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The accidental analyst : show your data who's boss

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Eileen McDaniel, Stephen McDaniel. --Seattle, WA: Freakalytics , c2012.
Call Number
HD 30.4 M134 2012
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Are you drowning in a sea of data? Would you like to take control of your data and analysis to quickly answer your business questions and make critical decisions? Do you want to confidently present results and solutions to managers, colleagues, clients and the public? If so, you are an Accidental Analyst! Although you didn't plan for a career as a data analyst, you're now in a position where you have to analyze data to be successful. Whether you've been working with data for a few years or are…
Call Number
HD 30.4 M134 2012
Author
McDaniel, Eileen
Other Authors
McDaniel, Stephen
Responsibility
Eileen McDaniel, Stephen McDaniel
Place of Publication
Seattle, WA
Publisher
Freakalytics
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
288 p.
ISBN
9781477432266
Subjects (MeSH)
Data Interpretation, Statistical
Statistics as Topic
Subjects (LCSH)
Business--Research
Industrial management--Statistical methods
Mathematical statistics--Data processing
Abstract
Are you drowning in a sea of data? Would you like to take control of your data and analysis to quickly answer your business questions and make critical decisions? Do you want to confidently present results and solutions to managers, colleagues, clients and the public? If so, you are an Accidental Analyst! Although you didn't plan for a career as a data analyst, you're now in a position where you have to analyze data to be successful. Whether you've been working with data for a few years or are just getting started, you can learn how to analyze your data to find answers to real-world questions. Even if you're an expert, you'll find creative ideas on how to work with accidental analysts. Using illustrated examples, we'll walk you through a clear, step-by-step framework that we call The Seven C's of Data Analysis.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
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1
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Advanced concepts in surgical research

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edited by Mohit Bhandari, Bernd Robioneck ; associate editor, Emil Schemitsch ; managing editor, Sheila Sprague ; with contributions by Volker Alt ... [et al.]. --Stuttgart: Thieme , c2012.
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Advanced Concepts in Surgical Research is a practical, reader-friendly guide to planning, conducting, and evaluating solid, evidence-based surgical research that leads to high-quality results. Geared to the investigator who has already mastered basic principles, this book focuses on more advanced topics such as randomized controlled trials, survey design, observational studies, meta analyses, statistical concepts, reporting of data, and much more.
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Bhandari, Mohit
Robioneck, Bernd
Schemitsch, Emil H.
Sprague, Sheila
Alt, Volker
Responsibility
edited by Mohit Bhandari, Bernd Robioneck ; associate editor, Emil Schemitsch ; managing editor, Sheila Sprague ; with contributions by Volker Alt ... [et al.]
Place of Publication
Stuttgart
Publisher
Thieme
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 225 p.)
ISBN
9783131658111
9783131670212 (eISBN)
Subjects (MeSH)
Biomedical Research - methods
Clinical Trials as Topic
General Surgery
Research Design
Statistics as Topic
Specialty
General Surgery
Research
Abstract
Advanced Concepts in Surgical Research is a practical, reader-friendly guide to planning, conducting, and evaluating solid, evidence-based surgical research that leads to high-quality results. Geared to the investigator who has already mastered basic principles, this book focuses on more advanced topics such as randomized controlled trials, survey design, observational studies, meta analyses, statistical concepts, reporting of data, and much more.
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e-Book
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Basic allied health statistics and analysis

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Gerda Koch. --Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning , c2008.
Call Number
WX 158 K76b 2008
Location
Cape Breton Regional
This comprehensive resource is designed to explain how statistics are computed and applied in health care settings. The hands-on method requires you to think through a problem and choose the appropriate data to apply. Detailed examples and numerous practice opportunities present a step-by-step learning path that encourages mastery of concepts.
Call Number
WX 158 K76b 2008
Author
Koch, Gerda
Responsibility
Gerda Koch
Alternate Title
Allied health statistics and analysis
Place of Publication
Clifton Park, NY
Publisher
Delmar Cengage Learning
Date of Publication
c2008
Physical Description
342 p.
ISBN
9781428320895
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Facilities
Hospitalization
Statistics as Topic
Abstract
This comprehensive resource is designed to explain how statistics are computed and applied in health care settings. The hands-on method requires you to think through a problem and choose the appropriate data to apply. Detailed examples and numerous practice opportunities present a step-by-step learning path that encourages mastery of concepts.
Format
Book
Location
Cape Breton Regional
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Basic & clinical biostatistics

