hcs493 | undergraduate

Data Analytics For Health Care Managers

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This course focuses on the use of data analytics for health care managers. Emphasis will be on data collection, tools, and strategies related to the use of data to improve health outcomes. Students will manage, analyze, and interpret data to identify areas for continuous system 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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    Understanding the Basics of Statistics and Data Analysis

    • Explain the basic math concepts used in statistics.
    • Explain the role of statistics and data analytics in health care.
    • Explain data sets and data bases commonly used in health care.

    Data Presentation and Applications

    • Identify data presentation types used in the presentation of health care data.
    • Explain the best graphic display for different types of health data.
    • Explain statistics used in the different types of inpatient and outpatient settings.

    Clinical and Public Health Data

    • Explain common data analytic terms used in clinical settings and public health.
    • Explain sources of clinical and public health data.
    • Analyze data in both clinical and public health settings.

    Departmental and Financial Data

    • Explain key terms related to productivity and reimbursement.
    • Explain how to calculate case mix index and the impact on the organization.
    • Explain the difference between capital and operational budgets.

    Advanced Techniques in Data Analysis

    • Explain data quality and its importance to a health care organization.
    • Explain sampling and probability related to quality data.
    • Explain the importance of data mapping and scrubbing to an organization.
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