Northeastern University
Healthcare Analytics Essentials
Northeastern University

Healthcare Analytics Essentials

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Martin Kohn

Instructor: Martin Kohn


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Beginner level
No prior experience required
12 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

This course will help you to see how healthcare analytics fits into data science and business analytics. It will invite you to apply analytical thinking to understanding healthcare delivery, improving quality of patient care, and integrating analytics into the organization’s overall strategy.

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1 video14 readings4 quizzes2 app items1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will learn about the various aspects of healthcare outcomes and how you can choose the relevant and important ones. You will be introduced to the different types of measurements, the challenges of outcome measurement, and the importance of Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurements (PROMs). You will also learn about analyzing data, interpreting the results, and the challenges involved in collecting the data and using it to implement plans. 

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8 videos9 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will learn how to define quality of care, explain the components of evaluating physicians and discuss how formal performance measures, as well as surveys, are tracked and reported. The content covered in this module will provide a better understanding of the relationship between using business analytics to guide and influence both process and change management.

What's included

7 videos8 readings5 quizzes1 peer review

In this module you will learn about physician burnout and its effects on patient care, the importance of the peer review panel process to ensuring quality care delivery, the characteristics and sustainability of high reliability organizations, and the role of business analytics to identify errors in high reliability organizations.

What's included

7 videos10 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt


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5.0 (7 ratings)
Martin Kohn
Northeastern University
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