Data Science


Nissan Social Media Data Challenge ➜

Last week Aridhia went to Sunderland to support and enable the Nissan Social Media Data Challenge at Sunderland Software Centre, providing AnalytiXagility as the event’s …



Risk Stratification: Reducing the Risk of Readmission within 30 Days ➜

It was announced under government plans in 2010 that hospitals will face financial penalties if patients are readmitted as an emergency within 30 days of …



An Introduction to R Parallelisation Support in AnalytiXagility ➜

Today I’m going to introduce you to the new R parallelisation capability that has been included in the latest version of AnalytiXagility and how we …



Beauty in Simplicity – Visualising Large-scale Genomic Data ➜

If you’ve spent any time looking into the visualisation of large-scale genomic data then you’ve probably encountered Circos, a visualisation tool developed for displaying and …



Getting Started with AnalytiXagility Mini-apps ➜

As you may know we launched the updated version of AnalytiXagility last week, and the platform now includes some great new capabilities in the form …



Introducing AnalytiXagility Mini-Apps – Rapid Prototyping for Clinical Applications ➜

Today I have the pleasure of announcing the latest release of our AnalytiXagility platform, and sharing with you the exciting new mini-apps feature in this …



Using Data to Improve Diabetes Care ➜

Summary
Large population data analysis provides useful clinical feedback to healthcare providers and national organisations, which aids the wider communication and understanding about changing healthcare demographics. …



The Use of Run Charts in Health Informatics ➜

What is a run chart?
Run charts are used in analytics to identify and display trends in data over time. Plotting a run chart can determine …



WELC Data Challenge Day ➜

On 9th September 2014, something very exciting happened in healthcare. AnalytiXagility hosted one of the largest NHS data exploration events to date at the WELC …



Risk Stratification and Hospital Readmission Rates ➜

Summary
Hospital readmission rates are often used as a proxy measure of how effectively healthcare is being delivered within a population. Targeting interventions at individuals at …



A Day in the Life of a Collaborative Data Science platform ➜

I’ve been working with diverse data sets for the last four months using Aridhia’s collaborative data science platform, AnalytiXagility.
This week the platform took centre stage …



Uses of Open Data ➜

Accident and Emergency (A&E) attendance
The UK Government launched its Open Data initiative in 2010, in a bid to make data available to drive innovation and …



Research Analytics – Data Interpretation in the Genomics Era ➜

We have been hard at work over the past few years developing our analytics platform aimed at healthcare providers, research institutions and life science research …



NHS England Hospital Data and Datasets Consultation – Aridhia’s Angle ➜

During the summer months our Clinical, Lifescience & Strategy group has been digesting and reflecting on NHS England’s paper launched in July, NHS Hospital Data …



Text Mining Clinical Histopathology Reports ➜

The Aridhia team has an ongoing commitment to researching and integrating emerging technologies and innovations into our product, so we encourage staff to collaborate on …



Where Treatments Meet Genetics: Making Stratified Medicine a Reality in Scotland ➜

Earlier this week, we announced our part in the Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre (SMS-IC), along with the healthcare and clinical research community in Scotland, …



Using Hadoop for Lung Volume Calculation from Computed Tomography ➜

This post outlines an initial investigation into distributed image analysis with Hadoop. The investigation focuses on an imaginary case study – the calculation of lung …



Faster, Cheaper, Better – Decoding Cancer with Whole Genome Sequencing ➜

The idea of personalised medicine still has an air of science fiction about it, but times are changing: we look at how whole genome sequencing …



Diabetes, Discovery and the Kuwait-Scotland eHealth Innovation Network ➜

As part of the Kuwait-Scotland eHealth Innovation Network [KSeHIN] team, we have been working closely with the University of Dundee, NHS Tayside and the Dasman …