Predictive Solutions Series – Draper & Dash’s Stranded and Super Stranded Patient Module

Lots of exciting things are happening with Draper and Dash at the moment. We have been working with key healthcare partners to design some core predictive machine learning algorithms to enable trusts to more effectively manage their performance, demand and capacity pressures. This series focuses on Stranded Patients and Super Stranded patients – these are…

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Deploying a ML model in R

As a product of a series of training sessions Draper & Dash have been undertaking on Machine Learning using R – a candidate from the course asked “how do you split a model to later be used in a live / production environment?”. This post aims to answer that question: I hope you find this…

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RODBC helper function

The number of times I have to connect to SQL and I forget part of the RODBC command to connect to an internal data table. As part of a project I am working on I have been connecting to lots of different sources and became tired of typing lots of lines and repeating the same…

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NHS-R Community: Up the R-evolution

It seems like two seconds ago since I was frantically preparing slides for the first NHS community. Wow – what an experience and kudos to the team @NHS-R Community for arranging it. The full content of the event has been posted: https://nhsrcommunity.com/nhs-r-conference-9-october-2018/. What a fantastic event this was and I met many of my fellow…

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