The Apixio Engineering Blog

Engineers and data scientists build Apixio from square one, creating a complex stack to
solve challenging technical problems. This is our blog.

Introduction to Machine Learning

Yan Virin

This is the first in a two-part blog post about one of the methods we’ve employed to help us make the best use of our training data. In this first post we’ll give a brief introduction to some basics of machine learning and a couple of the problems we face. The second post will be […]

Engineering a Solution to Healthcare’s Data Problem: My Summer Internship at Apixio


I’ve been able to work on a project that eliminates technical debt for the company and directly impacts our users. Coders will do a better job identifying each patient’s conditions. Using this information, insurance companies can work to provide better personalized care for their members. While this was only a small project, my work feels significant and I am extremely proud to be a part of the Apixio team this summer.

Four Key Updates from the Chrome Dev Summit

Alex Kras

Last week I attended the Chrome Dev Summit, Google’s annual conference on web development. While the entire Summit was interesting (and you can see my full notes here), I was particularly struck by a handful of updates which will have a direct impact on Apixio’s products. I believe that other companies with web-facing products might […]

Notes from the 2016 Chrome Dev Summit

Alex Kras

Last week I got to attend the Chrome Dev Summit, an annual two-day conference hosted by Google where they announced latest developments relevant to the web technology. Here are my full notes from this conference. Since there was so much information presented, I decided to organize it by subject, instead of chronological order of talks […]

How a Healthcare Data Science Company Thinks About Logging

Anthony LaRocca

At Apixio, our improved logging infrastructure has had a significant impact on the way we work and enhanced the quality of our product. A few years back, we had lots of logs that looked like this: INFO Apr 18, 2016 1:19:30 PM Started writing blog DEBUG Apr 18, 2016 2:20:15 PM Edited blog […]


John Schneider

In fewer than ten years Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems have gone from 10% industry adoption to 90%. This expansion, which is largely due to incentives that came with the HITECH bill that preceded the Affordable Care Act, has begun the transformation of the healthcare industry from a largely paper-based to a technology-enabled services industry. […]