We are happy to announce the start of two new crowdfunds – DocGraphRX and the DocGraph Open Food Database. DocGraphRX is a dataset showing provider prescribing patterns and the FoodDb is an open food croudsourced dataset. Follow the links to help support open data!!
Using the DocGraph Data set as a base, data scientist David Fauth has created an open source project to use web ranking algorithms on healthcare providers. Follow Fauth’s Project on GitHub here.
Data Scientist Ryan Weald created an awesome visualization based on the DocGraph data set. You can find the full resolution image here as well as other data science resources here on his blog. Here is another link where Ryan provides further DocGraph referral analysis. (Edit May 20, 2016 it looks like these links are down… Ryan has …
Wired article about DocGraph by Sarah Mitroff on 11/27/2012 http://www.wired.com/business/2012/11/healthcare-data/
Jen Wike from opensource.com published this article on how the DocGraph data set could provide object doctor rankings!
In this US News article written by Steve Sternburg, the author takes a look at how the DocGraph data set could act as another lens to examine the performance of physicians.
AHCJ Article on HealthJournalism.org by Pia Christensen Oct. 22, 2012 http://healthjournalism.org/blog/2012/10/member-uses-data-to-track-doctors-referrals-ahcj-members-get-a-first-look/