Data Analysis

Do Longer Hospital Stays Lead to Better Outcomes?

Feature | November 11, 2014

Extending hospital stays by just one day could save lives — and taxpayers’ money.

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Dealing in Data

Feature | July 23, 2014

When it comes to negotiating the most profitable prices, humans help — but data delivers.

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What Makes an Idea Creative?

Feature | June 19, 2014

If you want your idea to be innovative, you need to hit the right mix of novelty and familiarity, a new study shows.

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Insights Gained

Off The Shelf | March 21, 2014

In his new book, Mark Broadie illustrates the value of developing a fresh approach to a pursuit mired in tradition, and brings analytics to golf.

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Biomedical R&D Today Increases Longevity Tomorrow

Feature | February 21, 2014

New research shows that greater spending on biomedical research reduces future mortality rates.

Topics: Data Analysis, Healthcare, Innovation, Public Policy | Read Article

Observations from the Real World

Feature | November 07, 2013

A new statistical method provides a way to better approximate lab settings when analyzing data.

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