Process mining – getting to know your data
Before you start doing any detailed analysis of a dataset, especially if it a new dataset or one you are not familiar with, it is a good idea to spend a bit of time getting a feel for the data. This will save you time in the longer term and help you get better overall […]Read More
Can Apple build the best wellbeing services?
Rockley Photonics (Apple is a big customer) recently announced that it has come up with a ‘clinic-on-the-wrist’, a continuous and non-invasive solution for monitoring biomarkers including glucose, blood pressure and body temperature. With the Apple Watch already having ECG and blood oxygen level monitoring, the above leads to some interesting possibilities on how Apple can […]Read More
Targeting obesity policy interventions based on data
YouGov conducted a survey in May 2021 with 1,705 people in the UK and asked how effective or ineffective people thought various policies would be at tackling obesity in the UK. The results to the policy option ‘Giving people incentives and rewards such as shopping vouchers for eating better and exercising’ gave an interesting result. […]Read More
Process mining as a framework for AI
I have recently started to learn about process mining and how it can help with analysis of healthcare data. Process mining needs ‘timestamp’ of activities, for example when a particular ‘activity’ (for example, a surgical procedure or an investigation such as a CT scan) started and was completed. This allows us to understand the ‘pathways’ […]Read More