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September 13, 2011 - Doug Marttila on Data Visualization For Healthcare

Boston Flex User Group

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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Doug Marttila, Lead Visualization Engineer at PatientsLikeMe ( PatientsLikeMe.com )  will talk about the importance of patient reported data in healthcare; the user experience and architectural challenges that PLM faced in creating a platform for all diseases; and the design and code used in creating the patient charts. 

For more details please  check out patientslikeme.com, search for patients with specific conditions, or, click below to see two examples of public patient charts:

http://www.patientslikeme.com/patients/view/96179


http://www.patientslikeme.com/patients/view/faeroe347

PatientsLikeMe is the leading user-reported medical site in the world. With over 110,000 members, they have enormous amounts of patient reported data. In April of 2011, they released an updated version of their site which can support all of the approximately 3,500 diseases in the world.

Doug Marttila is Lead Visualization Engineer at PatientsLikeMe where he makes many of the user facing charts. He's been building charts for the web (mostly in Flash) for the past 12 years. His rarely updated blog is forestandthetrees.com.

 

Please join us after 6:30pm for discussion and refreshments. Talk begins promptly at 7pm.

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Adobe Waltham
21 Hickory Drive
Waltham, MA 02451-1011

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)


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