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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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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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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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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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Show Me the Numbers Second Edition by Stephen Few In this second edition of Show Me The Numbers, Stephen Few pays homage to the many teachers who, over the years, have helped him “become the person, and the teacher, that … Continue reading

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