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Apr

20

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Data, Data Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink

Posted by on April 20th, 2018 0 comments

In the NNLM Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles course, we asked participants, as they progressed through the course to consider the following questions: Do you think health sciences librarians should get involved with big data in healthcare? Where should librarians get involved, if you think they should? If you think they should not,… Read More »

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Apr

16

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Reflections on Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles

Posted by on April 16th, 2018 0 comments

In the NNLM Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles course, we asked participants, as they progressed through the course to consider the following questions: Do you think health sciences librarians should get involved with big data in healthcare? Where should librarians get involved, if you think they should? If you think they should not,… Read More »

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Apr

02

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DataFlash: Data Indexers

Posted by on April 2nd, 2018 0 comments

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is “an independent population health research center at UW Medicine, part of the University of Washington, that provides rigorous and comparable measurement of the world’s most important health problems and evaluates the strategies used to address them.” Their mission is to improve the health of the world’s… Read More »

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Mar

27

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Data Flash: Exploring Historical Data

Posted by on March 27th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

It’s so easy to think of data as a modern phenomenon, that we forget that data analysis and data visualization are phenomena which go way back.  A marvelous example is John Graunt’s Bills of Mortality, which this post by John Appleby calls “a 17th century spreadsheet of deaths in London”.  Appleby goes on to do… Read More »

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Mar

16

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NLM’s 2017-2027 Strategic Plan

Posted by on March 16th, 2018 0 comments

“Every day more than four million people use NLM resources; every hour, a petabyte of data moves in or out of our computing systems.” The National Library of Medicine Board of Regents has released the Strategic Plan for 2017-2027: “A Platform for Biomedical Discovery and Data-Powered Health.” Working in conjunction with NLM planning staff, the… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, News from NLM

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