In this episode we cover the race baiting that has gone in in the New England Journal of Medicine. Warning! The podcast is up to an hour long, is tangential and also contains personal anecdotes and light politics. As opposed to the inspirational clinicians section that tries to pack information into a short interview this … Continue reading Bryan Podcast: Episode 5
The more familiar you get with code and databases the more you cringe when you hear that the data is in Excel. As soon as I got the hang of databases I would try my best to avoid excel at all costs. It's slow, takes up a lot of memory for what it's storing, gets … Continue reading Use Excel? Automate and speed up the boring stuff with Python!
This is a first of a series where I and Nathan Blake answer questions and generally talk about med tech and clinical innovation in a relaxed fashion. Warning! The podcast is over an hour long, is tangential and also contains personal anecdotes and light politics. As opposed to the inspirational clinicians section that tries to … Continue reading Bryan Podcast: Episode 1
From what my email inbox tells me there is an interest from junior doctors who want to learn how to code. Some see it as a way to get out of medicine, others see it as a mandatory skill for innovation forced by the ever increasing presence of machine learning and tech in healthcare. Some … Continue reading Should a clinician honestly learn how to code to advance their career?
My postgrad is coming close. The hours worked in A and E will be reduced soon and I'm having to refer project opportunities to other people. One thing that gladly doesn't change is the email correspondence. I love hearing from people, exchanging ideas and listening to other peoples' stories. Recently I have received a number of … Continue reading What do you want out of this?
coAs it is for many doctors and nurses maths and mathematical modelling isn’t covered much in education. This doesn’t mean that the undergraduate education needs an overhaul. There is a lot of learn when training to be a nurse or doctor. However, when doctors and nurses start finding their way in the clinical setting some … Continue reading How to construct a mathematical model
During my clinical career in emergency medicine, I have made the transition to physics graduate, computer programmer and mathematical modeller. Working with doctors and nurses on the front line whilst doing this has given me the insight as to how front line clinicians view certain concepts. There’s a general misunderstanding on what a physics degree … Continue reading Why Machine learning in Medicine?