Those of us who work with data tend to think in very structured, linear terms. We like B to follow A and C to follow B, not just some of the time, but all the time. Health care data isn’t that way. It’s both diverse and complex making linear analysis useless. There are several characteristics of health care data that make it unique. Here are five, in particular: 1. Much of the data is in multiple places. Health care data tends to reside in multiple places. From different source systems, like EMRs or HR software, to different departments . . .
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