Visualizing Medicare Physician Co-Occurrence and Payment Data Geographically - Part 2

By Alec Macrae,


In Part 1 of this 2-part post, we introduced a dataset from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), defined co-occurrence relationships between physicians based on that data, and used data visualization to look closely into the CMS payment data geographically thereby uncovering some trends related to the highest grossing physicians. Now in Part  … Read more

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  Tags: Dev

Visualizing Medicare Physician Co-Occurrence & Payment Data Geographically - Part 1

By Alec Macrae,


As a result of the Freedom of Information Act requests, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have released an unprecedented amount of data on healthcare providers participating in Medicare. An earlier blog post went into more detail about what this data contains and explored the co-occurrence neighborhoods of the 5 top grossing physicians.  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Dev

The top 3 things we love most about the PokitDok HealthGraph

By Alec Macrae,


We are building the world's largest health graph In our last post, we introduced the latest thing the Data Science team is building for PokitDok: the PokitDok HealthGraph. Today, we'd like to tell you why we are excited about this technology and give you a closer look into the connectivity of the PokitDok HealthGraph. The  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: API, Dev

The PokitDok HealthGraph

By Alec Macrae,


Why We Love Healthcare In Graphs While the front-end team has been busy putting together version 3 of our healthcare marketplace, the data science team has been hard at work on several things that will soon turn into new products. Today, I'd like to give you a sneak peek at one of these projects, one  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: API, Dev