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Visualizing Medicare Physician Co-occurrence Graphs with Payment Data (Part 2 of 2)

Concluding yesterday's discussion on Medicare physician co-occurrence graphs (here's Part 1 if you missed it), here's Part 2: Digging Deeper on CMS Physician Co-occurrence Clusters.

Visualizing Medicare Physician Co-occurrence Graphs with Payment Data (Part 1 of 2)

In the past couple of years the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have released an unprecedented amount of data on healthcare providers participating...

Julia Child's Guide To The Database

Being a software engineer I'm often segregated off to a group of people that work in dim light and subsist on Doritos, caffeine, fast food,...

Shirt, Shoes, and JSON Required

API input validation is not really a sexy topic in software development. You probably won't see it trending on twitter any time soon. It's one...

Social Capital Within Social Health Networks (part 2)

In my last blog I introduced the concept of triadic closure_ and the fundamental effects triadic closure has on both a micro and macro level for network...

Social Capital Within Social Health Networks

Welcome to Full Metal Health. Here you can follow the technical goings on of PokitDok via the blogosphere. Like you, we take health decisions very...