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92917 Using Health Care Data for Decision Making

6cp; 4 x 7hrs workshops; pre-learning 3hrs per workshop; professional studies subject

Professional studies subject


Postgraduate

Description

This subject provides a supervised experience for graduate students to learn about making health service decisions using data. Students learn how to explore and manipulate data that are assembled to replicate real patient data to both generate and answer questions. The focus may be managerial or clinical, or an integration of these. Students analyse the assembled patient dataset to generate and interpret health statistics, and translate them into health information and knowledge for decision-making. Students completing this subject develop the ability to explore health data and provide recommendations based on the findings.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

Spring session, City campus

Footnote(s)

This subject was formerly named Using Data in Health Care Analysis.


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Access conditions

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