Where is Biotech and Big Pharma on Social Media?

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“The absence of pharma brands on social media creates a significant void of reputable healthcare information to aid patients.” posits Dawn Lacallade, LiveWorld. Why isn’t the pharmaceutical industry more active on social media? They would say advertising restrictions and other FDA regulations severely limit their ability to have a social media presence. There is a… Read more »

The Future of Big Data Analytics in Sports

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Love ‘em or Hate ‘em Branch Rickey, of breaking the baseball color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers and Jackie Robinson fame, had a lifelong fascination with statistical analysis. In 1913 he hired someone to sit behind home plane and keep track of how many bases each player achieved for himself and his teammates. Michael Lewis’… Read more »

Predictive Policing in Chicago – Success or Failure?

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“If Chicago doesn’t fix the horrible “carnage” going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016), I will send in the Feds!” @realDonaldTrump tweeted on January 24, 2017.   Can predictive policing save lives in Chicago?   Los Angeles implemented a predictive policing program in 2008 using analytical techniques to determine… Read more »

Meet the Team: Nihar Parikh, Biostatistics Recruiter

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If you look real fast, you can see Nihar Parikh speeding around the streets of Chicago on his new carbon fiber bike.  To survive those busy and icy streets, Nihar uses the same skills that make him a great recruiter:  steadiness, speed and efficiency.  Nihar has proven himself to be an insightful assessor of technical… Read more »

Meet the Team: Nihar Parikh, Analytics and Data Science Recruiter

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If you look real fast, you can see Nihar Parikh speeding around the streets of Chicago on his new carbon fiber bike.  To survive those busy and icy streets, Nihar uses the same skills that make him a great recruiter:  steadiness, speed and efficiency.  Nihar has proven himself to be an insightful assessor of technical… Read more »