Data analytics aren’t just abstract concepts involving numbers and spreadsheets. They are tools for solving problems and investigating causalities of matters that can literally be about life and death.
Over the next few weeks, you’ll discuss with the class the role analytics had or should have had in a real-life case study from years ago that involved an abnormally high mortality rate for two cardiac surgeons practicing in Indiana and Kentucky. In the weeks to come, you’ll look at the way this case study relates to data. But first, provide your initial reactions
Read the news article attached and provide your initial impression of the case. Were these doctors incompetent? Or just unlucky? Who was at fault for all of those deaths? By the due date for this discussion, write 300-500 words.