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Beth Dawson, Robert G. Trapp. (3rd ed.) --New York, NY: Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill , 2001.
Call Number
WA 950 D272b 2001
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
WA 950 D272b 2001
Author
Dawson, Beth
Other Authors
Trapp, Robert G.
Responsibility
Beth Dawson, Robert G. Trapp
Edition
3rd ed.
Alternate Title
Basic and clinical biostatistics
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill
Date of Publication
2001
Physical Description
399 p.
ISBN
0838505104
Subjects (MeSH)
Biometry
Statistics as Topic
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Loan Period
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Biostatistics for Radiologists : Planning, Performing, and Writing a Radiologic Study

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by Francesco Sardanelli, Giovanni Leo. --Milan: Springer , c2009.
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Author
Sardanelli, Francesco
Other Authors
Leo, Giovanni
Responsibility
by Francesco Sardanelli, Giovanni Leo
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2009
ISBN
9788847011335
Subjects (MeSH)
Biometry
Radiography
Research Design
Statistics as Topic
Subjects (LCSH)
Radiology, Medical
Statistics
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e-Book
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Online
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Clinical research for surgeons

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edited by Mohit Bhandari, Anders Joensson. --Stuttgart: Thieme , c2009.
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Online
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Bhandari, Morit
Joensson, Anders
Responsibility
edited by Mohit Bhandari, Anders Joensson
Place of Publication
Stuttgart
Publisher
Thieme
Date of Publication
c2009
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 315 p.)
ISBN
9783131439314
9783131494511 (eISBN)
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Trials as Topic
Ethics, Research
General Surgery
Research Design
Statistics as Topic
Treatment Outcome
Specialty
General Surgery
Research
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Clinical trials : a methodologic perspective

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Piantadosi, Steven. (2nd ed.) --Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Interscience , 2005.
Call Number
WA 950 P581c 2005
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
WA 950 P581c 2005
Author
Piantadosi, Steven
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Hoboken, NJ
Publisher
Wiley-Interscience
Date of Publication
2005
Physical Description
687 p.
Series Title
Wiley series in probability and statistics
ISBN
0471727814
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Trials as Topic - methods
Research Design
Statistics as Topic - methods
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
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3 weeks
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A clinician's guide to statistics and epidemiology in mental health : measuring truth and uncertainty

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Ghaemi, S. Nassir. --New York, NY: Cambridge University Press , 2009.
Call Number
WM 30 G411c 2009
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Call Number
WM 30 G411c 2009
Author
Ghaemi, S. Nassir
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Date of Publication
2009
Physical Description
151 p.
ISBN
9780521703583
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychiatry - methods
Statistics as Topic
Mental Disorders - epidemiology
Format
Book
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
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3 weeks
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A clinician's guide to statistics and epidemiology in mental health : measuring truth and uncertainty

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S. Nassir Ghaemi. --Cambridge: Cambridge University Press , 2009.
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Author
Ghaemi, S. Nassir
Responsibility
S. Nassir Ghaemi
Place of Publication
Cambridge
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Date of Publication
2009
Physical Description
151 p.
Series Title
Cambridge medicine
ISBN
9780511581250 (ebook)
9780521709583 (paperback)
Subjects (MeSH)
Mental Disorders - epidemiology
Psychiatry - methods
Statistics as Topic
Contents
Why data never speak for themselves -- Why you cannot believe your eyes : the three C's -- Levels of evidence -- Types of bias -- Randomization -- Regression -- Hypothesis testing : the dreaded p-value and statistical significance -- The use of hypothesis testing statistics in clinical trials -- The better alternative : effect estimation -- What does causation mean? -- A philosophy of statistics -- Evidence-based medicine : defense and criticism -- The alchemy of meta-analysis -- Bayesian statistics : why your opinion counts -- How journal articles get published -- How scientific research impacts practice -- Dollars, data, and drugs -- Bioethics and the clinician/researcher divide.
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e-Book
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Essentials of clinical research

