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bio website upmc.com/Pages/default.aspx
location Pittsburgh, PA
age 52
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I work at UPMC, a nonprofit integrated global health enterprise based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I have been in one form of data processing/analytics or another in the medical arena for the last ten years.


Mar
29
awarded  Yearling
Feb
13
comment On a US keyboard why is + shifted but - isn't?
@TRiG, yes but the OP is not asking about Hyphens, they are asking about symbols that look like math symbols. - & - both look pretty much the same.
Feb
13
answered On a US keyboard why is + shifted but - isn't?
Jan
15
comment Why do washing machines have windows?
@RumiP. you can open a dishwasher that is running, and not flood the floor. A washing machine has a water level the is halfway up the door. No other household machine has this issue. Also Microwaves have windows...
Jan
6
comment Email address as username--how to reduce incidence of bad entry
@MartinBrown the question/answer is about registration, not sign in.
Dec
20
comment Evidence that requiring registration using facebook/twitter/google on a public terminal increases abandonment rates?
@Brian, your comments are becoming an answer with references. Maybe you should post it?
Dec
20
comment Evidence that requiring registration using facebook/twitter/google on a public terminal increases abandonment rates?
@Brian, where is the evidence?
Nov
20
comment Does adding PayPal to a checkout increase conversion rate?
First do you have wish list or some other method for customers to group items they are interested in? Second have you compared your cart abandoment to any published baymard.com/lists/cart-abandonment-rate rates to see what side of the norm you are on?
Nov
14
comment What are the standards for expected time to 'First Contact' with client for an electronic communication?
This is good answer but I am looking for published standards.
Nov
13
comment Is there a term for a smart text field that provides a different experience based on the content entered into the text field?
'Google search window'
Nov
12
revised What are the standards for expected time to 'First Contact' with client for an electronic communication?
Clarify
Nov
12
asked What are the standards for expected time to 'First Contact' with client for an electronic communication?
Nov
11
answered Tell administration environment apart from the operational one
Nov
8
comment Tell administration environment apart from the operational one
Why, it sounds like one group uses one and the other group uses the other. Why do you need to tell them apart?
Nov
6
comment What is the recommended time before a reset password link expires?
This answer expresses an opinion when the question asks for a standard.
Nov
5
comment What's an alternative UI for an event date?
How are you going to offer them the right date without "clicking a ton of time on a date picker"?
Nov
4
comment Dashboards: What's more important, upper right part of the screen or the lower left?
Why? It is unclear if this a question to solve a problem or a random request for opinion.
Nov
1
comment What's the best method of email verification?
Or this one ux.stackexchange.com/questions/46110/…
Oct
30
comment Using radio buttons or drop down list when the number of options can vary greatly
Is there a reason you can not have multiple select in your drop down? Most systems will allow multiple select with ctrl
Oct
30
answered Using radio buttons or drop down list when the number of options can vary greatly