University of Technology Sydney

96342 Using Health Care Data for Decision Making

6cp; All content is posted online and / or through Zoom sessions (which are recorded so they can be watched as needed). Students are to ensure that they do watch all the related content in the weeks before they attend the zoom sessions, as there is no time available to cover this information. ; availability: online coursework degrees students only
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 92917 Using Health Care Data for Decision Making

Professional studies subject



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


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

Detailed subject description.

Access conditions

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