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Healthcare Stats and Analytics

Course Number: 10530163
Credits: 3.00

Course Description

10-530-163 HEALTHCARE STATS AND ANALYTICS ...explores the management of medical data for statistical purposes focusing on descriptive and inferential statistics including definition, collection, calculation and compilation of numerical data. Examines data analytics, retrieval, presentation and research methodologies (Prerequisites: 10-530-162, Foundations of HIM; Corequisite: 10-804-135, Quantitative Reasoning)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

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Course Competencies

  1. PERFORM basic mathematical computations
  2. EXAMINE types of healthcare statistics and the ways in which they are applied
  3. CALCULATE inpatient and outpatient utilization statistics (census, occupancy, turnover, LOS, surgical rates, etc.)
  4. CALCULATE inpatient and outpatient morbidity and mortality statistics (death, autopsy, infection)
  5. CALCULATE epidemiological statistics (incidence and prevalence)
  6. EVALUATE data analytics and the ways in which it is used in healthcare
  7. CONSTRUCT graphical display of data using spreadsheet and statistical software
  8. ANALYZE data using descriptive statistics to identify patterns and trends
  9. EXAMINE research methodologies used in healthcare