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It’s Vegas Baby

February 29, 2016

As the nation monitors the back and forth between the FBI and Apple over unlocking the San Bernadino shooter’s iPhone, health IT professionals face their own major security and privacy challenges.

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Gerrymandering Pop Health

January 18, 2018

The word “gerrymander” comes from the pairing of Gerry’s name with the shape of one of the contorted districts north of Boston that resembled a salamander (see Figure 1). This gerrymandering of the Massachusetts Senate proved so successful that although the Federalist party won both the election for governor and a majority of the Massachusetts House, they failed to win the Senate, then controlled by the Democratic-Republicans.

The sophisticated analytics that allow for the gerrymandering of election districts also offer a model that can be applied in the delivery of population health services.

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