About this Specialization

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This Specialization is intended for data and technology professionals with no previous healthcare experience who are seeking an industry change to work with healthcare data. Through four courses, you will identify the types, sources, and challenges of healthcare data along with methods for selecting and preparing data for analysis. You will examine the range of healthcare data sources and compare terminology, including administrative, clinical, insurance claims, patient-reported and external data. You will complete a series of hands-on assignments to model data and to evaluate questions of efficiency and effectiveness in healthcare. This Specialization will prepare you to be able to transform raw healthcare data into actionable information.

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 4 months to complete

Suggested 3 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 4 months to complete

Suggested 3 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Healthcare Data Literacy

4.6
stars
40 ratings
12 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Healthcare Data Models

4.3
stars
15 ratings
7 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Healthcare Data Quality and Governance

4.2
stars
17 ratings
2 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Analytical Solutions to Common Healthcare Problems

4.3
stars
7 ratings
3 reviews

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  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • Each course was designed to take an average learner one-month to complete, so four months in total.

  • This Specialization expects that you come in with some data analysis skills already, as we will not be teaching how to analyze data in any specific language. We are helping to build your healthcare data literacy.

  • There is no required order, but we do have a recommended order to complete the Specialization.

  • This Specialization is not eligible for university credit.

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