University of Technology Sydney

92036 Contemporary Approaches to Health Analytics

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Requisite(s): 92917 Using Health Care Data for Decision Making
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Anti-requisite(s): 96333 Contemporary Approaches to Health Analytics

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This subject is an extension of the knowledge and skill students learnt in the subject “92917 – Using Healthcare Data for Decision Making” and will focus on the skills used to deliver clinical and programmatic insights into the complex interdependencies that drive health outcomes. Students will learn how to extract data from databases to answer a research question, and to use appropriate software to profile data to check for data quality. Students will also learn how to preform descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytics on healthcare data. The analytic skills acquired from this subject will enable health information management graduates to effectively work in a data rich healthcare environment.

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