Data Science Grant Opportunity

As part of the Moore-Sloan Data Science Environment’s ongoing attempt to foster interdisciplinary research, they recently announced the NYU Data Science Seed Grant.  The grant is open to NYU faculty researchers, and will fund 6-8 proposals of either up to $25,000, or up to $6,000, in addition to providing software engineering assistance from the data science incubator.  Neal Beck, an Affiliated Faculty … Continue reading Data Science Grant Opportunity

Medicare Releases Detailed Data on Prescription Drug Spending

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released data on the $103 billion in prescription drugs that providers prescribed in 2013 as part of the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program. The dataset, containing drug cost information for 36 million patients and 1 million prescribers, will allow consumers, providers, researchers, and other stakeholders to … Continue reading Medicare Releases Detailed Data on Prescription Drug Spending