Promoting the use of R in the NHS

Author: Chris Mainey

About Chris Mainey

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS FT (HED)

I'm an Intelligence Analyst with Healthcare Evaluation Data (HED), a HED-based benchmarking system provided by University Hospitals Birmingham NHS FT. Currently completing my PhD with UCL on statistical and machine learning approaches for modelling the NRLS incident reporting data. Spend most of my time in R nowadays, with main interesting in stats and ML modelling techniques, visualisation and teaching/training. Taking the step towards github, blogging etc. but need to finish my thesis first!

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