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2017 Summer Reading List for the Health and Healthcare Data Geek

I sincerely wish I could avoid typing the following: it is July 2017, which means it is time again for my annual book recommendations, as well as a swing in the hammock with a watermelon mojito (no regrets there). Seriously? … Continue reading

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2016 Summer Reading List for the Healthcare Data Geek

I don’t know about you, but I was shocked when I glanced at the calendar and realized that it was time for my annual summer reading list for healthcare data geeks! HULLO! Wasn’t it October just last week? Anyway, without … Continue reading

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2015 Summer Reading List for the Healthcare Data Geek

It’s that time of year again: sun, sand, surf, and books to feed your inner healthcare data geek. The titles on this year’s list are a varied lot, but all have helped improve my work in visualizing healthcare data. I … Continue reading

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Three Books Worth Reading!

As the year closes, I have taken a moment to reflect on the many things I’ve accomplished over the past 12 months, and to forgive myself for what I never quite got to. (It’s true: forgiveness is a wonderful thing, … Continue reading

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2014 Summer Reading List for the Healthcare Data Geek

It’s that time of year again when I go to the beach carrying whatever book I take with me wrapped in a brown paper cover. I imagine that doing so creates an air of mystery, making people wonder, “Is she … Continue reading

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Five Days at Memorial

In today’s newsletter I share a “must-read” book — Five Days at Memorial, by Dr. Sheri Fink. It is a book that makes you think very long and very hard about situational ethics. I literally could not put this book … Continue reading

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2013 Summer Reading List for the Healthcare Data Geek

When I go to the beach, I always make sure whatever book I take with me is wrapped in a brown paper cover. I imagine that it creates an air of mystery about me: perhaps I’m reading something really steamy … Continue reading

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Reading Room

And The Band Played On by Randy Shilts Writing about Dr. Koop led me to reflect on a masterpiece of investigative reporting, Randy Shilts’s And The Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic. In this international bestseller, nominated … Continue reading

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Reading Room

thinking with type by Ellen Lupton For those of you out there who have caught the data visualization and design bug (and I hope that is all of you!) this little book is a must have. Here is what I … Continue reading

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Reading Room

Resonate Present Visual Stories That Transform Audiences by Nancy Duarte I have been aware of Nancy Duarte’s work for a few years now and I always intended to read her book Resonate but never quite found the time. Well, I … Continue reading

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