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Sep

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Urban Indian Health Institute: Decolonizing Data

Posted by on September 28th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

The Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI), a Division of the Seattle Indian Health Board located in Seattle, WA is one of 12 tribal epidemiology centers (TECs) funded by the Indian Health Service (IHS). TECs serve as a crucial component of the health care resources for all American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) by: Managing public… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science

Aug

09

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“Calling BS in the Age of Big Data”, next PNR Rendezvous

Posted by on August 9th, 2017 0 comments

Our digital worlds are inundated with misinformation, data manipulations and outright lies. In this webinar session, we will look at common pitfalls specifically around information visualization. Our presenter, Jevin West, will have us examine different ways that information can be misrepresented with figures and graphs. “Calling BS in the Age of Big Data” will build… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Training & Education

Aug

09

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Persistent Identifiers

Posted by on August 9th, 2017 0 comments

Have your researchers or other patrons ever asked you how to create a “permanent,” persistent, or long-lasting  link to a webpage, data set, article, file, dissertation, or even a physical object? While there are several online options, two tools/services used by the University of Washington Libraries are listed below. Perma.cc is a free, online tool… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Technology

Aug

02

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Open Science Framework (OSF)

Posted by on August 2nd, 2017 0 comments

Looking for a place for your researchers to collaborate on projects and publications? Open Science Framework’s free online tool provides open source project management support for researchers across the entire research lifecycle. Created by the Center for Open Science in Charlottesville, VA, OSF is a collaboration tool, workflow system, and flexible repository all in one…. Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Technology

Jul

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Clinical Use of Wearable Technology

Posted by on July 26th, 2017 1 comment

While privacy concerns, accuracy of data collected, and FDA approval are all concerns in wearable technology, interest in clinical use of the devices has already begun. Some devices in use include: Compact electrocardiogram monitor. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease and stroke are the two cause of death in American adults. Cardiovascular monitoring… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Technology

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