The new procedure data set was just uploaded by CMS. In major points for style, they released the data a 12:01 am. You are probably wondering: How do I work with this data? If you are comfortable with MySQL or MariaDB this will help:
Misfit’s Rachel Kalmar and DocGraph/NoD’s Fred Trotter are featured by NBC Bay Area television at Health ReFactored. Both of these projects where crowd-supported efforts to seed change in how people track their health improvement and how society can improve coordinating care. http://www.nbcbayarea.com/video/#!/on-air/as-seen-on/Tracking-High-Tech-Health-Care/207311521
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 …