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Stephen P. Glasser, editor. (Second edition) --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2014.
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In its extensively revised and updated Second Edition, this book provides a solid foundation for readers interested in clinical research. Discussion encompasses genetic, pharmacoepidemiologic and implementation research. All chapters have been updated with new information and many new tables have been added to elucidate key points. The book now offers discussion on how to handle missing data when analyzing results, and coverage of Adaptive Designs and Effectiveness Designs and new sections on C…
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Glasser, Stephen P
Responsibility
Stephen P. Glasser, editor
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (vi, 461 pages)
ISBN
9783319054704 (electronic bk.)
9783319054698
Subjects (MeSH)
Biomedical Research - methods
Clinical Trials as Topic - methods
Statistics as Topic - methods
Abstract
In its extensively revised and updated Second Edition, this book provides a solid foundation for readers interested in clinical research. Discussion encompasses genetic, pharmacoepidemiologic and implementation research. All chapters have been updated with new information and many new tables have been added to elucidate key points. The book now offers discussion on how to handle missing data when analyzing results, and coverage of Adaptive Designs and Effectiveness Designs and new sections on Comparative Effectiveness Research and Pragmatic Trials. Chapter 6 includes new material on Phase 0 Trials, expanded coverage of Futility Trials, a discussion of Medical Device approval, Off Label Drug use and the role of the FDA in regulating advertising. Additional new information includes the role of pill color and shape in association with the placebo effect and an examination of issues surrounding minority recruitment. The final chapter offers a new section on manuscript preparation along with a discussion of various guidelines being adopted by journals: CONSORT, STROBE, PRISMA, MOOSE and others; and coverage of Conflicts of Interest, Authorship, Coercive Citation, and Disclosures in Industry-Related Associations. Building on the strengths of its predecessor in its comprehensive approach and authoritative advice, the new edition offers more of what has made this book a popular, trusted resource for students and working researchers alike.
Contents
The Beginning - Historical Aspects of Clinical Research, Clinical Research: Definitions, "Anatomy and Physiology," and the Quest for "Universal Truth" -- Introduction to Clinical Research Concepts, Essential Characteristics of Clinical Research, Overview of Clinical Research Study Designs -- A Focus on Clinical Trials -- Alternative Interventional Study Designs -- Phase 4 (Postmarketing) Research -- The Role of the USA Food and Drug Administration in Clinical Research -- The Placebo and Nocebo Effect -- Recruitment and Retention in Clinical Research -- Data Safety and Monitoring Boards (DSMBs) -- Meta-analysis, Evidence-Based Medicine, and Clinical Guidelines -- Research Methods for Genetic Studies -- Research Methods for Pharmacoepidemiology Studies -- Implementation Research: Beyond the Traditional Randomized Controlled Trial -- Research Methodology for Studies of Diagnostic Tests -- Statistical Power and Sample Size: Some Fundamentals for Clinician Researchers -- Association, Cause, and Correlation -- Bias, Confounding, and Effect Modification (Interaction) -- It's All About Uncertainty -- Grant and Manuscript Writing -- The Media and Clinical Research -- Mentoring and Advising -- Presentation Skills: How to Present Research Results.
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Foundations of clinical research : applications to practice

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Portney, Leslie G., Watkins, Mary p. (3rd ed.) --Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson , 2009.
Call Number
W 20.5 P853 2009
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
W 20.5 P853 2009
Author
Portney, Leslie G.
Watkins, Mary p.
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Publisher
Pearson
Date of Publication
2009
Physical Description
892 p.
ISBN
978013176407
Subjects (MeSH)
Biomedical Research - methods
Statistics - methods
Statistics As Topic - Methods
Research Design
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
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1
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How to report statistics in medicine : annotated guidelines for authors, editors, and reviewers

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Thomas A. Lang, Michelle Secic. --Philadelphia, PA: American College of Physicians , 1997.
Call Number
WZ 345 L271h 1997
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WZ 345 L271h 1997
Author
Lang, Thomas A.
Other Authors
Secic, Michelle
Responsibility
Thomas A. Lang, Michelle Secic
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
American College of Physicians
Date of Publication
1997
Physical Description
367 p. : ill.
ISBN
0943126444
Subjects (MeSH)
Statistics as Topic
Medical Writing - standards
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
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1
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Introduction to randomized controlled clinical trials

