DocGraph to release the most accurate data picture to date of how cancer is treated by Medicare

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Health data scientist Fred Trotter joined Vice President Joe Biden and other national healthcare leaders today for the invitation only National Cancer Moonshot Summit. The Vice President announced that Trotter’s company, DocGraph, will release an open cancer dataset this year. The new dataset contains summarized information about almost a million Medicare cancer patients and more than 10 million specific claims events, providing the most accurate picture to date of how cancer is treated by Medicare.Use of this dataset will be open to anyone, including scientists, oncologists, and digital health entrepreneurs. DocGraph will work with analytics organization CareSet Systems to develop data challenges that engage the data science community in deriving insights from this data. According to Trotter, “we’re interested in exploring important differences in the…


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