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Welcome

Welcome to CodeMD!

After a slight delay, we’ve launched! What a journey it’s been to get here – with lots of twists and turns along the way. We’ve learnt a lot about what sort of platform you, our audience, is interested in – and we hope that we continue to develop with you in mind. As we launch, […]

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Intro to Python

Starting your Python Journey with Ease

Here at CodeMD, we are committed to helping those getting up to speed with Python so that you can start to take your ideas to creations. In the coming next few weeks we will be adding new content to help you on your way to Python Proficiency! The type of content will be varied because […]

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Intro to Python

What’s Python all about?

So you’ve decided to start programming and may have heard Python is a popular language to start with. It’s important to know what the language is about before diving in. In this article, we will be taking you through what Python is, what it can be used for, and you will understand a bit about […]

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Intro to Python

You Have The Skills To Code Easily. Why you should!

In this article, I’m going to outlay why you should code and more importantly convince you, you already have the skills necessary to achieve it. Code is everywhere, a person born in the 2000s is inherently digitally native and known nothing else! Behind all technology, you’ll have already encountered already are two things, software and […]

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CodeMD

Want to join the team?

At CodeMD, we’re looking to bring together a team to work towards the common goal of empowering everyone to innovate for healthcare! We’re looking for people with a special skill that you think will be important to teach clinicians, with a particular emphasis on coding skills. If you’re interested in joining, or even learning more, […]

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Slack Channel

Join the Slack Community!

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve got a slack channel for everyone to join to meet other like-minded individuals, get help from the community, and work on projects together! Join the Slack channel here!

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Google Colaboratory

Using supercomputers to code for FREE!

Here at CodeMD, we believe that learning to code shouldn’t be a slow, laborious process. We want to keep this tutorial as short as we can to ensure you get enough information to get your coding quickly. Please follow this like a road-map, a step-by-step guide on how to get set up in and you […]

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Sentiment Analysis

Quantifying emotions in language using code!

Quite often, the data that we have is in a written format. We may want to convert that to a number for analysis, and so may analyse it ourselves using a set of criteria that we devise in our heads. However, this introduces human bias. To reduce this, we can create some code which will […]

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Medical Calculators

How to make a Medical Calculator (SIRS)

Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) is a problem in hospitals. It refers to widespread inflammation across the body. Using a simple program, we can create a calculator to rapidly (and automatically) determine if a patient meets the criteria for SIRS. Pre-Requisites Ensure that you read this tutorial to learn the basics of Colaboratory and how to navigate […]

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Neural Networks

Predicting Hospital No-Shows using neural networks

Approximately 20% of medical appointments that are booked are not attended in the UK. This costs an estimated £1 billion annually. If we were able to predict who might not show up, we could take targeted measures to encourage them to do so, such as tailored text alerts or a quick phone call. Let’s try […]