Yearly Archives: 2010

Data Visualization Double Take

You know those times when you glance at something and it hits your brain in a way that causes you to do a double take? Just the other day I actually did a triple take when I stumbled across a … Continue reading

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Reading Room

Henrietta Lack’s daughter Deborah once whispered to a vial of her mother’s cells: “you’re famous just nobody knows it.” The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot | Crown Publishing House I am a huge fan of non-fiction because … Continue reading

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Guerilla Art Meets Public Health Initiative

I am a complete sucker for stories about ordinary people doing extraordinary things to help out their fellow man. I suppose I like these stories because the ideas people come up with are almost always simple, elegant, accessible and obvious. … Continue reading

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So I can’t show you how, exactly, health care is a basic human right. But what I can argue is that no one should have to die of a disease that is treatable. –Paul Farmer Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy … Continue reading

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Extracurricular Explorations in Healthcare Data

Sharing interesting work that we encounter is part of our mission and vision. Check out what we found this time. We applaud the work of the folks at HealthNewsReview.org a website dedicated to: Improving the accuracy of news stories about … Continue reading

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