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Tag Archives: clinical research
GitHub beginners – even in data science – often feel intimidated when starting their GitHub accounts and trying to interact with the web page. Don’t be shy! Catch the highlights from a recent GitHub beginners workshop I held!
Benchmarking runtime is different in SAS compared to other programs, where you have to request the system time before and after the code you want to time and use variables to do subtraction, as I demonstrate in this blog post.
End-to-end AI pipelines are being created routinely in industry, and one complaint is that academics can only contribute to one component of the pipeline. Really? Read my blog post for an alternative viewpoint!
Referring to columns in R can be done using both number and field name syntax. Although field name syntax is easier to use in programming, my blog demonstrates how you can use column numbers to make automation easier.
“What is the ONC?” is what I used to ask before I realized it involves health technology. Although ONC just means “Office of the National Coordinator”, this agency is now known as HealthIT.gov, as I explain in my blog post.
What is the VA – which stands for Veterans Affairs? This United States federal agency is tasked with ensuring veterans receive their benefits – especially health benefits. Unfortunately, as my blog post explains, the VA is facing a myriad of challenges today, including funding problems as well as corruption.
Wondering what we mean by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)? In my blog post, I explain the NIH’s role in appropriating funding for research, and demystify its role in implementing federal priorities.
GPower case example shows a use-case where we needed to select an outcome measure for our study, then do a power calculation for sample size required under different outcome effect size scenarios. My blog post shows what I did, and how I documented/curated the results.
Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement (QA/QI)
Recommended Model for QA/QI in Healthcare: Epidemiology and Biostatistics, not PDSA! Part 5 of 5
I describe the three steps of my alternative model to the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) model for quality assurance/quality improvement (QA/QI) in healthcare.