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Matthews, John NS. (2nd ed.) --Boca Raton, FL: Chapman and Hall/CRC , 2006.
Call Number
W 20.5 M439i 2006
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
W 20.5 M439i 2006
Author
Matthews, John NS
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Boca Raton, FL
Publisher
Chapman and Hall/CRC
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
283 p.
Series Title
Texts in statistical science
ISBN
1584886242
9781584886242
Subjects (MeSH)
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Research Design
Statistics as Topic
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Introduction to Statistical Methods in Pathology

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Amir Momeni, Matthew Pincus, Jenny Libien. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This text provides a comprehensive and practical review of the main statistical methods in pathology and laboratory medicine. It introduces statistical concepts used in pathology and laboratory medicine. The information provided is relevant to pathologists both for their day to day clinical practice as well as in their research and scholarly activities. The text will begins by explaining the fundamentals concepts in statistics. In the later sections, these fundamental concepts are expanded and …
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Author
Momeni, Amir
Other Authors
Pincus, Matthew
Libien, Jenny
Responsibility
Amir Momeni, Matthew Pincus, Jenny Libien
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 317 p.) : 84 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319605432
9783319605425 (print ed.)
9783319605449 (print ed.)
9783319868837 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Laboratory Techniques
Data Interpretation, Statistical
Medical Laboratory Science
Pathology, Clinical - methods
Statistics as Topic
Specialty
Data Science
Pathology
Abstract
This text provides a comprehensive and practical review of the main statistical methods in pathology and laboratory medicine. It introduces statistical concepts used in pathology and laboratory medicine. The information provided is relevant to pathologists both for their day to day clinical practice as well as in their research and scholarly activities. The text will begins by explaining the fundamentals concepts in statistics. In the later sections, these fundamental concepts are expanded and unique applications of statistical methods in pathology and laboratory medicine practice are introduced. Other sections of the text explain research methodology in pathology covering a broad range of topics from study design to analysis of data. Finally, data-heavy novel concepts that are emerging in pathology and pathology research are presented such as molecular pathology and pathology informatics. Introduction to Statistical Methods in Pathology will be of great value for pathologists, pathology residents, basic and translational researchers, laboratory managers and medical students.
Contents
1. Why Every Pathologist Needs to Know Statistics -- 2. Assessing Diagnostic Tests -- 3. Probability and Probability Distribution -- 4. Linear Correlations -- 5. Cross Tabulation and Categorical Data Analysis -- 6. Comparing Sample Means -- 7. Multivariate Analysis -- 8. Imputation and Missing Data -- 9. Survival Analysis -- 10. Validation of New Tests -- 11. Statistical Concepts in Laboratory Quality Control -- 12. Critical Appraisal of Diagnostic Studies -- 13. Designing Diagnostic Studies -- 14. Statistical Concepts in Modern Pathology Practice.
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e-Book
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Jekel's epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive medicine, and public health

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by David L. Katz ... [et al.]. (4th ed.) --Philadelphia, Pa. ; London: Saunders , 2014.
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Online
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Katz, David L
Jekel, James F
Responsibility
by David L. Katz ... [et al.]
Edition
4th ed.
Alternate Title
Epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive medicine, and public health
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, Pa. ; London
Publisher
Saunders
Date of Publication
2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 405 p.)
ISBN
9781455706563 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Epidemiology
Preventive Health Services
Public Health
Statistics as Topic
Subjects (LCSH)
Epidemiology
Medical statistics
Medicine, Preventive
Preventive Health Services
Public health
Statistics as Topic
Notes
Formal title: Epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive medicine.
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Registration required for PDF access.
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Measurement and Analysis in Transforming Healthcare Delivery. Volume 1, Quantitative Approaches in Health Systems Engineering

