Update on my Patient Pathway Analysis work for NHS England RightCare.
This is a short piece on a project I'm developing at NHS England, using Python to analyse patients' inpatient care and determining where a Clinical Commission Group's (CCG) patients are being treated significantly differently to those patients in its peer group CCGs (similar 10 CCGs as determined by NHS Rightcare Methodologies). While not traditional 'data … Continue reading Data Science Project – Patient Pathway Analysis
At the start of the month, I started back with my old team at NHS England working as (you may have already guessed it isn’t clinically based) a data analyst. I’m incredibly pleased to be back as my old job here was my stepping stone into the world of data analytics and Excel. Here I … Continue reading Starting Back at Work
I’m going on holiday soon! I’m headed to Florida with my parents and being the cost savvy Brits that we are we’re always on the hunt for a bargain. We wanted to go do some of the Theme Parks (we settled on Disney and/or Universal Studios) and went about finding the cheapest ticket rates we … Continue reading Florida Ticket Price Comparisons
After watching a long session of ‘VSauce’ videos (great brain food videos, albeit very addictive!), I came across this video discussing ‘Zipf’s Law’. Zipf’s law states that in any corpus of natural language, the frequency of any word is inversely proportional to its rank in the frequency table. This Zipfian distribution applies to many different … Continue reading Zipf’s Law
After reading some of my other favourite data visualisation blogs (Storytelling with Data to be precise) I came across a new type of visualisation I'd not seen before - the Bullet Chart. Once I saw Bill Dean combine the two-series bar chart into a bullet chart, I couldn't help but think of my last blog … Continue reading Tinkering with Bullet Charts