Estimating Real World Performance of a Predictive Model: A Case-Study in Predicting End-of-Life

Objective: The main criteria for choosing how models are built is the subsequent effect on future (estimated) model performance. In this work, we evaluate the effects of experimental design choices on both estimated and actual model performance. …

Challenges in Translating Mortality Risk to the Point of Care

An invited Editorial discussing a recent work implementing a relatively simple method to identify patients at risk of 1-year mortality and prompting the care team to consider a goals-of-care discussion or consulting Palliative Care.