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Data Stories: ER Visits; The Supreme Court

What's sending people to the emergency room, plus how has the liberal/conservative balance of the Supreme Court changed over the years?

The Supreme Court: Liberal/Conservative Shifts

The New York Times presents two charts that examine the historic shift between liberal and conservative outlooks of the Court here.


ER Visits: Not All Life-or-Death

What product-related injuries are sending the most people to the hospital?  The Consumer Product Safety Commission sampled U.S. hospitals and extracted product-related injury information from 2014 -- 367,000 records with details of about 13.8 million ER visits.  This chart highlights the top 250 products by month.

About the Author

Asim Razvi is the vice president of education and research at TDWI. Focused on business intelligence (BI) for the last 20 years, he has launched and built large-scale consulting practices that have delivered complex analytics with a commitment to excellence for multiple companies including Accenture, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Cognizant. His background includes working on the data warehouse for the SCE smart grid project and building applications for demand forecasting, demand response, and mobile, as well as multiple geospatial monitoring and efficiency solutions. He has engaged and worked with Microsoft, HSBC, and many of the Fortune 500 to establish and implement their core BI road map and strategy. On the presentation circuit, he has delivered sessions on OLAP key competitive advantages for the Microsoft Global Sales Summit and core healthcare analytics with Microsoft at AHIP. He holds a degree in mathematics and computer science from California State University, Fullerton.

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