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Peter J. Fabri. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This volume provides the important concepts necessary for a physician to participate in a reengineering process, develop decision-making skills based on probability and logic rather than "rules", and to measure and analyze meaningful outcomes of care delivery. This approach has been developed over ten years in a medical student-based program and has been enthusiastically embraced by medical students without backgrounds in engineering or statistics. More specifically, this text will introduce ph…
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Fabri, Peter J
Responsibility
Peter J. Fabri
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 181 p. : 32 illus., 31 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319408125
9783319408101 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Data Interpretation, Statistical
Decision Support Systems, Clinical
Decision Support Techniques
Statistics as Topic
Abstract
This volume provides the important concepts necessary for a physician to participate in a reengineering process, develop decision-making skills based on probability and logic rather than "rules", and to measure and analyze meaningful outcomes of care delivery. This approach has been developed over ten years in a medical student-based program and has been enthusiastically embraced by medical students without backgrounds in engineering or statistics. More specifically, this text will introduce physicians to relevant and available computer software, combined with an in depth knowledge of measurement, variation, and uncertainty. It provides a basis for the transformation of data into information, information into knowledge, and knowledge into wisdom. The first quarter of the book will address understanding and visualizing data, using statistical and graphic analysis. The next quarter addresses the fundamentals of applied statistics, and the application of conditional probability to clinical decision making. The next quarter addresses the four "cornerstones" of modern analytics: regression, classification, association analysis, and clustering. The final section addresses the identification of outliers and their importance in understanding, the assessment of cause and effect and the limitations associated with retrospective data analysis. This toolbox will prepare the interested physician to actively engage in the identification of problem areas, the design of process-based solutions, and the continuous assessment of outcomes of clinical practice. Armed with this toolbox, the reader will be "prepared to make a difference" in the rapidly changing world of healthcare delivery. Measurement and Analysis in Transforming Healthcare Delivery is an excellent resource for general practitioners, health administrators, and all medical professionals interacting with healthcare delivery.
Contents
1. Introduction to Measurement and Analysis -- Part I. Managing Data -- 2. Data and Types of Data -- 3. Software for Analytics -- 4. Measurement and Uncertainty -- Part II. Applying a Scientific Approach to Data Analysis -- 5. Mathematical and Statistical Concepts in Data Analysis -- Part III. Techniques in Analysis -- 6. Analysis by Modeling Data -- 7. Principles of Supervised Learning -- 8. Unsupervised Machine Learning: Datasets Without Outcomes -- 9. Survival Analysis -- 10. Interpreting Outcomes: Cause and Effect and p-values -- Useful Tools -- Appendix: Using R.
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Measurement and Analysis in Transforming Healthcare Delivery. Volume 2, Practical Applications to Engage and Align Providers and Consumers

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Harry C. Sax, editor. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This volume is complementary to Volume 1: Quantitative Approaches in Health Systems Engineering which provides in-depth analysis of the statistical and quantitative aspects of Health Systems Engineering. Volume 2: Practical Applications to Engage and Align Providers and Consumers builds upon these concepts with the integration of additional economic, performance and quality measures. Stressing the importance of changes in the economics of health care financing, it will serve as a resource for n…
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Sax, Harry C
Responsibility
Harry C. Sax, editor
Alternate Title
Practical Applications to Engage and Align Providers and Consumers
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 126 pages) : 9 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319462226
9783319462202 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Decision Support Techniques
Health Care Reform
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Statistics as Topic
Abstract
This volume is complementary to Volume 1: Quantitative Approaches in Health Systems Engineering which provides in-depth analysis of the statistical and quantitative aspects of Health Systems Engineering. Volume 2: Practical Applications to Engage and Align Providers and Consumers builds upon these concepts with the integration of additional economic, performance and quality measures. Stressing the importance of changes in the economics of health care financing, it will serve as a resource for not only leaders of organizations, but also providers who will be practicing a different type of medicine from that of which they were trained. After defining the challenges, the authors will quantify and define funds flows and various margins necessary for viability, how providers will be measured and rewarded for quality, and the importance of accurate dashboard of physician performance. Types of payment systems, including capitation, ACOs, risk contracts, and hybrid forms of fee for service will be defined and their relative advantages discussed. Lessons from other countries that provide high quality care at a lower cost will be examined for applicability to our challenges. Finally, experts in leadership will focus on influencing behavior to achieve results while remembering that healthcare is about the patient. This textbook will serve as a useful resource for clinicians, healthcare executives, governmental agencies, and emerging leaders in organizations.
Contents
Healthcare Transformation: What are the Challenges? -- Terminology and Applications: Hospital Performance Measures -- Measurements and Analysis in Transforming Healthcare Deliver--Terminology and Applications: Physician Performance -- Assuring Appropriate Care -- Aligning Medical Staff within the Academic Medical Center -- Aligning Healthcare Systems -- Influencing with Integrity -- Perspectives from Single Payer Systems -- Leadership to Encourage and Sustain Performance.
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Medical illuminations : using evidence, visualization and statistical thinking to improve healthcare

