Machine Learning

Creating, serializing and deploying a machine learning model for healthcare: Part 1

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Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are the buzzwords lately and it is heartening to find local HSPs scrambling to get on the bandwagon. The emphasis is mostly on creating models which require technical as well as clinical expertise. The quintessential ‘blackbox’ model is a good healthcare analytics exercise, but deploying the model to […]

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How to create a Neural Network model for business in 10 minutes

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Neural Network and deep-learning are the buzzwords lately. Machine learning has been in vogue for some time, but the easy availability of storage and processing power has made it popular. The interest is palpable in business schools as well. The ML related techniques have not percolated much from the IT departments to business, but everybody […]

OpenSource

Are you ready to ‘Git’ into Open Source

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Open Source health information systems provide cost-effective tools for healthcare. Even if you are not a coder, you may be able to contribute to open source projects. As a matter of fact, some open-source projects find it difficult to get volunteers to document and test the code. E-Health enthusiasts from the clinical and management fields often […]

Resources

Oscar eForm Generator

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OSCAR-Eform-Generator

Electronic capture of patient data is vital in any health information system. It ‘s hard to bundle every form that a clinician will ever need along with an EMR. The EMRs adopt various strategies to solve this problem, but a general standard is lacking. Eforms is OSCAR’s solution to this problem. The OSCAR eForms are […]

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HIPA, Strengthening The Foundation of The Privacy Law

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Most of us would have heard about PHIPA, the Personal Health Information Protection Act and QCIPA, the Quality of Care Information Protection Act. The foundation laws that are aimed to protect your Personal Health Information from those hackers and crooks who would love to get their hands on your personal information. Even with the establishment […]

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A Quick Intro To Interoperability

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Interoperability is one of the highest trending words that one might hear if they are stepping into the wonderful world of EHealth. It has become so necessary that one would probably have a chapter or two on it in every health informatics degree. Interoperability in simple terms is the way in which one system communicates […]

Research

LaTex template for eHealth Thesis

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eHealth Thesis

I have shared below the latex template for the MSc eHealth thesis (McMaster University). At the outset, let me state the standard disclaimer: This is not an official template, use this at your own risk. If you find any mistakes, fork it on GitHub and improve it. Latex is a system where “What You Get […]

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Up and running with activiti in 20 minutes

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Activiti-Explorer

Activiti is a BPMN automation tool that makes communication between business analyst and the developers easy. Activiti has a web-based graphical interface for business analysts to prepare workflows that can be enhanced by developers adding Java code using an Eclipse plugin. It has a lightweight engine that can be embedded in Java applications to deploy […]