UPDATED: Syndromic Surveillance 101 - Introduction to R for Health Surveillance

In this 26 minute video, Eric Bakota offers an overview of a free statistical package, R, and an overview of commonly used tips and tricks shared in the surveillance community for analysis work in R.

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April 30, 2019

Development of a Custom Spell-Checker for Emergency Department Data

Emergency department (ED) syndromic surveillance relies on a chief complaint, which is often a free-text field, and may contain misspelled words, syntactic errors, and healthcare-specific and/or facility-specific abbreviations. Cleaning of the chief complaint field may improve syndrome capture sensitivity and reduce misclassification of syndromes. We are building a spell-checker, customized with language found in ED corpora, as our first step in cleaning our chief complaint field.

June 18, 2019

Data capture and visualization for a canine influenza outbreak - New York City, 2018

Data-driven decision-making is a cornerstone of public health emergency response; therefore, a highly-configurable and rapidly deployable data capture system with built-in quality assurance (QA; e.g., completeness, standardization) is critical. Additionally, to keep key stakeholders informed of developments during an emergency, data need to be shared in a timely and effective manner.

June 18, 2019

Opioid Overdose Surveillance and Classification with R

Presented November 16, 2018.

November 30, 2018

Interactive Reporting & Dashboards in R Markdown - Intermediate & Advanced

Presented October 23, 2018.

Presenter

Edgar Ruiz is a solution's engineer at RStudio that has a background in deploying enterprise reporting and Business Intelligence solutions. He has posted multiple articles and blog posts sharing analytics insights and server infrastructure for Data Science. He lives with his family near Biloxi, MS. 

October 30, 2018

New Features in R Markdown & HTML Widgets - Intermediate & Advanced

Presented September 25, 2018.

Presenter

Edgar Ruiz is a solution's engineer at RStudio that has a background in deploying enterprise reporting and Business Intelligence solutions. He has posted multiple articles and blog posts sharing analytics insights and server infrastructure for Data Science. He lives with his family near Biloxi, MS. 

September 28, 2018

An Introduction to RStudio & R Markdown webinar - Beginner & Intermediate

Presented August 21, 2018 to the R Group for Biosurveillance.

Presenters

August 28, 2018

Text mining using tidy data principles

Presented April 25, 2018.

April 26, 2018

Using databases and dplyr to work with data in R

Presenter April 30, 2018.

April 30, 2018

Analyze US Census Data in R with tidycensus

Presented February 19, 2018.

February 19, 2018

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