Shiny

papr - rate papers on biorxiv in a single swipe and help science!

Like a lot of modern scientists I now find papers to read to a large extent based on what I see on social media. It is a great way to find out what my colleagues are reading and keep up with the newest cool research. A few weeks ago I released a really simple prototype for an app that would improve on this experience called papr, its like Tinder but for papers :).

A Shiny web app to find out how much medical procedures cost in your state.

Today the front page of the Huffington Post featured the Today the front page of the Huffington Post featured the that shows the cost of many popular procedures broken down by hospital. We here at Simply Statistics think you should be able to explore these data more easily. So we asked Today the front page of the Huffington Post featured the Today the front page of the Huffington Post featured the that shows the cost of many popular procedures broken down by hospital.

Introducing the healthvis R package - one line D3 graphics with R

We have been a little slow on the posting for the last couple of months here at Simply Stats. That’s bad news for the blog, but good news for our research programs! Today I’m announcing the new healthvis R package that is being developed by my student Prasad Patil (who needs a website like yesterday), Hector Corrada Bravo, and myself*. The basic idea is that I have loved D3 interactive graphics for a while.