Course: BANA 650. Healthcare Analytics (3)
Prerequisite: BANA 607. This course prepares students to understand the process of analyzing electronic health records (EHRs) to improve patient care and to achieve greater efficiencies in healthcare systems. The course enables students to understand the characteristics of the clinical data to derive data-driven solutions. The course covers handling of real-world EHRs, cleansing data, imputing data, and using existing methods to solve major clinical problems, such as readmission, mortality prediction, etc. The key focus is on the interpretation and presentation of the results to practitioners or physicians. The course covers both clinical and administrative aspects of healthcare.