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Yaqi Shi

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Yaqi Shi graduated from Capital Medical University in China with a bachelor’s degree of Medicine and is currently working on a Master’s of Science in Health Informatics at the University of San Francisco. She is interested in applying the most advanced technology to promote health. Before joining the Neo4j team, she volunteered with IT Support at the Asian and Pacific Islander Wellness Center and worked as a web assistant at the University of San Francisco School of Management.


Latest Posts by Yaqi Shi

Learn how Yaqi Shi used Neo4j for data integration and modeling to investigate the U.S. healthcare system.

Using Neo4j to Investigate Connections in the U.S. Healthcare System

Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by Yaqi Shi at GraphConnect San Francisco in 2016. Presentation Summary In this presentation, Yaqi Shi describes the process of developing Health-Graph, a model of how some of the key elements in the healthcare system are connected. With a... read more


Part 4 of using Neo4j to graph the healthcare industry: String matching for data relationships

My Neo4j Summer Road Trip to the World of Healthcare [Part 4]

Part 4: Create Relationships with FuzzyWuzzy Welcome back to my adventure to the world of healthcare! In the past three blog posts, I have discussed the data model of the healthcare graph, loading XML data into Neo4j and cleaning CSV data in the command-line interface. In this post, I will... read more


Part 3 of using Neo4j to graph the healthcare industry. This week: Cleaning up CSV data of providers

My Neo4j Summer Road Trip to the World of Healthcare [Part 3]

Part 3: Cleaning CSV Files in Bash Hi friends and welcome back to my summer road trip through the world of healthcare. For those who are new to my adventure, this is the third part of the blog series. Catch up right here with Part 1 and Part 2. I am using Neo4j to connect the multiple... read more


Part 2 of using Neo4j to graph the healthcare industry. This week: XML and lobbying disclosures

My Neo4j Summer Road Trip to the World of Healthcare [Part 2]

Part 2: Visualize XML Files in Neo4j with APOC Welcome back to my Neo4j summer adventure. In my previous post, I gathered all the available data and explored how to model the data into a healthcare graph. Starting with this post, I will be focusing on loading the data into the healthcare... read more


Part 1 of Using Neo4j to Graph the Healthcare Industry

My Neo4j Summer Road Trip to the World of Healthcare [Part 1]

Nothing excites me more than getting on an adventurous road trip to explore the unknown. What’s even better is this adventure doesn't involve getting sweaty and exhausted to drive long hours in the middle of nowhere. Yes, I'm talking about a digital road trip. This summer I will rock the world... read more