healthcare

3月 142019
 

I am obsessed with jigsaw puzzles. Specifically, 1000-piece mystery puzzles, entertaining not just for their pictorial humor, but also for the challenge. Unlike traditional puzzles, you don't know what you are putting together because the completed puzzle isn't pictured on the box. Mystery puzzles are constructed so that you must [...]

Puzzle obsession ... piecing together a 360-degree view of a patient. was published on SAS Voices by Heather Hallett

3月 142019
 

I am obsessed with jigsaw puzzles. Specifically, 1000-piece mystery puzzles, entertaining not just for their pictorial humor, but also for the challenge. Unlike traditional puzzles, you don't know what you are putting together because the completed puzzle isn't pictured on the box. Mystery puzzles are constructed so that you must [...]

Puzzle obsession ... piecing together a 360-degree view of a patient. was published on SAS Voices by Heather Hallett

11月 142018
 

Teenagers. I have three boys, and two of them are teenagers. 15 year-old Kav is my middle son, and he gave me permission to share his story here. When he was five, Kav was diagnosed with Type I Diabetes, and I'm in awe of how he's accepted this challenging, lifelong [...]

How next-best-action could transform health care was published on SAS Voices by Heather Hallett

12月 202017
 

US health care costs are the highest in the developed world, despite per-capita healthcare spending roughly double that of the others, but with outcomes worse-or-equal-to comparable countries. A 2014 Commonwealth Fund study ranked the United States 11th out of 11 major industrial nations in overall healthcare. An aging population is [...]

Using data to discover what’s driving hospital readmissions was published on SAS Voices by Leo Sadovy

9月 192017
 

12 hours: That’s how quickly you can die from sepsis. Oh – you’ve never heard of sepsis?  Not surprising. More Americans have heard of Ebola, a nearly non-existent condition in the U.S., than sepsis – a condition that affects more than 1.6 million Americans every year. Sepsis is the body’s [...]

Using data for good: It’s a matter of life and death was published on SAS Voices by Jill Gress

11月 022016
 

Being an Eagle Scout, the data for good movement caught my attention. I wondered if I could apply my computer skills in a way that might help. How about showing people better ways to visualize HIV/AIDS data - that might help doctors better understand the data, and therefore better treat […]

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