moneyball

Part III: Moneyball medicine, narratives, probabilities, and making better medic
The Ohio Lottery is now 500+ million. $700 million has already been taken in on this drawing, not a bad for the state. Lotteries work and Vegas was built on this simple notion: we believe we can beat the odds, we all believe we are a little special. Part of our notion of being special, of our... Read more
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ACOs and Moneyball medicine part II: A new era of Network Science in health care
Dave Chase (@chasedave), CEO of Avado, spoke at the Collaborative Health Consortium's weekly Pilots and Collaborations call last Friday. Dave led with the quote from Dr. Josh Umbehr:
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Big data, algorithms, and moneyball medicine - Part I
I finally got around to watching Moneyball this week. Great film. Roger Ebert points out that the film "isn't so much about sports as about the war between intuition and statistics." (I'll let you guess who wins if you haven't seen the movie). The main character was neither Billy Beane (Brad Pitt)... Read more
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