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Learning Data Science: Day 23 - Unsupervised Learning, Clustering, and k-Means Algorithm

In most of our previous stories, we have talked about Supervised Learning. Today, we are going to talk about the opposite of that which is …

The Most Important Money Lesson You Should Teach Your Kids

My son tells me I eavesdrop on random parent conversations too much. I just can’t help myself. It’s endlessly fascinating. Take this one.<p>Recently, a dad and his daughter entered a small shop where I was browsing. The girl, who looked maybe nine, immediately grabbed a bracelet from a display and …

Self Control

The Doctor's Computer Will See You Now

<i>Co-authored with Sally by Dr. Michael Koriwchak</i><p>If you have visited the doctor recently, you probably noticed a new instrument in the examination room. It is a computer running an electronic medical records system, or EMR, that has been lauded by federal agencies as bringing a revolution to …

Health Care

Yelp Adds Hospital Wait Times And Nursing Home Ratings Using ProPublica Data

People have been using Yelp to find hotels and restaurants for years. Now, they can make more informed decisions about hospitals, nursing homes and dialysis centers, too. As part of a new consumer protection initiative, government health data has become integrated into the Yelp review pages for all …

Health Care
IT

Can big data lead to big cures?

CHENNAI: It is common knowledge that large information technology companies use ‘big data’—large sets of information culled from various …

Deep Learning for Noobs [Part 1]

Deep Learning has been on the rise for some time. Recently people have started using Deep Learning in many fields. If you directly want to dive in to …

Medical Tech Or Personal Touch? PeraHealth Has Cracked The Code

It just might be one of the biggest discussions in digital health—the role of technology as a replacement for that innate human connection.<p>Let’s face it: technology isn’t always a friend of medicine. Ask almost any clinician and you’re almost certain to get a mixed review of how technology has …

Digital Health

Blockchain, of bitcoin fame, may be solution for safe electronic health records

Which makes you cringe more, the threat of ransomware or the current mess of health records? Blockchain, the same technology that enables hackers to …

Digital Health
Digital Health

Mismatched Symptoms Call EHR Data Integrity into Question

February 02, 2017 - A new study published in JAMA this month indicates that EHR data may not be completely aligned with what patients report to their …

Health Information

Coves, cliffs and lighthouses of Canada's epic east coast

From harbor villages where the scent of fresh chowder wafts through the air to lighthouse-studded coastlines, this winding journey takes you through the best of Canada's east coast.<p>The world's second-largest country has a massive Atlantic coastline, and the best way to tackle its awesomeness is by …

Nova Scotia