hcm440 | undergraduate

Health Care Data Analytics

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This course will introduce students to the role of data and analysis in healthcare. Students will understand the concepts of analytics, informatics, the electronic health record and other data sources that can be used to support organizational strategies and initiatives. Other topics include, ethical and privacy issues in healthcare and the role of social media and mobile initiatives. Students will conduct a case study on a topic in healthcare analytics and implement recommendations for improvement.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Basic Data-Driven Decisions in Healthcare

    • Evaluate how the increased amount of healthcare data may impact decision-making processes.
    • Explain the primary sources and types of healthcare data.

    Complications of Business of Healthcare

    • Analyze the complexities of healthcare data analytics in comparison to other industries.
    • Explain how a lack of standardization can negatively affect a data-driven healthcare organization.
    • Identify healthcare regulations that require accurate, ethical, secured, and timely data analytics.

    Data Impact on Business of Healthcare

    • Determine how data affects the business of healthcare outcomes, i.e. revenue, pricing, and budgeting decisions.
    • Identify data sets commonly requested in healthcare settings.

    Effective Communication and How It Affects the Business and IT Teamwork

    • Determine healthcare data reporting needs and communicate them to IT and business personnel.
    • Evaluate healthcare data reports in support of specified business needs.
    • Examine principles of data sampling, analysis, and validation that can be used to assess healthcare data and processes.

    How to Use Data to Be a Data-Driven Healthcare Organization

    • Recommend solutions to healthcare problems using data reports.
    • Create a process improvement action plan as a result of data analysis.
    • Illustrate how data-driven results can create viable business solutions.
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