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DICOM Processing and Segmentation in Python

DICOM is a pain in the neck.  It also happens to be very helpful.  As clinical radiologists, we expect post-processing,...

What’s in a Date?

What’s in a Date?

Somewhat surprisingly, one of the most challenging types of data to deal with is the simple date. We all know...

Data Science and Machine Learning Developments in 2016

Data Science and Machine Learning Developments in 2016

    As we welcome 2017, it’s time to sum up the key developments in data science and machine learning...

Creating a RSNA Word Cloud

The RSNA conference will take place in Chicago in 1 month. If you’ve already started looking at the meeting program,...

NLP Basics – Preparing Radiology Report for Tokenization

We all want order in life, but working with radiology reports computationally sometimes is like giving an Easter bunny to...

Azure Notebooks in Preview Status – And It’s Pretty Awesome

The hardest thing learning data science is getting started. The hardest thing about starting is learning how to set up...

How Predictive Analytics Helps Assess Your Missing Data

For years, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has provided claims Physician/Supplier Procedure Summary Master File for any researcher ...

Digging into Inpatient Radiology Patterns from Scratch

There is an ever increasing push in radiology towards value-based imaging. In the US, many inpatient stays are reimbursed as...

Its not Python OR R, its Python AND R

Bill Lattner recently published a good, if somewhat technical, post titled Forget Python vs. R: how they can work together....

Medicare Data by State – Lumbar MRI and Mammography