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OddsPlotty – the first official package I have ‘officially’ launched

November 7, 2019
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OddsPlotty – the first official package I have ‘officially’ launched

Motivation for this The background to this package linked to a project I undertook about a year ago. The video relates to the project and the how R really sped up the process. The exam question was to use a regression model to predict admissions and we had to evaluate, as a consequence, 60 different...

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Command Centre amplification with predictive analytics and machine learning

November 1, 2019
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Recently, our team at Draper and Dash have been busy creating an NHS operational command centre. This command centre is different, as it uses a collection and ensemble of cutting edge predictive and machine learning techniques. To read the blog you can access this below: We have really enjoyed the process and we are in...

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Getting on the meet-up bandwagon – our first meet up event

September 12, 2019
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Getting on the meet-up bandwagon – our first meet up event

My company Draper and Dash have tasked me with organising a wider meet-up event for anyone who is interested in AI / ML in healthcare. This wider working group consists of people from different sectors, however they are interested in how we can apply AI / ML methods in their organisations. Why did we choose...

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Predictive Solutions Series – Draper & Dash’s Stranded and Super Stranded Patient Module

September 6, 2019
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Predictive Solutions Series – Draper & Dash’s Stranded and Super Stranded Patient Module

Lots of exciting things are happening with Draper and Dash at the moment. We have been working with key healthcare partners to design some core predictive machine learning algorithms to enable trusts to more effectively manage their performance, demand and capacity pressures. This series focuses on Stranded Patients and Super Stranded patients – these are...

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Bucketing and highlighting dominant predictors in your ML models

September 5, 2019
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Our company have been at it again. This time from my colleagues and fellow Data Scientist Alfonso Portabales. For this post we look at Draper and Dash’s custom method of highlighting dominant predictors in your machine learning models: If you are interested in our solutions in healthcare then please contact [email protected] Additionally, we are also...

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Deploying a ML model in R

August 9, 2019
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As a product of a series of training sessions Draper & Dash have been undertaking on Machine Learning using R – a candidate from the course asked “how do you split a model to later be used in a live / production environment?”. This post aims to answer that question: I hope you find this...

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Confusion matrices – evaluating your classification models

August 8, 2019
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Confusion matrices – evaluating your classification models

As part of my companies commitment to allow our users access to some of our code – we have created a visual way you can assess your accuracy in a confusion matrix. The below was posted on our blog site and shows how to interpret a confusion matrix. I hope the attached article is useful....

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Machine Learning Training – Draper and Dash Healthcare Predictive Analytics – Summer Discount

August 2, 2019
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There is an offer on with my company Draper & Dash to get a discount on ML training for your organisation. Contact the sales team to find out more about this training opportunity. Plus you get to meet our great data science team at Draper and Dash. The below is me and colleagues in action...

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RODBC helper function

May 31, 2019
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The number of times I have to connect to SQL and I forget part of the RODBC command to connect to an internal data table. As part of a project I am working on I have been connecting to lots of different sources and became tired of typing lots of lines and repeating the same...

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Outpatient scatter charts: Analysing new and follow up activity with gganimate

January 30, 2019
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Outpatient scatter charts: Analysing new and follow up activity with gganimate

I was inspired by my friend John Mackintosh to have a muck around with the fabulous gganimate. I have to say…. I am in love. I can remember coding this into Excel VBA, to get my animations to work on my data, and now R has the potential. John will remind me that it has...

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