Tag Archives: fixed-width file

FAERS Data: Getting Creative with an Adverse Event Surveillance Dashboard

Want to learn more about pharmacy data? You can use adverse event data in a data science portfolio project.

FAERS data are like any post-market surveillance pharmacy data – notoriously messy. But if you apply strong study design skills and a scientific approach, you can use the FAERS online dashboard to obtain a dataset and develop an enlightening portfolio project. I show you how in my blog post!

Understanding Legacy Data in a Relational World

Data systems started being in use in the 1960s and 1970s, but these were flat systems, usually using IBM mainframes.

Understanding legacy data is necessary if you want to analyze datasets that are extracted from old systems. This knowledge is still relevant, as we still use these old systems today, as I discuss in my blog post.

Verified by MonsterInsights