Michael Levy

It seems like every week we see another headline highlighting the promise of data to improve healthcare, from convolutional neural networks beating cardiologists at detecting cardiac arrhythmia to incredible advances in computer vision feeding speculation that radiologists will all soon be out of work. Given these developments, and the fact ...
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Machine Learning Versus Statistics: When to use each

August 28, 2017 | Michael Levy

Which is better: machine learning or statistics? Hopefully the way that question is phrased highlights its ridiculousness, but with all the hype around machine learning these days you’d be forgiven for thinking that machine learning is the answer to all data-related questions. However, statistics departments aren’t shuttering or ...
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