Category Archives: Education

Healthcare Quality Metrics: An Annotated Bibliography

Healthcare Quality Metrics 1.     Health Resource and Service Administration http://www.hrsa.gov/healthit/toolbox/RuralHealthITtoolbox/PatientQuality/metrics.html Description: A quality metric allows a user to quantify the quality of a selected aspect of care.  The Health Resource and Service Administration website explains the different types of quality metrics … Continue reading

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ICD-9 Conversion to ICD-10 Resources: An Annotated Bibliography

ICD-9 Conversion to ICD-10 Resources 1.     Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD10/index.html?redirect=/icd10 Description: ICD-9 code sets used in reporting medical diagnoses and impatient procedures are being replaced by ICD-10 code sets on October 1, 2014.  This transition is required … Continue reading

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Big Data Analysis Tools/Resources: An Annotated Bibliography

Big Data Analysis Tools/Resources 1.     Chris Stucchio’s blog http://www.chrisstucchio.com/blog/2013/hadoop_hatred.html This blog makes this list primarily for one article: “Don’t use Hadoop – your data isn’t that big”, which provides a guide for deciding whether your data really qualifies as big … Continue reading

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SQL Programming Resources: An Annotated Bibliography

SQL Programming Resources 1.     Coursera/Stanford “Introduction to Databases” https://www.coursera.org/course/db One of the biggest names in Massive Open Online Courseware (MOOC), Coursera has a huge database of university level courses. This offering from Stanford University has 9 units devoted to SQL … Continue reading

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Database Training Resources: An Annotated Bibliography

Database Training Resources 1.     Coursera/Stanford “Introduction to Databases” https://www.coursera.org/course/db Introduction to Databases from Stanford University was one of the first Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered by Coursera in 2011, and has remained consistently popular. The course covers database design and … Continue reading

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OEDB and Trends in the IT Field

I was recently contacted by Xavier Gray and his colleagues, whom requested that I write a bit about their online website (I wouldn’t truly call it a database, it’s more akin to a career/education guide). The website in question is … Continue reading

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Association Rules and Data Mining With RapidMiner

A good association rule set never fails to impress me. I love the hypothetical made concrete, the hunch turned into fact – attributes become relationships, numbers become involvement between tuples, fields, and tables. All in all, we live in interesting … Continue reading

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