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A Shiny web app to find out how much medical procedures cost in your state.

May 8, 2013
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A Shiny web app to find out how much medical procedures cost in your state.

Today the front page of the Huffington Post featured the new data available from the CMS that shows the cost of many popular procedures broken down by hospital. We here at Simply Statistics think you should be able to explore … Continue reading →

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Introducing the healthvis R package – one line D3 graphics with R

April 2, 2013
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We have been a little slow on the posting for the last couple of months here at Simply Stats. That’s bad news for the blog, but good news for our research programs! Today I’m announcing the new healthvis R package … Continue reading →

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Statisticians and computer scientists – if there is no code, there is no paper

January 23, 2013
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I think it has been beat to death that the incentives in academia lean heavily toward producing papers and less toward producing/maintaining software. There are people that are way, way more knowledgeable than me about building and maintaining software. For … Continue reading →

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R package meme

January 16, 2013
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R package meme

I just got this from a former student who is working on a project with me:Awesome.    

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Make a Christmas Tree in R with random ornaments/presents

December 24, 2012
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Make a Christmas Tree in R with random ornaments/presents

Happy holidays!   Link to Gist

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