Source:Coulter Jones; Charles Ornstein; Fabiola Torres Lopez - 2198Coulter Jones; Charles Ornstein; Fabiola Torres Lopez
Affiliation:The Wall Street Journal; ProPublica; Ojo PúblicoThe Wall Street Journal; ProPublica; Ojo Público
The past two years have seen a proliferation of public data sets that let you search for doctors and see the pharmaceutical company payments they’ve received, the drugs they’ve prescribed and the money they’ve collected from Medicare. This is true not only in the United States, but increasingly, around the world. You’ll leave here with a better understanding of what datasets are publicly available, how to create your own health data set and cautions to keep in mind.