Confessions of health data – 1

This is the first in a series of posts to illustrate analytic methods of getting insights out of healthcare data: Please download the companion workbook here. Context: Medical practice managers are often requested to track physician productivity, whether against targets or identify areas of improvements, for example through practice dashboards. Below is an example of how … Continue reading Confessions of health data – 1

Types of healthcare data – Procedure code

This is the second post in a series in which I describe the common types of healthcare data you will come across, namely, diagnoses, procedures, demographic, drug, laboratory result data, clinical notes and financial data. In this previous post, I described diagnose. Here, I describe procedures codes. Procedure codes serve two primary purposes, clinical record … Continue reading Types of healthcare data – Procedure code