Category Archives: R

Efficient Geographic Coverage in SQL Server

Part 0: The Problem… A fairly common problem in the real world is to make sure you have enough of something — hospitals, gas stations, water towers — to accommodate the need in a particular area.  In Health care, where … Continue reading

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R Slopegraphs and the HHP Leaderboard

I’m still working on my visualization-fu, so when the Heritage Health Prize finally got announced, the final scores provided a simple source of data that I wanted to investigate. I’ve written about the HHP before.  After spending three years with the competition, … Continue reading

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