Data Science

Data analytics holds promise of dramatically improving outcomes for patients with autoimmune disease

Many industries are using data analytics to make predictions about future events and use them to their advantage. But can this technology benefit the healthcare industry? In this guest post, Chase Spurlock, PhD, founder and CEO of a data analytics company, and Michael Fleming, MD, founding director, chairman and chief medical officer for a company

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A healthcare data revolution The case for data visualization

With data volumes increasing exponentially, health care can no longer rely on antiquated data presentation tools like spreadsheets and tables. In this guest post, Mark Jahn, a consultant with a California-based healthcare management consulting firm, shows how new and creative means of data visualization are helping users more effectively determine findings and trends, communicate analytical

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Personal data for 1,000 pensioners accessed from OC Sanitation District

Birth dates and Social Security numbers for 1,000 Orange County Sanitation District retirees were accessed in a phishing scheme, the district confirmed Monday.District retirees, former employees and board members were being notified of the data breach in the utilitys deferred compensation plan, which occurred in December after a file at NFP Corp. was accessed via

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