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RHIN 126

Advanced Health Care Data Analytics

This course will provide an in depth and real-world understanding of modern day health care data analytics. Students will be able to understand the business goals and objectives as to why various types of health care organizations and emerging models of care are utilizing and dependent upon health care data analytics. Students will be able to understand the importance of the various types of electronic healthcare systems and integration models in order to ensure accurate and reliable data in providing effective and efficient health care data analytics. Through assignments, case studies and class exercises, students will be able to understand the tools and techniques used to evaluate key components of health care analytics including operations, financial, quality, utilization, care retention, policy and contract management. Furthermore, the understanding of payor claims data and various types of healthcare data standards will be an integral part in understanding the foundational elements in providing health care analytics. Finally, students will not only be able to analyze and interpret various categories of health care data analytics, they will also be shown the most effective ways to illustrate and present data to a number of different types of key stakeholders in various health care organizational settings.

At the end of this course students will be able to:

Identify and differentiate the various types of healthcare analytics.

Examine why healthcare analytics is a vital part of the overall business goals and objectives for various types of health care models and organizations

Understand the business and system drivers for supporting and funding health care data analytics

Evaluate the importance of integrated health information technologies and systems in providing effective, measurable and high quality data analytics

Understand the importance of payor claims data and various types of industry standards in ensuring high quality health care analytics

Use various types of analytic tools and techniques to evaluate populations in an effort to bring higher quality, lower cost healthcare

Be able to understand, identify and implement various types of reporting and dash boarding tools and techniques in order to accurately and effectively display key health care data analytic elements and concepts to a variety of stakeholders

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