Entries by Alma Trotter

DocGraph Teaming data update

CMS has released an updated version of the DocGraph teaming data set* that was redacted on October 5, 2015. The DocGraph Teaming data set documents how healthcare providers in the U.S. work together. We believe this release corrects the critical issues we identified prior to the redaction. Access to the raw data can be found […]

Batea Chrome Extension Announcement

Today we announced the release of Batea, a Chrome extension designed to help editors improve Wikipedia pages.  Batea allows participants to donate specific browsing data and provide comments on Wikipedia pages. The extension is part of the Batea study, an IRB-approved data donation process. We invite the DocGraph community to check it out, and if you […]

DocGraph Launches Linea

Press Release on PR Newswire: HOUSTON, June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DocGraph is launching a new web based portal Linea (http://www.docgraph.org/linea) to enable the health data science community to discover, aggregate and enrich new open healthcare datasets. DocGraph Linea is based on technology developed and contributed by Merck (known as MSD outside the United States […]

Hacking on the PubMed API

Fred Trotter has been working with the PubMed API,  related to WikiProject Medicine and the UCSF 2014 Elective class.  Both have goals to evaluate and improve the medical content on Wikipedia. You can learn how to search for, and download data about specific articles using the PubMed API on Fred Trotter’s blog post here.

DocGraph Summit recap

  The DocGraph Summit was a great success, a big thanks to everyone who made it down. We filled our day discussing current open health data initiatives, questions, and goals. We are grateful to Houston Technology Center for providing an excellent venue, and we are already scheming for the 2nd annual Summit next year! Check out […]

DocGraph Open Health Data Summit – Oct 8

The DocGraph Summit is just around the corner! This “unconference” will include short presentations on current projects of the participants, and discussions on the topics, challenges, and ideas deemed most relevant and paramount to the open health data community. Our goal is to set an atmosphere conducive to in-depth dialogue, concept mapping, networking, and brainstorming. […]