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A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for automatically selecting an optimal control cohort. Attributes are selected based on patient data. Treatment cohort records are clustered to form clustered treatment cohorts. Control cohort records are scored to form potential control cohort members. The optimal control cohort is selected by minimizing differences between the potential control cohort members and the clustered treatment cohorts.

Title
System and method to optimize control cohorts using clustering algorithms
Application Number
11/542397
Publication Number
7809660 (B2)
Application Date
October 3, 2006
Publication Date
October 5, 2010
Inventor
John Baxter Rollins
Southlake
TX, US
James R Kraemer
Santa Fe
NM, US
Richard A Hennessy
Austin
TX, US
Robert R Friedlander
Southbury
CT, US
Agent
John R Pivnichny
Yee & Associates P C
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G06N 5/00
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