Pharmaceutical Analytics – 2

This is No.2 of a series of blogs I'm writing on pharmaceutical analytics. Future pieces will cover cost structures, analytic metrics, drug plan benefit management and predictive analytics. Please subscribe to receive those. Pharmaceutical/Drug data are used for prescription, dispensing, billing, utilization management etc. Almost all activities related to pharmaceuticals post launch utilize drug data extensively (at least … Continue reading Pharmaceutical Analytics – 2

On being Sensitive and Specific – analytically speaking

In this (technical) post, I illustrate how to calculate commonly used goodness of fit statistics. Goodness of fit statistics are essential components to doing statistical model building. They are how you tell whether your model is performing well ito explaining the patterns in your data. In practice, most of these are done automatically from the … Continue reading On being Sensitive and Specific – analytically speaking