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While there are no prerequisites, prior experience with, or knowledge of, health, healthcare, technology, and statistics are helpful.

Approx. 12 hours to complete

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What you will learn

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    Articulate different forms of clinical and population level data.

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    Describe the data required to answer a healthcare information problem.

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    Distinguish between data questions and data queries when dealing with a healthcare information problem.

Skills you will gain

Data ScienceDatabase (DBMS)Data AnalysisHealth Informaticsdata querying

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

While there are no prerequisites, prior experience with, or knowledge of, health, healthcare, technology, and statistics are helpful.

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Introduction to Databases and Data Types

6 videos (Total 95 min), 1 quiz
6 videos
Databases in Clinical Informatics19m
Common Data Types I8m
Common Data Types II14m
Common Data Types III11m
Emerging Data Types18m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Data Sources and Data Challenges

5 videos (Total 88 min), 1 quiz
5 videos
Population-Level Data Sources19m
Data Challenges I17m
Data Challenges II15m
Data Challenges III18m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Formulating Data Questions

6 videos (Total 46 min), 1 quiz
6 videos
Formulating a Data Query II6m
Real World Data Questions7m
i2b2 Demo15m
HealthData.Gov Demo6m
HCUPNet Demo6m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4
5 hours to complete

Real World Applications of Data Science in Health Informatics

8 videos (Total 77 min), 2 quizzes
8 videos
Interview with Sam Meiselman15m
Interview with Sam Meiselman, Part II12m
Interview with Bonnie Woods18m
Interview with Brandyn Lau, Part I7m
Interview with Brandyn Lau, Part II12m
Interview with Brandyn Lau, Part III8m
Wrap Up1m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz30m

Instructors

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Hadi H. K. Kharrazi, MD, Ph.D

Assistant Professor
Bloomberg School of Public Health
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Sam Meiselman

Senior Software Engineer
Enterprise Data Warehouse

About Johns Hopkins University

The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world....

About the Health Informatics Specialization

This Specialization is intended for health professionals, administrators, health IT staff, vendors, startups, and patients who need or want to participate in the health IT/informatics process. Throughout the five courses of this Specialization, you will learn about the social and technical context of health informatics problems, how to successfully implement health informatics interventions, how to design a health informatics solution for decision support, and how to answer a health informatics problem through data retrieval and analysis....
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