The healthcare sector is among the most data rich, yet only a handful of healthcare entities are making investments in data analytics to glean benefits, such as analytical algorithms that diagnose disease faster and better than expert clinicians.
Open-source NLP tools for information extraction from free-form text
A substantial portion of the information available about patients in Electronic Health Records (EHR) is stored as free-form dictated notes.
Optimization modeling using R
This blog post is a brief guide to select resources on the available R packages for solving optimization (mathematical programming) problems.
How to hire a data scientist in healthcare
One of the biggest challenges in the data science world is recruiting highly qualified, competent data scientists. Some reports suggest the demand for data scientists is far outpacing supply.