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Howard Wainer. --New York, NY: Oxford University Press , 2014.
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Author
Wainer, Howard
Responsibility
Howard Wainer
Alternate Title
Using evidence, visualization & statistical thinking to improve healthcare
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Date of Publication
2014
Physical Description
1 online resource, 175 p.
ISBN
9780191646034
Subjects (MeSH)
Data Interpretation, Statistical
Evidence-Based Medicine
Statistics as Topic
Subjects (LCSH)
Medical statistics
Evidence-based medicine
Delivery of Health Care - statistics & numerical data
Contents
New York's cancer maps : what we don't know won't hurt us, it's what we do know that ain't -- A centenary celebration for Will Burtin : a pioneer of scientific visualization -- That's funny ... -- Commentary on some graphs in the 2008 National Healthcare Quality Report -- Improving graphic displays by controlling creativity -- Diabetes and the obesity : taking a better look at blood sugar as a start -- A second look at second opinions, with hip fractures as an example -- False positives, or, Is a pound of prevention worth an ounce of cure -- Assessing long-term risk with shorter-term data -- A remarkable horse : an inquiry into the accuracy of medical predictions -- On the role of replication in the advance of science : the survival of the fittist -- What does it take to change practice? -- Why is a raven like a writing desk? Musing on the power of convention.
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Medical Informatics : Knowledge Management and Data Mining in Biomedicine

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edited by Hsinchun Chen, Sherrilynne S. Fuller, Carol Friedman, William Hersh. --Boston, MA: Springer Science+Business Media , c2005.
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Author
Chen, Hsinchun
Other Authors
Fuller, Sherrilynne S
Friedman, Carol
Hersh, William
Responsibility
edited by Hsinchun Chen, Sherrilynne S. Fuller, Carol Friedman, William Hersh
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Springer Science+Business Media
Date of Publication
c2005
Series Vol.
8
Series Title
Integrated Series in Information Systems
ISBN
9780387257396
Subjects (MeSH)
Medical Informatics
Information Management
Statistics as Topic
Subjects (LCSH)
Telecommunication in medicine
Bioinformatics
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e-Book
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Medical statistics : a guide to SPSS, data analysis, and critical appraisal

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Belinda Barton, Jennifer Peat. (2nd ed.) --Chichester, West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons , c2014.
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Statistics provides the necessary statistical tools to enable researchers to undertake and understand evidence-based clinical research. It is a practical guide to conducting statistical research and interpreting statistics in the context of how the participants were recruited, how the study was designed, what types of variables were used, what effect size was found, and what the P values mean. It guides researchers through the process of selecting the correct statistics and show how to best re…
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Barton, Belinda
Other Authors
Peat, Jennifer K
Responsibility
Belinda Barton, Jennifer Peat
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Chichester, West Sussex, UK
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource
ISBN
9781118589915 (electronic bk.)
1118589912 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Data Interpretation, Statistical
Research Design
SPSS (computer file)
Statistics as Topic
Subjects (LCSH)
Medicine - Research - Statistical methods
Medical statistics
Statistics as Topic - methods
Research Design
Notes
Author's names reversed on the first edition.
Abstract
Statistics provides the necessary statistical tools to enable researchers to undertake and understand evidence-based clinical research. It is a practical guide to conducting statistical research and interpreting statistics in the context of how the participants were recruited, how the study was designed, what types of variables were used, what effect size was found, and what the P values mean. It guides researchers through the process of selecting the correct statistics and show how to best report results for presentation and publication. Clear and concise explanations, combined with plenty of examples and tabulated explanations are based on the authors’ popular medical statistics courses.
Contents
Creating a SPSS data file and preparing to analyse the data -- Descriptive statistics -- Comparing two independent samples -- Paired and one-sample t-tests -- Analysis of variance -- Analyses of longitudinal data -- Correlation and regression -- Rates and proportions -- Risk statistics -- Tests of reliability and agreement -- Diagnostic statistics -- Survival analyses.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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