In the beginning

tl;dr - I gave my team a 30 min intro to R talk and followed up with an email listing useful resources for people who have never tried R. I work in a small team of 9 performance, costing and electronic medical record (EMR or EHR) analysts at a publicly funded peadiatric hospital in Melbourne, Australia. I have been on my own quixotic (adj. possessing or acting with the desire to do noble and romantic deeds, without thought of realism and practicality; exceedingly idealistic)