Christopher Redpath

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A methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) control policy, aimed at eradication, was established at a 1000-bed hospital in 1985, applied consistently for 10.5 years, and then relaxed. Its components included screening of high-risk patients, transfer of carriers to exhaust-ventilated isolation rooms, closure of wards to new admissions when local(More)
SAS brings a revolutionary approach for analytical based data visualization, exploration and reporting. Come and join us for a whirlwind tour through SAS Visual Analytics 6.1 inspired by customer experiences and use cases. We start with an overview of the technology concept behind SAS VA and enter into the Hub, leading to various destinations during the(More)
BACKGROUND antibiotic-associated diarrhoea caused by Clostridium difficile is increasing in hospitals, and older people are at particular risk. OBJECTIVE to establish whether reducing patient exposure to injectable third-generation cephalosporins by substituting alternative antibiotics can produce a cost-effective reduction in the incidence of(More)
So you have big data and need to know how to quickly and efficiently keep your data up-to-date and available in SAS® Visual Analytics? One of the challenges that customers often face is how to regularly update data tables in the SAS® LASR™ Analytic Server, the in-memory analytical platform for SAS Visual Analytics. Is appending data always the right answer?(More)
SAS ® Visual Analytics delivers the power of approachable in-memory analytics in an intuitive web interface. The scalable technology behind SAS Visual Analytics should not just benefit the analyst or data scientist in your organization, but, indeed, everyone regardless of their analytical backgrounds. This paper outlines a framework for the creation of a(More)
Security-conscious organizations have rigorous IT regulations, especially when company data is available on the move. This paper explores the options available to secure a deployment of SAS ® Mobile BI with SAS ® Visual Analytics. The setup ensures encrypted communication from remote mobile clients all the way to back-end servers. In addition, the(More)
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