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At ThotWave, we are passionate about the connectedness of our industry and trends which shape the future of healthcare. Each week, we curate content as part of our research discovery process and bring you the most relevant content from the world of healthcare analytics.

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Our Thots: Analytics Maturation Highlighted at 2016 Healthcare Analytics in Chicago

Our Thots: Analytics Maturation Highlighted at 2016 Healthcare Analytics in Chicago

by Monica Horvath, PhD This year marks the 5th Healthcare Analytics Conference held in Chicago and created by SourceMedia, publishers of HealthData Management.   I…

Pareto Charts: Separating Out the Vital Few from the Trivial Many

Pareto Charts: Separating Out the Vital Few from the Trivial Many

Many individuals use Pareto chart concepts without even realizing it.  It is one of the few analysis concepts that have leaped over the obstacle…

Big Data Success: Prioritize “Important” Over “Urgent”

Big Data Success: Prioritize “Important” Over “Urgent”

We know that not everything that is important gets prioritized. We are taught in business school that we must have strategy and purpose along…

Has your career path taken you to your level of misery yet? If so, retune!

Has your career path taken you to your level of misery yet? If so, retune!

This article is a year old, but I found it appropriate in talking to clients and friends trying to either improve employee engagement or…

Ways to Learn New Skills

Ways to Learn New Skills

Start with a talent. Do something you love. Surround yourself with experts in that field.  These all seem like common sense approaches to learning…

Ways to Learn New Skills

Ways to Learn New Skills

Start with a talent. Do something you love. Surround yourself with experts in that field.  These all seem like common sense approaches to learning…

I love the smell of knowledge in the morning!

I love the smell of knowledge in the morning!

Recently I found myself searching for a picture to accompany a recent post about the importance of understanding data. In searching our library of…

The real cost of healthcare

The real cost of healthcare

For me, and I am sure I am not the only one, healthcare seems to be an abyss of acronyms, rules, and regulations. We…

Understand Your Data Before Analyzing it is Crucial

Understand Your Data Before Analyzing it is Crucial

There is so much changing in the world of data, big data, Internet of Things, and healthcare data that we at ThotWave always like…

Introducing an incredibly clever way to test whether certain reported averages make sense

Introducing an incredibly clever way to test whether certain reported averages make sense

Not too long ago a few guys were noticing that the numbers in some published psychology papers didn’t make sense.  Not that they were…

Give Change a Chance: Top 3 Change Challenges

Nurturing talent requires more than simply sending people to courses

Give Change a Chance: Top 3 Change Challenges

Over the past few weeks, I have gotten a lot of feedback on my previous article on Change Management.  For most, it struck a resounding chord…

Beyond Best Practice: Grid Computing in the Modern World

Beyond Best Practice: Grid Computing in the Modern World

Beyond Best Practice: Grid Computing in the Modern World Jan Bigalke, Allianz Managed Operation & Services SE & Gregory S. Nelson, ThotWave Technologies This paper…

Change Management for Analytics Presentation

Change Management for Analytics Presentation

<h1>Change Management: The Secret to a Successful SAS® Implementation</h1> Gregory S. Nelson ThotWave Technologies, Chapel Hill, NC Abstract Whether you are deploying a new capability…

Change Management for Analytics

Change Management for Analytics

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Data4Decisions Presentation on Analytic Staffing Models

Data4Decisions Presentation on Analytic Staffing Models

Analytics Staffing Models of Health Systems That Compete Well Using Data Analytic leaders are facing unprecedented pressure as expectations from the digitization of health…

Managing Data to Achieve Analytic Goals

Managing Data to Achieve Analytic Goals

This video is about Managing Data To Achieve Analytic Goals – Lessons from Health Analytics Trailblazers

Getting Started with Data Governance

Getting Started with Data Governance

While there has been tremendous progress in technologies related to data storage, high performance computing and advanced analytic techniques, organizations have only recently begun…

Practical Implications of Sharing Data: A Primer on Data Privacy, Anonymization, and De-Identification

Practical Implications of Sharing Data: A Primer on Data Privacy, Anonymization, and De-Identification

Researchers, patients, clinicians, and other healthcare industry participants are forging new models for data sharing in hopes that the quantity, diversity, and analytic potential…

The Journey to Becoming an Analytics Center of Excellence

The Journey to Becoming an Analytics Center of Excellence

NCHICA 20th Annual Conference Featured ThotWave and Duke Health’s Monica Horvath, PhD ThotWave was one of two organizations selected to conduct a 4-hour workshop…

Data and Analytics: The Foundation for an Evolving Healthcare System

Data and Analytics: The Foundation for an Evolving Healthcare System

ThotWave was invited to present an analytics workshop at Southern Atlantic Healthcare Alliance (SAHA) education college on July 22. SAHA was founded a decade ago to…

Data Convergence in Life Sciences and Healthcare

Data Convergence in Life Sciences and Healthcare

The increased pace of advances in science, technology, and healthcare and the need for medical breakthroughs have blurred the lines between traditional Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical…

Best Practices for Managing and Monitoring SAS® Data Management Solutions

Best Practices for Managing and Monitoring SAS® Data Management Solutions

SAS® and DataFlux® technologies combine to create a powerful platform for data warehousing and master data management. Whether you are a professional SAS administrator…