|This course introduces the role that data analytics plays in health organizations. Students will gain basic knowledge for simple data manipulation, querying, and visualization. They will then see the possibilities in data analytics, including key components of the data analytics process and case studies where it was applied, with the goal of being able to work with a data scientist on more complex data analytics projects. The ethical approaches to handling medical information will also be discussed. The course is not IT-intensive but requires basic proficiency in Excel.|
Prerequisites: HEAL 1001, HEAL 1002 and STAT 2263; or permission of the instructor.