Who should attend
Professionals in the health care industry or data analyts looking to enter the health care field.
About the course
Extract Valuable Insights From Health Care Data
Big data is driving big changes in the health care industry, enhancing the collection and analysis of patient information and improving diagnoses and treatment. Increasingly, organizations are looking for professionals with the data analytics skills to turn massive amounts of available health care data into meaningful insights, and to improve the speed and efficiency of existing processes.
In this three-course certificate program, you’ll develop the high-level expertise needed to meet requirements for data reporting, performance improvement and related health care measurements. We’ll examine the most common types of data used in health care — clinical, financial, operational and pharmaceutical — and cover the best tools for processing and sharing this data. Learn to use quantitative methods to influence decisions in your organization and advance your career.
What you’ll learn
- Methods for using data in operations and management, benchmarking, performance improvement, outcomes assessment and marketing
- Approaches to different types of data reporting, such as risk management, regulatory, quality, contracting and payer
- Concepts and tools for business and clinical intelligence
- Best practices in data visualization and dashboarding
Get hands-on experience
- Manipulate actual health care industry data using the latest tools and technologies, including Excel, Tableau and SQL Server
- Develop and fully implement an analytics solution to a health care problem
Online with real-time meetings
Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »
Attend classes part time at one of our convenient locations in the Puget Sound region. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum.
Neha Patadia is passionate about disrupting health care through the intersection of technology and analytics to drive innovation in the field. She has had more than a decade of experience, spanning the entire health care spectrum — including providers, payers, government, startups and consulting....
Nate Deam is a clinical analytics manager at Seattle Children’s Hospital, where he leads the development of data analysis products and services to support the hospital’s quality and safety programs. He is passionate about empowering clinicians, administrators and support staff with clinical data ...
Dr. Bethene Britt is the director of analytics for UW Medicine, reporting to both the School of Medicine BIME Department and UW Medicine IT Services. The analytics group at UW Medicine is comprised of approximately 50 architects, analysts, developers and administrators managing a set of business ...
Corinne Stroum leads a multidisciplinary team that builds machine learning products to assist health plans or provider systems through administrative efficiency, care team collaboration and member satisfaction. She is a tenured product leader in healthcare analytics, healthIT and population healt...
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